Originally Posted by henry link
I found this Japanese video review of the TSN-553.
The reviewer voices some of the same complaints that have been aired here, including the insupportably high price. He confirms that the prism configuration is Porro + semi-pentaprism and also mentions that Kowa has not specified what mirror coating material is used in the semi-pentaprism.
Good find there.
I just can't understand the pricing and why they didn't make it an interchangeable mount with the existing wide zoom for the 883/4 scopes.