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First Look: SIG Sauer Oscar8 HDX Spotting Scope

First Look: SIG Sauer Oscar8 HDX Spotting Scope

SIG Sauer Electro-Optics is rolling out its new Oscar8 HDX Variable Power Spotting Scope for 2019, giving shooters and hunters alike an enhanced observation tool for spotting shots and tracking game. With more power, magnification and the latest advancements in technology the Oscar8 is a premium, angled eyepiece 27–55x80mm spotting scope, featuring the industry-innovating SIG Sauer HDX optical design, and built specifically for hunters and shooters that demand the best in all-weather performance and durability in the field. 

“The introduction of the Oscar8 is an exciting expansion to the Sig Sauer Electro-Optic’s line of spotting scopes, and is the perfect upgrade or addition to any hunter’s pack as they gear-up for the season,” said Andy York, president of SIG SAUER Electro-Optics. “The Oscar8 combines our highest-powered magnification capabilities, with durability, versatility, and the latest advancements in glass, coatings and technology, resulting in a superior performance that can be counted on in the field.”

The features of the Oscar8 HDX include extra-low dispersion glass with high light transmittance and a Schmidt-Pechan prism. These features, along with fully multi-coated lenses and Spectracoat anti-reflection lens coatings provide enhanced resolution, image contrast, color clarity and image brightness and also help reduce surface reflections across the entire visible spectrum for improved light transmission. 

The Oscar8 has an angled eyepiece and is equipped with a rotating tripod collar for multiple viewing angles. The variable power eyepiece on the scope can be locked into place or removed to accept other variable- or fixed-power eye-pieces, and the scope also has a fast focus adjustment and an ergonomic rubber armor for durability to accommodate setup and usage in any terrain or weather conditions.

Oscar8 HDX Variable Spotting Scope Specifications

  • Magnification: 27-55x80mm
  • Exit Pupil: 2.96mm / 1.45mm
  • Objective Clear Aperture: 80mm
  • Close Focus Distance: 5 meters
  • Length: 15.27 inches X 6.1 inches X 4 inches
  • Eye Relief: 17-16mm
  • Linear FOV FT at 1000 yards: 105-73 feet
  • Linear FOV M at 1000 meters: 35-24 meters
  • Angular FOV: 2-1.4 degrees
  • Weight: 4.25 pounds
  • Waterproof level at 1 meter: 5 minutes (when eyepiece is attached)

MSRP on the Oscar8 spotting scope is $1,699.99, and more information is available at sigsauer.com.

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