First Look: Bushnell Match Pro ED 5-30x56 FFP Rifle Scope

New features abound in this upgrade to Bushnell's popular Match Pro series.

posted on December 9, 2022
Bushnell Scope

Bushnell is introducing the new Match Pro ED 5-30x56 FFP riflescope. Building off the success of the original Match Pro scope, this new enhanced version offers best-in-class optical performance. The scope is built around an ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Prime 56mm objective lens for sharpness and contrast without blurring and also has an EXO Barrier coating for protection against the elements. 

The Match Pro ED increases the magnification ratio of the original Match Pro to provide a more versatile range of 5x to 30x, while the main tube diameter bumped up to 34mm diameter to realize a 30 MIL (103 MOA) elevation range. Both turrets now lock while the elevation turret has an integral Easy Set zero stop and 2-stage pop-up rev-indicator. The fully featured elevation turret ensures the shooter knows what revolution they’re on and instills repeatable confidence back to zero.

“The new Match Pro ED has taken all of the feedback we received from consumers whether discussing online or at various events and transformed them into a one-of-a-kind riflescope,” said Jim Bruno, President of Vista Outdoor Hunting and Shooting Accessories. “We did everything we could to exceed consumer expectations while developing a versatile, long-range optic that is truly in a class of its own.”

The Match Pro ED also improves on the original Match Pro with an updated illumination package, including 11 brightness settings with alternating off intervals and a 6-hour auto-off timer to increase battery life. The new DM2 reticle, based on the highly popular Deploy MIL, is updated to a .2 MIL-GRID style reticle. Although it’s rated for centerfire, the scope’s adjustable close-range, 15-yard parallax side-focus comes in handy for rimfire plinking as well as NRL22 and PRS Rimfire competition.

The scope also comes with a removable, 3-position power change lever that can be configured for left- or right-handed shooters and includes a removable sunshade and forward internal threads for mounting third-party accessories.

MSRP for the Match Pro ED 5-30x56 FFP riflescope is $699.99, and to learn more about this scope or to see Bushnell’s full lineup of optics, visit


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