Product Highlights
  • 8x Magnification
  • 20mm Front Lens Diameter
  • 5.9' Min. Focus Distance
  • 6.3° Objective View Angle
  • Nitrogen-Filled Fogproof/Waterproof
  • Focusing Knob
  • Sliding Eyecups
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Leica Monovid- The perfect Companion wherever you go

In fact, you should never leave it at home. The Leica Monovid 8x20 is an essential for birdwatchers, hikers, opera and concert goers or visitors to sporting events - just the thing for fans of superior optical performance who also appreciate highest-quality equipment. The design of the Monovid is captivatingly elegant, but above all its outstanding optical performance puts it in a class of its own. Thanks to its eightfold magnification, its users can identify even the finest structures of the tiniest objects. A separate close-up lens that simply screws into the thread at the front of the glass reduces its close focusing limit to a mere 25 cm (9.8 in.), and transforms the Monovid into a first-class magnifier.

The benefits at a glance:

  • Outstanding lens with spectacular resolution
  • A featherweight monocular you should never leave at home
  • High-quality tubular leather case with magnetic clasp
  • Close-up lens for macro capability
  • Water and dirt repellent AquaDura® coating
  • Waterproof to 5 m / 16.5 ft

Monovid 8x20

The Monovid features nitrogen filling to prevent internal fogging and water and dirt repellent AquaDura® coating on all exposed lens surfaces. Furthermore, in contrast to other monoculars, it is not only water-resistant, but fully waterproof to a depth of 5 m (16.5 ft). It is extremely handy and versatile and is the featherweight of its class at only 112 g / 3.95 oz.

It slips comfortably into any jacket pocket and is a constantly ready and able companion. Particularly practical: when not in use, its close-up lens can be stored safely in the leather case provided. The best place to keep it safe and sound; screwed tight, so it can't be lost. Yet another advantage is the silent magnetic clasp of its refined and elegant tubular case.

What's Included

  • Leica Monovid Red 8X20 Monocular w/ Case


Product Specifications


Detailed Specifications
8 x 20
 Order No. Product  40 391 (Monovid Red Edition)
 Delivery scope  Monovid 8 x 20, Close focus lens, eyepiece cover, carrybag with belt loop
 Magnification  8 x
 Front lens diameter  20 mm
 Exit pupil  2.5 mm
 Twighlight Factor  12.7
Field of View at 1,000 m  110 m
 Eye-Relief  15 mm
 Objective angle of view  6.3°
 Close focusing distance  approx. 1.8 m
 Close focusing distance
with close focus lens
 25–30 cm
 Eyepieces for eyeglass
 Sliding eyecups  Yes
 Focusing  Internal focusing via central focusing knob
 Coatings on lenses: High Durable Coating (HDC™) and AquaDura coating on outer lens (not on close focus lens)
on prisms: Roof prism with phase correction coating P40
 Prism system  Roof prism
 Watertightness  watertight to a depth of 5 m/16.5 ft
 Housing  Aluminium, nitrogen filled
 Thread of close focus lens  M25 x 0.75
Length 97.9 mm
Length with
close focus lens
105 mm
diameter 35.5 mm
weight approx. 112 g Monokular
approx. 14 g Close focus lens

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Leica Monovid Red 8X20 Monocular w/ Case

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