Pentax is a leading optics manufacturer, better known for it's legacy in the film and digital camera industry. Lesser known to others, the Pentax Brand has a branch of high performance binoculars and premium spotting scopes, today, they are well known with birders, hunters, boaters and even astronomers. Pentax optics are carefully engineered under the care of manufacturers in Japan, where the headquarters is managed by the HOYA Corporation in Tokyo.
The high quality solid black Pentax 8x43 Z-Series ZD Waterproof Binocular combines aspherical optical elements and BAK4 Roof prisms to deliver edge-to-edge image sharpness with a 50° angle of view. The optical elements are also fully multicoated to provide a high transmission of light. With an 8x magnification and 43mm objectives, you obtain a notable magnification, insignificant image jitter due to unsteady hands, and a compact form factor. You can easily spot your targets with anti-reflection fully multicoated optics and can quickly bring them into focus with a center focus wheel. In addition to observing distant scenes, birds and game, the minimum focus of 6.6' allows you to study in detail close objects like animal footprints, marks or landscape features. The binocular also features a 5.4mm exit pupil, a 22mm eye relief, an closed bridge configuration . The binocular is compact, lightweight at only 694.58grams. Its optical tubes are nitrogen-filled and O-ring sealed so they can are submersible to 3.3', as well as fogproof in all weather conditions. An protective external lens coating helps to repel dust, water, and oil to ensure obstruction-free viewing. For longer glassing sessions, they are tripod mountable with an optional adapter.
- BAK4 Porro prisms
- Aspherical optical elements offer edge-to-edge image sharpness
- Fully multicoated optics
- Interpupillary adjustment
- Diopter adjustment
- Contoured body provides a comfortable grip
- Lightweight fiberglass reinforced polycarbonate housing
- Housing is corrosion, temperature and impact-resistant
- Nitrogen-filled for fogproof performance, submersible to 3.3' (1m)
- Rubberized armoring protects against impacts and provides slip-resistant grip
- Inner focusing mechanism provides smooth focus while preserving waterproof seals
- Center focus knob offers an easy focusing
- Tripod mountable
- Twist-Up eyecups