The PENTAX PF-80ED Spotting Scope enables hours of comfortable viewing without distortion or chromatic aberrations and with maximum resolution. An ED large objective lens of 80mm diameter, lenses of lanthanum glass, BaK4 prisms and an SMC multi-layer coating of the lenses ensure an absolutely bright and clear image. The sum of all these high-end components is our contribution to this high-end spotting scope. By adding a high-end digital SLR with an adaptor you are ready for a photo safari!
The PF-80ED’s objective lens features a large effective aperture of 80mm to produce a bright image field for easy subject spotting and accurate focusing.
The objective lens incorporates ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements to deliver a sharp, high-resolution image with minimal chromatic aberrations.
The manoeuvrable straight-line barrel makes it quick and easy to spot and follow a subject from a distance.
The PF-80ED 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.
The PF-80ED incorporates a dust-shielding glass element in its eyepiece receptacle to assure JIS Class 6 waterproof construction, assuring worry-free viewing in the rain.
The PF-80ED’s body is filled with nitrogen gas to prevent internal fogging caused by sudden temperature changes, providing a clear vision under any condition.
PENTAX offers four wide-angle XW-series eyepieces three cost efficient XF-series eyepieces and one versatile zoom eyepiece for use with the PF-80ED. So you can select the one that best suits your application. All eyepieces feature long eye relief to ensure comfortable viewing for eyeglass wearers.
• 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
• Optional camera adapter (PF-CA35) to convert the PF-80ED into a 1000mm super-telephoto lens for 35mm-format SLR cameras, and 1530mm suer-telephoto lens for digital SLR cameras
• Available in 45° angle (EDA) and straight design (ED)