Pentax PCF CW 8×30

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Objective diameter:  30 mm
Magnification:  8 x
Exit pupil: 3.75 mm
Usable eye relief (measured from rim of eyecup):  13 mm
IPD: 54  – 72 mm
RFOV:  7.0  degrees = 122 m
AFOV (measured, rounded): 54 degrees
Minimum focus distance (measured): 3.15 m
Focus type: CF (direction of rotation from close to infinity: < anticlockwise)
Degrees of rotation of focus wheel from 3.15 m to infinity (measured): 140 degrees
Range of diopter adjustment (acc. to spec.): +/- 3 dpt
Excess travel of focus wheel beyond infinity position (estimate): 2.5 dpt
Prism system:  Porro I
Waterproof: splashproof ?
Weight (measured, with eyepiece cover and strap): 510 g
Made in: Philippines



This compact and lightweight Porro binocular is a model from the lower middle class. Moderately priced, “you get what you pay for”, both in terms of optical and mechanical performance.



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