American Mink (April 2013)

Filmed on the River Forth

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Into The New Year

A HAPPY NEW YEAR !

FROM EVERYONE AT FWN

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View from my rest point on my bike ride.

And so with us well into 2013 I took a bike ride up to my Charters-hall Bike Run for the first time since last September. I brought along some new equipment to test, a monopod for steadier shots and my new Panasonic camcorder which has an amazing 70x zoom.

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Acuter 70mm digital imaging spotting scope

Acuter 70mm digital imaging spotting scopeThe Acuter 70mm digital spotting scope is a superb example of modern technology – a perfect fusion of photography and observation! The Acuter digiscope features clear, bright, high-resolution 70mm optics and a built-in high resolution camera with 3.1 million pixel resolution.

The spotting scope, in standard optical mode, operates at 14x magnification. The camera however with its 2″ LCD flip-up screen, can operate at 7x or 14x or more by operating the 4x digital zoom feature.

See it, capture it – instantly! Now you can get up close and personal with your favourite subject matter and capture the moment instantly, in either Still Photo or Continuous Video format.

Integrated digiscope camera. What ever you see you can record it at the touch of a button on the special anti-vibration electronic cable release – see bottom picture for detail. The spotting scope has its own 32Mb internal memory and in addition has an SD Card slot.

 

Acuter 70mm digital imaging spotting scopeIn addition there is a AV Out connection for viewing images directly on your TV, and a USB port to connect to your PC.

Fully rubber armoured This superb instrument is designed to go anywhere and observe wildlife in the field. The exceptionally well made body Acuter 70 is finished in smooth rubber armour that shrugs off the rough and tumble of field use and ensures a secure grip when handling.

Fully anti-reflection coated optics. The Acuter 70 features top quality Bak-4 optical glass throughout, all prisms and high-quality, precision ground lenses are coated with multiple anti-reflection coatings.

Waterproof body with anti-fogging nitrogen gas filling

The Acuter is fully water and weather-proof and is nitrogen gas purged for fog-free performance.

Padded carry case with shoulder strap. The digiscope is supplied with padded carry case with shoulder strap.

Acuter 70mm digital imaging spotting scopeSD card slot

The pictures are stored on an SD card and 100s of high resolution images can be stored on a single card. The eyepiece is angled at 45 degrees to minimise neck strain.

Specification:

Magnification 14x Object Lens Diameter 70mm Focal Length 210mm Field of View 4 ° Near Focus 4.8M Length 280mm Weight 1.59kg

Specification (Digital Camera)

Image Sensor CMOS Resolution (Max) 3.1MP (2056×1536 Pixels) Digital Zoom 4x Memory 32MB Internal, SD Card Slot Focus Assist Sharp Focus Meter Camera Magnification 7x or 14x Field of View 5.6 ° -2 ° Hi-Res Images 38 pics @ 3.0MP (Fine) Lo-Res Images >600 pics @ 0.3MP (Econ) Continuous Video (VGA) 30 secs VGA @ 30fps 4.5 mins CIF @ 15fps TV Out Preview PAL/NTSC Connectivity Ports USB/TV Out/Shutter Release/12v DC.

Cables Supplied: USB/Video/Shutter Release Cable System Requirements Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP, 600MB free, Hard drive space, 128MB SDRAM, CD ROM Drive, USB Port, Video card with 2MB RAM (16 bit colour) Power Requirement 2 x AA Alkaline

Imaging wildlife, shipping, planes is child’s play with the Acuter 70 digital spotting scope!

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Spotting Scope from Aldi (£24.99)

Optus Spotting Scope from Aldi Priced: £24.99

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Optus Spotting Scope

Optical Type: Porro Optics

Glass Material: Bk-7

Coating: Fully coated, blue

Magnification: 20x – 60x

Field of View: 29./ 1000m (at20x)

Body Cover: Rubber Armouring, green

Weight (without Tripod): 1021g

Dimensions (spotting scope): 340 x 100 x 110 mm

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Fields of view 29m/1000m (2+ 20x)
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200m eye piece 20x-60x
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Attached dust cap