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Leupold SX-5 Santiam HD 27-55x80mm Straight Spotting Scope

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SKU 100-175912
Original price $2,164.18 - Original price $2,164.18
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Leupold Optics SX-5 Santiam HD 27-55x80mm Straight Spotting Scope - 175912

The Leupold SX-5 Santiam HD 27-55x80mm Straight Spotting Scope is more than just an optic; it's an essential tool for any outdoor enthusiast.

Engineered for rugged performance, it excels in diverse environments, providing clear, vivid images.

With a versatile 27-55x magnification range, it strikes a perfect balance between power and weight, making it ideal for backcountry adventures and range shooting.

The straight eyepiece design aligns naturally with your line of sight, simplifying target acquisition and tracking.

At its core, Leupold's Professional-Grade Optical System ensures unparalleled light transmission, designed to outperform in challenging lighting conditions.

Leading glare reduction technology guarantees a crisp image in direct sunlight, while exceptional resolution and clarity meet the standards of professional guides and shooters. 

Leupold SX-5 Santiam HD 27-55x80mm Straight Spotting Scope Outdoors Lifestyle Shot

The SX-5 Santiam HD embodies relentless performance.

Crafted and assembled in the USA, this spotting scope is a testament to American quality.

Like all Leupold optics, it boasts fogproof and waterproof capabilities, and it's backed by a lifetime guarantee, ensuring unwavering performance in any scenario. 

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  • 27-55x Magnification: This versatile zoom range enables seamless transitions between detailed close-ups and broader overviews, catering to a wide array of observational needs. It provides the flexibility to study subjects at various distances, making it an indispensable tool for wildlife enthusiasts and seasoned guides alike.
  • 80mm Objective Lens: With an 80mm objective lens diameter, this scope ensures exceptional light gathering capabilities, resulting in clear and vivid imagery even in low-light scenarios. This attribute significantly enhances visibility and image quality, appealing to discerning users who prioritize sharp, high-resolution visuals.
  • Straight Eyepiece Design: The straight eyepiece configuration offers intuitive and direct targeting. It facilitates effortless acquisition and tracking of targets, rendering it an excellent choice for a wide array of observation scenarios. This design also allows for seamless shifts in focus, particularly valuable during dynamic wildlife observations, ensuring you never miss a moment.
  • Professional Grade Optical System: Leupold's Professional Grade Optical System stands as a testament to unmatched light transmission, tailored to excel in the most demanding lighting conditions. It incorporates leading-edge glare reduction technology, ensuring a clear image even under harsh, direct light. The system provides the resolution and clarity demanded by professional guides and shooters, enabling confident assessment of distant subjects with unrivaled precision.
  • Extreme Climate Exposure: Engineered to endure the harshest conditions, this spotting scope undergoes rigorous testing to ensure reliable performance in temperatures ranging from -40 degrees Fahrenheit up to 160 degrees Fahrenheit. It excels in extreme weather environments, guaranteeing consistent operation, even in the most unforgiving climates, establishing it as a trusted companion for those who navigate diverse terrains and unpredictable weather conditions.
  • Waterproof and Fogproof: Leupold employs advanced internal gasses and sealing techniques to render this spotting scope fully waterproof and fogproof. It can withstand extreme temperatures and elevation changes, ensuring that the internal optics remain moisture-free and crystal clear throughout the scope's lifespan. This feature assures uninterrupted performance, even in environments characterized by significant temperature fluctuations or high humidity, leaving you confident in any weather.
  • Guaranteed for Life: Rooted in a commitment to enduring performance, Leupold extends a lifetime warranty. Whether you're the original owner or not, if the spotting scope ever falters, Leupold will repair or replace it at no cost. This unwavering guarantee attests to Leupold's confidence in the scope's durability and reliability, offering users peace of mind and confidence in their investment for generations to come.
  • Folded Light Path: This innovative technology enables a more compact and lightweight design. It achieves this by employing lighter mirrors in lieu of a heavier prism, all without compromising optical quality. This groundbreaking feature not only reduces the overall weight of the spotting scope but also heightens its portability, making it an excellent choice for users who prioritize mobility in the field without sacrificing performance.
  • Diamond Coat 2: The exterior lens surfaces undergo treatment with Diamond Coat 2, an ion-assist lens coating. This process yields higher light transmission and the highest level of abrasion resistance ever offered by Leupold. It also contributes to enhanced brightness, clarity, and contrast. This advanced coating technology ensures that the lens surfaces remain clear and protected, even in challenging field conditions, thereby extending the longevity and performance of the scope.
  • Fully Multi-Coated Lens System: The fully multi-coated lenses maximize brightness, guaranteeing exceptional clarity, contrast, and color fidelity in various lighting conditions. This comprehensive lens treatment significantly enhances image quality, allowing users to revel in vivid and true-to-life visuals, regardless of the lighting environment, ensuring every detail is vividly captured.
  • Tripod Ready: The built-in 1/4-20 rotatable tripod adapter port simplifies mounting to a tripod, providing stability for extended observation sessions. This feature proves particularly valuable for users engaged in prolonged periods of observation, as it minimizes fatigue and enables steady and precise focusing, ensuring an optimal viewing experience without any strain.
  • Carbon Fiber Housing: The rugged carbon fiber housing furnishes robust protection for the optic, guaranteeing its durability in challenging environments. This lightweight yet durable material offers exceptional resistance to impact and abrasion, shielding the internal components of the spotting scope from potential damage during use in rugged terrains or demanding field conditions. This further augments the scope's longevity and reliability, ensuring it stands up to even the toughest conditions.
  • Oversized Eyepiece: The oversized eyepiece not only provides all-day comfort with its increased contact area and ergonomic design, but it also accommodates users who wear eyeglasses, ensuring a comfortable viewing experience for everyone.
  • Smooth Focusing: The spotting scope's smooth focusing system allows for precise adjustments, ensuring that you can capture every detail with exceptional clarity. Whether you're tracking wildlife or assessing targets, the fine-tuning capability of the focusing mechanism guarantees optimal image sharpness.
  • Twist Up Eyecups: Designed for extended viewing comfort, the twist-up eyecups provide a customizable experience, allowing users to find the perfect eye relief. This feature is particularly valuable for those who wear glasses, ensuring they can enjoy a full field of view without any discomfort.

