A high-performance spotting scope for a professional use

A high-performance spotting scope combining an extra-large, high-resolution 100mm ED lens with outstanding operability and maneuverability

The PENTAX PF-100ED Spotting Scope is without doubt the best you can get … short of building your own! The 100mm ED objective lens and lanthanum glass gather light with spectacular resolution and clarity. Combined with SMC lens coatings and the superior XW eyepieces, you will enjoy razor-sharp edge-to-edge images – not only for terrestrial and also for lunar and planetary observation. By simply adding a PENTAX SLR camera and adapter, the PF-100ED transforms into a formidable telephoto lens for fine detail photography.


Extra-Large 100mm Objective Lens for an Exceptionally Bright Image Field

The PF-100ED’s objective lens features an extra-large effective aperture of 100mm to produce a super-bright image field for effortless subject spotting and high-precision focusing.


High-Resolution ED Elements for a Sharp, Crisp Image

The objective lens incorporates ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements to deliver a sharp, high-resolution image with minimal chromatic aberrations.


Straight-Line Barrel for Pinpoint Pursuit of the Subject

The maneuverable straight-line barrel makes it fast and easy to spot and follow the subject from a distance.


Lightweight Magnesium-Alloy Body for Portability and Shock Resistance

The PF-100ED is made of heavy-duty magnesium alloy to reduce weight and protect inner mechanisms, while its protective rubber housing further enhances shock resistance and durability.


Waterproof Construction for All-Weather Viewing

The PF-100ED incorporates a dust-shielding glass element in its eyepiece receptacle to assure JIS Class 6 waterproof construction, so it can be used in the rain with no worries.


Nitrogen-Filled Body to Prevent Fogging

The PF-100ED’s body is filled with nitrogen gas to prevent internal fogging caused by sudden temperature changes, providing a clear vision under any condition.


A Choice of Various Eyepieces to Meet Specific Applications

PENTAX offers four wide-angle XW-series eyepieces three cost efficient XF-series eyepieces and one versatile zoom eyepieces for use with the PF-100ED. So you can select the one that best suits your application. All eyepieces feature a long eye relief to ensure comfortable viewing for eyeglass wearers.


Other Features

• Sight line on top of the lens barrel for easy targeting of the subject
• Built-in lens hood to shield excessive light and protect the objective lens surface
• Tripod receptacle with click-stop rotation mechanism for easy twisting of the lens barrel
• Optional camera adapter (PF-CA35) to convert the PF-100ED into a 1250mm super-telephoto lens for 35mm-format SLR cameras, and 1910mm super-telephoto lens for digital SLR cameras.


Product Specifications

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