Classic Diavari riflescopes

The high-performance shooting optics with variable magnification

The flexible classic

The robust Classic Diavari benefits from many years of Carl Zeiss experience. Optical concepts for twilight use and the high-performance Carl Zeiss T* multi-layer coating create ideal conditions for twilight hunting. You can therefore expect a lot from these riflescopes - and the products will fulfil all your expectations. Genuine experts in search of a solution for various hunting applications will find them all in the Classic Diavari. The lenses have variable magnification, which makes them ideally suited to drive hunting as well as long-range shooting. You can choose from a wide range of illuminated and non-illuminated reticles and retrofit the bullet drop compensator. For targeted correction of the bullet drop at long range, all models can be retrofitted with the ASV, whose simple and secure operation has become standard equipment for many hunters. The sum of all these features makes this a flexible classic based on solid experience.

  • Highlights

    Here you find the top features of the Classic Diavari riflescopes.

    Tried & tested optical design

    The optical system of the Classic models with their 50 and 56 mm lens diameters delivers bright, detailed images, even in poor light and twilight conditions.

    Robust construction

    The matt black anodised aluminium housing and the robust mechanics are designed for extremely high shot stability and daily wear and tear.

    Versatile reticles

    Both the available reticles 40 and 60 make it easy to estimate distances in the conventional way.

  • Features

    Tried and tested optical design

    The optical system of the Classic models with their 50 and 56 mm lenses delivers bright, detailed images even in poor light and twilight conditions. The legendary Carl Zeiss T* multi-layer coating provides enough light transmission for you to use the last of the light.

    Robust construction

    The matt black anodised aluminium housing and the robust mechanics are designed for extremely high shot stability and daily wear and tear. The interior of these models is filled with nitrogen, which makes them resistant to condensation. A real plus in cold, wet weather.

    Versatile reticles

    Both available illuminated reticles 40 and 60 make it easy to estimate distances in the conventional way. The easy-to-use switch to turn the illumination on and off and for fine intensity regulation is conveniently located on the left-hand side of the lens. This means you can always adjust the brightness of the reticle illumination to suit the light conditions; a useful tool for easy target acquisition when hunting dark game in fading light. Have you forgotten to turn it off? After four hours the illumination switches itself off automatically, so that there is enough power left for the next stand hunting session.

    Flexible mounting options

    All models in this range are available with the tried and tested ZEISS rail mount or with the 30 mm ring mounting system. This means that there are virtually no hunting rifles that cannot be combined with the ZEISS Classic riflescopes.

  • Models

    You can choose between two Classic Diavari Models.

    Classic Diavari 2.5–10x50 T*

    This low-light all-rounder combines all capabilities that are essential for deerstalking or twilight stand hunting. Even shooting on the move can be mastered using the lowest magnification levels, so that you can acquire any target quickly. Available with illuminated reticle 60 located in the 1st image plane (with or without rail mount).


    Technical Data

    Here you find all technical data about the Classic Diavari 2.5–10x50 T*

    Magnification 2.5 x10 x
    Effective Lens Diameter 37.2 mm50 mm
    Exit Pupil Diameter 14.9 mm5 mm
    Twilight Factors 7.122.4
    Field of View at 100m13 m 4 m
    Subjective Viewing Angle 7.4 °2.3 °
    Diopter Adjustment Range +2 | -4 dpt
    Eye Relief80 mm
    Parallax-Free100 m
    Adjustment Square at 100m 140 cm
    Adjustment Range Height at 100m cm
    Adjustment Range Lateral at 100m cm
    Adjustment per Click at 100m 1 cm
    Centre Tube Diameter 30 mm
    Eye Piece Tube Diameter 41 mm
    Objective Tube Diameter 56 mm
    LotuTec®
    Nitrogen Filling
    Water Resistance 400 mbar
    Functional Temperature in °C -25 | +50 °C
    Length325 mm
    Weight without Illuminated ReticleWithout Inner Rail 510 g
    With Inner Rail 530 g
    Weight with Illuminated ReticleWithout Inner Rail 525 g
    With Inner Rail 545 g
    Order numbers without Illuminated ReticleWithout Inner Rail 521321
    With Inner Rail 521320
    Order numbers with Illuminated ReticleWithout Inner Rail 521325
    With Inner Rail 521324
    Order numbers with Illumination ControlWith Inner Rail -
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    Usage

    The Classic Diavari 2.5-10x50 T* is suitable for

    Less suitable Very suitable
    Drive
    Stalking
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    Mountain
    Long-Range
    Sport-Shooting
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    Classic Diavari 3–12x56 T*

    The large Classic Diavari is also hugely versatile. It delivers that crucial extra light in twilight conditions and high magnification for long-range shooting in daylight. Available with illuminated reticle 60 located in the 1st image plane (with or without rail).