                                                                                      Leupold SX-5 Santiam HD Series Spotting Scope Features Video:

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                                                                                          What's Included:

                                                                                           ✓ Leupold SX-5 Santiam HD 27-55x80mm Straight Spotting Scope

                                                                                          ✓ Scope Sleeve

                                                                                          ✓ Objective Lens Cover

                                                                                          ✓ Eyepiece Lens Cover

                                                                                          ✓ Lens Cloth

                                                                                           ✓ Lifetime warranty



                                                                                          Item Number 175912
                                                                                          Eyepiece Style Straight
                                                                                          Tripod Included No
                                                                                          Length (in) 15.75
                                                                                          Weight (oz.) 68.7
                                                                                          Magnification Max 55
                                                                                          Magnification Min 27
                                                                                          Objective Diameter (mm) 80
                                                                                          Linear FOV Low Mag (ft@1000yds) 105
                                                                                          Linear FOV High Mag (ft@1000yds) 73
                                                                                          Angular FOV Low Mag (Degrees) 2
                                                                                          Angular FOV High Mag (Degrees) 1.4
                                                                                          Eye Relief Low Mag (mm) 16.6
                                                                                          Eye Relief High Mag (mm) 19.2
                                                                                          Exit Pupil Low Mag 2.9
                                                                                          Exit Pupil High Mag 1.5
                                                                                          Close Focus Distance (ft.) 11

                                                                                          Leupold SX-5 Santiam HD 27-55x80mm Straight Spotting Scope Product Manual:

                                                                                          Customer Reviews

                                                                                          Based on 2 reviews
                                                                                          Amazing scope!

                                                                                          It's all about the Glass, the optics are pristine. The focus is smooth, the eye relief works for me.

                                                                                          Hunters dream!

                                                                                          Good size for carrying around all day. Smokin crisp clear images. My wife uses on a monopod for bird watching.