LIGHTQUEST-HR 16x80 & 20x80

High Resolution Waterproof Observation Binocular (Magnesium Body)

LIGHTQUEST-HR 16x80 & 20x80
LIGHTQUEST-HR 16x80 & 20x80LIGHTQUEST-HR 16x80 & 20x80LIGHTQUEST-HR 16x80 & 20x80
SRP: £519.00

:  - £525.00

Product Code:  30144, 30145
Brand:  Helios


The new high-end Helios LIGHTQUEST-HR observation binoculars combine top features in mechanical and optical design, with outstanding performance to match!

They are fully waterproof (IPX7 standard, 0.5m depth for 30 minutes) and nitrogen filled for clear fog-free operation, with individual eyepiece (IF) focusing and designed for medium-to-long-range terrestrial and astronomical observations. 

The body material is constructed from magnesium alloy making the binocular extremely lightweight for an instrument of this size, whilst maintaining a very robust structure. The body is covered in stylish protective rubber armouring.

Features high-index BaK-4 prisms and a fully broadband multi-coated optical system and shockproof caged prisms. The high-resolution optical system features high-transmission lens and prism coatings allowing a massive light throughput equal to or exceeding 90%. The lens coatings have an extremely low level of reflectivity, ensuring the maximum amount of precious light is provided at the eyepiece. Images delivered are vibrant, very flat edge-to-edge and virtually distortion free.

The advanced, innovative eyepiece design (8 elements in 5 groups) features oversized eye lens elements for comfortable viewing and provides a highly corrected image. Fold-down rubber eyecups are provided for spectacle-wearers.

Supplied with captive objective lens caps, eyepiece rainguard, neoprene neck strap and heavy-duty tripod adaptor (attached to binocular in photo), in padded durable fabric carrying case. 

An expert review of the Helios LightQuest HR 20x80 can be read here:



Model HELIOS LIGHTQUEST-HR 16x80 & 20x80
Specification 16x80 20x80
Magnification 16x 20x
Object Lens Diameter 80mm 80mm
Field of view 4.1° 3.3°
Field of View at 1000m 72m 58m
Exit Pupil Diameter 5mm 4mm
Nearest Focus Distance 26m 23m
Eye Relief 20mm 16mm
IP Distance Range 56mm-74mm 56mm-74mm
Dioptric Adjustment Range -10 to + 10 -10 to + 10
Operation Temp. Range +70°C to -40°C +70°C to -40°C
Weight 2490g 2490g
Dimensions 312x245x98mm 300x245x98mm
Product Code 30144 30145
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