Konig Zoom 20-60x Spotting Scope Review

The curious minds designed Konig Zoom 20-60x Angled Spotting Scope (Model Number: KN-SCOPE20) with the robust structure with the advantage of zooming. It is a device for the nature walk, birding, and outdoor adventure. Best in its portable size that is suitable for the travel purpose. At most times it delivers better than the binocular and competitive to the basic telescope models. The further reads brings out the technical details and other functions of the subject model.

Model overview:

Konig  Photo Zoom 20-60x Waterproof Spotting Scope has an angled structure that is better in performance and has an edge over the straight eyepiece models. The weight is less than 1.5 kg and it is easy to take along for any adventure. The design is ergonomic in shape and size and hence it is easy to hold. The body in pitch black colour with the rubber armouring makes it a completely equipped model to be used in any weather conditions. Made with the Porro prism it stands a step ahead to deliver clearer and brighter images.

Konig Zoom 20-60x Spotting Scope

Magnification and Aperture:

The zooming magnification increases its utility and allows being used widely. It ranges from 20x to 60x which means the images can be magnified from 20 times to 60 times. Imagine to watch those fierce animals with a close view and sometimes the timid animals that just run off when wish to take a close watch can also be enjoyed. The objective lens has the measurement of 60mm which defines the light gathering ability to bring in more light to the viewing objects.

Exit pupil:

The exit pupil measure as 3mm to 1mm depending on the set magnification. Superior colour contrast and best visible images can be obtained with this specification. The lens is also multi-coated that increases the light transmission and reduces the glare.

Ergonomic features:

This model has the advantage of waterproof and its anti rain drop prevents the lens from fogging. The enthusiasts find it an easy go with its robust structure and are able to use it in any weather conditions be it sunny, rainy or windy. The rubber armouring protects the internal components in the best manner and enhances the durability of the device.

View and focus:

The field of view states to be 84 feet to 39 feet at 1000 yards based on the chosen magnification. In case of the close focus it delivers perfect view up to 10m close. This makes viewing of moving objects like animals, birds and sports easy. Konig Zoom 20-60x Portable Spotting Scope  also comes with a competitive angular view of 1.5 – 0.75 degree.


Such an efficient scope when coupled with the tripod makes an elaborate viewing and can be carried on longer than other wise. Its hands free observation helps you to take notes or other related tasks. The provided tripod is also portable that can be used for the travel purpose.

Supplied accessories:

Konig is generous to offer accessories like the carrying bag, cloth and manual along with the pocket tripod. The very minute this scope gets out of the box it is ready for observation is another pleasure experienced with this model.

Konig Zoom 20-60x Spotting Scope - Technical Specification Table

Manufacturer Konig
Model Name Zoom 20-60x Spotting Scope
Model Number KN-SCOPE20
Prism type Porro
Aperture 60 mm
Magnification 20 - 60x
Rubber armouring Yes
Exit pupil 3 - 1 mm
Optical coating Fully Multicoated
Construction Portable
Angular view 1.5 - 0.75 degree
Field of view @ 1000 yards 94-39 feet
Close focus 10 m
Camera adaptable No
Eye relief 10 - 9 mm
Rain guard Yes
Water proof / Fog proof Yes
Tripod Yes
Included accessories Bag, Pocket Tripod, cleaning cloth and Manual
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Thursday, October 21st, 2010

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