Kowa TSN-82SV 3.2"/82mm Spotting Scope

  • Model: TSN-82SV
  • Units in Stock: 1
  • Manufactured by: Kowa

$949.99  $919.99
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(Requires Eyepiece)

Objective Lens Diameter 3.2" (82mm)
Minimum Focus Distance 19.7' (6.0 m)
Weatherproofing Waterproof & fogproof
Dimensions 15.1" (383mm) in length [unspecified height/width]
Weight 3.26 lbs (1480g)
Package Weight 4.65 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 17.25 x 6.1 x 6.1"


Kowa enjoys a spectacular reputation of enduring quality internationally, where there are large numbers of nature enthusiasts. Their TSN-82SV Spotting Scope is the modern iteration of Kowa's TSN-821M scope, which endured for well over a decade as their premium design. The 82SV's a great choice if you want the very best in optics from a respected Japanese company without forking over an arm and a leg to get it.

The TSN-82SV was created using advanced optical technology and the best of materials known. Its 82mm objective lens gathers gobs of light, ensuring a bright field of view in nearly any practical nature viewing. It makes for a great casual-use astronomical scope.

The 82SV is offered exclusively as an angled viewing design. While it isn't a matter entirely settled until you experience the differences for yourself, it is nearly a universal belief that the angled scopes offer a more comfortable time of longer glassing, and are unequivocally easier to share amongst a group of observers. You can also get away with a shorter tripod using the angled scope, perhaps shaving precious ounces off your pack weight. Angled scopes do require a bit more experience at locating the subject; if you're tall and equipped with a tall tripod and primarily viewing alone, a straight viewing scope is often preferred.

Large >3" objective lens gathers plenty of light
Full multicoatings upon all lenses and prisms
Main lens composed from environmentally friendly, lead-free "eco-glass"
Unique flat, wide porro prism design
360° rotating base with click stops allows usage from all angles, eases comfort when viewing from elevated positions, and facilitates Wimberley Sidekick or other compact gimbal heads
Quick-aiming finder on the scope's right aids in object locating
Sliding sun shade protects objective from impact, rain, and stray light
Accepts 86mm filters
O-ring sealed and nitrogen purged
Extensively adaptable to SLR, point & shoot, and video cameras via optional dedicated adapters
Metal alloy & carbon fiber rubber-armored construction
Kowa's attractive signature green finish will not disturb wildlife
Equipped with both 1/4"-20 & 3/8"-16 tripod threads

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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 24 November, 2016.