New from Leupold for mid-2017, the BX4 Pro Guide HD and BX5 Santiam HD binoculars offer long-range performance and lightweight comfort to hunters, shooters, and outdoors enthusiasts
Leupold & Stevens, Inc. – America's leading manufacturer in optics for hunting, sport shooting, tactical/professional purposes, and outdoors – continues to launch new products for mid-2017, months ahead of the 2017/2018 hunting season.
Following the recent launch of new lines of riflescopes first showcased at the 2017 SHOT Show back in January, Leupold is now launching two new lines of binoculars: the BX4 Pro Guide HD and the BX5 Santiam HD are high-end products available in several variants and finishes, they are built to outperform the competition even in the harshest conditions and to last a lifetime.
Leupold BX4 Pro Guide HD
The Leupold BX4 Pro Guide HD is not just designed to perform, but also to be comfortable for a long day of viewing. Extra-low dispersion (HO), fully multi-coated lenses and Leupold's Twilight Max Light Management System combine to deliver a crisp, glare free image with vibrant colors and optimal contrast in harsh to poor light. Calcium-fluoride lenses offer extremely vivid color, life-like clarity, and higher overall performance at a lighter weight.
Armor coated, rugged, and extremely sturdy, the Leupold BX4 Pro Guide HD binoculars are built around an ergonomically-designed lightweight aluminum housing and offer twist-up eyecups and BAK-4 prisms, and are 100% waterproof and fogproof. The open bridge design is lightweight and easy to hold; BX4 Pro Guide HD binoculars deliver exceptional performance and durability that Leupold is known for.
The Leupold BX4 Pro Guide HD binoculars are available in four different colors (Shadow Grey, Kryptek Typhon Black, SITKA Subalpine and SITKA Open Country camo) and in six variants (8x32, 8x42, 10x32, 10x42, 10x50, 12x50); the starting price for the U.S. market ranges between $624.00 and $874.00 depending from the version; no information concerning export availability has been released so far.
Leupold BX5 Santiam HD
The Leupold BX5 Santiam HD is a line of long-range binoculars conceived for the most demanding hunters, particularly for those who continuously wish to challenge themselves, test their limits and improve their skills in long-range hunting.
« Now that technology has allowed hunters to ethically take longer shots than ever before, we designed a durable high-power binocular to take on the biggest hunts,» said Tim Lesser, vice president of product development for Leupold & Stevens, Inc.
« The BX5 Santiam HDs are great for those all-day glassing sessions, without straining the eyes.»
Leupold's BX5 Santiam HD binoculars feature powerful 15x56mm lenses and a huge, forgiving eyebox, making it easy to pull in distant ridges and mountain faces. Guard-iON™ hydrophobic lens coating sheds water, dirt and even fingerprints for a clear image no matter the weather. The coating is ion-bonded with the glass, making it incredibly durable.
Extra-low dispersion HD glass and Leupold’s exclusive Twilight Max® Light Management System delivers a crisp image, vibrant color, and optimal contrast in harsh or poor light.
Abbe-Koenig prisms enhance light transmission while also setting the standard for low-light performance, clarity and resolution at extreme ranges.
A glass reinforced polymer body keeps weight low, but maintains optimum strength and durability. The rubberized armor has a roughened texture for sure grip in all conditions, with or without gloves, and is available in Shadow Grey, SITKA Subalpine and SITKA Open Country camo versions.
All BX5 Santiam HD binoculars come with the new Leupold Pro Gear accessories, including the Go AFIELD shoulder strap, binocular case, and binocular tripod tray.
Leupold's BX5 Santiam HD binoculars are covered by Leupold’s Full Lifetime Guarantee. This majestic 15x binocular is sold in the U.S. at a starting price of $1,819.00; no information is available so far concerning export availability.