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Pentax - PF-65ED-A II Angled Spotting Scope w/ Zoom Eyepiece and Field Case - DISCONTINUED


Discontinued Product

Manufactured by: Pentax


Pentax PF-65ED-A II Angle Spotting Scope w/ Zoom Eyepiece and Field Case

This product is discontinued. We recommend the Pentax PF-80ED-A Angled Spotting Scope as a replacement.



Superb Optical Performance

In order to optimize the PF-65EDAII’s optical performance, PENTAX made a thorough review of the optical designs utilized in its previous spotting-scope models. It then made improvements to every optical element during the PF-65EDAII’s development, including the incorporation of high-resolution ED (Extra-low Dispersion) optical elements in the objective lens. As a result, the PF-65EDAII offers a clear, bright image field in all types of observations and assures outstanding image quality in high-magnification digital photography using a digital camera.


Compact, Portable Design with an 65mm Objective lens

The PF-65EDAII features a compact, lightweight body with a 65mm objective lens to assure outstanding portability and maneuverability in the field.


Slanted Barrel for Superb Viewing Comfort

The PF-65EDAII’s barrel is slanted 45 degrees upwards towards the eyepiece end to assure the most comfortable viewing position, even when the subject is at the top of a tree or high in the air.


High-Resolution ED Elements for a Sharp, Clear Image

The PF-65EDAII’s 65mm objective lens incorporates ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements to deliver a sharp, high-resolution image with minimal chromatic aberrations.


smc PENTAX XF-Series Eyepieces Designed Exclusively for the 65mm Spotting Scopes

The PF-65EDAII accepts any of the three smc PENTAX XF-series eyepieces: two unifocal models with a long eye relief, and one zoom model (all optional). By removing the screw-on-type eyecup, you can mount an eyepiece on either of the PF-65EDAII’s two eyepiece receptacles (one for the unifocal models with 30.5mm in diameter and 0.5mm in thread pitch, and another for the zoom model with 43mm in diameter and 0.75mm in thread pitch). In addition to XF-series eyepieces, the PF-65EDAII also accepts any of the five high-performance XW-series eyepieces (four unifocal models and one zoom model) designed for astronomical observation, assuring greater flexibility in the choice of an eyepiece that best accommodates specific user requirements.


Other User-Friendly Features

  • Durable, shock-proof rubber housing
  • JIS Class 6 waterproof construction* with dust-shielding glass element in the eyepiece receptacle for all-weather viewing
  • Nitrogen-filled body to prevent fogging caused by sudden temperature changes
  • Easy-to-access focus ring positioned at the top of the lens barrel to facilitate focusing operations through an easy reach by either hand
  • Collet-type eyepiece receptacle for smooth installation and removal of an eyepiece
  • Extendible lens hood to shield the observer’s eye from excessive light and keep the objective lens surface free of dust and rain
  • Sight line on the lens hood for easy targeting of the subject
  • Tripod receptacle with a click-stop rotation mechanism for easy twisting of the lens barrel to position the eyepiece at the most comfortable angle without changing the direction of the lens barrel
  • Optional camera adapter (PF-CA35) to convert the PF-65EDAII into a 1190mm super-telephoto lens for digital SLR cameras, or a 870mm super-telephoto lens for 35mm-format SLR cameras.
  • Carrying case that can be fitted to the PF-65EDAII during observation






mw  updated by Mark S 05/07/14

Product Series

The extremely compact PENTAX PF-65ED spotting scope is specifically designed for high-precision outdoor viewing. It features porro-prism optics and a 65mm objective lens with extra-low dispersion optical elements to deliver sharp, high-contrast images.

* Extremely compact, high-performance spotting scopes, specifically designed for high-quality, high-precision out door viewing * 65mm objective lens * ED (Extra-low Dispersion) optical elements deliver a sharp, high-contrast images with minimal chromatic aberration * Waterproof, fog proof, and nitrogen filled * Three dedicated eyepieces for optimum performance: XF8.5 – 46x, XF12 – 32.5x, and XF Zoom – 20x-60x * Accepts all standard 1 .25 inch interchangeable telescope eyepieces, including XW eyepieces * Super-Multi-Coating maximizes light transmission, clarity, and contrast * Built-in lens shade * Limited lifetime warranty

Additional Information

Name Pentax - PF-65ED-A II Angled Spotting Scope w/ Zoom Eyepiece and Field Case - DISCONTINUED
Manufacturer Pentax
Model KU70118
Discountinued Yes
Custom Stock Status Out of Stock
Angle 45 degree angle type
Diameter 65mm
Dimensions 10.6 x 4.7 x 3.3
Focal Length 390mm
Included Accessories Objective cap, eyepiece ring cap, case
Prisms Porro-prism
Water Resistance Nitrogen-filled, 1m depth