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Old Monday 7th January 2019, 20:38   #1
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Leica televid 82 scope weight

Could somebody please let me know the correct weight of the Leica televid 82 (straight) spotting scope including the 25-50x eyepiece. I cannot find any consistent answer online, with weights varying from 1520g to 2018g, quite a big range.
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Old Monday 7th January 2019, 21:34   #2
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Could somebody please let me know the correct weight of the Leica televid 82 (straight) spotting scope including the 25-50x eyepiece. I cannot find any consistent answer online, with weights varying from 1520g to 2018g, quite a big range.
1490 g (straight version)
1520 g (angled version)
435 g (25-50x zoom)

http://en.leica-camera.com/Service-S...=&language=all
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Old Tuesday 8th January 2019, 08:49   #3
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Back when I tested the Apo-Televid82 angled, the measured weight of scope body, eyepiece and objective & eyepiece covers came to 1990g.

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I’ve been trying to work this out too. The Leica link says the scope weights include the eye piece so that would mean 1490g for a straight one including the zoom eye piece. Seems like an updated model was launched around 2016 that is lighter than the earlier versions.
Kimmo, how long ago did you test one of these?
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I’ve been trying to work this out too. The Leica link says the scope weights include the eye piece so that would mean 1490g for a straight one including the zoom eye piece. Seems like an updated model was launched around 2016 that is lighter than the earlier versions.
Kimmo, how long ago did you test one of these?
See my post above, the correct figures are there.
Both scope bodies are around 1500 gram and the 25-50x eye piece an extra 425 grams.
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Old Wednesday 9th January 2019, 10:18   #6
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Thanks for putting me straight there, it’s terrific for newbies like me to have access to people with such a depth of knowledge on this forum. Seems I read a bit of a fake news review from a 2018 birding magazine which really didn’t help, nor did the Australian Leica website giving the wrong weight.
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