During the times when a binocular seem to be inadequate comes the spotting scope as a rescuer. They are other wise known as the compact telescope which are used for the terrestrial purpose. The spotting scope gains importance over and over again as it serves better than the high-end binoculars. Remarkable are its structural features like the handiness, compact and more interesting is the zooming feature. It also ensures stability during the long hours of observation with its compatibility with the tripod. Among the many brands Yukon does show popularity globally with its high technology and better know how of the products. The following review is about Yukon 20-50×50 WA WP Day Optics Terrestrial Spotting scope in which the features are explained evidently.
This model is fully featured to be applied for wide activities like general outdoors, bird watching, star gazing and target shooting. It also makes applicable for the activities like hiking, camping, hunting and for the use of surveillance. Yukon 21014 20-50×50 WA Spotting scope gives you the zoom magnification. The size and structure is compact and well built that ensures convenient use and durability. The cutting edge technology where by using the mirror construction makes it to be called as the Newtonian reflector optical system.
The complete green colour housing brings out the uniformity of the brand and it takes the dimension of 76mm, 110mm and 240 mm that relates to the height, width and length of the scope. Making it user-friendly is the weight of 700grams that can be carried along with ease. The body is made of rubber armouring which protects against the rain, fog and snow. The lens comes with the protective lens cap which securely prevents from the blows, dirt or other effects. The eyepiece is a straight one which is simpler and easier for the beginners as well as the intermediate level of users.
The Newtonian reflector system is a prime reason for making the device come out compact, light in weight yet with competitive performance. The lens of this model measure 50mm in diameter which is known as the aperture. The lens is fully multi-layered coating with magnesium fluoride which gives better vision of the viewing image. The lens is been protected with the lens cap and on the whole it is a ready for action device.
Magnification – With the zoom magnification of 20x to 50x this model extends the application. It makes it easy for the user to set the required magnification as the demand of the situation.
Eye relief – The 14mm eye relief encounters an average level which determines the viewing comfort. Anything more than 13mm of eye relief reduces the stress of viewing and it also takes care that the spectacle wearers go cosy using this device.
Exit pupil – This is the small round located in the objective lens which also supports in the light gathering function of the lens. The exit pupil in its minimum to maximum magnification accounts to measure 2.5mm and 1.0mm respectively.
Field of view – The viewing distance of 1000m gives a coverage of 44m and 20m which set with the minimum and maximum magnification. This is the field that come to vision and it is one another consideration before opting for a scope.
Close focus – The possible close focus is 10m minimum which is good enough when viewing the moving images.
This model is been incorporated with many ergonomic and functional features. Some of the features are Newtonian reflector optical system and variable power setting which determines the ability of the scope. Compact and light weight defines the structural feature and it is the one that also dictates the comfort of using and travelling with. Detachable sighting device is unique and can be used with or without it based on the type of application the user is about to venture.
Package Contents and Warranty:
Yukon 20-50×50 WA WP Rubber Armouring Spotting scope along with the objective and eyepiece covers, detachable sighting device, padded corduroy case, neck strap, cleaning cloth, user manual and warranty card is the package content which is been delivered with the lavish warranty for 3 years offered by the manufacturer.
Yukon 21014 Waterproof Spotting Scope – Technical Specification Table
|Model Name||20-50×50 WA WP Day Optics Spotting scopes|
|Dimensions (H x W x L) mm||76 x 110 x 240 mm|
|Magnification||20x – 50x|
|Optical coating||Multi-layered coating|
|Exit pupil diameter||2.5 – 1.0mm|
|Field of view @ 1000 metres||44 – 20 metres|
|Eye relief||14 mm|
|Tripod||Socket of ¼, 3/8 inch available|
|Dioptre adjustment||+/- 5|
|Water proof / Resistant||Yes|
|Application||Outdoors, bird watching, star gazing and target shooting|
|Features||Newtonian reflector optical system
Compact and light weight
Detachable sighting device
Padded corduroy case
|Package contents||Scope, objective and eyepiece covers,
detachable sighting device, padded corduroy case,
neck strap, cleaning cloth, user manual and warranty card
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