- 70 mm spotting scope will get you 14x closer to the action
- Large 2" LCD screen provides sharp, clear imaging preview
- 3.1 megapixel image resolution
- Dual power camera for high magnification or wide field of view
- Digital focus meter for quick, sharp focus capability
- 6x digital zoom
- Continuous video capability
- Rotatable tripod adapter fits standard photo tripods or Celestron computerized mounts
- View images on your TV screen with included video cable
- Includes protective carrying case for travel and storage
- Best warranty in the business (2 year)
ITEM # 52212
High quality spotting scope and state-of-the-art digital camera in one full-featured, easy-to-use unit.
Introducing the VistaPix Imaging Spotter (IS70) from Celestron. Capture the action closer than ever before with this 3MP digital camera spotting scope. Unique product, advanced features, unbeatable price.
The VistaPix IS70 features a 70mm spotting scope with 14x magnification. The 3 megapixel camera features a 2” LCD screen for a sharp, clear imaging preview; 6x digital zoom; a digital focus meter for quick, sharp focus; dual power for high magnification or wide field of view; and continuous video capability. And with its great close focus, the IS70 can capture amazing detail -- perfect for getting up close with a variety of nature's treasures both great and small.
Other IS70 features include a rotatable tripod adapter that fits standard photo tripods or Celestron computerized mounts and the ability to view images on your TV screen with the included video cable. The IS70 also includes a protective carrying case for travel and storage. All VistaPix IS70 models feature Celestron’s 2-year warranty.
|Aperture (mm)||70 mm (2.76 in)|
|Focal Length||210 mm (8.27 in)|
|Magnification (x)||14 x|
|Highest Useful Magnification||165 x|
|Lowest Useful Magnification||10 x|
|Limiting Stellar Magnitude||11.7|
|Resolution (Rayleigh)||1.99 arc seconds|
|Resolution (Dawes)||1.66 arc seconds|
|Light Gathering Power (Compared to human eye)||100 x|
|Apparent Field of View||4 °|
|Linear Field of View (@1000 yds)||210 ft (64 m)|
|Eye Relief (mm)||13 mm (0.51 in)|
|Near Focus||15 ft (4.57 m)|
|Optical Coatings||Fully Coated|
|Weight (lbs)||3.5 lbs (1.59 kg)|
|Camera Resolution||3.1 MP (2048 x 1536)|
|Memory||32 MB Internal, SD Card Slot|
|Angular Field of View (low power)||5.6 °|
|Angular Field of View (high power)||2 °|
|Magnification (low power)||7 x|
|Magnification (high power)||24 x|
|Digital Zoom||70 x|
|Focus Assist||Sharp Focus Meter|
|TV Out Preview||NTSC / PAL|
|Hi-Res Images||38 @ 3.0MP Fine|
|Lo-Res Images||600 @ 0.3MP Econ|
|Continuous Video (VGA)||30 sec|
|Continuous Video (CIF)||4.5 min|
|Batteries||2-AA - Alkaline (not included)|
|Included Accessories||Video Cable, Shutter Cable, Instruction Booklet, 3 Lens Caps, Protective Aluminum Carrying Case|
Warranty 2 Years
For two years, Celestron will cover repairs or replacement of this product in cases of defective components. This warranty shall be void and of no force of effect in the event a covered product has been modified in design or function, or subjected to abuse, misuse, mishandling or unauthorized repair. Further, product malfunction or deterioration due to normal wear is not covered by this warranty. For more details, visit our Warranty page.
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