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Kowa TSN-553 15-45x55mm Angled Spotting Scope

by Kowa
Original price $1,999.00 - Original price $1,999.00
Original price
$1,999.00 - $1,999.00
Current price $1,999.00
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TSN-553 15-45x55mm Angled Spotting Scope by Kowa Optics

Introducing the Kowa TSN-553 15-45x55mm Angled Spotting Scope—a compact masterpiece redefining your travel experiences with its exceptional features.

At the core of the TSN-550 PROMINAR series spotting scope lies a fluorite crystal objective lens, setting it apart as an extraordinary innovation.

Unlike conventional optical glass, this natural fluorite mineral boasts remarkably low dispersion properties.

Kowa harnesses this unique quality to effectively minimize color aberration, resulting in unparalleled resolution and contrast.

Kowa TSN-553 15-45x55mm Angled Spotting Scope Lifestyle Photo

The utilization of fluorite crystal stands as a testament to Kowa's decades-long commitment to optical advancements.

With its petite 270mm length and mere 800g weight, the TSN-550 PROMINAR stands out as an incredibly compact tool, ideal for enriching your journeys.

More than just an optic, the TSN-550 PROMINAR embodies a philosophy, a lifestyle. It enhances each moment of use, offering a distinctive perspective.

Kowa TSN-553 15-45x55mm Angled Spotting Scope Lifestyle Photo Outdoors

The unprecedented compactness of this spotting scope opens doors to new possibilities. Wherever your adventures lead, the Kowa TSN-550 assumes its role as the ultimate travel companion.

Crafted from lightweight yet sturdy materials, its fully waterproof and nitrogen-filled construction guarantees outstanding performance even in the harshest terrains


      • 15-45x Magnification: The Kowa TSN-553 Angled Spotting Scope offers a versatile magnification range from 15x to 45x, providing users with the flexibility to zoom in for detailed observations or zoom out for a broader view. This feature caters to a variety of outdoor activities, from nature and bird watching to target shooting, accommodating diverse observation scenarios.
      • 55mm Objective Lens: The spotting scope is equipped with a 55mm objective lens, striking a balance between portability and light-gathering capability. This diameter ensures ample light transmission, contributing to clear and bright images in different lighting conditions, making it suitable for various outdoor pursuits.
      • Angled View Eyepiece Design: Featuring an angled view eyepiece design, the TSN-553 Spotting Scope enhances versatility and provides comfortable viewing angles. This design is particularly advantageous for shared use among users of different heights and preferences, allowing flexibility in positioning for various observation scenarios, including bird watching, nature observation, and target shooting.
      • Pure Fluorite Crystal Lens: Utilizing pure fluorite crystal as the prime lens material, the spotting scope benefits from its "ultra-low dispersion" attributes, nearly eliminating chromatic aberration or color blur. This exceptional quality ensures an unparalleled visual encounter, delivering high-resolution and contrast-rich images.
      • Kowa's KR Coating: The implementation of Kowa's KR coating serves as a safeguard for the lenses, protecting against dirt and foreign particles that might adhere during regular usage. This coating allows for effortless eradication of fingerprints or oil residues using appropriate lens cleaning methods, ensuring clear and pristine visuals.
      • Waterproof and Fogproof: Constructed to meet JIS Protection Class 7 waterproof standards and filled with dry nitrogen gas, the spotting scope's housing guarantees resistance to water infiltration and prevents internal fogging. This feature ensures reliable performance in diverse weather conditions, maintaining image clarity during outdoor adventures.
      • Dual Focus Mechanism: The spotting scope features a dual focus mechanism, allowing seamless motion at high magnifications and guaranteeing precision in image presentation. The rapid focus swiftly transitions from infinity to 5m in two revolutions through a generously sized, easily maneuverable knob. The fine focus function refines accuracy, particularly advantageous at elevated magnifications and in conjunction with digiscoping setups.
      • Tripod Mounting Screw: Incorporating a tripod mounting screw allows secure attachment to both 1/4 and 3/8 inch tripod mounts, ensuring stability during prolonged observation sessions. This feature enhances the overall usability of the spotting scope.
      • Ideal for Digiscoping with a Camera or Smartphone: Designed for digiscoping, the spotting scope facilitates the capture of images and videos using a camera or smartphone. This feature adds versatility to the scope, allowing users to document their observations and share experiences with others through various imaging devices.
      • Twist-Up Eyecups: The spotting scope is equipped with twist-up eyecups, adding convenience and comfort to the viewing experience. Users can adjust the eyecups to their preferred eye relief, accommodating both eyeglass wearers and non-eyeglass wearers. This feature ensures a comfortable and customized viewing experience for extended periods.
      • Suitable for Nature or Bird Watching, Traveling, and Always Having With You: Positioned as suitable for nature or bird watching, traveling, and for always having with you, the Kowa TSN-553 caters to outdoor enthusiasts who appreciate the convenience of a compact and premium spotting scope. Its features make it an ideal companion for various outdoor activities, ensuring an enriching and memorable visual experience


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        What's Included:

        ✓ Kowa TSN-553 15-45x55mm Angled Spotting Scope

        ✓ Objective lens caps

        ✓ Eyepiece caps

        ✓ Cleaning Cloth

        ✓ Instruction manual

        ✓ Limited 10 Year Warranty



        Minimum Focusing Distance: 3.0m
        Objective Lens Material: Fluorite Crystal
        Objective Lens Effective Diameter: 55mm
        Length: 271mm
        Weight: 810g
        Filter thread: 58mm

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        Customer Reviews

        Based on 1 review
        Brian S.
        Great compact spotting scope

        I have been searching for a spotting scope for some time now and was considering many higher end scopes but found the kowa 553 scope to fit the bill of what I needed best, proving high quality optics along with a light compact build, with the ability to attach my camera to it. I can say the scope has met all my expectations and even exceeded them.