Vortex Viper HD 42mm Binocular

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Category : Optics & Binoculars


Viper now comes with HD (High Density) low dispersion glass!

The Vortex Viper HD 42mm Binoculars are available in 8x42 and 10x42 magnification. 

Simply the best binocular on the market!

You can tell the difference between true quality, high performance and hype. You also know you could have paid more, but didn't. One look at the Viper binocular will convince you that no other binocular in this class can deliver low light performance with such bright, crisp images and exceptional color transmission at extreme distances. The 8x42 and 10x42 Viper is the perfect do-it-all binocular!

The Vortex HD System

Through a combination of sophisticated XT optical design, advanced multi-layered XR lens coatings, premium grade XD glass, and the ultra-hard ArmorTek™ exterior lens coating, Vortex raises the bar on optical performance to a new height.

Optical Features

  • XR Lens Coatings - Vortex XR proprietary anti-reflection lens coatings increase light transmission with multiple coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.
  • XD Lens Elements - Extra-low dispersion (XD) glass enhances resolution, color, and contrast.
  • XT Optical Design - Virtually eliminates aberrations and provides distortion-free images with unmatched edge-to-edge accuracy and detail.
  • Fully Multi-Coated Lenses - Increase light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.
  • Phase Correction - Used on roof prism models only—coating enhances resolution and contrast.
    Dielectric Prism Coatings Increase efficiency of light transmission through the prism block.

Construction Features

  • Roof Prisms - Valued for greater durability and a more compact size.
  • Rubber Armor - Provides a secure, non-slip grip, and durable external protection.
  • Multi-Position Eyecups - Twist up and down to precise, intermediate settings to maximize custom fit for comfortable viewing with or without eyeglasses.
  • Flared Eyecups - Raised sides help block lateral light.
  • Metal-Reinforced Eyecups - Valued for extra durability.
  • Center Focus Wheel - Adjusts the focus of both binocular barrels at the same time.
  • Locking Right Eye Diopter - Adjusts for differences in a user's eyes. Located by the center focus wheel.
  • Tripod Adaptable - Compatible with a tripod adapter, allowing use on a tripod or car window mount. Adapter sold separately.
  • Waterproof Optics are sealed with O-rings to prevent moisture, dust, and debris from getting inside the binocular.
  • Fogproof Barrels are filled with argon gas to inhibit internal fogging.
  • ArmorTek Lens Armor - Ultra-hard, scratch-resistant coating repels oils and corrosive salts on outer glass surfaces.

Specifications:  (8x42/10x42/12x42)

  • Magnification (8x/10x/12x)
  • Objective Lens Diameter (42mm)
  • Exit Pupil (5.25/4.2/3.5m)
  • Eye Relief (20mm/16.5mm/15.8)
  • Linear FOV at 1000 yards (347'/319'/267')
  • Angular Field of View (6.68/6.1/5.1 degrees)
  • Close Focus (5.1')
  • Interpupillary Distance (59-75mm)
  • Height (5.8")
  • Width (5.3")
  • Weight (23.0 oz/23.4 oz/23.2 oz)
  • Tripod Adaptable (Yes)

Included with the Vortex Viper 42mm Binocular:

  • Rainguard
  • Tethered objective lens covers
  • Comfort neck strap
  • Soft carry case
  • Vortex VIP Lifetime Warranty

Accessories (Available at checkout)

Binocular Harness Strap

Vortex Harness Strap - Carry your binoculars in comfort for hours!

Here's the most comfortable way to carry your binoculars for hours...this binocular harness strap spreads the weight of your binoculars across your shoulders for more relaxed viewing. This ingenious strap keeps your binoculars and rangefinders, even cameras, from jostling around as you walk—freeing up the use of your hands. Also helps keep your binoculars close to your chest and out of the way.

•Nylon/Lycra straps are durable and allow for easy sliding of binoculars into viewing position.
•One-size-fits-all harness is easy to attach and completely adjustable.

Lens Cleaning Pen

Vortex Lens Cleaning Pen - Compact, no larger than a pocket pen!

Now you can get rid of smudges, dust, and oily fingerprints that blur the best of views. This Lens Pen from Vortex gives you everything you need in a small, lightweight package that's no larger than a pocket pen. The Vortex Lens Pen uses a revolutionary non-liquid compound outperforms other cleaners—that won't spill or dry out:

•Safe and easy to use on all lenses.
•Reduces static charge build-up.
•Natural hair brush removes dust.