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PF80ED

Manufacturer
Pentax

Item details

Type Porro-prism straight type

Objective Lens Diameter: 80mm (ED Lens) 3 elements, 3 groups

Eyepiece Ring Collet type

Body Color Black

Focusing Range 5.8m - infinity)

Eyepiece Ring Slide type

Size 15.6" x 4.7" x 3.9" (395mm x 120mm x 98mm)

Weight 49 oz. (1400g)

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Recommended
Yes
Price
0$
Pros
Cons
Pentax scopes are the best buy out there.
I have the 100mm.80mm & 65mm.
Recommended
Yes
Price
689$
Pros
  • price,versatility,quality
Cons
Relatively new to serios birding..maybe a year. Bought the PF-80ED-A with the zoom lens ~$389. Very pleased but had read a fixed eyepiece was better. Bought the XW14 and was very impressed. Today was with several birders looking out over the water at some shorebirds and was offered a view from someone's Swarovski 65 and I must say it wasn't very impressive. The owner later looked through the Pentax and said wow..what kind/type of scope and eyepiece. Her scope yielded a view about the size of a quarter while mine yielded a view the size of a coaster. Night and day difference. Happy birding!
Recommended
Yes
Price
1050$
Pros
  • Optical clarity, ability to change eyepieces 1.25 standard
Cons
  • weight, lack of digiscoping adapter to attach non Pentax DSLR cameras to eyepiece
I purchased the angle version 80ED-A.The scope and zoom eyepiece are a great combination for me and for the price you get a great spotting scope equal to others that cost much more. Just my humble opinion.

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Category
Large Spotting Scopes
Added by
Andy Bright
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