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Vortex 8x42mm Talon HD Binoculars

Item # HN-SHL214

Dimensions & Specifications

Brand
Vortex
Eye Relief
18mm
Focus Type
Center Focus
Tripod Adaptable
Yes
Objective Lens Diameter
42mm
Binoculars Series
Vortex Talon HD Binoculars
Features
Open Bridge, Waterproof
Interpupillary Distance
56mm - 73mm
Weight
27.4 oz.
Exit Pupil
5.25mm
Field of View at 1000 Yards
425 ft.
Waterproof
Yes
Prism Type
Roof Prism Binoculars
Close Focusing Distance
6 ft.
Angular Field of View
8.1 Degrees
Dimensions (in)
6.7 x 5.0
Magnification
8x
Size
Full Size Binoculars

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  • High Density ED Glass
  • Phase Correction
  • Waterproof and Fogproof
  • Twist-up Eyecups
  • Tripod Adaptable
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Vortex 8x42mm Talon HD Binoculars
 
4.0

(based on 2 reviews)

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5.0

Great Optics

By Joe

from United States

About Me Avid Adventurer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Lightweight
  • Quality Lenses
  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Bird Watching
    • Hunting
    • Sporting Events/Concerts
    • Wildlife Viewing

    Comments about Vortex 8x42mm Talon HD Binoculars:

    I've used the Vortex Talon binoculars for a few months now and I'm very impressed with the image quality. The build quality is also fantastic. They are a little long but overall they feel small because they're not that heavy. Overall much smaller than most binoculars.

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    3.0

    Just not for me.

    By Tequila Mockingbird

    from Pennsylvania

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Good Balance
    • Quality Lenses
    • Wide FOV

    Cons

    • Difficult To Focus
    • Flimsy Hinges
    • Poor Construction
    • Stiff Focus Knob

    Best Uses

    • Bird Watching

    Comments about Vortex 8x42mm Talon HD Binoculars:

    I really wanted to love these. It is a shame that the construction is so poor, because the view is amazing. Nice wide field of view. Bright Images. Poor construction.
    I am not saying these are not durable. I could not say that, but I can say that they are just downright uncomfortable to use. The hinges are soft and too easy to adjust. You want hinges that stay put? These are not for you. The focus knob is tough to move and has an abrasive feel to it. They don't come close to comparing to the nice rubberized feel and smooth rotation of Minox brand. Ultimately I ended up going with the Minox BL8x42. The optics may be a bit of a downgrade, but minox has rock solid construction and optics that are as good as anything else in the sub $400 price range.

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