- Brilliant, high-contrast, and pin-sharp viewing
- Close-up lens enables macroeffect
- Extremely good stray light suppression
- Eyepieces particularly friendly even for wearers of glasses
- AquaDura coating on outer lenses for clear visibility during bad weather conditions
- Nitrogen filling prevents internal fogging
- Waterproof to a depth of 16.5 ft / 5 m
- Includes close focus lens, eyepiece cover, carrybag with belt loop
- Leica's 3-year Passport Protection Plan
- Lifetime Limited Warranty
The LEICA Monovid 8x20 Close Focus Monocular, Black w/ Case (40390) is a true high-end monocular that is designed so you need never be without it. Its elegant design is as impressive as its superior technology, making it ideal for birdwatchers and hikers who need to travel light, or for concert-goers and sports fans alike.
A close-up lens that allows detailed observation of objects at distances as close as 25-30 cm (0.8-1.0 ft) which is perfect for viewing butterflies and insects. Simply screwing this accessory onto the front lens lets users experience a macro effect that reveals even the finest details.
Monocular's aluminum body is nitrogen-filled to prevent misting, and its lenses are coated with water and dirt repellent AquaDura coating. Furthermore, in contrast to all other monoculars, it is not only splash-proof but fully waterproof to a depth of 5m (16.5 ft). So come rain or shine Leica Monovid owners can be certian they will have the perfect view.
Extremely compact size, versatility, and weight at only 4 oz makes this monocular an ideal companion that fits in any jacket pocket and can be right at your fingertips whenever you need it.
The Monovid 8x20 Close Focus Monocular is supplied complete with an elegant leather case with a silent magnetic fastener. The case also has a compartment specifically to keep the close-up lens in - so it is safe when not in use.
|Front Lens Diameter, mm||20|
|Field of View (FOV) @ 1000yds, ft / FOV @ 1000m, m||341 / 110|
|Objective Angle of View, degrees||6.3°|
|Close Focus Distance, m||approx. 1.8|
|Close Focusing Distance w/ Close Focus Lens, in||10–12|
|Eye Relief, mm||15.0|
|Exit Pupil, mm||2.5|
|Eyepieces for Eyeglass Wearers||Yes|
|Focusing||Internal focusing via central focusing device|
|Coatings on Lenses||High Durable Coating (HDC) and AquaDura coating on outer lens (not on close focus lens)|
|Coatings on Prisms||Roof prism with phase correction coating P40|
|Prism System||Roof prism|
|Watertightness||Watertight to a depth of 5 m/16.5 ft|
|Thread of close focus lens||M25 x 0.75|
|Length, in||3.9" / 4.1" (w/ close focus lens)|
|Weight, oz|| 3.8 (Monocular)
0.5 (Close focus lens)