Dec 3, 2018

Vortex Optics Review

Diamondback Binocular


The diamondback binocular comes in a few different sizes, ranging from 8 x 28 all the way to 12 x 50. This particular size within this review is an 8 x 42 binocular.

Here are the specs: 

-size (h&w) - 5.8 x 5.1”

-weight - 21.8 oz

- eye relief - 18mm

- exit pupil - 5.3mm

-field of view - 393 feet to 1000 yards

-close focus - 5 feet

- interpupillary distance - 55 - 75mm


Vortex, has spent countless hours perfecting the perfect piece of equipment for you to use and abuse. The Diamondback features fogproof glass, a waterproof coating suitable for all environments, and a rubber armor body to help protect your equipment. But, the best part about this binocular is that it has adjustable eyecups, an easy to use center focus wheel, a diopter to help users adjust the binoculars to their eyes, as well as a tripod mount feature located on the bottom of the binoculars. These are features that are not only a must for any outdoorsman but they will aid you in becoming a more successful hunter.


The Diamondback Binoculars are a huge bonus for any hunter. With the slim and compact design you don’t have to worry at all about the binoculars getting in the way of your shot while bowhunting or gun hunting. The glass is unbelievable as well. It is easy on the eyes, clear, fogproof and are unbelievable in any low light situation. If you are in the market for a pair of binoculars that will literally last you a lifetime, check out Vortex Optics today!


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$269.99 MSRP