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Anyone here have preference of one over the other?? This review concerns only the 8x42 and 10x42 models. ... Vortex Optics Fury HD 10x42 Laser Rangefinding Binocular . Razor HD 10X42 Roof Prism Binocular Review. High Definition (HD) -> Ultra High Definition (UHD) Describing your binoculars as having HD, or even UHD optics for that matter is for the most part just marketing jargon as it can mean a number of different things depending on which manufacturer you are talking about. Most binocular users won’t have heard of the term before, but it means the EL is sharper edge to edge. Razor HD 10x42 . Sort: Clear All. Optical performance is very similar between all three - I realize that Swaro has probably upgraded their SLCs over the past 30yrs, and that the 30 objectives aren't an apples-to-apples comparison. Pros: good looks, superb ergonomics and tough, lightweight design coupled with premium optics and coatings make for a very compelling package that rivals top tier European binoculars. After some research it seems to me that a good choice would be between the two models below: Swarovski 10x42 EL42 Binocular and Vortex Razor HD 10x42 Binocular I know the price difference is very large however worth it? I went out to my deer lease this weekend and the difference in clarity, brilliance, and light transmission was amazing. I reviewed Swarovski SLC-WB 10x42 (the newest), Vortex Razor-HD 10x42, Meopta Meopro-HD 10x42, Maven B2 11x45, and Maven B1 10x42. Being that I wanted something more compact for hiking with a backpack I was looking for a 65mm scope. Razor HD binoculars have a well-earned reputation for pushing the limits of optical performance. vs. Leica Geovid HD-B 10x42 Laser Range Finding Binocular ... Vortex Optics Razor HD Roof Prism Binoculars . Here is Nikon Monarch 5 vs. Vortex Viper binoculars, a comparison review of both these binocular series with a brief comparison of the most popular model the 10X42 for either brand. The Vortex optical quality has crept up. We have been testing the Vortex Razor HD 10X42 binoculars (from now on “the Razor”) in the field for six months and we think is worth telling you our impressions from a birder’s perspective. After reading great reviews on the UHD’s, I ordered a pair from Midway. Rated 5 out of 5 by Jon from Won't disappoint Bought the razor 10x42 three years ago after vigorously comparing all the major brands, overall vortex lenses were the clearest of any other brand except Swarovski. Vortex Razor HD 10×42 Short Review. ? While the 10×42 Vortex Vipers might be best for hunting, the 8×42 Monarch 7s are likely better suited to birdwatchers. / Vortex Razor HD Spotting Scope vs Swarovski: Which One Is Best? The objective lens is the light-gathering lens found at the end of the scope. They are close. Rated 5 out of 5 by JWS9012 from Excellent Binos and superb Customer Service I wanted to upgrade my 6 year old Meopta HD Euro 10x42. If you searching to check on Vortex Razor 10x42 Vs Swarovski Slc And Vortex Razor Hd Gen Ii 1 6 X 24 price. Zeiss Conquest HD 10×42 vs Swarovski SLC 10×42 – Comparison based on activities If you are going to spend more than a grand on a binocular, you might as well buy a pair that fills the bill. ... culars-vortex-razor-hd-11-33x50-spott-123271/ the rubber ring eye protector has been staying on just fine . The new Viper HD line includes 6x32, 8x32, 8x42, 10x42, 10x50 and 15x50 models as well as 8x28 and 10x28 compact versions. Vortex Viper HD vs Vortex Razor. Review Of The Vortex Razor HD 10x42 Binoculars And The Vortex Razor HD 11-33x50 Spotting Scope By Len Backus Lightweight Optics For the Backcountry Hunter Just before this year's hunting season I decided to buy a new set of 10x42 binoculars and a lighter weight spotting scope as well as a tripod and head combo. The bottom line is, where the old Vipers were good, these are better – a lot better. These binoculars are branded as Razor, Viper, Vulture, Vanquish, Crossfire, Diamondback, Kaibab, Fury, and many more. Binocular Review – Zeiss Conquest HD vs Vortex Razor HD I recently had the chance to test out these two binoculars side by side on a wolf hunting trip on a quest to see which one was better. If you are looking for a comparison between Vortex Viper Vs Razor binoculars, you have landed at the right page. Swarovski NL Pure 8X42 Binocular. $2,969.00 Leica Geovid HD-R 2700 Binocular. Zeiss Conquest 10×42 HD weights 795 grams or 28 oz. With a well-earned reputation for pushing the limits of optical performance, the Razor HDs step up and out on other binoculars in their class. Back to Product List. ... Vortex Razor HD Binoculars ... Swarovski's HD version of an old favorite Product Comparison: Leica Trinovid HD vs Swarovski Optik SLC. Only 42 mm and 56 mm models remained in that line and they have undergone modifications during the last several years. The new EL Range 10x42 shows precise details when viewing over long distances thanks to its 10x magnification. Hands-on review: Vortex Razor HD 27-60x85 spotting scope; Bresser Pirsch ED 8x42 PhC review; Kowa BDII-XD binoculars hands-on; Swarovski NL Pure 12x42 W B review; Nikon Monarch HG 10x42 review; Vortex Diamondback HD 8x32 review; Legendary binoculars - Carl Zeiss Jena Deltrintem 8x30 Swarovski EL O-Range is a special edition of EL-Range binoculars, which we already know from the year 2011.Then they were a big sensation, especially due to the built-in laser range finder and the SWAROAIM technology- angle shot program. Ruff wrote: I'm looking to buy a new spotting scope. from $2,549.00 Vortex Razor UHD 18x56 Ultra High Definition Hunting Binocular ... Vortex Razor UHD 8x42 Ultra High Definition Hunting Binocular. I know that Vortex reduced the price of their Razor HD a few months ago when they moved