Kowa TSN-553 15-45x55 Prominar Fluorite Crystal (FC) Angled Spotting Scope
The Kowa TSN-553 15-45x55 Prominar Fluorite Crystal (FC) Angled Spotting Scope is a brand new addition to the Kowa Prominar line of exceptional spotting scopes, delivering simply the best optical performance available today.
At the heart of the TSN-550 PROMINAR series spotting scope beats a fluorite crystal objective lens. This natural mineral has an outstanding feature of very low dispersion that cannot be found in optical glass. This characteristic enables Kowa to eliminate colour blur almost completely and dramatically increase resolution and contrast. Fluorite is considerably more difficult to handle than optical glass, it requires highly advanced processing technology.
All lenses, prisms, and dustproof glass are fully multicoated, ensuring sharp images and a clear visual range.
The first thing you’ll notice when you unbox your new Kowa TSN-553, is its exceptionally compact body. Measuring just a mere 270mm in length and weighing only 800g, your Prominar 553 spotter makes the perfect travel companion.
The housing of your Kowa spotter is completely waterproof and filled with dry nitrogen gas to prevent the lenses from fogging even in the dampest of environments.
A responsive twist 15-45x zoom eyepiece (Non changeable) means you can enjoy clear, close up views of your subject.
Kowa have further progressed their well established focus system, with a new dual focus system. The quick focus, with a large and easy to turn knob, will focus from infinity to three meters in two revolutions. The fine focus, with smooth movement and pinpoint accuracy, is extremely useful at high magnifications and for digiscoping systems.
If you’re looking for a truly unique spotting scope, designed to make your journeys truly memorable and immersive, then look no further then the TSN-550 spotting scopes.
Kowa TSN-553 15-45x55 Prominar Fluorite Crystal (FC) Angled Spotting Scope
- Fluorite crystal lens
- Fully multicoated lenses
- KR coating
- Dual focus
- Compact and lightweight
- Built in powerful zoom eyepiece
- Nitrogen filled and waterproof
- Angled body
- Magnification - 15-45x
- Objective lens diameter - 55mm
- Minimum focus distance - 3m
- Real field of view - 15x - 2.5°, 45x - 1.3°m
- Field of view at 1000m - 15x - 44m, 45x - 23mm
- Relative brightness - 15x - 13.4, 45x - 1.5
- Eye relief - 15x - 16.5mm, 45x - 16mm
- Length - 271mm
- Weight - 810g
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Our Alpen products are covered by a five year manufacturers warranty against manufacturing defects.
Our Athlon products are warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. Athlon will also repair or replace, at no charge to you, your product if you should damage it through normal use. No receipt needed, no registration required. This is a commitment that Athlon will be the best product you can buy for your money.
Our BKL Technologies rings and mounts are covered by a one year warranty against manufacturing defects.
Our Kowa binoculars, spotting scopes and accessories carry a limited lifetime warranty against manufacturing defects.
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Olympus binoculars have a one year manufactures warranty against manufacturing defects.
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