Leupold 3-15x56 VX-5HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope (FireDot 4 Fine Illuminated Reticle, Matte Black)

Leupold 3-15x56 VX-5HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope (FireDot 4 Fine Illuminated Reticle, Matte Black)

Leupold 3-15x56 VX-5HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope (FireDot 4 Fine Illuminated Reticle, Matte Black)

B&H # LE315X56FD4F MFR # 175834
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Product Highlights

  • FireDot 4 Fine, 2nd FP
  • 30mm Diameter Maintube
  • 75 MOA Windage/Elevation, 1/4 MOA IPC
  • CDS-ZL2 Zero Lock Elevation Turret
  • 6061-T6 Aluminum Alloy Housing
  • High-Definition (HD) Optics
  • Twilight Max Light Management System
  • Guard-Ion Protective Coatings
  • Water and Fogproof, Argon/Krypton Filled
  • Made in the USA
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Leupold CDS-ZL2 overview

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Leupold takes low-light optical performance to a new level with its 3-15x56 VX-5HD CDS-ZL2 Riflescope by combining High-Definition (HD) optical glass, the Twilight Max Light Management System, and an extra-wide 56mm objective aperture. While the Twilight Max coatings allow more blue and red light to balance colors and improve contrast in low-light conditions, the HD optical glass reduces color distortion and maintains true color in generated images. The exterior optical surfaces are also treated with scratch-resistant Guard-Ion Rain Shedding Coatings, which repel water droplets, dirt, and oil. To improve aiming accuracy, the second image plane contains an illuminated FireDot 4 Fine reticle. The reticle's pattern features three posts, a thin crosshair, and a brilliant red target dot.The illumination system provides adjustable brightness and a motion-activated on/off control—the Motion Control Sensor Technology (MTS). This function deactivates the illumination after 5 minutes of stillness and reactivates it when you move your gear again. Another highlight is the included Custom Dial System ZeroLock 2 Elevation Dial (CDS-ZL2), which enables slip-free, lockable elevation settings that prevent accidental rotation away from zero. The dial features a pinch release button on the top and a 38 MOA adjustment with 1/4 MOA click values.

To protect delicate alignment of the optical elements for years of service, the housing is crafted from 6061-T6 aluminum and features a single-piece 30mm maintube. It is waterproof, fogproof, and filled with an argon/krypton mixture to reduce the effect of thermal shock. Its opto-mechanics also provide a twin bias erector system to increase holding force and to reduce backlash.

Optical Performance
  • 3-15x magnification
  • 56mm extra-wide objective offers superior light-gathering capacity
  • High-Definition (HD) optical glass
  • Twilight Max Light Management System allows more red and blue light and improves contrast
  • Guard-Ion rain shedding coating protects against scratches and repels water, dirt, and oil
  • Optimized for low-light performance
  • 38.2 - 7.9' at 100 yd linear field of view
Use and Handling
  • 1/4 MOA impact point correction
  • 75 MOA maximum windage/elevation adjustment range
  • 18.7 - 3.7mm exit pupil
  • 3.7" eye relief
Illuminated FireDot 4 Fine Reticle
  • Second focal plane
  • Three posts
  • Thin crosshair
  • Brilliant red fine target dot
  • Adjustable illumination
  • Motion Sensor Technology (MTS) provides motion-activated control of reticle illumination
  • Parallax-free from 50 yards to infinity
CDS-ZL2—Custom Dial System ZeroLock 2 Elevation Dial
  • Graduated lockable dial
  • Prevents accidental rotation away from zero
  • Pinch release button
  • 38 MOA adjustment range
Construction
  • 30mm diameter maintube
  • Lightweight and durable 6061-T6 aluminum housing
  • Pop-up re-zero windage knobs offer easy adjustments and re-zeroing without tools
  • Twin bias erector system increases holding force and reduces backlash in the gear
  • Second-generation argon/krypton fill protects from thermal shock
  • Side focus parallax corrector
  • Water and fogproof
  • Impact resistant
In the Box
Leupold 3-15x56 VX-5HD CDS-ZL2 Side Focus Riflescope (FireDot 4 Fine Illuminated Reticle, Matte Black)
  • CR-2032 Battery
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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    Leupold CDS-ZL2 specs

    Magnification 3-15x
    Objective Lens Diameter 56mm
    Main-Tube Diameter 30 mm
    Reticle FireDot 4 Fine
    2nd focal plane
    Field of View 38.2 - 7.9' @ 100 yd / 12.7 - 2.5 m @ 100 m
    Parallax Correction 50 yd / 45.7 m to infinity
    Eye Relief 3.7" / 96.0 mm
    Exit Pupil Diameter 18.7 - 3.7 mm
    Impact Point Correction 1/4 MOA
    Maximum Windage/Elevation Adjustment 75 MOA
    Battery 1 x CR-2032 battery
    Weatherproofing Argon/krypton-filled, water and fogproof
    Length 13.5" / 34.3 cm
    Weight 22.3 oz / 632.0 g

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