Sports Optics

  • Sport Optics pointers

The purpose of binoculars and spotting scopes is to overcome long distances and to magnify the view and bring objects closer. Choosing the right product out of the wide selection for the purpose you have in mind is a highly personal decision.

The following pages list sport optics pointers are intended to help direct you to the solution that’s best for you. On these pages you will not only learn about the advantages of a PENTAX binocular but also receive guidance on which binocular might best suit you, and provide some technical know-how on the terminology and the products.

PENTAX advantages

When you look more closely ...
Of course you know us through our cameras. But did you also know that for over 60 years PENTAX has been successfully manufacturing binoculars? And with 60 years of tradition behind us, we know what we're doing! Unfortunately not many people talk about it. Let's change that - please read on.

The question "Why should I buy a PENTAX binocular?" is easily answered: Quality!

Let's start with the fact that ALL our binoculars ... without exception, have BaK4 prisms! That is a quality feature and is far from being generally the case. Furthermore, ALL our roof prisms binoculars, be they compact or full size, are dustproof, waterproof, and nitrogen purged ... also not generally the case, indeed very unusual. Apart from one exception, ALL our binoculars have smc-coated lenses and lens elements, together with inner focusing which means they are significantly more resistant to dust and external influences.  

We should also mention that the PENTAX binocular range has something for every application and for every pocket. The PENTAX product palette has always something suitable, or even tailor-made: from the occasional browser to the passionate nature enthusiast or hunter through to the professional ornithologist. On closer inspection you too will find that we cover all levels of the user's price-performance range!





Z series

What you couldn't see before is suddenly so close you can almost touch it.
That's because PENTAX premium level quality and clarity are within reach, at a price that's within reach, too. Every Z-series model is built for critical observation. PENTAX: designed to delight the most demanding users. Designed to inspire the most dedicated enthusiasts.


S series

Exceptional vision quality meets high-end expectations.
Large objective lenses incorporated in the design allow for contrast-rich, bright viewing under all light conditions.





A series

Full-size performance in a compact-sized body.
All A series Binoculars offer you impeccable viewing quality in a compact portability and durable design, so you can enjoy carrying convenience without compromising performance.


U series

Don't miss a moment. Indoor or out.
Suddenly so close you can almost touch it. That's because PENTAX quality and clarity are within reach, at a price that's within reach, too. These compact porro-prism models feature dual-axis, single body design with synchronized eyepiece adjustment. Aspherical lens elements give you edge-to-edge sharpness. Clear images and clearly affordable.






Sporting Scopes

Birders and Hunters: we think you'll find exactly what you're looking for.
Looking for greater color accuracy and resolution in the great outdoors?
Check out the ED glass optical elements on all of our PENTAX Spotting Scopes. Select from 45ツー angle or straight models to fit your viewing situation. Don't worry about weather; all models are waterproof to a depth of 1m, fog-proof, and nitrogen filled (JIS Class 6) to handle the most extreme conditions. And the rotating tripod collar allows positioning the scope for comfortable viewing.


Eyepieces for Telescopes

HIgh performance wide angle eyepieces for use with high grade sporting scope