Vortex 8x42 Razor UHD Binoculars

Vortex 8x42 Razor UHD Binoculars
Key Features
  • Ultra High Definition Glass
  • Phase-Corrected Roof Prisms
  • XR Plus Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • Wide 64° Apparent Angle of View
The 8x42 Razor UHD Binoculars from Vortex are a versatile optic suited to a wide range of professional and recreational applications, from close to long-distance observation.
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Vortex Razor UHD 8x42 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Optical Performance
  • 3Use and Handling
  • 4Construction Details

The 8x42 Razor UHD Binoculars from Vortex are a versatile optic suited to a wide range of professional and recreational applications, from close to long-distance observation.

The Razor UHD renders views with minimal chromatic aberration, exceptional color fidelity, edge-to-edge sharpness, and optimal light transmission through the use of ultra high definition glass, an index-matched lens configuration, XR Plus lens coatings, and phase-correcting prism coatings. Birders will love their 4.5' close focus distance. The lenses are protected from scratches, oil, and dust by ArmorTek exterior lens coating.

The lightweight magnesium housing is argon filled and sealed with O-rings to ensure reliable and durable protection against dust, debris, fog, and water. The binoculars are rubber armored for non-slip and durable protection, and is equipped with a large focusing knob that is easy to use even while wearing gloves. Naturally contoured to perfectly fit your hands, promoting comfort and eliminating user fatigue,the Razor UHD includes a winning combination of features.

Optical Performance

  • 8x magnification
  • 42mm objective lenses
  • Compact roof prisms
  • Ultra high definition glass corrects chromatic and spherical aberrations to eliminate off-axis comas and improve color and contrast
  • Phase-correcting prism coatings improve resolution, clarity, and contrast
  • XR Plus fully multi-coated optics improve light transmission, color rendition, and contrast
  • Short 4.5' close-focus distance
  • Wide 64° apparent angle of view
  • 420-foot field of view at 1000 yards

Use and Handling

  • Short closed-bridge configuration
  • Large textured and slip-resistant center focusing wheel
  • Right-eye dioptric correction
  • Twist-up rubber eyecups for comfortable use with or without eyewear
  • Tripod-mountable with optional adapter
  • 16.7mm eye relief
  • Comfortable 5.3mm exit pupil

Construction Details

  • Lightweight and strong magnesium chassis
  • Protective rubber armor provides a slip-resistant grip
  • O-ring sealed and argon-filled to be waterproof and resistant to internal fogging when moving through extreme temperature and environmental conditions
  • Scratch-resistant ArmorTek exterior lens coatings repel oils and corrosive materials from lenses
UPC: 875874009509

Vortex Razor UHD 8x42 Specs

Prism TypeRoof
Objective Lens Diameter42 mm
Angle of View8° (Actual)
Field of View420' @ 1000 yd / 139.44 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance4.5' / 1.37 m
Exit Pupil Diameter5.3 mm
Eye Relief16.7 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment56 to 76 mm / 2.2 to 3"
Diopter AdjustmentYes
Focus TypeCenter
FogproofYes, Argon Filled
Water ResistanceWaterproof
Dimensions7 x 5.6" / 17.78 x 14.22 cm
Weight32.2 oz / 913 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.305 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.9 x 8.3 x 4.7"

Vortex Razor UHD 8x42 Reviews

Great Bino's

By Sandra
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-08-09

Great Bino's, very crisp & lots of light. They stack up against a pair of Swarovski 8.5 x 42 that we have. I used them extensively this past week on a camping trip. I deducted 1 star because they are fairly heavy and the harness system seems a bit cumbersome. I recommend a person test drive these vs. the HD Razor to determine if they are suitable.

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