Vanguard High Plains 581 20-60x80 Spotting Scope

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Product Highlights

  • Straight-Viewing
  • Fully Multicoated Lenses
  • BAK4 Porro Prism
  • Waterproof
  • Fogproof
  • Hard Storage Case
  • Soft Shoulder Bag
  • Tabletop Tripod
  • Cleaning Kit
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Observing wildlife or scenic vistas with the High Plains 581 20-60x80 Spotting Scope from Vanguard provides an exciting visual experience.

Featuring straight-through viewing, fully multicoated lenses, an 80 mm objective, a BAK4 porro prism, and a 20-60x zoom eyepiece; the High Plains 581 delivers excellent image quality and impressive light transmission. The center focus knob and integral sunshield offer additional viewing comfort. This kit is configured with an adjustable tripod and a two-way pan head for enhanced versatility and stability. The entire kit can be stored or transported in its dedicated hard carry case.

Performance Details
  • AFOV: 30-48°
  • Straight-viewing
  • 20-60x Magnification
  • Fully multicoated lenses
  • Sunshield for viewing in difficult lighting
  • BAK4 porro prism for enhanced light transmission
  • Nitrogen filled housing is waterproof and fogproof
  • Fully adjustable tabletop tripod with pan/tilt head
  • Included accessories: hard carry/storage case, soft shoulder bag, cleaning kit
Magnification 20-60x
Objective Lens Diameter 80 mm
Field of View 20x: 78' @ 1000 yd / 26 m @ 1000 m
60x: 42' @ 1000 yd / 14 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 20x: 42.7' / 13 m
60x: 52.5' / 16 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 20x: 4.0 mm
60x: 1.3 mm
Eye Relief 20x: 16.0 mm
60x: 20.0 mm
Weatherproofing Waterproof, fogproof
Dimensions Length: 16.5" / 410 mm
Weight 3.6 lb / 1.6 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight 11.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.7 x 11.8 x 6.8"
Vanguard High Plains 581 20-60x80 Spotting Scope
  • Hard Carry Case
  • Soft Shoulder Bag
  • Tabletop Tripod
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Limited 5 Year Warranty

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    Not good for target shooting!

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    from Northeast US

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        Comments about Vanguard High Plains 581 20-60x80 Spotting Scope:

        This scope works well on everything except a bright white piece of paper with black lines and red squares. The chromatic aberration is so bad (at any magnification) that I cannot see .223 bullet holes at 50 yards or 100 yards. The bullet holes are badly washed out by the distortion. Its impossible to focus on the target. I'm presently shopping for a new scope with ED glass.

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