January 07, 2009
PENTAX INTRODUCES MARINE BINOCULAR MODEL
GOLDEN, Colorado(December 15, 2008)…PENTAX Imaging Company has announced the PENTAX Marine 7x50binocular with a built-in compass. Aperfect companion for use on or around water, this binocular is an appealingmodel for boaters, sailors, fishing enthusiasts and more. The PENTAX Marine model features a built-incompass with an easy-to-readscale on a liquid bearing for quick dampening and quick, accurate readings. This built-in compass is enhanced by an LEDCompass Illuminator for low-light or night use. Featuring the idealmagnification and objective lens diameter of 7x50, this marine binocularfeatures a rangingreticle that determines distance from an object or object size from a distance.
Thenew PENTAX Marine binocular offers the high quality construction found in all PENTAXbinoculars including nitrogen-filled, waterproof construction that thrives inthe most extreme weather conditions. Phase-coatedand super-reflective coated BaK-4 roof prisms provide high resolution, highcontrast images and the fully multi-coated lenses maximize light transmissionand color quality. An external lens coating prevents theelements from obscuring the view and a rubber covered exterior provides a sure grip thatprotects the internal mechanisms from damage. Helicoid eyepiece rings provide the most comfortable eye relief and theinner-focus optical design adds to the durability. The binoculars also offer longeye-relief for viewing with or without glasses and the click-stop adjustmentlocks in the right eyepiece diopter.
PENTAXImaging Company will preview this new model from January 15-18 in Orlando,Florida at the 2009 SHOT SHOW®, the world’s premier exposition of firearms,ammunition, archery, cutlery, outdoor apparel, optics, camping and relatedproducts and services.
ThePENTAX 7x50 Marine binocularwith built-in compass will ship in February 2009 for US $199.00,and this model is covered by the PENTAX Worry-Free Warranty.
PENTAX Imaging Company is aninnovative leader in the production of sport optics, digital cameras, lenses,and eyepieces. For almost 90 years, PENTAX technology has developeddurable, reliable products that meet the needs of consumers andbusinesses. With headquarters in Golden, Colorado, PENTAX ImagingCompany is a division of HOYA CORPORATION.
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