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Vortex Razor HD 30x Wide Angle Eyepiece USA

B&H # VO30XWAA Mfr # R30
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You Pay: $189.99
Product Highlights
  • Waterproof
  • Fogproof
  • Wide Angle FOV

The Razor HD 30x Wide Angle Eyepiece from Vortex fits their flagship Razor HD spotting scope, and gives dedicated users a step up in quality for a fixed setting of magnification.  The view is slightly wider at the 30x magnification than is the view from the Razor HD's originally-supplied zooming ocular, and the peak sharpness extends to a larger portion of the view as well.

Eye relief is 18mm, just like the Razor HD zoom, and the eyecup is the preferable modern design as well.  The Razor HD 30x eyepiece offers all of the other advantages shared by the Razor HD scope, such as its multicoatings and anti-scratch properties.

This 30x eyepiece is backed by a direct, unconditional warranty: if it breaks of if you break it, they'll fix it, and if you should sell your scope secondhand they'll do the same for the new owner. There is no time limit on this promise.

AFOV: wide angle - 64°
Presents wider viewing angle at 30x than Razor HD's standard zoom eyepiece, with increased resolution levels across field of view
XR coatings enhance light transmission across the entire visible spectrum
"ArmorTek" external oil and water repellent coating
Argon gas purging for superior weather imperviousness, lifespan, and resistance to internal fogging
Extreme temperature operating range
Perfect for digiscoping
Magnification 30x
Angle of View 2.1°
Field-of-View (@ 1000 Yds) 112' (37 m @ 1000 m)
Exit Pupil Diameter 2.8mm
Eye Relief 18mm
Relative Brightness 8.0
Twilight Factor 50.5
Weatherproofing Waterproof & fogproof
Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
Vortex Razor HD 30x Wide Angle Eyepiece
  • Push-On Ocular Cap
  • Push-On Bottom Eyepiece Cap
  • Cleaning Cloth
  • Unconditional & Transferable Lifetime Warranty
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    VortexRazor HD 30x Wide Angle Eyepiece
     
    5.0

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    5.0

    Great Eyepiece but not for me

    By JBatSCHH

    from Bluffton, SC

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    Pros

    • Bright Eyepiece
    • Strong Magnification

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Astronomy
      • Bright Conditions
      • Low Visibility

      Comments about Vortex Razor HD 30x Wide Angle Eyepiece:

      I'm a Birder and started digiscoping with my Vortex Razor HD 85 spotting scope and Vortex DCA about a year and a half ago. I have read that 30x Wide Angle eyepieces can be a better option to the 20x-60x zoom eyepiece that comes with the Razor HD 85.
      The 30x eyepiece looked smaller than the 20-60x so I asked B & H if the DCA fits the 30x. They indicated it does so I ordered it. When I received the new eyepiece it was indeed shorter and the Vortex DCA does indeed attach to the eyepiece. Unfortunately when I mounted my cameras; Canon 60D with 50mm lens and Nikon 1 V1 with the 10-30mm kit lens, to the DCA there is heavy vignetting. The lens front is held too far from the eyepiece.
      I also have a camera and scope balance rail that allows the cameras to be positioned with the lens against the eyepiece without using the DCA. In this mode it worked very well. The eyepiece also works very well on the scope for viewing distant birds and other animals. Having to carry and set up the balance rail as well as the scope, tripod and a camera is MUCH more hassle then going birding with the scope, tripod, DCA and camera.

      Bottom line is it is more important for me to quickly go from spotting birds to capturing photo images then to get the extra magnification but have to carry the balance rail setup. I returned the eyepiece to B & H. They are and always have been a great company to deal with and for the first time I'm grateful for their generous return policies.
      Again, great product that shows clear sharp images in the scope but it did not work for my digiscoping needs.

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