Swarovski ATX Objective 85mm Spotting Scope Body


Swarovski ATX Objective 85mm Spotting Scope Body is the easier to use angled body that offers comfortable observing for hours and is perfect for those who want a device with outstanding optical performance, a large field of view, and impressive close-range focusing.

Take advantage of a discount on a tripod, when purchasing a telescope. Simply check the box "add for" under the tripod on this page.

The Birder® Tripod Kit 1 with Audubon Shop 3510 Head

Our Birder® Tripod has been field tested across the globe on challenging terrain and and conditions that run the spectrum. The 23″ center column is longer than most, and extension to the maximum 20″ allows users to view birds in overhead tree canopies or celestial happenings! Lightweight, over-sized aluminum legs and center column reduce vibration better than any birding tripod (including carbon fiber) on the market – we guarantee it!

For 65mm and smaller telescopes, choose The Birder® Tripod Kit 2 with Audubon Shop 6750 Head

SAVE! If you are purchasing a telescope or a binocular with a Birder® Tripod, you are eligible for a 10% discount on the tripod.  Questions?  203-245-9056

The Birder® Tripod Kit 2 with Audubon Shop 6750 Head

The Birder® Tripod Kit 2 with Audubon Shop 6750 Head features a sturdy and stable two-section leg assembly, and has won the praises of birders worldwide for two decades. This ingeniously simple design is made exclusively for The Audubon Shop. The 6750 head is suitable for your 65mm and smaller telescopes.

For larger telescopes (80-95mm), choose the The Birder® Tripod Kit 1 with Audubon Shop 3510 Head

SAVE! If you are purchasing a telescope or a binocular with a Birder® Tripod, you are eligible for a 10% discount on the tripod. Questions?  203-245-9056

The Birder® Tripod, Legs Only

The Birder® Tripod, Legs Only is available for purchase if you have an existing head that you'd like to use with it.

Take advantage of a special 10% discount when purchasing this along with a pair of binoculars or a telescope.

Do call us with any questions! 888-505-9056 or 203-245-9056


Objective Lens Diameter: 85 mm
Field of View: 124-68' @ 1000 yards
Minimum Focus Distance: 11.8 feet
Eye Relief: 20 mm
Light Transmission: 86%
Weatherproofing: Waterproof & fogproof
Operating Temperature: (') -13 to 131
Storage Temperature: -22 to 158
Close Focus: 11.8 feet

Discover the beauty of nature with spotting scopes from Swarovski Optik. The Swarovski ATX Objective 85mm Spotting Scope Body is characterized by high-precision optics, innovative design, and sophisticated functionality and they are also incredibly lightweight and rugged. Carefully tailored accessories serve to enhance the device.

Ingenious perfectly describes the cutting-edge innovations of the Swarovski ATX 85mm modular objective.
Purchase the ATX Modular Eyepiece, STX Module Eyepiece or BTX Module Eyepiece, add this 85mm objective lens, and you have a you have a 67.4 ounce, slim and ergonomically designed, all-around scope.

Zoom and focusing features arranged next to each other speed your ability to change the zoom and focus on subjects. An incredible advantage of a modular objective is the option to expand your 25-60×85 scope’s performance by additionally purchasing either a 65mm or 95mm objective lens. The easy-to-change modular components make transporting the scope simple since you can store the objective and ocular parts separately.

Swarovski implements the finest optical technology to provide virtually even images with razor-sharp clarity and outlines. Improved coating technology and HD lenses set new standards for brilliance and image definition and guarantee optimum contrast in low light situations. Field Flattener lenses create a virtually flat image with razor-sharp details from edge to edge. Optical excellence, user-friendly features, and unsurpassed versatility make the Swarovki ATX modular scope a perfect choice for all your needs.


Optical Features:

  • High-density (HD) Glass Enhances resolution, color, and contrast
  • Fully Multi-coated Lenses Increase light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces
  • Swarotop coatings

Construction Features:

  • Helical Focus Ring Allows for quick adjustments
  • Magnesium Body Is sturdy and resistant to corrosion
  • Rubber Armoring Provides a secure, non-slip grip
  • Sunshade Reduces glare and shields the objective lens from raindrops
  • Rotating Tripod Ring Allows greater flexibility when positioning the spotting scope

Design Features:

  • Waterproof Optics are sealed with O-rings to prevent moisture, dust, and debris from getting inside the spotting scope
  • Fogproof Barrel is filled with nitrogen gas to inhibit internal fogging
  • Swaroclean Lens Coating Repels oils on outer glass surfaces
  • Super smooth focusing in challenging weather conditions
  • Quick-change features enable one to quickly remove the eyepiece module from the body to switch to another body

Technical Data:

  • Field of view (degrees): 1.98-1.09
  • Length: 9.4″
  • Weight: 2.42 lbs
  • Focal length with TLS APO: (mm) 900-2100
  • Functional temperature: -13 °F to +131 °F
  • Storage temperature: -22 °F to +158 °F
  • Submersion tightness: 13 ft (4m) water depth (inert gas filling)


Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 13 × 5 × 5 in