Pentax PF-80ED 80mm ED Waterproof Spotting Scope - Angled - with Case - Limited Liftime USA Warranty (requires eyepiece)

SKU: PXSS80A MFR: 70950
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About the Pentax PF-80ED

The Pentax PF-80ED-A is the first spotting scope introduced by Pentax with an angled eyepiece. It features a 45 degree angled eyepiece for comfortable viewing in many situations. It is housed in a lightweight magnesium-allow body and features time-proven porro-prism optics incorporating ED (Extra-low Dispersion) Lanthanum Crown (rare earth) glass elements to produce sharp, clear images with minimal chromatic aberration. PF-80ED-A also utilizes Pentax telescope eyepieces renowned for their sharpness, field of view, contrast and freedom from aberration. Used together, you have a world class-viewing instrument.

The Pentax PF-80ED is commonly used for Shooting and more.The Pentax PF-80ED is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual/ recreational among others.The Pentax PF-80ED is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Pentax PF-80ED: Bright eyepiece and Strong magnification.

Pentax PF-80ED Includes

  • Eye Lens Cap
  • Objective Lens Cap
  • Case (70931)
  • Pentax Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Bright eyepiece (6) , Strong magnification (6) , Sensitivity controls (3)
Best Uses:
Shooting (5) , Astronomy (3) , Low visibility (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Casual/ recreational (5) , Avid adventurer (2) , Birder (1) , Professional guide (1)

Pentax PF-80ED Features

  • Exceptionally lightweight magnesium-alloy body.
  • Incorporating Extra-low Dispersion (ED) glass elements for optimum optical resolution.
  • Large 80mm objective lenses for bright viewing under all light conditions.
  • The receptacle has a special "O" ring assembly, which allows the body of the scope to be filled with nitrogen, making it fog proof and JIS Class 6 waterproof.
  • A built-in lens shade cuts excessive light and helps to prevent rain and other weather elements from interfering with viewing.
  • An extra wide focusing knob is incorporated for effortless focusing.
  • A tripod socket with a click-stop rotation mechanism is available to allow for different viewing angle options.
  • Famous Pentax Super-Multi-Coating maximizes light transmission, clarity and contrast.
  • Equipped with a durable rubber housing to protect against shock and damage.
  • Lanthanum Crown (rare earth) glass elements.
  • Comes with a limited lifetime warranty.
  • Accepts Standard 1.25" eyepieces and the PENTAX XL Telescope Eyepieces: XW20 (25X), XW14 (36X), XW10 (50X), and the 20X-60X Zoom Eyepiece.

Pentax PF-80ED Specifications

Eyepiece Diameter Acceptes 1.25 inchaes (31.7mm)
Type of Prism Porro-prism Angle type
Coating Super-Multi-Coated Lens
Objective Lens 80mm (ED Lens) 3 elements, 3 groups
Focusing Range 19' - infinity
Rubber Coated (Armored) Yes
Waterproof / Fogproof Yes, 1m depth of water, nitrogen filled, JIS Class 6
Camera Tripod Adaptable Yes
Dimensions 16.3" x 5.3" x 3.9"
Weight 56.4 oz
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