LIGHTQUEST-HR 11x70 & 16X70

High Resolution Waterproof Observation Binocular (Magnesium Body)

LIGHTQUEST-HR 11x70 & 16X70
LIGHTQUEST-HR 11x70 & 16X70LIGHTQUEST-HR 11x70 & 16X70LIGHTQUEST-HR 11x70 & 16X70
SRP: £405.00

:  - £455.00

Product Code:  30142, 30143
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, 1m 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 hard textured leatherette.

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 eyepiece design (11X70: 5 elements/4 groups, 16X70: 8 elements/ 5 groups) features oversized eye lens elements for comfortable viewing. Fold-down rubber eyecups are provided for spectacle-wearers.

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

An expert review of the Helios LightQuest HR 16x70 can be read here:



Model HELIOS LIGHTQUEST-HR 11x70 & 16x70
Specification 11x70                        16x70                                                            
Magnification 11x                            16x     
Object Lens Diameter 70mm                        70mm
Actual Field of View 4.8 degrees               4.1 degrees
Field of View at 1000m 84m                           72m
Exit Pupil Diameter 6.36mm                     4.37mm
Nearest Focus Distance 20m                           24m
Eye Relief 23mm                        20mm
IP Distance Range 56mm-74mm             56mm-74mm 
Dioptric Adjustment Range -6 to +6                      -10 to +10
Operation temp. Range +70ºC to -40ºC          +70ºC to -40ºC
Weight 1900g                        1930g
Dimensions 305x235x87mm         298x235x87mm
Product Code 30142                         30143
Price £405                         £455
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