The XW 14mm eyepiece is designed for use with a wide range of PENTAX spotting scopes and telescopes. It features fully multi-coated lenses to increase light transmission and color quality, high-refraction lanthanum glass elements for high-resolution images with minimal aberrations, and JIS Class 4 weatherproof construction for durability. Truly, this eyepiece is ideal for ground and astronomical observations. Like all eyepieces in this series, the XW14 provides a 70 degree field of view and 20mm eye relief for comfortable viewing.
Pentax 14mm XW Telescope Eyepiece - 1.25"
Compatible with the following: PF-65 and PF-65 ED II series spotting scopes, PF-80 series spotting scopes, PF-100 series spotting scopes
Pentax 14mm XW Telescope Eyepiece Features
- Improved 70 degree field of view for wider views
- XW 3.5mm, 5mm, 7mm, 10mm, 14mm, 20mm, 30mm, and 40mm provide a wider field of view than previous PENTAX eyepieces
- All Pentax XW series eyepieces may be used with astronomical telescopes with appropriate 1 ¼” or 2” focusers.
- XW 3.5mm, 5mm, 7mm, 10mm, 14mm, 20mm eyepieces may be used with our PF series Spotting Scopes (except PF 63 Zoom)
- Full multi-coated lenses increase light transmission and contrast
- High refraction, extra-low dispersion lanthanum glass elements deliver bright, high resolution images with minimal distortions and aberrations
- Advanced computer simulation design technology implemented to drastically reduce internal reflections, producing brighter, clearer images
- Weatherproof construction for greater durability
- Long eye relief for comfortable viewing with or without glasses
- Additional Information
SKU PE-XW14 Manufacturer Pentax Optical Design Wide Angle Barrel Size 1.25" Warranty 1 Year Warranty Eyepiece Field of View - Apparent 70º Eyepiece Focal Length 14mm Eyepiece Eye Relief 20mm Eyepiece Manufacturer Series Pentax XW Eyepiece Weight 12.9 oz. Field Stop 17.6mm Number of Lens Elements & Groups 7 elements Special Feature None Comes with Dust Caps? Yes Comes with Eye Guard? Yes
Customer Reviews 1 item(s)
- Just wonderful
This eyepiece is amazing in so many ways. I usually don't get to observe until after work or after other commitments are satisfied so my main objective when I step out for an evening is to relax. Everyone knows about the 20mm of eye relief but these oculars have some other features that really make them worthy additions to your accessory kit. The lack of pincushion distortion and blackouts put these at the top of the list for ease of use.
An added bonus is the excellent contrast and light throughput. Better than any multiple-lens widefield I know of.
Downside, besides the price? The bulky Michelin-man profile may use up valuable real-estate in your eyepiece case quickly and edge-of-field performance I would just rate as good in fast scopes, (instead of great. But these are all trade-offs I gladly make for the comfort and excellent performance of the Pentax name!
1= Houston, We Have a Problem & 5= It's Out of This World
- Included Items
- Pentax 14mm XW 1.25" Eyepiece
- Eyepiece Case
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