Vortex 20-60x60 Diamondback Spotting Scopes

Popular Birdwatching Spotting Scope

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Item #SHL270-1

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  • $399.99
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  • Dielectric prism coatings.
  • XR Anti-reflective lens coatings.
  • Water & Fog Proof.
  • Armortek protective coating.
  • Available in angled or straight body.
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  • Description

    • Born into the bloodline of the popular Vortex Diamondback Series, this all-new spotting scope delivers outstanding performance—clearly a superb choice when you need a heavyweight performer in a light, compact package. The Diamondback optics guarantee a bright image throughout the magnification range and, as true to all Diamondback optics, the rugged construction stands up to rough use in the field.


    • XR Fully Multi-Coated Optics - Proprietary coatings increase light transmission. 
    • Dielectric Prism Coatings - Multi-layer prism coatings provide bright, accurate images.   
    • Porro Prism Design - Offers maximum image quality in a traditional design. 
    • Waterproof - O-ring seals prevent moisture & debris from penetrating the binocular.
    • Fog-proof - Argon gas purging prevents internal fogging.
    • Adjustable Eyecup - Twists up & down for comfortable viewing.  
    • Built-in Sunshade - Reduces glare and shields the objective lens from rain.  
    • Rotating Tripod Ring - Allows rotation of the eyepiece to a sideways position. 

    Vortex VIP Warranty

    • VIP stands for a Very Important Promise to you, our customer. Vortex will repair or replace your Vortex product in the event it becomes damaged or defective—at no charge to you. If we cannot repair your product, we will replace it with a product in perfect working order of equal or better physical condition.  You see, it doesn't matter how it happened, whose fault it was, or where you purchased it. You can count on the VIP Warranty for all Vortex Optics rifle scopes, prism scopes, red dots, rangefinders, binoculars, spotting scopes, tripods, and monoculars.

    • Unlimited Lifetime Warranty
    • Fully Transferable
    • No Warranty Card to Fill Out
    • No Receipt Needed

    NOTE:  The VIP Warranty does not cover loss, theft, deliberate damage or cosmetic damage that does not hinder the performance of the product.

    Vortex Nation - It's All About You

    • PeopleThe Customer is King. Vortex not only believes this to be true, but actually follows through on it. This means Vortex treats you—the dealers and customers—like royalty. Vortex cares about you and the smallest of details, both before and long after the sale. If you ever have a problem with a Vortex product, then they make that their problem—no questions asked. Years ago, Vortex started their business with the intention of being in it for the long haul and we have no intention of changing strategy. Just take a look at the unconditional and unlimited VIP Warranty and you will see what Vortex means.
    • ProductsOffering you the finest in rugged optics comes about by paying attention to detail in every aspect of the business.  Vortex are fanatics about doing things right. This way you can have the utmost confidence in Vortex products—all worry cast aside. Vortex is constantly listening to you for feedback and ideas on new products and innovative features so you can appreciate and enjoy the best in optical performance.
    • Promises At Vortex you have a pledge to uncommon excellence and dedication in every aspect of the business. Keeping promises to you is not only good business; it’s the right thing to do.

    History of Vortex

    • Since 1986 Vortex has been and remains an American Owned, Veteran Owned, Family owned and operated business of hard-working folks located in south central Wisconsin.  Dan and Margie Hamilton, the original and current owners, moved to Middleton, WI in 1986 and started a small outdoor retail store. The business was started on the belief that if you focused on the customers and helped them achieve their goals with fast, friendly, personalized service that the bottom line would take care of itself. The business grew and evolved over time and in 2002 Vortex Optics was established. Starting with Dan and Margie and now over 100 American team members strong, Vortex work's diligently day in and day out to give you the best products and service in the optics industry.  All Vortex products are designed, engineered, pre-inspected and serviced in Vortex's modern facility to ensure you receive the best products and service for your hard earned dollar. 

    What's Included

    Diamondback 20-60x60 Spotting Scope,Tripod,Eyepiece Cap, Objective Lens Cover, View-through Carry Case

  • Dimensions & Specifications


    20-60x zoom

    Objective Lens Diameter:

    60 mm

    Field of View:

    114 - 51 @ 1000 yards

    Angular Field of View:

    2.2 - 1 degrees

    Close Focus:

    20 feet

    Eye Relief:

    17 - 14 mm

    Exit Pupil:

    3- 1 mm


    14 inches


    33.8 ounces


    VIP Unconditional Lifetime

  • Product Guarantee

    We stand behind all the products we sell, and your satisfaction is our top priority. If you're not satisfied with the quality of your purchase, simply send the item back to us in its original packaging within 30 days of its delivery.

    Manufacturer Warranty

    Vortex's VIP Lifetime Warranty will repair or replace your Vortex product in the event it becomes damaged or defective—at no charge to you. If Vortex cannot repair your product, they will replace it with a product in perfect working order of equal or better physical condition. Contact Vortex at 800-426-0048 if you would like to send your binoculars in for warranty repair

    Return & Exchange Policy

    At our site, returns are easy! You may return new, unused, and resalable items for a refund or exchange. Simply ensure that the item is returned in its original product packaging within 30 days of delivery.

Ask The Experts

Have questions about an item or need advice on selecting the right optic? Our team of experts is here to help! Avid outdoor enthusiasts themselves, they've tested gear in the field and can provide personalized product recommendations for just about any activity, from birding and hunting to sports and travel.

You can reach our Customer Support line at 1-800-246-6285. We're open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

After hours? Drop us an email at info@binocularsplus.com. We'll get back to you as soon as possible, usually within 1 business day.