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Nikon Prostaff 5 16-48x60mm Angled Waterproof Spotting Scope, Black 6977
Scope Body Type: Angled
Code: NI-SS-PS5SS2-6977
MPN: 6977
UPC: 018208069774
Nikon Prostaff 5 16-48x60mm Straight Waterproof Spotting Scope, Black 6976
Scope Body Type: Straight
Code: NI-SS-PS5SS2-6976
MPN: 6976
UPC: 018208069767
Nikon Prostaff 5 16-48x60mm Fieldscope Straight Spotting Scope Outfit 6981
Scope Body Type: Straight
Code: NI-SS-PS5SS2-6981
MPN: 6981
UPC: 018208069811
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Nikon Prostaff 5 16-48x60mm Zoom Spotting Scopes Product Info

Nikon Prostaff 5 16-48x60mm Spotting Scope is an entry-level scope with advanced levels of optical quality and durability! As heir of the legendary RA III series scopes, the Nikon Fieldscope Prostaff 5 60mm Zoom Scope is approximately 20% lighter than the previous models, and delivers sharp, crisp images at any magnification. The Nikon ProStaff 5 16-48x60 Spotting Scope features a carefully designed zoom eyepiece to minimize color aberration at the edges of the field of view. An extended length eye relief makes for hours of comfortable viewing on this Spotting Scope from Nikon.

Three eyepiece lenses are compatible with the Nikon ProStaff5 82mm Spotting Scope, featuring digiscoping compatibility - they can connect to a wide variety of COOLPIX-series compact digital cameras, by using the FSB-series Digital Camera Bracket (sold separately).

Nikon 6981: Prostaff 5 16-48x60mm Fieldscope Straight Spotting Scope Outfit

Specifications for Nikon Pro-Staff 5 60mm Spotting Scope:

Objective Diameter (mm): 60
Minimum focusing distance (m): 4.0
Length (mm): 290
Height x width (mm): 115 x 85
Weight (g): 740
Coating, Optical: Total multilayer coating, phase correction coating
Water Resistance: Nitrogen gas filled; waterproof up to 1m underwater for 10 min.
Threaded tripod holes: 2 screw holes to balance the body with or without DSRL camera zoom FSA-L2 + D-SLR digiscoping systems.
Type eyepiece mount: Bayonet
Integrated sliding sunshade: Yes
Compatibility with existing ocular RA Series III: Yes

Features of Nikon Pro Staff 5 Zoom Spotting Scope 16-48x60:

  • Weight of main body reduced 20% over previous models
  • Zoom lens eyepiece
  • Minimizes color aberration at the edge of the field of view
  • Long eye relief - greater distance between the eye and the eyepiece
  • Large objective lens provides a brighter field of view
  • All lenses and prisms in the main body and the eyepiece have multilayer coatings
  • Waterproof (up to 1 m for 10 minutes)
  • Fog-proof - O-rings and nitrogen gas in the main body
  • Ocular lenses water resistant
  • Digiscoping mount can be connected to a wide range of compact digital cameras including the COOLPIX series compact digital cameras using an FSB-series Digital Camera Bracket is available for the three newly developed models of eyepiece lenses
  • Integrated sliding sunshade.
  • Eco-glass - free from lead and arsenic
  • Includes stay-on case.
  • Two threaded holes in the main body enable stable mounting on a tripod; adjustable for use with or without Digiscoping system
  • Stylish and compact design
  • Ocular lenses for the older RA III series are compatible with the main body

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Nikon Prostaff 5 16-48x60mm Zoom Spotting Scopes Comments

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Helpful Positive Review Review of Nikon Prostaff 5 Field Scope by Colin, October 8, 2014
Pros: Good clear picture, large focal lens, and crisp focusing. Cons: No tripod, base for tripod has two support points but I can't find a Nikon adapter for it. Most annoying is that the lens caps pop off with the slightest bump, and I don't think t...
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