Specifications:

Objective diameter:  56 mm
Magnification:  15 x
Exit pupil: 3.73 mm
Eye relief (acc. to spec): 18 mm
Usable eye relief (measured from rim of eyecup): 14.5 mm
IPD:  57 – 74 mm
RFOV:  4.6  degrees = 80 m
AFOV:   69 degrees
Minimum focus distance (measured): 2.7 m
Focus type:  CF
Prism system:  Abbe-König
Waterproof: yes
Weight (measured, with eyepiece cover and strap): 1‘375 g
Made in: Germany

 

Remarks:

The largest Conquest is one of the very best 15x56s on the market, together with the Swarovski SLC 15×56 (see separate post, https://binocular.ch/swarovski-slc-15×56-w-b/) or the Meopta MeoStar 15×56 HD (see separate post, https://binocular.ch/meopta-meostar-15×56-hd/). It appears to have just a tad more CA than the Swarovski, but that is only of much relevance during daytime, less at night. The big advantage of the Zeiss: its price; as it has been put (Roger Vine on his website “ScopeViews”): “… highly recommended and an astronomy binocular best buy – almost as good as the SLC HDs, but much cheaper.”

Ratings:

Review:

A brief review comparing the Conquest HD with competing models can be found here:
https://www.cloudynights.com/topic/549444-meopta-meostar-15×56-hd-short-review/?p=7419055

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