Vortex Razor HD 27-60x85 Angled Spotting Scope inc Free Stay on Case
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Vortex Razor HD 27-60x85 Angled Spotting Scope. Setting a new standard in high-end optical technologies, precision craftsmanship, and ultra-sleek functionality, the newly engineered Razor® HD is one of the finest spotting scopes on the market. Period. Premium HD glass lens elements, painstakingly hand selected and precision-ground to exacting standards, deliver brilliant, razor-sharp, true to-life views. Advanced optical elements eliminate aberrations for distortion-free, flat field images with unmatched edge-to-edge sharpness, remarkable clarity, resolution, and colour accuracy. Fully multi-coated with XR coatings, our new spotters yield maximum light transmission—an extremely critical attribute when finding and evaluating game in low light!
HD premium high density extra-low dispersion glass lens elements are carefully selected and precision-crafted to exacting standards for true-to-life images of startling clarity, resolution and color accuracy. Exterior lenses are protected by ArmorTek—an ultrahard, scratch-resistant compound that repels oil, dirt and the corrosive salts of fingerprints. Fully multi-coated with scratch-resistant XR coatings for extremely high resolution and optimal light transmission. A die-cast magnesium alloy body with strategically-placed rubber armoring ensures ultimate strength, durability and lightweight performance. 100 percent waterproof, fogproof (purged with argon gas), dustproof and shockproof construction. Case Included!
Triplet Apochromatic lens combines with HD glass to provide unmatched color sharpness.
HD Lens Elements
Premium HD (High Density) extra-low dispersion glass delivers the ultimate in resolution and color fidelity, resulting in High Definition images.
XRPlus Fully Multi-Coated
Premium proprietary coatings deliver the highest level of light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces for maximum brightness.
Dielectric Prism Coatings
Multi-layer prism coatings provide bright, clear, colour-accurate images.
Cutting edge application process provides unparalleled coating durability and performance.
Offers maximum image quality and performance in a traditional design.
Angled Body Design
Valued for allowing an overall lower mounting height which maximizes stability in wind, offers greater comfort when glassing for extended periods, and permits the use of a smaller, lighter tripod.
O-ring seals prevent moisture, dust and debris from penetrating the spotting scope for reliable performance in all environments.
Argon gas purging prevents internal fogging over a wide range of temperatures.
Ultra-hard, scratch-resistant coating protects exterior lenses from scratches, oil and dirt.
Twists up and down for comfortable viewing with or without eyeglasses.
Allows for fast and fine adjustments.
Reduces glare and shields the objective lens from raindrops and snow.
Rotating Tripod Ring
Allows rotation of the eyepiece to a sideways position, providing adjustable viewing angles.
|Objective Lens Diameter||85 mm|
|Field of View (m@1000m)||35.6-20.7 m|
|Close Focus||5 m|
|Eye Relief||17-16.7 mm|
Review by Derek Bilton
I was torn between buying this or the 65mm Swarovski scope with their 2060 eyepiece as I already own the swaro 8.5 x 40 EL bins. However I have read multiple reviews and almost all of them outline the optical quality of the Vortex. The clincher in the deal was the fact I was buying an 85mm scope and case for over £400 less than the swaro. Swarovski are top class and have resolved a couple of issues Ive had in the past remarkably quickly however the Vortex VIP unconditional guarantee should provide the same level of after sales care as Swarovski does. Using the scope is a joy its very bright nice zoom excellent focussing and very sharp in terms of image presented at the eyepiece I can not detect any chromatic aberration in the image at all. The eyepiece has about 4 detectable stops as you wind it out and in for varying levels of eye relief. Up to now Im highly delighted with my purchase and feel that the scope will bring me many years of enjoyment.
Review by Trevor Fletcher
Really well built and designed. Optics top notch. Even at full magnification the image stays really clear and bright. No chromatic aberration and is sharp to the edge of the view. Could spend twice as much or more on the very best but the margins in improved optics are slim. No quibble guarantee is also unbeatable and was a factor in the decision to go with Vortex
Review by Clive Morrow
Typical quality from Vortex. Have several products now and cannot fault them good products and value for money backed up with a lifetime warranty whats not to like. Had to contact vortex re a previous purchase they went and made a video to tell me how to fix the issue I was having. I would recommend Vortex Optics to anyone!
Review by C O'flanagan
I am completely happy with this product having had an opportunity to use it twice for birdwatching since its arrival. It it clear and sharp and colour is excellent. In particular I was happy at the ease of focus and clarity at full zoom settings. The carrying case is a nice bonus and Im pleased it can be left on during use although it does make access to the focus ring and zoom ring a bit awkward.I think an oversight by the manufacturers is the lack of short ties for the lens covers. When removed they must be put into a pocket but ties would allow them to dangle safely.The only reason I dont award 5 stars is due to comparison with the high end spotting scopes. But as regards value for money the shortcomings are so minor compared to the large difference in price that this scope is outstanding value.
Review by John
Delighted with this scope, I use it for bird watching primarily and it is unbelievable value for money! The scope is easily as good if not better than 99% of the competition, the only scopes that are better are the Swaro 95mm and the Zeiss, even those two are only very slightly better! in most scenarios I don't think people will be able to tell the difference. It is a great product, it's durable, it performs brilliantly and feels very well made. I would have no problem recommending this scope!