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Hensoldt ZF 4-16x56 FF LT CW H59 Riflescope

SKU HZF041656-BH59L1L1

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Snipers in special units rely on long-range weapons tailored to the mission. However, they also require targeting optics that enable fatigue-free observation, clarification and precise acquisition of an object at great distances over longer periods of time. Hensoldt Telescopic Sights 3—12x56, 3—12x56 FF, 4—16x56 and 4—16x56 FF meet all the optical and ergonomic design demands placed on them by snipers. They are available with a reticle in the first (FF version) and second image plane. They deliver an outstanding optical image and are comparatively light weight, quickly ready for use and easy to use. In addition to military applications, Hensoldt 3—12 x 56 and 4—16x56 are also well suited for special police units and long range hunting.

Hensoldt 3-12x56 and 4-16x56 are available with a reticle in the first (FF version) or second image plane. In the first image plane, the reticle pattern is also magnified when the magnification is changed. This makes it possible to determine the distance using the MIL-DOT without having to calculate. In the second image plane, the reticle pattern is not magnified when the magnification is changed, thus meeting user demands for the option of selecting between the two image planes. With T*® multi-coating exceed 90% total system light transmission producing a bright, high-contrast image. The increased transparency in the blue spectral range leads to improved visual performance, particularly under low-light conditions.

T*® multi-coating ensures maximum imaging quality at very high magnification even under the most difficult lighting conditions. Increased transparency in the blue spectral range enables outstanding recognition of details under low-light conditions. The MIL-DOT reticle is equipped with continuous illumination. It can be dimmed as far as needed to prevent the
reticle from over-illuminating the target image even at night. The control electronics are equipped with a memory function which guarantees that the same brightness level is used that was previously set. The lateral parallax compensation minimizes target errors and always ensures optimal focus. As with all Hensoldt riflescopes, it is watertight per ISO 9022-81 and nitrogen-filled.

  • Precise targeting with bullet drop compensation
    The bullet drop compensation for the 3—12x56 and 4-16x56 (2nd focal plane) is 400 cm and 300 cm for the 3—12x56 FF (1st image plane). The large elevation adjustment ranges ensure bullet drop compensation even at longer distances. Colored index lines and numeric values on the elevation turret very easily indicate the current setting.
  • Effective protection for valuable optics
    The optics are protected by an extremely robust aluminum housing. A perfect seal and a nitrogen atmosphere in the interior prevent the penetration of dust and moisture.
  • Precise targeting in any lightThe reticle is equipped with continuously variable illumination which also permits precise target acquisition during low light conditions. The previously used brightness setting on the illuminated reticle is automatically activated when the telescopic sight is turned on. This enables snipers to use a very finely adjustable reticle illumination in varying degrees of brightness. The minimum setting is ideal for weakly illuminated scenes at night, under cloudy skies or with eyes adapted to the darkness, for example. The maximum setting is particularly suitable for missions in bright light.


  • Item ConditionNew
  • Scope Weight:900 g
  • Scope Length:334 mm
  • Magnification Range:4-16x
  • Scope Objective Diameter:56mm
  • Scope Tube Size / Mount:34 mm
  • Reticle Position:First Focal Plane
  • Reticle Details:Red Illumination
  • Field of View:87 to 25 m @ 1000 m
  • Exit Pupil:13.4 to 3.5
  • Scope Finish:matte black
  • Scope Turret Rotation:Clockwise (CW)
  • Product TypeRiflescopes
  • MPN10244005

Customer Reviews

Average Rating
June 19, 2019

Just received today, glass is amazing! Edge to edge clarity is perfect. Glad they updated this scope with H59 reticle!

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April 18, 2019

What can I say, the optical clarity is phenomenal! Down here in Florida mirage is a big problem for us long range shooters. The locking turret design with its tension based zero adjustment is truly excellent. Took the Pepsi challenge with this and my Schmidt and Bender PMII 5-25 DT, both with H59 reticle, and the results are in. The Hensoldt was much clearer @1,000 yards and @16X then the Schmidt! Half the distortion, but still enough to help with wind calls and a clear view of every target. So clear, in fact, I noticed the S&B's coating tint for the first time.( Disclaimer: I am still a big S&B fan, they are top shelf.) The only downside, the clockwise controls are a little strange if not acquainted with it. On the fence about picking up this sweet deal? Just pull out that card and charge it up! Thanks Eurooptic for importing these legit defense grade scopes to the states!

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