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  • Pentax Papilio II 8.5x21 Binoculars

Pentax Papilio II 8.5x21 Binoculars

£109.00

THE EXPERIENCE OF MACRO

  • New fully multi-coated optics
  • Close focus to 50cm for macro observation, unique in the market
  • Aspherical lens elements providing edge-to-edge sharpness
  • High Quality BaK4 prism to enhance transmission and resolution
  • Dual-axis, single body housing with synchronized eye-piece IPD adjustment
  • Rubber covered body provides protection and grip
  • Twist-up eyecups
  • Fine diopter adjustment and fast and easy central fine-focusing

U-Series

These compact, inverted porro-prism models feature a durable dual-axis, single body design with synchronized IPD adjustment and full multi-coating for better light transmission. Aspherical lens elements give you edge-to-edge sharpness. They are a perfect “utility” companion for a multitude of applications.

The Papilio is a unique binocular. Of course it’s a fine and compact companion on nature trails and holidays, but when your interests are flowers, insects, bugs or butterflies the Papilio turns out to be an indispensable instrument. No other binocular combines fine handling and easy viewing with an unsurpassed close focus of only 50cm! You can observe nature in its natural habitat without disturbing or missing the finest detail.

 

New Fully-multi-coated optics

Fully multi-coated lenses serve the essential purpose of maximizing the amount of light passing through a lens, thereby prevent flare and ghosting from interfering with your view. PENTAX applies multiple layers of coatings to every surface of every element and prism in the full Sport Optics line-up. These fully-multi-coated optics assure the maximum light transmission resulting in a clear, crisp view of the world.

BaK4 prisms

Due to its outstanding refractive index, the BaK4 glass prism found in all PENTAX sport Optics is highly acclaimed for its perfectly round exit pupil and clear, unvignetted image.

Aspherical lens elements

Edge-to-edge sharpness is a vital element to comfortable viewing. To achieve this, we utilise aspherical lens elements in our eyepieces. This is a specially shaped lens design that reduces aberration to a minimum

 

50cm MACRO FUNCTION

Absolutely unique and innovative, the macro function of the Papilio allows the user to view objects from a distance of only 50cm! Users can literally immerse themselves in their surroundings rather than watching from a distance. very popular with entomologists and everyone that loves butterflies, spiders, flowers, etc.»

Inner Focus Optics Design

This sophisticated optical design is critical to low-maintenance and long life guarantee. Exposure to airbourne particles and moisture is avoided, thereby ensuring that no outside influences can penetrate the housing and disrupt functionality.

Long eye relief design

The long eye relief offered in all PeNTAX sport Optics allows the viewer to see the entire fi eld of view clearly and effortlessly. This is especially beneficial to eyeglass wearers, and allows viewing for extended periods of time without added eye strain.

Other Features

Helicoid four-stop eyepiece rings that permit fine adjustment for maximum viewing comfort.
Exterior rubber coating that provides the binoculars with superb resistance to shocks and impacts.

 

Article Number 62002
Release date Jan 14, 2015
Technical Specifications
Type Porro Compact
Magnification 8.5x
Objective Lens Diameter 21 mm
Real field of view 6.0°
Field of View at 1000m 105 m
Exit pupil aperture 2.5 mm
Eye Relief 15 mm
Relative Brightness 6.3
Eyecups Multi-Stop Twist-Up
Height 116 mm
Width 110 mm
Depth 55 mm
Weight 290 g
Water proof No
Accessories Objective and eyepiece caps, case, strap
Prism coating BaK4
Lens coating New fully multi-coated optics
Minimum focusing distance 0.50 m* *With the 50cm Macro function
Twilight Factor 13.4
Tripod Adaptor With adapter U – PENTAX Code No. 69552