VEO HD2 1042M Monocular & Carbon Fibre Monopod Smartphone Digiscoping Kit

VEO HD2 1042M Monocular & Carbon Fibre Monopod Smartphone Digiscoping Kit


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The VEO HD2 1042M Monocular & Monopod Smartphone Digiscoping Kit is designed to offer a complete digiscoping solution, including a VEO HD2 10x42 monocular with universal smartphone digiscope adaptor and Bluetooth remote control, along with a VEO 2S CM-234TR carbon fibre monopod with tri-feet and a smartphone connector.

The VEO HD2 1042M is a light, compact, robust monocular with HOYA ED Glass, which comes with a PA-60 universal smartphone adaptor and Bluetooth remote control for digiscoping, allowing you to get closer to the action with the ability to capture the shot.

  • HOYA Extra Low Dispersion (ED) Glass
  • BaK4 roof prism and multi-coated for maximum clarity
  • Compact and portable, weighing just 325g
  • 10x magnification with 42mm objective lens
  • Focus on objects from just 2m away
  • Single textured focus wheel that is easy to use, even in cold and wet conditions
  • Waterproof and fogproof
  • 1/4” thread that can be attached onto a monopod or tripod
  • PA-60 Universal Smartphone Adaptor & Bluetooth Remote Control for IOS/Android
  • Suitable for almost any smartphone up to 87mm wide

The Vanguard VEO 2S AM-264TR Carbon Fibre Monopod with Tri-Feet and Smartphone Connector is a lightweight, compact, 26mm carbon monopod with foldable feet. 

  • Compact 4-section monopod with a folded length 55cm
  • Weighs in at 800g
  • Handles camera loads up to 15kg
  • Extends to a max height of 163cm
  • Foldable feet allow for enhanced stability with minimal footprint
  • 1/4" thread to mount your monocular
  • Includes a universal Smart Phone Connector for phones up to 87mm wide
  • Advanced twist-leg locks using a 1/2” turn to lock/unlock and set up the monopod in seconds
  • Rapid set and easy to clean twist locks

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Please note, the Bluetooth remote control contains a CR2032 battery, so please always ensure it is always kept out of reach of children.


The VEO HD2 1042M Monocular with Digiscope Adaptor and VEO 2S Monopods are perfect partners for those who want to ensure the additional stability needed for digiscoping.

VEO HD2 1042M Monocular

The VEO HD2 1042M is a light, compact, robust monocular with HOYA Extra Low Dispersion (ED) Glass for maximum clarity, especially in low light conditions.

This monocular also includes a PA-60 Universal Smartphone Adaptor and Bluetooth Remote Control for digiscoping, which allows you to get closer to the action, while giving you the chance to photograph or video your subject on your smartphone.

With this monocular you can get 10x closer to the action, while the 42mm objective lens, HOYA ED glass, BaK4 roof prism and multi-coated lenses maximise the light transmitted to deliver a clear, crisp image.

Weighing just 325g and fitting comfortably into one hand, or slipping easily into a pocket, this monocular is incredibly portable. This means it's simple to carry with you wherever you go, and ready to use at a moment's notice, offering a convenient alternative to a pair of binoculars.

For use in the field, there is just one long textured focus wheel. This makes it easy and intuitive to focus the monopod, even in cold, wet conditions where you need gloves. There's no need to mess around getting you dioptres right, you simply raise the monocular to your eye and focus in no time to avoid missing any of the action, whether it’s a butterfly on a flower in front of you, or a fast moving object in the distance.

For added stability in use, the monocular has a 1/4” thread that allows it to be fitted to a standard monopod that can also be used as a walking aid, or a table tripod. This makes it perfect to use with a VEO 2S monopod, either on the go, or over extended periods in a hide. 

To keep the monocular protected, the body is housed in a thick rubber armour and there are covers for to prevent scratches on the objective lens/eyepiece.

To maximise the versatility the VEO HD2 1042M Monocular comes with a PA-60 Universal Smartphone Adaptor that allows you to use your smartphone for digiscoping, taking photographs or videos. The adaptor is suitable for almost any smartphone up to 2.15-3.4 inches/55-87mm wide.

