These Pentax PCF WP binoculars have16x60 magnification, and they are truly one of the best overall pairs of astronomical binoculars! Lightweight Pentax 16x60 PCF WP have center focus and can double as both a daytime long distance viewing binocular and an excellent astronomical binocular! Pentax 16x60 PCF WPare so light for the aperture and so well balanced that you can hold them whole night and never get tired enjoying night sky. The 16x60's are amazingly "hand holdable" despite the high power, and the optics is superb. Even in difficult light their image definition was remarkable! Improved optical design features close focusing and extended eye relief. Mechanical focus lock feature allows user to lock in at a specific distance for convenient focus-free viewing. These binoculars have good mechanical construction and smooth adjustments for both the focuser and the right diopter, as whole of the PCF WP series.
PENTAX 16x60 PCF WP is the latest model of these great binoculars! All PCF WP models offer a fully waterproof, nitrogen-filled body, outstanding optical performance with aspherical optical elements, excellent viewing comfort and a stylish body design. In addition, they are fully encased in a protective rubber housing. Because of their rugged waterproof and fog-proof design, the PENTAX PCF WPs are ideal for use around and on the water, as well as for observations in harsh weather and extreme climates.
- The PCF WP line features six high-performance, waterproof models including the 8x40 PCF WP with 40mm objective lens; the 7x50, 10x50 and 12x50 PCF WP, each with 50mm objective lens; and the 16x60 and 20x60 PCF WP, both featuring an extra-large 60mm objective lens.
- The waterproof and fogproof body of these PCF WP models is rated JIS Class 6 (submersible down to 1 meter depth of water), allowing them to be washed clean when they get dirty or are accidentally soaked in salt water.
- They have fully multi-coated optics to eliminate harmful ultraviolet rays while improving light transmission for high contrast images with no glare or flare.
- High quality BaK-4 prisms transmit more light at the edges to enhance illumination for easier viewing in dim light.
- All models incorporate aspherical optical elements to produce clear, bright images with minimal distortion.
- All models feature a long eye relief of 20mm or longer, making it easier for the user to see the image even when the eyes are moved away from the eyepieces. This feature is especially convenient for those who wear eyeglasses.
- A mechanical focus lock feature allows users to lock in at a specific distance for convenient focus-free viewing.
- Click-stop diopter adjustment locks in right eyepiece diopter setting.
- Ruggedly constructed with rubber covering to protect the optical and mechanical systems.
- The rubber slide-style eyecups are easily pulled out providing easier image viewing for eyeglass wearers. In addition, the eyepiece caps are designed to double-function as rain shields to make viewing easier in the rain or snow.
- Combine the built-in tripod socket with a tripod and the optional Tripod Adapter-N to stabilize the binoculars and prevent unwanted shake, making extended observations easy and comfortable.
- As with all Pentax binoculars, they are protected by a limited lifetime warranty