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Old 06-19-2021, 07:05 AM   #2
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Lightbulb Image Stabilization = IS

'Wondering when I first heard of these (IS) since decades ago, a neighbor demonstrated a Canon camera with IS.

BoatUS conducted a test of several 20 years ago, in 2001:

https://www.boatus.org/findings/35/

I "get by" with my $85 long-reach 15x70 Celestron Skymasters. Rest elbows against one's chest, hold the binoculars with hands in a diagonal posture--left hand forward--right hand back, and it's not so bad.

I recall they were manufactured in Singapore or some such island nation. eBay has some great prices on these...

Drop them, and you're not out a lot of money.
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