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Nikon Prostaff 3 16-48 x 60mm Fieldscope Outfit

16-48X spotting scope with compact tripod and carrying case

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Our take on the Nikon Prostaff 3 16-48 x 60mm Fieldscope Outfit

by Woody Sherman
Nikon

This versatile high-precision spotting scope offers everything you'd expect from Nikon: Superb optical elements, impeccable build quality, and logical, ergonomic design. A variable 16-48X eyepiece uses the ample light captured by the lightweight 60mm objective lens. Specially coated internal prisms and elements have been engineered to save weight while delivering high-contrast, color-accurate images down the light path. The scope has been internally nitrogen-purged and O-ring sealed to deliver fog-proof and waterproof performance.

The included tripod provides solid stability when you're at maximum magnification. A carrying case is included for those times when you're changing locations quickly.

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Highlights:

    General:
    • 60mm objective lens keeps scope small, portable, and light-sensitive
    • built-in 16-48X zoom eyepiece
    • not digiscope adaptible
    • multicoated optical elements provide a high-contrast, color-accurate image
    • scope is nitrogen purged and O-ring sealed to keep it fog-free and waterproof
    Specifications and Dimensions:
    • magnification: 16-48X
    • objective diameter: 60mm
    • field of view at 1000 yards: 120 feet
    • close focus distance: 10.9 feet
    • exit pupil: 3.8mm at 16X
    • eye relief: 19mm
    • length: 12-5/16"
    • width: 2-15/16"
    • weight: 21.9 ounces
    • warranty: 25-year limited "no-fault" warranty
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    Supplied Accessories:
    • carrying case
    • lens covers
    • compact tripod

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    • Prostaff 3 16-48x60mm fieldscope
    • Eyepiece cap (installed)
    • Flip-down objective lens cap (installed)
    • Tripod
    • Shoulder strap
    • Black soft case
    • Instruction Manual
    • (En / Es / Fr / Pt)
    • Warranty Form
    • Address Change for Warranty Form
    • Registration card

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    Features

    Overview: The Nikon Prostaff 3 Fieldscope Outfit includes the Prostaff 3 16-48x60 zoom fieldscope and a tripod. The fieldscope is waterproof, so you can use it in wet or high humidity conditions without worry. The compact tripod has operating height adjustment from 15.5" to 44". The outfit includes a soft, padded carrying case and a shoulder strap, which holds both the scope and tripod.

    Waterproof: The Prostaff 3 fieldscope is waterproof, and can be used underwater at a maximum depth of 1 meter (3.3 feet) for up to 10 minutes without damaging the optical system. The scope body is nitrogen-filled and O-ring sealed to prevent fogging, and to protect the internal optics from condensation and mold.

    Multi-coated Optics: The Prostaff 3 fieldscope features high-quality Nikon optics, with proprietary Eco-glass lens and prisms. The lenses feature multiple layers of anti-reflective compounds for excellent brightness, rich color, and high resolution.

    Zoom Eyepiece: The fieldscope has a zoom eyepiece with dual rotating rings for focusing and zooming. This allows you to easily find your subject using the wide field of view, then zoom in for finer detail. The eyepiece has a zoom range of 16x to 48x, and has markings at 20x and 30x.

    Objective Cap: The flip-down type objective cap at the tip of the lens barrel can be easily removed by hooking a finger on one of the two tabs on the cap. The objective cap is tethered to the scope body, so you can let it hang loose during use.

    Rubber Coating: The body of the Prostaff 3 has a durable rubber-armored coating to give you a non-slip grip, and to protect the fieldscope in virtually any weather.

    Tripod: The included tripod features 3-section telescoping legs with radial leg braces and quick lever leg locks. The quick release platform can be mounted to the bottom of the scope with the standard 1/4" mounting screw. This allows you to quickly mount and release the scope from the tripod as you desire. The tripod has a center column with a vertical range of approximately 7.5". The panhead can rotate 360° and tilt approximately 160°.

    Specifications:

    • Model: Prostaff 3 16-48x60 Fieldscope
    • Prism Type: Roof prism
    • Magnification: 16x to 48x
    • Objective Diameter: 60mm
    • Close Focusing Distance: 10.9 yards
    • Angular Field of View: 2.3° Real, 35.6° Apparent
    • Field of View at 1000 yds: 120 feet (40 meters)
    • Exit Pupil: 3.8mm
    • Relative Brightness: 14.4
    • Eye Relief: 19mm
    • Weight: 21.9 ounces
     
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