Monoculars are equipments that are extremely easy to handle and offer a great usability while you are in the outdoors. In a way, You may find the Monoculars superior that the binoculars, as they are light weighted, powerful, and easy to handle when compared to the binoculars. Monoculars generally are low on maintenance, and that makes it quite easy to take care of. On the other hand, there are still some important aspects that you need to keep in your mind to ensure that your Monocular stays in top notch condition for many years to come.

Make Use Of A Monocular Case

It is important that you protect all your monocular equipment from grime, dirt and dust. While you cannot avoid using them as you are in the outdoors, you must keep them fully covered and stored when you do not require them. When you are  buying a monocular, the dealer will provide you with a case, a soft cloth that is for cleaning purposes and an instruction manual that will help you clean the device at regular intervals or whenever required. Make sure you follow the mentioned instructions properly and you will be happy to see the results your monocular offers.

Use A Lint-free or Soft Cloth To Clean

Avoid cleaning the device with just about any cloth you see around. You are required to clean the exterior parts and the lens with a lint-free cloth or a soft cloth only. Your monocular dealer will provide you with a soft cloth and polish with which you can clean the equipment. Ensure that you keep this cloth within the monocular case and wash it every time you think it is dirty. Avoid using a rag or rough cloth to clean the equipment.

Cleaning Dirt and Smudges from The Lens

You just cannot avoid getting smudges, dirt and dust on your device, especially when you are in the outdoors. If you leave dirt on the lens, it can certainly damage it. It is imperative that you clean the lens to acquire best results. Adding one to two drops of rubbing alcohol helps to wipe away the smudges and dirt from the lens with ease.

Keep Your Monocular In A Dry Place

One of the most important aspects to take into account about keeping your monocular is that you must store it in a dry place. Chemical fumes and moist places can corrode or damage the lens beyond repair. It is also imperative that the monocular device is kept in a dry place, especially if it is not waterproof. Exposure to any kinds of moisture can damage the monocular equipment bringing down the vision quality over the period of time.

It is important that you take extremely good care of your monocular equipment. Just a little effort and time in cleaning and maintenance can offer you with outstanding results during your trekking or bird watching trips. Make sure you maintain your equipment periodically so that it does not hinder your outdoor experiences.