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Schmidt & Bender 2.5-10x56 Zenith Riflescope with 30mm Tube, #9 Reticle (Matte Black)

B&H # SC2510X569Z Mfr # 942/9Z
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This item is controlled on the U.S. Commerce Control List set forth in the Export Administration Regulations or the U.S. Munitions List set forth in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, and may require a license or other authorization from the U.S. Government to be exported from the United States. Without limitation, parties purchasing from B&H are solely responsible for determining applicable export licensing requirements and for obtaining any licenses or other authorizations from the appropriate agencies of the U.S. Government that are necessary for exporting the item, such as the U.S. Department of Commerce or the U.S. Department of State

Schmidt & Bender is a premium optics company based in Germany. Their history begins in 1957 with the development and manufacturing of riflescopes for hunting by moonlight. Since then, they have focused exclusively on designing and producing extremely high-quality sighting systems that hunters and tactical marksmen rely on to deal with the most difficult of lighting and environmental conditions. Successful missions often depend upon your ability to improvise-adapt-overcome. Consider the extreme savings, obstacles & hardships endured towards attaining success:  when such efforts boil down to the moment of a single shot determining whether a life is saved or a trophy is bagged, excuses are irrelevant.

Awards don't come easily or often in the optics industry and the Zenith line of riflescopes has bagged multiple prestigious awards and ongoing praise from the cognoscenti of shooters worldwide. The 2.5-10x56 Zenith Riflescope is a top performer in this line, featuring maximum twilight performance, generous eye relief and a sight picture that snaps into view easily. The impressive 56mm objective lens and extremely durable 30mm main tube suggest a monolithic design, yet this scope is a mere 13 inches long, and even the most graceful lines of a finely crafted firearm will not be overwhelmed by its presence. The versatility of this scope will be favored by hunters and target shooters alike. The wide angle view at 2.5x gives you an all-around look at your surroundings, and enables you to gauge the wind quite easily. When you zoom up to 10x, the angle narrows and sight acquisition on smaller targets over greater distances becomes possible. The coated optics in all Schmidt & Bender scopes have been designed by some of the world's finest optical engineers then carefully polished and installed by master technicians. The result of this painstaking level of quality control is obvious; high performance across the course, and a sleek look that is at home on your finest sporting firearm.

To use a riflescope with your firearm, you'll need a mounting base and mounting rings in addition to the scope itself. Bases attach to your firearm and rings attach to your scope. By affixing the scope mounted rings to the rifle mounted base you create a reliable, accurate, and secure sighting system. Proper spacing of the rings, as well as the ring height should be considered to ensure a proper line of sight can be established. This will maximize the value of your investment, and enhance your shooting experience. It should be noted that in many mounting applications, a professional gunsmith's skills will be needed for proper installation.

+2/-3 Dioptric correction
.360" MOA precision adjustments
Totally waterproof and fogproof
30mm One piece aluminum alloy main tube is rugged and stable
Large exit pupil and generous eye relief ensure a bright, easily registered sight picture
Posicon System
The Posicon system provides a graphic indication of the reticle's position and remaining travel within the scope. This facilitates accurate mounting, sighting in, and that you retain as much elevation and windage adjustment as possible.
#9 Reticle
The #9 reticle delivers the ability to gain quick sight acquisition against heavy cover, dense brush or busy backgrounds. Three long, heavy, non-tapered posts at 3, 6, and 9 o'clock pull your eye directly to the center of your sight picture quickly. Fine cross hairs intersect at the exact center of your line of sight and a fine circle outlines the center for positive and accurate shot placement. A single stadia at 12 o'clock finesses the picture and allows the shooter to clearly see what is directly above the target with ease.
First focal plane positioning of the reticle ensures consistent shot placement and accurate ranging calculations across the entire zoom range.
Magnification 2.5-10x
Objective Lens Diameter 56 mm
Angle of View 7.5-2.3°
Field-of-View (@ 1000 Yds) 2.5x   396'(83 m at 1000 m)
10x   120'(28 m at 1000 m)
Dioptric Correction Range +2/-3
Exit Pupil Diameter 2.5x: 22.4 mm
10x:    5.6 mm
Eye Relief 3.7" (94 mm)
Filter Size Proprietary thread
Impact Point Correction per Click .360" MOA
Maximum Elevation/Windage Adjustment 18" (windage & elevation)
Relative Brightness 2.5x: 501.8
10x:    31.4
Twilight Factor 2.5x: 11.8
10x:  23.7
Weatherproofing Waterproof & fogproof
Dimensions 13.0" (376 mm) in Length
Weight 1.4 lb (330 g)
Schmidt & Bender 2.5-10x56 Zenith Riflescope with 30mm Tube, #9 Reticle (Matte Black)
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