Optics Review

Vortex Diamondback 8×42

Want perfect clarity, decent brightness, great close focus range, and field of view all in one package?

Check out the new Vortex 8×42 Diamondback Binoculars, featuring a generous objective lens, a wide field of view, and a close focus distance of just 5′.

The Diamondback binoculars smash the scale of price vs performance, delivering a rock-solid optic that optically punches high above its class. The included GlassPakTM binocular harness keeps your glass close at hand, ready to deploy at a moment’s notice, all while providing protection and significantly more comfort than traditional neck-straps.

The 8×42 Diamondback Binoculars are a versatile optic suited to a wide range of uses. It renders views with minimal chromatic aberration, exceptional color fidelity, edge-to-edge sharpness, and optimal light transmission through the use of ultra high definition glass, an index-matched lens configuration, XR Plus lens coatings, and dielectric-coated, phase-correcting roof prisms. The lenses are well-protected from scratches, oil, and dust by ArmorTek exterior lens coating.

Vortex 8x42 Diamondback HD Binoculars DB-214 B&H Photo Video

The housing on Vortex Binoculars is argon-filled and sealed with O-rings to ensure reliable and durable protection against dust, debris, fog, and water. The rubber-armored for non-slip and durable protection and is equipped with a large focusing knob that is easy to use even while wearing gloves. Twist-down eyecups accommodate users who wear glasses. For hands-free use or the steadiest view, the Diamondback can be mounted on a tripod using the separately sold tripod adapter. Naturally contoured to perfectly fit your hands, promoting comfort and eliminating user fatigue, the Diamondback includes a winning combination of features.

So if you’re looking for binoculars that provide outstanding color fidelity, edge-to-edge sharpness, and light transmission, Diamond 8×32 is your ideal choice, that takes the performance ratio to a whole new level.

Get your hands on the amazing Vortex Diamondback 8×42 at Sport Optics today!

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