The smartphone adaptor simply slots securely onto the monocular. Rubber grips and a threaded clamp allow the phone to be attached securely to the adaptor, and the textured head of the screw allows it to be tightened/loosened with ease. With smartphone camera lenses being in different locations, and even multiple lenses, the adjustable bracket allows the eyepiece to be moved horizontally and vertically to align the monocular eyepiece to the smartphone camera lens.

When used with a tripod or monopod, you can also use the Bluetooth Remote Control which allows you to trigger your smartphone camera without needing to touch the smartphone, minimising the risk of movement that blurs the photo.

However you choose to use it, the VEO HD2 1042M and smartphone adaptor opens up a world of possibilities for you to get closer to the action, or to make the most of your smartphone.

VEO 2S CM-264TR Carbon Fibre Monopod

The Vanguard VEO 2S CM-264TR is a lightweight, compact, portable, carbon fibre monopod with foldable tri-feet for added stability.

Whether you're looking to lighten your load, or need additional stability in a location where a tripod won't work, this monopod could be the ideal solution for shooting photo or video. With the potability of a monopod and the added tri-feet, you have increased stability and functionality over a monopod, while maintaining a tiny footprint.

The 26mm carbon monopod leg weighs just 800g and can take a maximum load capacity of 15kg, more than enough to cope with all but the largest DSLR or Mirrorless kits.

Mount your camera directly on to the monopod 1/4" thread (or using a 3/8" adaptor), or if desired add a small ball head or compact video pan head.

The ½” turn lock/unlock twist leg locks allow set-up in seconds and rapid height adjustments, allowing you to shoot at the level you need for the shot, from 55cm to 163cm.

The tri-feet are permanently fixed, but flip up for transporting the monopod, but can be deployed fast with just a finger. The base also includes a ball joint which can be tightened for maximum stability, or loosened to allow more dynamic movement, for example, tracking a moving subject. In addition, the tri-feet allows you to pan using the monopod itself

The VEO 2S also includes a universal Smart Phone Connector which comes in handy when shooting long videos on your phone, or looking for that extra stability for that perfect shot. In addition, it allows the VEO 2S monopod to be used for internet calls, vlogging or for watching online content such as movies or YouTube.

The added carabiner and wrist strap make moving from location to location fast and effective, and all in all this is an excellent monopod to use anywhere and everywhere, including locations where a tripod is not allowed or isn't practical!

Your VEO 2S monopod can travel anywhere. Shooting at the beach, in dirty conditions while taking landscape images or seizing unexpected moments of wildlife. Clean-up is a snap! The new open to click twist leg locks allow for easy fresh water rinsing after working in most demanding environments.


Please note that monopods with tri-feet are not designed to be left unattended with a camera attached as the the smaller footprint means that they are easier to knock over.


Optics Style Monocular Monocular
Magnification 10x 10x
Objective Lens 42mm 42mm
Glass HOYA Extra Low Dispersion (ED) Glass HOYA Extra Low Dispersion (ED) Glass
Prism Type BaK4 BaK4
Lens Coatings Multiguard® Multiguard®
Field Of View 342 feet/1000 Yards 114m/1000m
Near Focus 6.6 feet 2.0 metres
Weight 11.5oz 325g
Dimensions 6 x 2 1/10 x 2 4/5 inches 153 x 53 x 70mm
Waterproof Yes Yes
Fogproof Yes Yes
Eye-Relief 0.8 inches 18mm
Warranty 2 Years 2 Years
Extended Warranty 10 Years 10 Years
Series VEO Monocular VEO Monocular
Colour Green Green
Application Birdwatching Birdwatching
Accessories PA-60 Universal Smartphone Adaptor, Bluetooth remote control, objective lens cover, eye-piece cover and carry bag PA-60 Universal Smartphone Adaptor, Bluetooth remote control, objective lens cover, eye-piece cover and carry bag
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