Burris offers products that are for both passion and profession. It is specialized in making products for different segments and to handle different uses. Among its portfolio of products, spotting scope also forms a category under which comes the different series like the Landmark, Landmark Compact, XTS.2575 and the High Country. Burris Landmark Compact 20×50 mm Spotting Scope is one of the entry level uses that stands to be light in weight and compact. The following is a review of the same to give you a better understanding of its use and features.
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At the outset the notice of its stylish body with the black armor is catchy. Burris 20×50 mm Landmark BaK4 Spotting Scope looks compact and also seems to be light in weight with just measuring 168 mm of the optical tube length and the weight is 346 grams. This is possible because of its prism type and the magnification ability. The rubber armoring offers an ergonomic grip even when used in wet hands.
The short body is so helpful when used on the travel, wildlife and for the nature observation. Probably travelling could go easy with this device as it can be carried without the feel of its weight. It is perfect for the holidays viewing the hill top, those herds of antelopes coming your way from a distance that is not visible for the naked eyes. Without caring or fearing much about the hits and bumps experienced during the travel it can be without in all adventures for its compactness.
Designed with the BaK4 lens, and they are fully multi-coated. This keeps the viewing go without any stress or glare in the images. Further, its enhanced light gathering makes the visible images clearer than viewed in the other devices. The eye relief with 15 mm, although it does not make a big difference, an average comfort given to the user with the spectacle wearers. Those birds flying far off and the animals near the lake can come into close vision with the help of its 20x magnification. It increases the size by 20 times of its original size. Its performance for long distance viewing is good and although it does not offer a close focus compared to the higher end models, it delivers 9 m close vision of the viewing objects. The field of view at the distance of 1000 m is 48.3 m. The objective lens diameter measures 50 mm, known as the aperture of this device. This performs to transform the images brighter.
The list of its ergonomic features of Burris DB 300127 Landmark Lightweight 20×50 mm Spotting Scope has been added with the twist-up eye cups that are one convenient way of handling. Further, protected among the 3 hassles like the water, shock and fog gives a perfect protection for the device.
Burris 20×50mm Landmark Compact Spotting Scope – Technical Specification Table
|Model Name||Landmark Compact 20×50mm Spotting Scope|
|Product Code||DB 300127|
|Eye piece||Twist up|
|Optical coating||Fully Multicoated|
|Construction||Compact and light weight|
|Optical tube length||168 mm|
|Field of view @ 1000 m||48.3 m|
|Close focus||9 m|
|Eye relief||15 mm|
|Water proof / Fog proof||Yes|