production from Japan to China to a street price price of $1099.99. And with the new FieldPro package, the EL Range 10x42 also impresses with its enhanced strap connector, integrated objective lens and eyepiece covers, as well as the new, distinctive measurement button for even more precise operation. Last fall, I compared the Vortex Razor HD 10X42 vs. Zeiss Conquest HD 10X42 and the Zeiss could just barely beat them. Unimaginable conditions. Swarovski X Vortex - posted in Binoculars: Hello all, I have a doubt and would like your opinion to help me in my decision. No items to compare. I tried the Vortex Razor 8x42HD (on special offer at £799), Leica Ultravid HD+ 8x42 (£1649? The Zeiss binocular has a length of 150 mm or 5.9″ whereas Swarovsky has a length of 144 mm or 5.7”. Both test your mettle-and your optics. I can get a vortex for $1200 brand new, been looking for used swaro but still around $2500 or more. In this article, I will compare the new Swarovski EL O-Range 10×42 W B and Leica Geovid 10×42 HD-B.Both are laser range finding binoculars. I was torn between the Razor UHD and Swarovski SLC. I have Swarovski 15X56 SLC, 10X42 SLC, and 12X50EL. This year's Vortex Razors are actually better than last years. As you can see, the Swarovski wins in compactness, literally, by a slim margin. So close that you can actually have them run against each other. In 2011 we tested the Swarovski SLC 10x42 WB HD which, almost three years ago, was superseded by the Swarovski SLC 10x42 … If you want a great quality 12x50 binocular that can run in the same class as a Swarovski then look at the Meopta MeoStar 12x50 which would run you around the same price as a Vortex Razor HD. I've got three 8x binocs - Swarovski 8x30SLC bought new in '87~88', Leupold Gold Ring 8x42 circa 2006, and Vortex Viper HD 8x42 from 2015. But in price vs. quality vortex blew the other competition out of the water, and then considering the warranty there wasn't much of a competition. Sold out. Razor HD 10x42 Roof Prism Binoculars (RZB-2102) Extreme terrain. The Vortex of course is only $1199 which is close to half the price of the $2200 Swarovski. For size in this Talon HD vs Viper HD vs Razor HD comparison, from the objective lenses to ocular lenses, the Talon HD is tallest at 6.7 inches (17.0cm), the Viper HD is shortest at 5.8 inches (14.7cm), and the Razor HD occupies middle ground at 6.5 inches (16.5cm). Picking up each binocular, I noticed that the Vortex Razors felt lighter while the SLCs and Meostars felt a bit heavier and more bulky, with the Meostars definitely feeling the heaviest and most bulky of all. Vortex Razor UHD 12x50 Binoculars versus the Vortex Razor HD 12x50 Binoculars. Stunning image quality and excellent handling make the Razor an absolute joy to use. When comparing the Vortex Optics Razor HD vs Swarovski EL, the more expensive EL comes with field flattener. Print Email. In comparison, Swarovski SLC is comparatively lighter at 765 grams or 27 oz. As you can see, vortex viper HD 10×42 binocular is the winner of most categories; my vote will go for it. I finally got to try out the various models, at Lakeside Optics, Chew Valley Lake, which has excellent viewing facilities over the lake as well as into some woodland close by. Finding the right binoculars to suit your needs can be difficult if you aren’t aware of the differences between all the popular brands out there. The Zeiss HT 10x42 is a nice binocular (I owned one for a while) although it tends to give a slightly washed out look in brighter conditions and I think is better suited to duller and low light conditions where it excels. Currently, Vortex Razor HD binoculars are offered in 8x42, 10x42, 10x50 and 12x50 versions, but this review covers only the 42-mm models. Despite being expensive and new, its features are great and suitable for all ventures. The wise move here is to buy a binocular that is suitable for most outdoor ventures. Swarovski 10X42 EL Range Binocular. Swarovski SLC vs Razor vs Meostar Feel. Dec 5, 2015 #3 Z. Add at least two items to compare. UNCOMPROMISING OBSERVATION. The Swarovski SLCs fit my hands a little better and the Meopta Meostars felt surprisingly comfortable and stable in my hands. In English, Field Notes by Yeray Seminario August 18, 2015. Vortex Viper HD vs Nikon Monarch 7 Summary. The only Vortex that can run with them are the Kaibob's which I have in 20X56 and are a great value for the $$$. I am a beginner in the world of binoculars and … Looking at the Leica Trinovid HD 10x42 and the Vortex Razor HD 10x42 ... with the Vortex being slightly more expensive. One thing to note is, glassing with 12x binoculars is much easier off of a tripod. Getting them out of a store and onto a tripod was eye-opening to say the least. Vortex Optics has quite a wide range of binoculars. Nowadays the situation is a bit different. $1,449.99 $2,099.99 Vortex Viper HD 12x50 Hunting Binocular. Currently, the Swarovski EL Swarovision binos are on special. Way overdue for a new pair of binoculars for hunting and general purpose. Can't decide between the vortex razor hd 20-60 85mm, or the Swarovski sts/ats 20-60 80mm. Yes! Vortex Viper vs Razor-8×42,10×42 Binoculars Model Comparison. Conquest HD’s were my choice of binocular in years past, and I was extremely impressed with them. I had been debating between the Vortex Razor HD Angled 16-48X65 spotter and the Swarovski HD ATS 20-60X65 spotter. The Leica Ultravid HD Plus 10x42 is worth a look too. Knowing Vortex, further expansion of this line to … The vortex VIP lifetime, transferable no quibble warranty is simply unparalleled. Introduction. Small, light, bright, and strong —nothing else comes close. Vortex Razor HD binoculars cost $979.99 for the 8x42 model and $999.99 for the 10x42 model. 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