Vortex

Vortex DIAMONDBACK® HD 20-60X85 Spotting Scope

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Launched in August 2020, the new Diamondback HD spotting scopes have been completely redesigned to take on the "family look" of the Viper HD and Razor HD 'scopes and optically upgraded to feature HD glass and bigger objective lenses for improved clarity and brightness of the image. A helical/barrel focus wheel allows for a sleeker design and a more rugged construction and new zoom eyepieces give a notable increase of up to 20% field of view with their respective 16-48x zoom on the new 65mm HD models and 20-60x zoom on the new 85mm HD models. The new rugged aluminium chassis has all-over full-body protective rubber armouring and the scopes have Argon gas purging to prevent internal fogging and are fully waterproof. The external lenses have Armortek hardened coatings and all feature a builtin sunshade and rotating tripod mount. All of the new Diamondback HD scopes come complete with protective eyepiece and objective lens covers, a Neoprene Stay-on-Scope case and are of course covered by the Vortex Unlimited Lifetime Warranty

 

Optical Features

HD Lens Elements:

Optimized optical system delivers impressive resolution, cuts chromatic aberration and provides excellent colour fidelity, edge-to-edge sharpness and light transmission - resulting in High Definition views.

XR Lens Coatings:

Vortex proprietary coatings increase light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.

Dielectric Prism Coatings:

Multi-layer prism coatings provide bright, clear, colouraccurate images.

 

Construction Features

Porro Prism:

Offers maximum image quality and performance in a traditional design.

i) Angled Body Design:

Valued for allowing an overall lower mounting height which maximizes stability in wind, offers greater comfort when viewing for extended periods, and permits the use of a smaller, lighter tripod.

ii) Straight Body Design:

Valued for speedy subject acquisition and ease of use. Most compatible design for use with car window mounts.

Waterproof:

Optics are sealed with O-rings to prevent moisture, dust, and debris from getting inside the spotting scope.

Fogproof:

Argon gas purging guarantees superior fogproof and waterproof performance.

ArmorTek:

Exterior lenses are protected by ArmorTek — an ultrahard, scratch-resistant compound that repels oil, dirt and the corrosive salts of fingerprints.

Rubber Armour:

The all-over rubber armouring protects the exterior of your scope.

 

Convenience Features

Adjustable Eyecup:

Twists up and down to precise 'click-stop' settings for comfortable viewing with or without spectacles.

Helical / Barrel Focus:

New Dual geared focus system allows for fast yet precise adjustments.

Sunshade:

Reduces glare and shields the objective lens from raindrops and snow.

Rotating Tripod Collar:

Allows rotation of the eyepiece to a sideways position—most useful for viewing through an angled spotting scope body on a car window mount.

 

Specification

Magnification 20-60x
Objective Lens Diameter 85 mm
Linear Field of View 108-60 ft/1000 yds
Angular Field of View 2.1-1.1 degrees
Close Focus 24.6 feet
Eye Relief 20.3-18.3 mm
Exit Pupil 4.25‐1.41 mm
Length 15.75 inches
Weight 61.3 oz


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We will buy or part-exchange your cameras, lenses, accessories, spotting scopes and binoculars.

We are able to give you a rough price - however we will need to see your gear to give you a final price.

The market fluctuates rapidly and there are a number of considerations we have to make when purchasing equipment from our customers. Our prices undoubtedly are less than you would get if you were to sell privately. The reason for this is, when we sell them to a customer we have to provide a warranty - and with growing costs for repairs this has to be a key consideration.

We’ll always offer as fair a deal as possible and are happy to negotiate or in some instances offer a commission sales basis.

To enquire about selling or part exchanging any items, please complete our online form and ensure you select 'Selling / Part Exchange' within the enquiry type dropdown. 

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Many thanks, Justin

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