Vortex 12x50 Diamondback HD Binocular

BH #VO12X50DHDB • MFR #DB-217
Vortex 12x50 Diamondback HD Binocular
Key Features
  • High Definition Optical System
  • Phase-Corrected Roof Prisms
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • Wide 62° Apparent Angle of View
Featuring powerful magnification and a generous objective lens for a bright view even in lower light conditions, the 12x50 Diamondback HD Binocular from Vortex is a versatile optic suited to a wide range of uses. It can be mounted on a tripod with a separately sold adapter, and comes with a Vortex GlassPak harness for comfortable use during hours of observation.
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Vortex Diamondback HD Overview

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

Featuring powerful magnification and a generous objective lens for a bright view even in lower light conditions, the 12x50 Diamondback HD Binocular from Vortex is a versatile optic suited to a wide range of uses. It can be mounted on a tripod with a separately sold adapter, and comes with a Vortex GlassPak harness for comfortable use during hours of observation.

The Diamondback HD 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 dielectric-coated, phase-correcting roof prisms. The lenses are protected from scratches, oil, and dust by ArmorTek exterior lens coating.

The housing is argon filled and sealed with O-rings to ensure reliable and durable protection against dust, debris, fog, and water. It is 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. Twist-down eyecups accommodate users who wear glasses. Naturally contoured to perfectly fit your hands, promoting comfort and eliminating user fatigue,the Diamondback HD includes a winning combination of features.

Optical Performance

  • Roof prism design
  • 12x magnification
  • 50mm objective lenses
  • Fully multi-coated lenses increase transmission, clarity, and brightness
  • Dielectric-coated, phase-correcting roof prisms improve true color, contrast, and transmission
  • 5.2° angle of view
  • 271' linear field of view at 1000 yards
  • Birding-friendly 6' close focus distance
  • Exit pupil: 4.2mm
  • Eye Relief: 14mm

Use and Handling

  • Short-hinge bridge cuts weight and exposes more surface for handling
  • Adjustable interpupillary distance: 60-75mm
  • Oversized knurled center focusing wheel
  • Textured diopter ring on right eyepiece
  • Twist-up soft tapered rubber eyecups

Construction Details

  • GlassPak binocular harness with zippered accessory pocket
  • 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: 875874009967

Vortex Diamondback HD Specs

Prism TypeRoof
Performance
Magnification12x
Objective Lens Diameter50 mm
Angle of View5.2° (Actual)
Field of View271' @ 1000 yd / 89.97 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance6' / 1.83 m
Exit Pupil Diameter4.2 mm
Eye Relief14 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment60 to 75 mm / 2.4 to 3"
Diopter AdjustmentYes
Focus TypeCenter
Features
FogproofYes, Argon Filled
Water ResistanceWaterproof
General
Dimensions6.4 x 5.3" / 16.26 x 13.46 cm
Weight28.9 oz / 819 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.9 x 7.5 x 7.2"
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