Burris Landmark Compact 20×50mm Spotting Scope

Burris offers products that are for both passion and profession. It is specialised in making the products for different segments and to handle different use. Among its portfolio of products spotting scope also forms a category under which comes the different series like the Landmark, Landmark Compact, XTS.2575 and the High Country. Burris Landmark Compact 20×50mm Spotting Scope is one of the entry level use that stands to be light in weight and compact. The following is the review of the same to give you a better understanding of its use and features.

Body Design:

At the outset the notice of its stylish body with the black armouring is quite catchy. Burris 20×50mm Landmark BaK4  Spotting Scope looks compact and also seems to be light in weight with just measuring 168mm of the optical tube length and the weight is 346 grams. This is possible because of its prism type and the magnification ability. The rubber armouring offers an ergonomic grip even when used in wet hands.

Burris Landmark 20x50mm Spotting Scope


The short body is so helpful when used on the travel, wildlife and for the nature observation. Probably travelling could go easy with this device as it can be carried without the feel of its weight. It is perfect for the holidays viewing the hill top, those herds of antelopes coming your way from a distance that is not visible for the naked eyes. Without caring or fearing much about the hits and bumps experienced during the travel it can be without in all adventures for its compactness.

Technical Features:

Designed with the BaK4 lens and they are fully multi coated. This keeps the viewing go without any stress or glare in the images. Further its enhanced light gathering makes the visible images clearer than viewed in the other devices. The eye relief with 15mm, although does not make a big difference it is an average comfort given to the user with the spectacle wearers. Those birds flying far off and the animals near the lake can come into close vision with the help of its 20x magnification. It increases the size by 20 times of its original size. It performance for the long distance viewing is good and although it does not offer a very close focus compared to the higher end models it delivers 9 m close vision of the viewing objects. The field of view at the distance of 1000m is 48.3m. The objective lens diameter measures 50mm which is known as the aperture of this device. This performs to transform the images brighter.


The list of its ergonomic features of Burris DB 300127 Landmark Light Weight 20×50mm Spotting Scope is been added with the twist up eyecups that is one convenient way of handling. Further protected among the 3 hassles like the water, shock and fog gives a perfect protection for the device.

Burris 20×50mm Landmark Compact Spotting Scope - Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Burris
Model Name Landmark Compact 20×50mm Spotting Scope
Product Code DB 300127
Lens BaK4
Magnification 20 x
Aperture 50 mm
Eye piece Twist up
Optical coating Fully Multicoated
Construction Compact and light weight
Optical tube length 168 mm
Field of view @ 1000 m 48.3 m
Close focus 9 m
Camera adaptable No
Eye relief 15 mm
Rain guard Yes
Water proof / Fog proof Yes
Rubber armouring Yes
Weight 346 grams
Tripod No
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Monday, July 19th, 2010

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