Leica APO-Televid 82 Spotting Scope (Straight Viewing)
- Straight Viewing.
- Apochromatic Optics.
- Fluoride Glass.
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Offering superb optical performance in a lightweight and easy-to-manage package, the Leica APO-Televid 82 Spotting Scope (Straight Viewing) delivers brilliant insights into nature that are rich in detail and contrast. Its high-performance optics and compact form factor make it a natural choice for digiscoping as well as conventional viewing—there's a special camera adapter that allows the viewer to convert the Televid into a high-powered telephoto lens for long-range photographic applications.
The optical system of the APO-Televid 82 combines apochromatic optics with fluoride glass and a substantial 82 mm objective to bring a significant increase in light throughput to the viewing experience. From dawn till dusk, the APO-Televid reveals astounding intimate high-resolution views of flora, fauna, and vistas.
This APO-Televid 82 features straight-through viewing that's favoured for rapid subject location. The optional 25-50x WW aspherical eyepiece is highly recommended as a matching ocular for this scope, as its wide FOV delivers a wrap-around viewing experience that pairs well with the refined optics of the Televid scope.
Leica's legendary optical performance becomes quite apparent when viewing through the APO-Televid 82. Apochromatic colour accuracy, fluoride lenses for startling high-contrast imaging, full multi-coating throughout the system, and the addition of Leica's proprietary AquaDura protective coatings all combine to produce scenic wonder without compromise.
The die-cast housing is constructed from a lightweight magnesium alloy for its remarkable strength and rigidity. The exterior is covered in a non-reflective matte-black rubber armouring for a bit of shock/impact resiliency and a positive tactile grip in all types of weather. The scope also features a rotating tripod collar that brings a not-so-subtle increase in versatility when positioning the APO-Televid 82 for digiscoping purposes.
- Optically neutral front lens protects the APO optics.
- Water- and dust-repellent hydrophobic AquaDura lens coatings.
- Apochromatic fully multi-coated colour-corrected optical system.
- Fluoride glass lenses for enhanced colour fidelity and contrast.
- Robust black rubber armoured die-cast magnesium housing.
- Sealed optical system is waterproof to a depth of 17.0'/5.0 m.
Use and Handling
- Objective: 82 mm.
- Rotating tripod collar with detented click stops.
- Dual focus system with microfocusing is precise and intuitive.
- Retractable lens hood with built-in peepsight for rapid subject location.
|Objective Lens Diameter||82 mm|
|Minimum Focus Distance||12.8' / 3.9 m|
|Dimensions||L: 12.3 x H: 4.3 x W: 3.9" / L: 31.3 x H: 10.8 x W: 10.1 cm|
|Weight||2.4 lb / 1.1 kg|