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Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular USA

B&H # VO8X36S Mfr # S836
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You Pay: $99.99
Product Highlights
  • Roof Prism Design
  • Fully Multicoated Lenses
  • Durable Rubber Armoring
  • Waterproof
  • Fogproof
  • Integral Carry Clip

The Solo 8x36 Monocular from Vortex offers a wide field of view that is bright, crisp, and clear. Designed as a take-along-everywhere optic, the Solo 8x36 is compact and easy-to-handle.

The Solo's optical system features a premium roof prism and fully multicoated lenses. The rugged housing is waterproof, fogproof, and covered with a protective rubber armoring. An integral carry clip allows the monocular to be attached to a belt, strap, or webbing with ease.

Integral carry clip: attaches securely to any belt, strap or webbing
Rubber Armoring: provides a secure no-slip grip,durable external protection
Adjustable eyecup: twist-up style for comfortable viewing with/without eye/sunglasses
Waterproof/fogproof: housing is nitrogen filled/o-ring sealed for all-weather performance
Fully multicoated: anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces enhance light transmission
Magnification 8.0x
Objective Lens Diameter 36 mm
Eye Relief 18.0 mm
Exit Pupil 4.5 mm
Field of View 7.5° - 393' @ 1000 yd / 131 m @ 1000 m
Close Focus 16.4' / 4.9 m
Dimensions Length: 4.9" / 12.5 cm
Weight 9.7 oz / 275 g
Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular
  • Soft Carry Case
  • Neck Strap
  • Wrist Lanyard
  • VIP Unconditional Lifetime Warranty
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    VortexSolo 8x36 Monocular
     
    4.7

    (based on 10 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Quality lenses (4)
    • Easy to use (3)
    • Strong construction (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bird watching (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Casual/ recreational (4), Avid adventurer (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (6)

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      5.0

      Great feel in the hand, but.....

      By Big handed guy

      from Stamford, CT

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Quality Lenses
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

      • Sticky Focus

      Best Uses

      • Bird Watching

      Comments about Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular:

      I purchased this for walking/hiking with my dog it's much easier to grab and go than my pair of binos, and so far has been great for spotting wildlife. Only two gripes and one is just because I have large hands- while the belt clip is very heavy duty it interferes with my grip and has been removed and the other would be the focus ring. It is tight but I suppose the adjustment(once made) will stay put. No fault warranty A+++

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      5.0

      Just The Ticket

      By Backfired

      from Columbia, MD

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular:

      I bought the Solo 8x36 to carry while out trail walking with the dog and was rewarded with great sightings on the first day out. Excellent performance as advertised; love the light weight and the fact that it only requires one hand. No complaints.

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      5.0

      Easy Lookin'

      By pinecone

      from Riverside, CA

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Adjustable
      • Clear lenses
      • Easy to install / use
      • Good value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Outdoors

        Comments about Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular:

        Great for spotting birds, and picking out interesting spots in the night sky. Brighter than the human eye, so the night viewing is spectacular.Primo for glasses-wearers, with long eye-relief and adjustable eyecup. Easy to adjust so the viewing is just right. Tiny compared to equivalent binocs; very important if one also has a long telephoto lens.This is big prism and big lens, so it's bound to be much heavier than the next-smaller model.

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        4.0

        Great Optics to Go

        By Wayne

        from Novato, CA

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Bird Watching
            • Hiking

            Comments about Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular:

            Delivers bright clear views with excellent depth of field, making it easy to find objects.

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            5.0

            Amazing Optics!!!

            By Buy it!

            from USA

            About Me Avid Adventurer

            Verified Buyer

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              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular:

                  Solid construction and they used great glass to make these. You will not regret buying it!

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                  5.0

                  Perfect!

                  By Open Field

                  from Ohio

                  About Me Avid Adventurer

                  Pros

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular:

                        Crystal clear optics, I am amazed at how good the optics are on the Vortex! The size and feel is great for an 8x36 and the belt clip is made very well. Worth every penny and to be honest the build quality is so good, I think it was a great deal!

                        The only con is that the case is junk, open sides that do not protect it from dirt and a belt snap that will not stay snapped at all.

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                        5.0

                        Excellent

                        By DuncanHynes

                        from Richmond, VA

                        About Me Casual/ Recreational

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Easy To Use
                        • Quality Lenses

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular:

                            This optic has great field of view and crips clear colors across the entire lens.

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                            5.0

                            Clear, high quality

                            By DuncanHynes

                            from Richmond, VA

                            About Me Casual/ Recreational

                            Pros

                            • Quality Lenses
                            • Strong Construction

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular:

                                Clear optics, easy to use the focus ring. By far superior to another 7x32 that I have and a world apart better than a standard 10x25. The view is wide and clear, VERY sharp.

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                                4.0

                                Nice optics

                                By One Eye

                                from Layton UT

                                About Me Avid Adventurer

                                Pros

                                • COMPACT
                                • Easy To Use
                                • Quality Lenses
                                • Strong Construction

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Bird Watching
                                  • Hunting

                                  Comments about Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular:

                                  I lost an eye this summer (wear your safety glasses), so I figured there was no need to carry bulky binoculars. Good crisp optics. The clip is large and sturdy. Not sure if I will use it (its removable). Solid and well made. The case is worthless. Not sure about the strap either. Far more compact that binos.

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                                  4.0

                                  Would buy again

                                  By mtbxplorer

                                  from VT

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Comments about Vortex Solo 8x36 Monocular:

                                  I bought this for my bikepacking, hiking, and kayak trip - loved it! More compact than binoculars, great view, strong metal snap clip for belt. Great for moosewatching. Only negatives: Lack of lens caps (I may find some that fit & secure with elastic), and; the case, which is more bulky than necessary, but not useful, the snap for your belt is wimpy, comes undone, and it it not fully enclosed, so it doesn't keep out dirt, etc.

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