New: Swarovski Optik ATC/STC Compact Spotting Scopes

Both of Swarovski’s ATC and STC 17-40X 56 mm spotting scopes weigh less than 35 ounces

posted on September 5, 2022
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Swarovski Optik

Swarovski Optik’s new ATC and STC 17-40X 56 mm line of compact spotting scopes are not only lightweight, but also sport a removable half shell to allow for use with or without a tripod.

ATC compact spotting scope
The new Swarovski Optik ATC 17-40X 56 mm spotting scope pictured here is 10.2 inches long and weighs approximately 34.2 ounces. MSRP starts at $2,610, according to the website.


Both the ATC and STC compact spotting scopes include 56 mm objective lenses and 17X-40X magnification. Available in orange or green armor, the STC’s (straight model) overall length is 11.2 inches, with the ATC (angled model) coming in one inch shorter at 10.2 inches.

Additionally, the ATC and STC 17-40X 56 mm spotting scopes both have a 3.52-1.93 degree field of view, plus 88 percent light transmission.

ATC spotting scope
About the new ATC and STC compact spotting scopes, Swarovski Optik said in a press release, “With its light weight, compact size, incredible resolution and clarity, you will not miss anything on your next outing into the great outdoors.”


The half shell allows easier positioning on a surface, plus unrestricted turning for the focusing and zoom wheels. And, field flattener lenses deliver a nearly “flat, completely distortion-free image—right up to the edges.”

In addition, Swarovski Optik’s new ATC and STC spotting scopes are compatible with the company’s Variable Phone Adapter and AR-S adapter ring for X spotting scopes, along with window mount compatibility.

MSRP for both of the Swarovski Optik ATC and STC compact spotting scopes starts at $2,610. Learn more at


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