Vortex 8x26 Vanquish Binocular

Vortex 8x26 Vanquish Binocular

Vortex 8x26 Vanquish Binocular

B&H # VO8X26V MFR # VNQ-0826
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Product Highlights

  • Reverse Porro Prism Design
  • Fully Multi-Coated Optics
  • Center-Focus Wheel
  • Close Focus: 7.6'
  • Nitrogen-Filled Fogproof, Waterproof
  • Closed-Bridge Configuration
  • Twist-Up Eyecups
  • Rubber-Armored Housing
  • Diopter Adjustment
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Size: 8x26

10x26 8x26

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Vortex VNQ-0826 overview

  • 1Description

With a reverse Porro prism design and fully multi-coated lenses for a bright, sharp image, the 8x26 Vanquish Binocular from Vortex is a compact and versatile optic suited to general use. The Vanquish can focus on objects as close as 7.6 feet for viewing butterflies or wildflowers, while its 8x magnification can bring distant details into view. It has twist-up eyecups to accommodate eyeglasses and a knurled, easy-to-operate center-focus wheel. A diopter adjustment is provided on the right eyepiece to resolve differences in the user's eyes. O-ring sealed and nitrogen purged, this binocular is water, dust, and fogproof, and its rubber armoring protects the housing and provides a pleasant and secure grip.

 

Optical Performance
  • 8x magnification
  • 26mm objective lenses
  • Reverse Porro prism optical path
  • Fully multi-coated lenses for a bright, sharp image
  • Field of view: 352 feet at 1000 yards
  • Eye relief: 15mm
  • Exit pupil: 3.3mm
Construction Details
  • Twist-up eyecups
  • O-ring sealed and nitrogen purged for water, dust, and fogproof performance
  • Rubber armoring protects housing and provides a good grip
Use and Handling
  • Closed-bridge configuration
  • Large knurled center-focus wheel
  • Right eye dioptric adjustment collar
UPC: 875874000636

Vortex VNQ-0826 specs

Prism Type Porro
Magnification 8  x
Objective Lens Diameter 26 mm
Angle of View 6.7° (Actual)
Field of View 351.7' @ 1000 yd / 117.2 m @ 1000 m
Minimum Focus Distance 7.6' / 2.3 m
Exit Pupil Diameter 3.3 mm
Eye Relief 15 mm
Interpupillary Adjustment 57.0 to 71.0 mm / 2.2 to 2.8"
Focus Type Center
Dimensions 4.7 x 4.4" / 11.9 x 11.2 cm
Weight 12.7 oz / 360 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight 1.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 5.7 x 5.5 x 3.1"

Vortex VNQ-0826 reviews

8x26 Vanquish Binocular is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Personal review of Vortex Vanquish 8x26 binoculars After doing a lot of research into how to best replace my previous (finally broken) economical binoculars, I became convinced that reverse Porro prism design offers the greatest advantages for the money. The Vortex Vanquish 8x26 Porro prism binoculars were recommended at the web site birdwatching and so I took a chance on them. I had looked at the Nikon Monarch and Travellite and some time ago at compact Zeiss roof prism binocs. I knew that the Monarch rated right up there with the expensive German binocs. I was also attracted to the Vortex brand because of the unmatched no fault and transferable Lifetime warranty.Got the binocs for Christmas 2007 and want to convey my impressions.First impression was that the optics provide a stunning view. The image is very bright, sharp and clear and, in my opinion, compares well in the center sweet spot to the Monarch binocs. If I want to quantify it, I was easily able to resolve low contrast lines spaced 0.75 mm apart at a distance of 25 feet at dim tungsten room ambient light (the lines were part of the fabric on a beige lamp shade). I could not resolve the lines using a pair of cheap ($35.-) 7x22 pocket binoculars that I had purchased .Clearly, the Vanquish are inferior in that they have a sweet spot and sharpness drops off towards the edges. I was able to resolve the lines up to the field-of-view edges by refocusing the binocs. It turns out, based on my usage, that I can live with that since sharpness drops off gradually and my brain pretty much integrates the total image anyway so that the edge effect is not a problem for me. The field of view is totally flat (no bending of lines on the edges) and only sharpness is affected. I much prefer the weight (12.7 oz.), handling, and feel of the waterproof Vanqush to the heavier Monarch, which to me felt too bulky (I wanted a light weight pair of binocs agreeing with reports of fatigue factor during usage and when lugging them around all day).The focus and diopter adjustment is firm, definite, and yet smooth without having any slop in it.I was totally impressed with the brightness, which was exactly what has been reported for Porro prism type binoculars with high density glass prisms and fully multi-coated optics. I have had zero difficulty using the binocs in dim light situations or in darker areas (as in pine trees, for example). The binocs clearly and cleanly resolve features in shadow areas to the point where I am awstruck. Thus, picking a reverse Porro prism type of binocular has paid off for me and previous findings have been confirmed in my mind. I feel that even at a modest budget ($100.-) I have obtained a very competent pair of binoculars due to the latest advances in optical technology. Expertise: Personal use of binoculars Problems Encountered: None (new item) Previous Equivalent Item Owned: Various budget binoculars
Date published: 2008-01-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from compacts good for casual trips When I go an o birding trip, I take my 8x42 binocs, but on casual outings where birding is incidental, like family trips, these are easy to pack into a small bag, or pocket of a jacket and also light weight. Optics are not as good as full sized binoculars, but that's the tradeoff for small size and weight and lower price.
Date published: 2011-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for travel As with so many others, we were looking for a light-weight binoc. for travel and as a side issue, we wanted durability and some degree of water resistance because we'll also be using them around water. Preliminary use has been positive, even our 9-yr old could use them with ease. We have an older equivalent pair of Nikon -- and the sight through the Vortex is superior. Appreciated the fast, reliable service of B&H, too.
Date published: 2013-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thes are the best I've tried for this price range These are bigger than a pair of Nikon compacts I have but the small weight and size disanvantage is negligible. The quality of the image and ease of acquiring your subject and focusing quickly is well worth it. We have two pairs of these. I liked my wife's pair so much that I sold the Nikons and bought another pair of these. They also have an incredible waranty.
Date published: 2015-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Binoculars My dad needed a pair of archery binoculars so I bought these for a Christmas gift and was impressed with the quality. We compared them side by side to similar Leupold's and there was very little difference. Plus they were little bit cheaper than the Leupold's.
Date published: 2018-03-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A bit bigger much better Tried these out, but they just didn't seem small enough to justify the restriction that 8x26 imposes on image quality. Went for a pair of truly compact double hinged roof prisms instead (plus a pair of only slightly bigger but much brighter and sharper Bushnell UHD 8x36's).
Date published: 2011-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality, price and warranty Got the Vanquish binoc's for Christmas recently. Was looking for an affordable set for general use. Already have a Sparc2, so thought I would try these out. They feel like high quality materials are used, clarity is good. Only wish would be that they have a way to mount to tripod. I felt very comfortable spending the money on these since they are backed by an awesome warranty.
Date published: 2018-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love them need to purches me some long range I got these just a little while ago testing them out over my Nikon and I tell you what. Nothing is as clear as vortex and nothing is as Durable you guys rock!
Date published: 2018-03-28
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