Pentax SMC XF12 12mm Wide Angle Eyepiece (1.25")

Pentax SMC XF12 12mm Wide Angle Eyepiece (1.25")

Pentax SMC XF12 12mm Wide Angle Eyepiece (1.25")

B&H # PEEP12X MFR # 70532
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Product Highlights

  • Fits 1.25" Pentax Spotting Scopes
  • 52x with PF-100ED Spotting Scope
  • 43x with PF-80EDA Spotting Scope
  • 42x with PF-80ED Spotting Scope
  • 32.5x with PF-65EDA II & PF-65ED II
  • 60° Apparent Angle of View
  • Extra-Low Dispersion Lanthanum Glass
  • Fully Multi-Coated
  • 18mm Eye Relief
  • Waterproof & Fogproof
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Pentax 70532 overview

  • 1Description

Featuring premium optical components, a wide 60° field of a view, and generous 18mm eye relief for comfortable glassing, the compact SMC XF 12mm Wide Angle Eyepiece is designed for use with Pentax 65mm, 80mm, and 100mm spotting scopes. This 12mm fixed focal length eyepiece yields 52x magnification with the PF-100ED, 43x with the PF-80EDA, 42x with the PF-80ED, and 32.5x with the PF-65EDA II and PF-65ED II. Extra-low dispersion lanthanum glass elements provide a balanced image with minimal aberrations, while fully multi-coated air-to-glass surfaces and partially coated laminated surfaces avoid reflection for optimal light transmission. A light-shielding diaphragm further reduces internal reflections for a bright, high-contrast image.

The eyepiece is constructed to Japanese Industrial Standard Class 4 for water resistance. It is not to be used underwater, but will easily withstand light rain or dew. Its diameter is the American standard of 1.25", so it can be used in other scopes or telescope focusers, and it offers a 30.5mm adapter mounting thread under the removable eyecup.

  • Pentax PF-100ED, PF-80EDA, PF-80ED, PF-65EDA II, PF-65ED II spotting scopes
Optical Performance
  • Wide 60° field of view
  • Long 18mm eye relief accommodates eyewear
  • 52x magnification with PF-100ED
  • 43x magnification with PF-80EDA
  • 42x magnification with PF-80ED
  • 32.5x magnification with PF-65EDA II and PF-65ED II
  • Extra-low dispersion lanthanum glass
  • Fully multi-coated on surfaces that come into contact with air
  • Partially coated laminated surfaces
  • Light-shielding diaphragm further reduces internal reflection
  • Weatherproof construction (JIS Class 4-rated)
  • 1.25" diameter
  • 30.5mm adapter thread under eyecup
UPC: 027075087347
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Pentax SMC XF12 12mm Wide Angle Eyepiece (1.25")
  • Limited 25-Year Warranty
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    Pentax 70532 specs

    Magnification With PF-100ED: 52x
    With PF-80EDA: 43x
    With PF-80ED: 42x
    With PF-65EDA II and PF-65ED II: 32.5x
    Angle of View Apparent: 60°
    Field of View With PF-100ED: 63' / 21 m at 1000 m
    With PF-80EDA: 72' / 24 m at 1000 m
    With PF-80ED: 78' / 26 m at 1000 m
    With PF-65EDA II and PF-65ED II: 96' / 32 m at 1000 m
    Eye Relief 18 mm
    Weatherproofing JIS Class 4-rated weather-resistant
    Dimensions 3.0 x 1.7" / 7.8 x 4.3 cm
    Weight 5.5 oz / 155 g
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    Package Weight 0.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 4.0 x 3.5 x 2.9"

    Pentax 70532 reviews

    SMC XF12 12mm Wide Angle Eyepiece (1.25") is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great eyepiece for PF65 EDA ii I bought this eyepiece after returning an XW 14mm. I prefer the ease of viewing, more manageable field of view, natural-sized eye lens, and equal sharpness and contrast (to my eye) of the XF12. The field is wide enough so that the field stop is out in the periphery, so if there is any loss of image quality at the edge, I'm unable to notice when using it. I own two pairs of Nikon Premier LX bins, so am used to a nice view. The eye lens is fairly deep-set, so the eye relief is just adequate with my glasses (glasses need to be touching the eye cup). Otherwise couldn't be happier.
    Date published: 2013-02-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Performance! Purchased for use with my Takahashi APO telescope. Build quality is excellent. Field stop is razor sharp. Great field of view. Little lateral color, no ghosting or lens flare, high contrast and sharp image to the edge of field. While primarily designed for use with Pentax spotting scopes. It works great in fast f-ratio telescopes <= f/6. Great price, too, for an eyepiece of this quality.
    Date published: 2018-09-08
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