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The long-range expert: the new X5(i) rifle scope from SWAROVSKI OPTIK

March 06 2015

You will only successfully achieve accurate hits over long distances and in challenging situations if your equipment reliably performs at its best, together with having plenty of experience and in-depth knowledge of the local conditions. SWAROVSKI OPTIK will present the X5(i) rifle scope at IWA 2015, which is a product designed to meet these requirements. From September 1, 2015 there will be three different models (X5(i) 3.5-18x50 P ¼ MOA and X5(i) 5-25x56 P ¼ or ⅛ MOA) available from selected specialist retailers, offering specific reticles and an optional personalized extreme cam (PXC).

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Fascinating insights into nature: winners of the “Digiscoper of the Year 2014” competition revealed

November 27 2014

Fascination with every aspect of nature – this is what digiscoping is about. Appropriately, “Fascination with Nature” is also the title of the winning entry in the “Digiscoper of the Year” competition, submitted by Jürgen Bergmann from Germany. His entry was awarded first place in the competition by a jury of international photographers and birding and digiscoping experts, as well as the general public.

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Perfect preparation for moving targets: the new lead distance app from SWAROVSKI OPTIK

October 17 2014

A successful hunting trip is based on outstanding hunting expertise, an ability to sight the target correctly in seconds, and on being an excellent shooter. This means that your technique must be instinctive, as hitting a moving target is a much greater challenge than hitting a stationary one, with safety being the number one priority in this. To help prepare for the challenge that hunters face with driven hunts, SWAROVSKI OPTIK has developed an innovative lead distance app that is available now for you to download for free from the App Store and Google Play.

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STR 80 spotting scope with reticle from SWAROVSKI OPTIK: leaving no detail to chance

October 01 2014

A spotting scope is an absolute must for sports marksmen and long-range hunters to enable them to make out details over long distances reliably and correctly. Thanks to the new STR 80 spotting scope from SWAROVSKI OPTIK, a reticle can be projected directly in the image plane. This enables the reticle to be activated or deactivated as required. The STR 80 also offers an outstanding optical performance package and is perfectly suitable for documentary purposes, for example, when combined with the TLS APO digiscoping adapter. An extensive set of accessories add the finishing touch to this product. The STR 80 spotting scope with reticle is available from December 2014.

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A tribute to Africa: CL Companion Africa from SWAROVSKI OPTIK

September 16 2014

SWAROVSKI OPTIK presents an exclusive edition of the popular CL Companion binoculars: the CL Companion Africa range. This model impresses with their elegant design that is inspired by the vibrancy of Africa and the colors of African nature. With their proven, perfectly adapted optical performance package, the CL Companion binoculars promise you unforgettable discoveries. Top-quality equipment and specially created accessories, such as the handcrafted bag made from waxed canvas, round off the CL Companion Africa range.

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Ausbildung mit Weitblick: Start für acht neue Lehrlinge bei SWAROVSKI OPTIK

September 15 2014

Am 1.9.2014 starteten acht Lehrlinge aus ganz Tirol in ihre dreieinhalbjährige Ausbildung als Feinoptiker/in oder Metalltechnik-Zerspanungstechniker/in bei SWAROVSKI OPTIK in Absam. Sechs junge Männer und zwei junge Frauen haben sich für die Lehre beim Tiroler Familienunternehmen entschieden, das auf die Entwicklung und Herstellung fernoptischer Geräte spezialisiert ist.

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M: +43/664/625 6858
kathrin.puelacher@swarovskioptik.com

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