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About Pentax

Pentax is a brand with a long and storied history. It has its roots in Japan, founded in 1919, where it began as part of Asahi Optica Co as a manufacturer of glasses lenses. In the century since, they’ve expanded their product selection into all sorts of optical devices including camera lenses and medical instruments. Today, as part of Japanese electronics company Ricoh, Pentax continues to produce top-of-the-line optical technology to help you see the world a little more clearly.

Trusted optical performance

Since 1938, Pentax has been designing and manufacturing binoculars for everything from birdwatching to stargazing. Their selection of binoculars offers a wide range of models suited to different purposes, so you can ensure you’re prepared with the features and flexibility you need. If you’re wondering where to start, here’s a quick overview of the options from Pentax:

  • The Pentax U series are a great all-around entry-level option, with broad utility and an accessible price tag
  • The Pentax A series focuses on portability as well as high performance, making them easy to take along when you travel
  • The Pentax S series are great for activities like astronomy and birdwatching, allowing a bright, clear field of view even in lower light conditions
  • The Pentax Z series are the company’s flagship option, covering all your bases with an extremely high level of performance