New Competition Scope Delivers Class-Leading Optimum Performance
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – December 8, 2022 – bushnell®, an industry leader in performance optics, announces the introduction of the Match Pro ED 5-30×56 FFP riflescope. Building on the success of the original Match Pro, the new improved version offers both experienced and developing shooters premium performance and optical features.
From hardcore rimfire shooters to long-range precision, the Bushnell Match Pro ED offers best-in-class optical performance built around a 56mm Prime ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) lens with EXO Barrier coating for protection from the elements. This glass extracts every ounce of sharpness and contrast without lens blur or color fringing.
The Match Pro ED elevates the legacy of the original Match Pro by surpassing the wish list of standard features received from its fervent fan base. The magnification ratio has been increased to provide a more versatile range from 5x to 30x, while the main tube diameter has been increased up to 34mm to achieve a 30 MIL (103 MOA) elevation range. Both turrets now lock while the elevation turret has an integral Easy Set zero stop and 2-stage pop-up rev indicator. The fully featured elevation turret ensures the shooter knows what revolution they are in and instills repeatable back-to-zero confidence.
“The new Match Pro ED has taken all the feedback we get from consumers, whether it be discussing online or at various events, and turned it into a one-of-a-kind rifle scope,” said Jim Bruno, president of Vista Outdoor Hunting. and Shooting Accessories. . “We did everything we could to exceed consumer expectations while developing a long-range, versatile optic that truly is in a class of its own.”
The Match Pro ED also improves upon the original Match Pro with an updated lighting package, including 11 brightness settings with alternate shut-off intervals and a 6-hour auto-off timer to increase battery life. The new DM2 reticle, based on the very popular Deploy MIL, has been upgraded to a .2 MIL-GRID style reticle and is sharp and detailed against a variety of backgrounds. Although rated for center fire, the scope’s adjustable short-range 15-yard parallax side focus also makes it ideal for rimfire plinking, as well as NRL22 and PRS Rimfire competition.
Featuring a removable 3-position power shifter that can be configured for left- or right-handed shooters, the Match Pro ED can be tailored to fit anyone. The scope also includes a removable lens hood and front internal threads for mounting third party accessories.
Shooters who choose Match Pro ED get class-leading optical quality at an MSRP of just $699.99. For more information on the Match Pro ED 5-30×56 FFP riflescope or to view Bushnell’s complete line of optics, visit Bushnell.com.
About Bushnell – Built for the Chase
Bushnell, a Vista Outdoor brand, has been the industry leader in high-performance sports optics for over 70 years. Our guiding principle is to provide the highest quality, most reliable and affordable sports optical products on the market. And our commitment to excellent customer service and strong retail partnerships is unmatched. Bushnell boasts leading market share across all sports optics categories, and our products have consistently won design and performance awards. Our product lines enhance the enjoyment of every outdoor activity, from spectator sports, nature study, hunting, fishing and bird watching to stargazing. For news and information, visit www.bushnell.com or follow us on Instagram at www.instagram.com/bushnell_official/ and Facebook at www.facebook.com/bushnell.