Optics Review

Category - Spotting Scopes

Minox DCM 5.0 Digital Camera Eyepiece

The Minox DCM 5.0 digital eyepiece is a unique device in a market flooded with brand only digiscoping equipment. This digital camera/eyepiece which runs about $150 online comes in multiple SKUs that match up with sixteen current spotting scopes. I had the privilege to try it for about an hour with a premium spotter in the field just behind our offices. The time was mid-day and in the city… with eighteen wheelers and delivery trucks very close by so it was not the ideal time nor place to...

Swarovski HD Spotting Scope

Swarovski HD Spotting Scope

The Swarovski ATS 80 HD Spotting Scope is a marvelous piece of optical equipment that out performs any other spotter on the market. The generous 80mm lense lets in a lot of light, which is important and the entire purpose of any optic. The HD (high definition) glass produces a sharper image with better color definition than the non-hd versions. Whether you are looking for the trophy piece or just want to snap a photo of an animal, the HD is the only way to go. Mother nature wants to fool you...