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Vortex Diamondback HD 8x42 Binoculars (2019 Version)


The Vortex Diamondback HD 8x42 Binoculars delivers greater value for customers through the new HD optical system integrated into its design, making the Diamondback HD series the cheapest binoculars with HD optics system available in the market. Featuring rugged Waterproof and Fogproof body, fully multi-coated optics and one of the largest field of views in its class. Not only are these a great entry-level binoculars, they are binoculars period. Backed by the industry leading Vortex VIP Unlimited Lifetime Warranty for the ultimate peace of mind.

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Regular Price: $475.00

Special Price $439.95

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The fully-waterproof and fog-proof Vortex Diamondback HD 8x42 features a 8x magnification and 42mm aperture with fully multi coated, HD optics system and phase correction.  It is the perfect companion for general use binoculars, compact binoculars, travellers and more, and will deliver outstanding optical performance at an affordable price. 


  • HD Optics
  • Dielectric Coating for bright, clear views
  • ArmorTek Coatings PLUS Rubber Armour to protect the binoculars from life's bumps, scratches and knocks. 
  • Sleek, robust design 
  • Fully waterproof and fogproof 
  • Adjustable Eyecups
  • Tripod adaptable (tripod adapter sold separately)

HD Optical System

For birdwatchers, whale watchers and hunters alike, vibrant, aberration free images brings the objects to life right in front of their eyes. Now, the modestly priced Diamondback HD does this by utilising premium extra low dispersion glass (HD) to combat chromatic aberration, giving passionate hobbyists the clear image they desire, without any additional cost!  

Argon Gas Purging

The optics are purged with argon gas for longer lasting protection against internal fogging than standard gas filling.

Vortex Lifetime Warranty

To ensure the ultimate peace of mind, all Vortex binoculars come with a unique Vortex VIP Lifetime Warranty. Vortex will repair or replace your Vortex product in the event it becomes damaged or defective at no cost to you (Postage Costs may apply). It does not matter how it happened or who is at fault. The Vortex warranty is valid for anyone carrying a Vortex product for the lifetime of the product. No warranty cards, terms or conditions or warranty periods.

What's In The Box? 

  • NEW Vortex Diamondback HD 8x42 Binoculars 
  • Deluxe carry case
  • Deluxe carry case strap
  • Comfort neck strap
  • Tethered objective lens covers
  • Rainguard Eyepiece Cover
  • Lens cloth

The Vortex Sport Optics Heritage

Founded in 2004 with the intention of bringing the best value Optics with exceptional Class leading performance. Vortex has created a range of Sport Optics products that are leaders in its class. Starting at the entry level Vanquish up to the class leading Razor HD. There is a Vortex Binoculars to suit every need. Experience hunters from all over the world rely on Vortex for their superior performance and incredible precision. To demonstrate their confidence in providing the best optics, all Vortex products come with a VIP Lifetime Warranty to cover any fault for the lifetime of the product regardless of which party is at fault.

Product Code: VTX-VODB214

Additional Information

Additional Information

Magnification 8 times
Aperture 42mm
Prism Type Roof
Prism Glass Quality BaK-4
Waterproof Yes
Fogproof Yes
Close Focus No
Field of View 393 feet / 1000 yards
Eye Relief 17mm
Exit Pupil No
Twilight Factor No
Tripod Adaptable No
Locking Diopter No
Dimensions No
Binoculars Weight 618g
Warranty Information Lifetime VIP Warranty
Shipping Weight No
Additional Specifications of Product Close Focus: 5 Feet / 1.53m Height: 5.7 inches / 14.5cm Width: 5.1 inches / 13.0 cm


Customer Reviews

Great product. Very good value for money and fantastic warranty! Review by Kerri Redding
Overall Score
To sum up what I liked about my order:

1. Very quick delivery
2. Great price (Posted on 28/08/2019)