Leica APO-Televid 65 in a professional kit: compact spotting scope with impressive optics and special focusing

Wetzlar, Germany. July 1st, 2022

The compact Leica APO-Televid 65 features the best optical and mechanical quality as well as the unique dual focusing mechanism. Equipped with the high-performance Leica eyepiece 25x – 50x WW ASPH., this spotting scope is a precision instrument for beginners and professionals alike. Without loss of quality, performance can be further enhanced with the Leica extender 1.8x. Thanks to original Leica photo adapters and perfectly matched Leica digital cameras, carefree digiscoping is within easy reach – no experience necessary.

Wetzlar, Germany. July 1st, 2022.The popular Leica APO-Televid 65 spotting scope is now available again in a professional kit. The compact and lightweight Leica APO-Televid 65 can be used wherever exact reproduction of detail is important. Color brilliance, contrast, and sharpness are a must, for example, when identifying animal species. The compact design makes the Leica APO-Televid 65 ideal for long and demanding hikes in the mountains, or for professional expeditions under any conditions. The sturdy magnesium body with rubber armoring means the spotting scope is resistant to shocks. Long observations are possible in a relaxed position, without fatigue, thanks to the angled view, and the Leica eyepiece 25x  50x WW ASPH. is suitable for the most demanding applications. The optional neoprene ever-ready case fits the contours of the spotting scope and guarantees optimum protection and handling.

Optimum image quality

High-quality special glass, finest lens processing, and multi-layer coating – including water- and dirt-repellent AquaDura® – create a captivating image. Added to this is the mechanical precision, adjusted to extreme accuracy during manufacturing. All this ensures that image contrast and resolution are at the level that professionals expect. With edge-to-edge sharpness, and almost unbelievably lifelike color, the finest nuances become visible. The integrated lens hood further enhances image quality. When using the Leica extender 1.8x, the outstanding image quality is maintained. The right eyepiece is crucial for image quality. The Leica APO-Televid 65 is offered in a set with the Leica eyepiece 25x – 50x WW ASPH. This eyepiece is perfectly matched to the optics of the Leica APO-Televid 65 and ensures maximum imaging quality and high flexibility in magnification. The wide-angle eyepiece offers a large field of view, covering the universal zoom range for all applications. Mounting is quick and easy, thanks to the bayonet mount.

Rapid special focusing

Dual focusing allows the Leica APO-Televid 65 to be adjusted in next to no time. Two easy-grip rollers are located on the top of the scope. With the fingertips, it’s easy to make the approximate adjustment directly followed by the fine tuning. The interior construction is Leica-specific and very fast and smooth. This makes it possible to focus, for example, on the smallest parts of a bird’s body at great distances. The Leica APO-Televid 65 focusing system has long been considered legendary in expert circles.

Digiscoping with Leica digital cameras

Leica is the only manufacturer of premium spotting scopes to offer its own digital cameras that can be adapted with the appropriate Leica accessories. Numerous solutions for different camera systems are available. The high-performance Leica Q2 camera is very convenient, and its autofocus works precisely in conjunction with the spotting scope. When used manually, the Leica APO-Televid 65 with dual focusing can be easily adjusted via the camera display. If the camera is mounted on the eyepiece, the rotating tripod mount on the Leica APO-Televid 65 makes it easy to switch between portrait and landscape formats.

Leica Sport Optics blogs

The Leica Sport Optics blogs regularly publish exciting stories from around the globe, made possible by Leica equipment. Here, nature lovers, ornithologists, competitive athletes, hunting specialists, and authorities share their experiences. Professionals like to use the reliable Leica APO-Televid 65 and appreciate the comprehensive Leica service worldwide. Links to the Leica Sport Optics blogs can be found on the homepage at www.leica-camera.com.

The spotting scope can be purchased from specialist shops or from one of over 80 Leica Stores worldwide.


Benefits of the Leica APO-Televid 65 at a glance

+ compact, lightweight, and rugged
+ bright and brilliant image
+ rapid and precise thanks to dual focusing
+ comfortable angled view
+ powerful Leica eyepiece 25x – 50x WW ASPH.
+ 1.8x increase in magnification with extender (optional accessory)
+ professional digiscoping with Leica digital cameras
+ water- and dirt-repellent lenses
+ integrated lens hood
+ rotating tripod mount
+ set with all components
+ protective ever-ready case (optional accessory)
+ comprehensive customer service

Leica APO-Televid 65 models and recommended retail price (RRP)

Leica APO-Televid 65 angled view / 1920 euros
Leica APO-Televid 65 angled view set / 2670 euros
Leica APO-Televid 65 ever-ready case (brown/black) / 220 euros

Delivery start for the Leica APO-Televid 65: July 1st, 2022
Delivery start for the Leica APO-Televid 65 set: September 15th, 2022


For more information, please contact:

Peter Brade
Leica Sportoptik Press & Communication
Phone: +49 (0)6441 2080 615
Mail: peter.brade@leica-camera.com

Matthias Dunkel
Leica Sportoptik Deutschland GmbH
Phone: +49 (0)6441 2080 425
Mail: matthias.dunkel@leica-camera.com

Press release Leica APO-Televid 65.pdf
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