What item is right for you?
Ask our Experts! 800.606.6969 Live Chat

Carson BackCountry 2"/50mm Spotting Scope Kit

B&H # CASS550 Mfr # SS-550
Usually ships in 7-14 business days

Availability Details


This is a special order item. Est. arrival at B&H is 7-14 business days (subject to availability). Your order will be charged at the time of shipment.

International Orders*
For international orders, credit cards will be charged at time you place your order.

Free Standard Shipping
Not eligible for free Expedited Shipping
You Pay: $134.00
Product Highlights
  • Straight & Angled Viewing
  • Collapsing Body
  • 15-40x Zoom Eyepiece
  • 35-53° Apparent Field of View

The Carson BackCountry 50mm Spotting Scope is a compact spotting scope that collapses down to a compact 9" when not in use. This scope features a unique twisting body design allowing for both 45 degree and straight observation use. Large 50mm objective lens and multi-coated optics provide crisp, bright images.

Comes complete with a 15-40x zoom eyepiece, tabletop tripod and pouch case.

BK-7 type prism
Includes case and tabletop tripod
Magnification 15-40x
Objective Lens Diameter 50mm
Angle of View 15x 2.7°
40x 1.4°
Field-of-View (@ 1000 Yds) 15x: 141' (47 m at 1000 m
40x: 72' (24 m at 1000 m)
Minimum Focus Distance 16' (4.9 m)
Exit Pupil Diameter 15x:  3.3mm
40x:  1.25mm
Eye Relief Not Specified by Manufacturer
Relative Brightness 15x:  10.9
40x:  1.5
Twilight Factor 15x:  27.4
40x:  44.7
Weatherproofing None
Dimensions 9" (23 cm) long
Weight 1.5 lb (665 g)
Carson BackCountry 2"/50mm Spotting Scope Kit
  • Tabletop Tripod
  • Pouch Case
  • 1-Year Warranty
  • Cleaning & Anti-Fog

    Show more >

    Help keep your optics clean & fog free with these tools.

    Pearstone -  Microfiber Cleaning Cloth, 18% Gray (7 x 7.9")
    • You Pay: $4.99

    Strap your device securely & carry in comfort.

    Field Optics Research -  Alpine 1200 Day Pack (Black)
    • You Pay: $34.95

    Eyepieces & Accessories

    Show more >

    Additional eyepieces can greatly enhance your viewing experience..

    Field Optics Research -  EyeShields Birders Eyecups (Triple Pack)
    • You Pay: $14.99


    Show more >

    Capture photos through the eyepiece of a birdwatcher's spotting scope

    Konus -  #1300 Universal Digiscoping Adapter
    • You Pay: $18.99

    Designed for mirrorless or point-and-shoot cameras.

    Tripods and Window Mounts

    Show more >

    Additional Support: Steady your scope with the support and stability you need.

    Bushnell -  Car Window Mount
    • You Pay: $11.99

    Rugged Scoping Accessories

    Show more >

    Enhance your glassing or trekking sessions with these useful tools.

    Brunton -  9077 Lensatic Sighting Compass
    • You Pay: $6.48

    On Location Tools

    Show more >

    High-quality tools and flashlights always come in handy.

    Pelican -  HeadsUp 2720 LED Flashlight
    • You Pay: $24.95
    View all Accessories
    See any errors on this page? Let us know.