    Technical Data

    Here you find all technical data about the Classic Diavari 3–12x56 T*

    Magnification 3 x12 x
    Effective Lens Diameter 43.8 mm56 mm
    Exit Pupil Diameter 14.6 mm4.7 mm
    Twilight Factors 8.525.9
    Field of View at 100m11 m 3.4 m
    Subjective Viewing Angle 6.3 °1.9 °
    Diopter Adjustment Range +2 | -4 dpt
    Eye Relief80 mm
    Parallax-Free100 m
    Adjustment Square at 100m 120 cm
    Adjustment Range Height at 100m cm
    Adjustment Range Lateral at 100m cm
    Adjustment per Click at 100m 1 cm
    Centre Tube Diameter 30 mm
    Eye Piece Tube Diameter 41 mm
    Objective Tube Diameter 62 mm
    LotuTec®
    Nitrogen Filling
    Water Resistance 400 mbar
    Functional Temperature in °C -25 | +50 °C
    Length350 mm
    Weight without Illuminated ReticleWithout Inner Rail 560 g
    With Inner Rail 580 g
    Weight with Illuminated ReticleWithout Inner Rail 575 g
    With Inner Rail 595 g
    Order numbers without Illuminated ReticleWithout Inner Rail 521331
    With Inner Rail 521330
    Order numbers with Illuminated ReticleWithout Inner Rail 521335
    With Inner Rail 521334
    Order numbers with Illumination ControlWith Inner Rail -
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    Usage

    The Classic Diavari 3-12x56 T* is suitable for

    Less suitable Very suitable
    Drive
    Stalking
    Hide Day
    Hide Night
    Safari
    Mountain
    Long-Range
    Sport-Shooting
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  • Reticles

    Reticles

    One illuminated reticle in the 1st image plane is available for the Classic Diavari models.

    Reticle 60

    illuminated

    The Reticle 60 is lighter and finer in looks than the similar Reticle 40. The posts only cover half­ the area, leaving double the amount of space between them. This makes it perfect for precision shooting with minimum coverage of the target game. At 12 x magnification and a target coverage of just 0.55 cm at 100 m you keep a good overview without losing sight of the finer details. The illuminated dot is very bright, and can therefore be used for daytime hunting. The dot can be finely adjusted, which makes it ideal for night-time hunting too. The reticle is either in the 1st or 2nd image plane, depending on the riflescope.

  • Questions & Answers

    Questions & Answers

    • Classic Diatal or Classic Diavari – what is the difference?

      The Classic Diatal riflescopes are equipped with a fixed magnification that cannot be adjusted.  
      The magnification of the Classic Diavari riflescopes is variable. The reticle is in the 1st image plane and magnifies itself.
      The illuminated reticles in all the Classic riflescopes are for twilight use.

    • What do the abbreviations mean?

      Meaning of the abbreviations

      FL
      Binoculars or spotting scopes with glasses that contain fluoride (FL) for sharper, higher contrast images with significantly reduced chromatic aberrations; Fluoride Lenses; a special, high-quality sub-category of the ED lenses

      GA
      Previously used to designate Dialyt binoculars with rubber armour

      T*
      ZEISS T* multi-layer coating for extremely high transmission and low reflex susceptibility

      MC
      ZEISS multi-layer coating (multi coating)

      P / P*   
      Phase correction coating on the roof prisms, which provide a higher resolution of the finest detail structures. All ZEISS binoculars with roof prisms use this coating

      B
      Previously used to designate binoculars that can be worn by people who wear glasses.
      Now all ZEISS binoculars and spotting scope eyepieces are suitable for people who wear glasses, so the "B" designation is no longer used

      S
      Binoculars with mechanical image stabilisation

      M
      Riflescope models with ZEISS mounting rail.

      iC
      Riflescope with illumination control

      ED
      Extra low Dispersion = low chromatic aberrations

      HD
      High Definition. HD is not a type of lens. Instead it describes the result of the ED lenses: very good resolution

      HT
      High Transmission = lenses by SCHOTT with very good transmission properties.

      SF

      Smart Focus = Conventional binoculars require the focusing wheel to be turned 2.5 times in order to switch from the close focus to the maximum observation distance. The VICTORY SF only requires the wheel to be turned 1.8 times.

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