DescriptionCompletely redesigned for 2016, the new Vortex 8x42 Diamondback Binoculars once again redefines the price vs performance ratio in the world of optics. Functionally, as well as aesthetically, the short hinge and upscale sleek new look not only grabs the eye, but leaves more room for your hands—making them physically easier to hold. An all new optical system with enhanced, dielectric fully multi-coated lenses serves up stunning, views and impressive low-light performance—critical attributes when working to glass up and evaluate game. And with their ultra-wide, best-in-class, field of view, you can efficiently cover ground and acquire subjects with ease. Customers, as well as the staff have consistently given the original Vortex Diamondback Series top reviews.
- Fully Multi-Coated - Anti-reflective coatings increase light transmission.
- Dielectric Coatings - Multi-layer prism coatings provide color-accurate images.
- Argon Gas - Gas-purging provides optimal water/fog proof performance.
- Phase Correction - Coating on roof prism models enhances resolution.
- Waterproof - O-ring seals prevent moisture, dust and debris from penetrating.
- Fog-proof - Gas purging prevents fogging over wide range of temperatures.
- Rubber Armor - Provides a secure, non-slip grip, and external protection.
- Adjustable Eyecups - Twist for comfortable viewing with or without eyeglasses.
- Tripod Adaptable - Allowing use on a tripod or car window mount.
Vortex VIP Warranty
VIP stands for a Very Important Promise to you, the customer. Vortex 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 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
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.
Diamondback 8x42 Binoculars, Rainguard/Eyepiece Cover, Tethered Objective Lens Covers, Comfort Neck Strap, Deluxe Custom-Molded Carry Case
Dimensions & Specifications
Objective Lens Diameter:
Field of View:
393 ft @1000 yards
Angular Field of View:
5.8" x 5.1"
Vortex VIP Lifetime
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.
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.