Vortex Announces New Diamondback HD Spotting Scopes

    Vortex introduces their four new Diamondback HD spotting scopes.

    Vortex introduces their four new Diamondback HD spotting scopes.

    Vortex Optics is best known in the gun world for their rifle scopes and red dots. A plethora of shooters choose Vortex products to mount onto their firearms. Though these optics make up a significant amount of their business, they also offer some additional product lines like binoculars, rangefinders, and spotting scopes. Hunters and long-range precision shooters may find these particularly useful, and now they have some new options from which to choose. In a July 30th press release, Vortex has announced four new spotting scopes in their Diamondback HD series.

    With roughly $500-$600 price tags, this new line is more budget-friendly than Vortex's prior offerings.

    With roughly $500-$600 price tags, this new line is more budget-friendly than Vortex’s prior offerings.

    THE ALL-NEW DIAMONDBACK® HD SPOTTING SCOPES.
    EVOLUTION NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD.

    BARNEVELD, Wis. – The way you hunt demands more of an optic, whether you are picking a tine out of dense cover or seeing the telltale flick of an ear on the next ridge. In any scenario, the last thing you want is to doubt if your gear is up to the job.

    The Diamondback® HD line of spotting scopes from Vortex® is taking the next step forward with two new configurations, the 16-48×65 and the 20-60×85, providing power and clarity in a redesigned package that’s high on performance and low on sticker shock.

    The power behind the new Diamondback® HD spotters is an HD optical system that delivers crisp resolution, brighter images, and edge-to-edge sharpness, reducing eye strain during long glassing sessions. All air-to-glass surfaces are fully multi-coated for increased light transmission and powerful low-light performance, giving you an edge when you need it most.

    In addition to rethinking the Diamondback® HD’s internal components, Vortex® took a fresh approach to the spotter’s exterior, introducing a streamlined, snag-free profile. The helical focus wheel provides fast, fine adjustments, and an Arca-Swiss compatible foot means the Diamondback® HD mounts quickly to compatible tripod heads without additional plates. Plus, a neoprene cover comes included, keeping your spotter protected in the field.

    MSRP:
    $499.99 – Diamondback®  HD 65mm Angled Spotting Scope
    $499.99 – Diamondback®  HD 65mm Straight Spotting Scope
    $599.99 – Diamondback®  HD 85mm Angled Spotting Scope
    $599.99 – Diamondback®  HD 85mm Straight Spotting Scope

    For a list of specifications, frequently asked questions and high-resolution images, check out the Vortex New Products Portal. For more information, visit VortexOptics.com and be sure to follow Vortex Optics on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

    Choose from either straight or angled versions with 65mm or 85mm objective lens sizes.

    Choose from either straight or angled versions with 65mm or 85mm objective lens sizes.

    Do you use spotting scopes in your favorite shooting pursuits? Have you tried any of Vortex’s higher-end options, from their Viper or Razor lines? Or do you prefer a different manufacturer’s glass? Will you plan to give these new more wallet-friendly options a try? Let us know what you think in the comments! See you at the range.


    Photos courtesy of Vortex Optics.


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    Will P

    Former US Army infantryman, lifelong hunter and hobby/sport shooter. Perpetual firearms student, always seeking to become better and learn more. Interested in all shooting disciplines and passionate about all kinds of guns. Contact on Instagram: @WillTFB


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