ZEISS DiaScope Vario 15-56x/20-75x Eyepiece

ZEISS DiaScope Vario 15-56x/20-75x Eyepiece

ZEISS DiaScope Vario 15-56x/20-75x Eyepiece

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Product Highlights

  • 15-56x with 65mm DiaScope
  • 20-75x with 85mm DiaScope
  • FL Optics
  • T* Multicoating
  • LotuTec Coating
  • B - Long Eye Relief
  • Waterproof
  • Fogproof
  • Twist-Up Rubber Eyecup
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ZEISS 52 80 68 Overview

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The DiaScope Vario 15-56x/20-75x Eyepiece from Zeiss provides variable magnification to enhance the viewing capabilities of the Victory DiaScope spotting scope. With a 65mm DiaScope this ocular offers 15-56x magnification and a 2.9-1.2° FOV. When it's installed upon an 85mm DiaScope, the magnification is 20-75x with a 2.3-0.9° FOV.

Optically, the Vario 15-56x/20-75x eyepiece has been engineered to match the performance of the DiaScope T* FL spotters. Achromatic fluoride-glass lenses have been implemented for their exceedingly high level of visual acuity and accurate color rendition. The exterior lens surfaces have been graced with a protective LotuTec coating that sheds water, mist, fog, and oils. By minimizing the presence of these image-dispersing contaminants, the LotuTec coating maximizes the lens' optical qualities. Every air-to-glass surface of each lens has been fully multicoated with Zeiss' proprietary and legendary T* coating to ensure optimum light transmission, contrast, and color fidelity.

A simple yet robust bayonet mount ensures a secure fit to the DiaScope's housing - a simple twist-to-attach operation puts the ocular into its working position. Eye/sunglass wearers will greatly appreciate the eyepiece's generous 16mm of eye relief along with the adjustable twist-up rubber eyecup.

Optical Performance
  • Focal length: 25.1 - 6.7 mm
  • Eye relief: 16 mm / 0.63"
  • DiaScope 65 mm AFOV - 43.5-67.2°
  • DiaScope 85 mm AFOV - 46-67.5°
  • LotuTec coating: Sheds water, dirt, grease, grime. Lenses can be wiped clean without smearing
  • T* multicoating: lenses are fully multicoated with T* coatings to reduce flare, improve contrast, enhance light transmission
  • FL Concept: fluoride glass lens elements deliver brighter and sharper images with accurate color and higher levels of contrast. They minimize chromatic aberrations while virtually eliminating stray light interference, image fuzziness, low contrast
Design and Construction
  • Secure easy-to-use bayonet mount
  • Twist-up rubber eyecup for a customized view with/without eye/sunglasses
  • Sealed barrel is purged with dry nitrogen for reliable waterproof/fogproof operation in any climate
In the Box
ZEISS DiaScope Vario 15-56x/20-75x Eyepiece
  • Lens Cap
  • Bayonet Cap
  • Carry/Storage Pouch
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty
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    ZEISS 52 80 68 Specs

    Magnification 65 mm: 15-56x
    85 mm: 20-75x
    Field of View 65 mm 15x: 2.9° - 156.6 ' @ 1000 yd / 52.0 m @ 1000 m
    65 mm 56x: 1.2° - 63.3 ' @ 1000 yd / 21.0 m @ 1000 m
    85 mm 20x: 2.3° - 120.5 ' @ 1000 yd / 40.0 m @ 1000 m
    85 mm 75x: 0.9° - 48.2 ' @ 1000 yd / 16.0 m @ 1000 m
    Eye Relief 16.0 mm / 0.63"
    Weatherproofing Waterproof, fogproof
    Dimensions 4.7 x 2.3" / 118.0 x 59.0 mm
    Weight 17.3 oz / 490.0 g
    Packaging Infozdqzrdc
    Package Weight 1.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.8 x 3.9 x 3.4"

    ZEISS 52 80 68 Reviews

    DiaScope Vario 15-56x/20-75x Eyepiece is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 2.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have eyepiece ! This is a remarkable eyepiece for the Carl Zeiss 85T diascope ! Pictures taken through this eyepiece are wonderful !
    Date published: 2015-05-02
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Remarkable eyepiece but... I like the brightness and clarity of this eyepiece and the extra reach 75X provides. However, I am disappointed that the bayonet mount does not provide a secure fit with my older scope body. A little electrical tape prevents the eyepiece from loosening and seems to work well. The now discontinued neoprene protective sleeve that came with my scope extends over the tape so I don't mind it so much.
    Date published: 2016-03-28
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    How does this eyepiece compare to the older Vario 20-60x eyepiece? Aside from the high end of the zoom, is it worth upgrading for optical quality?
    Asked by: Anonymous
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    Answered by: John P.
    Date published: 2018-08-28
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