Bushnell Elite spotting scope series is setting a completely new standard on the market of spotting scopes especially with extremely high build quality. They are built from carefully chosen materials, which enable maximal optical properties and efficiency of bought product. At Bushnell the designers knew that users are often using the spotting scopes at extreme conditions, therefore their spotting scopes are filled with dry nitrogen and made fully water-resistant. Distortion of light is, because of high quality glass used for making of the lenses, very low and therefore the optical characteristics are simply superb, like rich contrast and high resolution. The bigger entry lens makes them more absorptive for light and consequently can offer better visibility under the dusk conditions. Elite spotting scopes are also offering the change of oculars. The country of origin is Japan and that is also a warranty for high quality.