Vortex Diamondback HD 8x42 - ON BACKORDER

By Vortex


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For one of the best birding binoculars under $300, look no further than the Vortex Diamondback HD 8x42. This newly upgraded binocular features a wide field of view and short minimum focusing distance that bird watchers need. Expect improved visuals with edge-to-edge clarity, minimal chromatic aberration, top-notch color fidelity, and optimal light transmission. The housing boasts argon-filled, O-ring sealed barrels that protect against dirt, dust, water, and fog. Rugged rubber armoring, an ergonomic grip, and twist-up eyecups that accommodate glasses wearers all make the affordably priced Vortex Diamondback HD 8x42 the binocular to get.

Note: This item is currently on backorder and is expected to ship in six to eight weeks. We will charge your credit card at checkout. Please see our full backorder policy on our Delayed Order Policy Page.

The Diamondback HD 8x42 will be dropshipped by the manufacturer. Depending on Vortex's current warehouse operations, order processing and shipping speeds may be slower than expected. We will communicate your order's status as updates become available.


Magnification: 8.0 x
Objective Lens Diameter:
42 mm
Weight: 21.8 oz
Field of View: 393 feet/1000 yards
Eye Relief: 17 mm
IPD Min: 55 mm 
IPD Max: 73 mm
Close Focus: 5 feet
Dimensions (H x W): 5.7 x 5.1 inches
Weatherproofing: Waterproof/Argon-filled
MFR # DB-214


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  • Objective lens covers
  • Rainguard
  • Neck strap
  • GlassPak Harness
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Full transferable unlimited lifetime warranty

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