Pentax 8.5x21 Papilio II Binoculars

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  • Close focus of just 20 inches!
  • Use these 8.5x binoculars like a magnifying glass for close-up views
  • Tripod adaptable for shake-free macro views
  • Unique inverted porro prism single body design is durable
  • 21mm Aspherical lens elements provide edge-to-edge sharpness
  • Fully multi-coated optics produce crisp, clear views
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  • Description

    The Pentax 8.5x21 Papilio II is a unique binocular. Of course it’s a fine and compact companion on nature trails and holidays, but when your interests turn to flowers, insects, bugs or butterflies the Papilio turns out to be an indispensable instrument. No other binocular combines fine handling and easy viewing with an unsurpassed close focus of only 20 inches! You can observe nature in its natural habitat without disturbing or missing the finest detail. Other important elements include aspherical lens elements for edge-to-edge sharpness, BaK4 prisms and multi-coated lenses to enhance brightness & contrast.  The Pentax U-Series Papilio also features a rugged inverted porro prism dual axis single body design with synchronized IPD adjustments. For outstanding views both near and far, you’ll love the Papilio!

    New Fully-multi-coated optics

    Fully multi-coated lenses serve the essential purpose of maximizing the amount of light passing through a lens, thereby prevent flare and ghosting from interfering with your view. PENTAX applies multiple layers of coatings to every surface of every element and prism in the full Sport Optics line-up. These fully-multi-coated optics assure the maximum light transmission resulting in a clear, crisp view of the world


    • Fully Multi-coated Optics
    • Durable Aluminum Die Cast Body
    • BAK4 Porro Prisms
    • Full Rubber Armor
    • Fold Back Eyecups
    • Tripod Adaptable
    • Click-stop Diopter Adjustment

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    What's Included

    Pentax Papilio II 8.5x21 Binoculars, Carry Case, Neck Strap, Lens Caps

  • Dimensions & Specifications



    Lens Diameter:


    Real Field of View:

    6 degrees

    Field of View at 1000m:


    Exit Pupil:


    Eye Relief:




    Lens Coating:

    Fully Multi-Coated



    Hydrophobic Coating:




    Minimum Focus:

    20 inches

    Tripod Adaptable:



    4.5 inches


    10.2 ounces


    Pentax Limited Lifetime

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