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LEICA ZOOM EYEPIECES

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#1 ybor

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Posted 03 July 2010 - 12:16 PM

What is the visual difference between the new Leica 25X-50X Aspheric zoom eyepiece and the previous Leica 22-7mm zoom ?

Besides larger FOV for the New Leica zoom , what is the visual difference , if any, between both of these excellent zoom eyepieces ?

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#2 andydj5xp

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Posted 03 July 2010 - 01:09 PM

What is the visual difference between the new Leica 25X-50X Aspheric zoom eyepiece and the previous Leica 22-7mm zoom ?

Besides larger FOV for the New Leica zoom , what is the visual difference , if any, between both of these excellent zoom eyepieces ?

Thank You


Both zooms are about equal for resolution, contrast, and lack of stray light. Both are top notch.

The Leica 22-7.3mm zoom is a really very good eyepiece. Just have a look here:

Leica 22-7.3mm versus ZAOIIs

The major point left to desire is the limited AFOV of about 38° at 22mm. But the AFOV increases up to about 70° at 7.3mm.

The Leica ASPH zoom 17.8-8.9mm has the advantage of a generous field of view from about 60° at 17.8mm up to about 80° at 8.9mm. Together with its again extremely good performance it is able to substitute any collection of high quality eyepieces - widefields and also the often discussed but never really defined "planetary eyepieces".

See here:

Leica ASPH zoom 17.8-8.9mm versus ZAOIIs

Since I've seen it now advertised for a very attractive price incl. 2" adapter - I've paid much more without the adapter - I'd even consider it being a steal.

Hope it helps

Andreas

#3 BadClams

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Posted 04 July 2010 - 07:59 AM

Andreas,
Where might one go to see this "very attractive price"???

I really like attractive tings!!!

#4 Sgt

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Posted 04 July 2010 - 10:07 AM

'Attractive' is subjective usually and I'll bet in this case it's no different!

#5 andydj5xp

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Posted 04 July 2010 - 10:57 AM

Andreas,
Where might one go to see this "very attractive price"???

I really like attractive tings!!!


Brendan,

it's in the CN vendor forum

Leica zoom with adapter

FYI: I've paid 800 Euros without the adapter.

Andreas

#6 BadClams

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Posted 04 July 2010 - 02:22 PM

Thanks very much!


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