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IS WP Fieldscopes
IS 50 WP, IS 70 WP

IS 50 WP discontinued April 2010, IS 70 WP discontinued January 2010.
Listings for eyepieces and accessories are updated to reflect current models.

Flamingoes

The IS WP are designed for the first-time user, frequent traveller and those on a budget. These interchangeable eyepiece fieldscopes are excellent value for money - delivering high levels of performance and versatility in extremely compact and lightweight bodies.

Features and options include; nitrogen waterproof construction, 4 element fully multi-coated objective lenses with BK7 fully multi-coated prisms and internal focusing, rotating tripod sleeve for use with photo/video tripods and bipods, retractable lens hood to protect against glare, accessories for SLR telephotography plus a comprehensive 10 year guarantee.

Model: IS 50 WP / 45IS 50 WP / 45

IS 50 WP Travelscope
At just 205mm (8") long and weighing under 600g, the IS 50 WP is designed and engineered to be a competent fieldscope in its own right as well as a brilliant travelscope for the space conscious birdwatcher, shooter or archer. The quality of both optical and mechanical components ensures the IS 50 WP performs well against many current 60mm OG spottingscopes of similar price.

 

IS 50 WP
Model: IS 50 WP

 

 

Model: IS 70 WP / 45IS 70 WP / 45

IS 70 WP F-Scope
This Japanese designed IS 70 WP weighs in at 909g and offers remarkable performance for its sub £200 price tag. Featuring an F400mm, 4 element objective with a surface area 35% greater than the IS 60 WP, both straight-through and 45° angled viewing models deliver remarkably bright and sharp images with good colour contrast across a wide range of magnifications.

 

IS 70 WP
Model: IS 70 WP

 

Specifications

Specifications 50 50/45 70 70/45
Product Code
OG dia (mm)
Min Focus (m)
Length (mm)
Weight (g)
Price £ inc. VAT
40980
50
5
205
583
99.00*
40981
50
5
210
591
99.00*
40984
70
10
295
890
199.00*
40985
70
9
300
909
199.00*

 

 

 

 

*SRP £ Jan 2010

Eyepieces
A wide range of eyepieces are available for Opticron fieldscopes. Choosing the best one is often confusing but making the right choice will depend on price and application. It is important you remember the eyepiece is an integral part of the system and choosing a lower quality lens will affect overall image quality.

IS Eyepiece CLICK FOR IMAGES
Long eye relief eyepiece and a good choice as a first eyepiece for IS scopes. 5 year guarantee.

Eyepiece Code 40918S
Magnification (50)
Magnification (70)
Price £ inc. VAT
15-45x
20-60x
75.00

 

 

 

 

HR Eyepieces CLICK FOR IMAGES
Designed for the value conscious user wanting long eye relief. 41145 HR3 zoom features twist type eyecup. 5 year guarantee.

Note. Eyepiece adapters are required to fit HR eyepiece to IS WP bodies. These are supplied 'free of charge' if purchased with a new scope body or priced at £10.00 inc. VAT if purchased separately. Use 40925S adapter to fit 40930S and 40931S HR internal screw thread eyepieces. Use 40927S adapter to fit 41145S HR zoom collar thread eyepiece.

Eyepiece Code 40930S 40931S 41145S*
Magnification (50)
Magnification (70)
Price £ inc. VAT
16xWA
21xWA
57.00
21xWA
27xWA
57.00
14-42x
18-54x
129.00

 

 

 

 


 

HDF Eyepieces CLICK FOR IMAGES
High definition eyepieces with long eye relief. Fixed magnification models are wide angle (except 40861). Models marked (*) feature alloy twist type retractable eyecup. 10 year guarantee.

Note. Eyepiece adapters are required to fit HDF eyepiece to IS WP bodies. These are supplied 'free of charge' if purchased with a new scope body or priced at £10.00 inc. VAT if purchased separately. Use 40927S adapter to fit 40831S and 40862S HDF collar thread eyepieces. Use 40925S adapter to fit 40810S and 40861S HDF internal screw thread eyepieces.

Eyepiece Code 40810S* 40831S* 40861S 40862S*
Magnification (50)
Magnification (70)
Price £ inc. VAT
14xWW
18xWW
139.00
20xWW
25xWW
129.00
60x
80x
99.00
12-36x
16-48x
199.00

 

 

 

 

 

SDL v2 Eyepiece CLICK FOR IMAGES
5-group, 8-element ‘super’ zoom, the SDLv2 offers superior cross-field definition with exceptional viewing comfort. Waterproof and fitted with a rotating eyecup. Supplied in soft padded case. 10 year guarantee.

Eyepiece Code 40936S
Magnification (50)
Magnification (70)
Price £ inc. VAT
12-36x
16-48x
299.00

Note. Eyepiece adapters are required to fit SDL eyepiece to IS WP bodies. These are supplied 'free of charge' if purchased with a new scope body or priced at £10.00 inc. VAT if purchased separately. Use 40927S adapter to fit 40936S eyepiece.

 

 

Telephotography

Wildlife montage

Telephotography, (taking high magnification photographs) is now easier then ever to enjoy using Opticron telescopes in conjunction with either D-SLR / SLR cameras, digital compact cameras or camcorders. CLICK HERE for more information on telephotography with IS WP scopes.

Accessories
CLICK HERE for information on Waterproof cases
CLICK HERE for information on Storage cases and Eyepiece cases
CLICK HERE for information on Tripods and Mounts
CLICK HERE for information on the 2x Universal Tele-adapter for SDL, HDF and HR eyepieces