Leica Ultravid 10×42 HD Plus

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Objective diameter:  42 mm
Magnification:  10 x
Exit pupil: 4.2 mm
Eye relief (acc. to spec): 16 mm
Usable eye relief (measured from rim of eyecup): 13.5 mm
IPD:  55 –  75 mm
RFOV:  6.4  degrees = 112 m
AFOV (measured, rounded): 61 degrees
Minimum focus distance (measured): 2.8 m
Focus type: CF (direction of rotation from close to infinity: > clockwise)
Degrees of rotation of focus wheel from 3m to infinity (measured): 385 degrees
Range of diopter adjustment (acc. to spec.): +/- 4 dpt*
Excess travel of focus wheel beyond infinity position (estimate): 4 dpt*
Prism system:  Schmidt-Pechan
Waterproof: yes
Weight (measured, with eyepiece cover and strap): 841 g
Made in: Germany (Portugal?)
*range of diopter adjustment and excess travel of focus wheel beyond infinity are mutually exclusive



Beside the same size “Noctivid” 10×42, this Ultravid is Leica’s top of the range 10×42 model. It is very popular with nature enthusiasts due to its easy handling, solid mechanics  and impressive, color saturated image. Many birders seem to prefer this instrument over competing models; Noah Strycker took the 10×42 Ultravid along on his 2015 record breaking birding world tour.



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