- Objective: 32mm
- Magnification: 2.5 – 8x
- Lens Coating Level: Multi–Coated (Exterior lens surfaces)
- Weight: 10.9 oz
- Length: 11.4"
- Objective Diameter: 1.7"
- Eyepiece Diameter: 1.7"
- Eye Relief: 15"
- Field of View @ 100 yds: 37.5 – 13.7 ft
- Adj Size: .25 MOA @ 100 yds
- 2nd Generation Argon/Krypton Waterproofing
- Xtended Twilight Lens System
- Multicoat 4
- DiamondCoat 2
- Twin Bias Spring Erector System
- Lockable Fast–Focus Eyepiece
- 3:1 Zoom Ratio
- Proprietary Nitrogen Fill Process
- 6061–T6 Aircraft Quality Aluminum
- Durable Lens Cover
- 24K Gold Ring and Medallion
- Tactile Power Selector
Leupold VX–3 is a variable power handgun scope that has proven itself on the hunt. Leupold Handgun scopes deliver the extended eye relief, generous eyebox, and the bright, crystal–clear optics you need to shoot accurately with today's modern, high–powered handguns. They're also extensively tested, to ensure they're ready to withstand the crushing recoil dealt out by these hard–kicking guns. The Leupold Golden Ring is your performance guarantee.
Light reflecting off lens surfaces diminishes image quality but with the Multicoat 4®, a lens coating system keeps image quality pristine. Multicoat 4 greatly increases the amount of all available light that reaches your eye, while at the same time, it minimizes the reflections of the sky on the outer eyepiece. You'll never be able to control the light, but with Leupold's Multicoat 4, you can always make the most of it.
Exterior lens surfaces are treated with DiamondCoat 2™, an ion–assist lens coating, for higher light transmission and the greatest level of abrasion resistance we’ve ever offered. DiamondCoat already exceeds military standards for hardness and durability. DiamondCoat 2 offers unsurpassed durability and will prove its worth in the wildest places on earth. DiamondCoat 2 has the additional advantage of assisting in light transmission, for greater brightness, clarity and contrast.
Xtended Twilight Lens System
The new Xtended Twilight Lens System™ uses Leupold's® index matched glass with wavelength specific lens coatings designed to optimize the transmission of low–light wavelengths. When most scope manufacturers quote percentage of light transmission, they usually mean at 550 nm, the green wavelength where the human eye is most sensitive. The challenge is that in twilight conditions, green light disappears and blue/violet light takes over. Your eye is already handicapped when it comes to seeing the blue/violet spectrum, and if your scope is cutting too much of it out, soon you won’t be seeing anything. The Xtended Twilight Lens System places extra emphasis on matching coatings to glass indices to achieve the best possible transmission of the blue/violet spectrum, without sacrificing the color balanced light transmission across the visual spectrum of the Index Matched Lens System. When we combine that with superior computer–generated optical design, lead–free lenses of unsurpassed clarity and quality, you have a scope that gives you the details of low–light scenes in greater definition and luminance than any other scope in the world.
2nd Generation Argon/Krypton Waterproofing
The Argon/Krypton gas blend has two advantages: it nearly eliminates the effects of thermal shock, and the Argon/Krypton molecules are significantly larger than nitrogen molecules, reducing the diffusion of gases sealed inside your scope even more than our proven nitrogen technology already does.
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