The SS-550 BackCountry from Carson Optical is a 15-40x power Zoom Spotting Scope that collapses to a very portable 9 inches in length when not in use. This Scope features a unique twisting body design allowing for both 45 degree and straight observation use. The BackCountry Spotting Scope features a large 50mm objective lens and multi-coated optics, which provide crisp, bright images. At Carson, we strive to make sure our customers are 100% satisfied with the quality of our products. We are so confident in our products that we back them with a One Year Limited Warranty! This Carson product is warranted to be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of one year from date of purchase. Please contact Carson for additional warranty details.