Waterproof (up to 2m/6.6 ft. for 5 minutes) and fog-free with nitrogen gas
Phase-correction-coated roof prism for high resolution
All lenses and prisms are multilayer coated for the brightest images
Long eye relief (19mm)
Built-in type slide hood
Sight on the hood
Compact and lightweight
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fishingdobbie New Member
Registered: November 2006 Posts: 7
Review Date: Sat 24, February, 2007
Would you recommend it? Yes |
Total Spent: None indicated| Rating: 0
I have had one of these for a couple of weeks and I find it excellent.
The 16 to 48 zoom, means it can be hand held up to about 20 ish, if the occasion dictates, but like any scope it is better supported. A monopod is quite adequate and is a lot easier to transport than a tripod.
The 60mm objective lens gives a bright clear image, and you do not lose any field of view when you zoom to 48, unless you wear glasses, and then the fov decreases dramatically, but as far as I know this happens with most zooms?
Supposedly water proof to six feet for 5 min, I hope I never have to test it.
The case that is supplied, can be left on whilst it is mounted on a tripod etc, it unzips from the bottom of the front, over the top to the bottom of the rear, and opens to either side of the scope.
All in all a nice piece of kit, the price varies a lot !! Jessops sell them for £399.99, micro globe £359.00, Ace optics £299.00, I got mine brand new boxed etc, off a chap on ebay for £213.00 delivered, I think I got a bargain? Bert