8x20 Varioplus Monocular (31030) In Stock Now

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The VarioPLUS prism monocular is a hand-held spotting telescope that can also be used as a stand microscope. It features a Keplerian roof prism system with multi-coated lenses, a high level of light transmission and a dust-proof metal housing. A 3x stand magnifier is included with the telescope which provides 24x magnification when attached. With a 7 degree field of view, and 8x magnification, it can be used in a variety of ways:

First, as a hand-held telescope to detect details at a distance such as street names, house numbers, or road signs

Second, as a hand-held microscope for close-up (short focus) viewing

Third, as a stand microscope of up to 25x


  • Magnification: 8x
  • Lens Type: Keplerian
  • Lens Material: Achromatic Glass
  • Lens Coating: Multi-Coating
  • Mount: Brushed Metal with Rubber Grip
  • Lens Size: 0.78 in. (20 mm)
  • Focal Range: 30 cm+
  • Field of view: 7 degrees
  • Weight: 2.11 oz.
  • Miscellaneous: May be Converted into 3x Stand Magnifier (Plastic Stand Included); Combined Magnification is 25x