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MSRP: $189.99
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Diamondback 8 x 28 is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
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Diamondback® 8x28 Roof Prism Binocular

The Diamondback binocular defines the price vs performance ratio in the world of optics. An astoundingly efficient and high-performing optical system with enhanced, dielectric fully multi-coated lenses, serves up stunning views and impressive low-light performance—critical attributes when working to glass up and evaluate game. And with their ultra-wide, best-in-class, field of view, you can effortlessly cover ground and acquire subjects with ease.


VIP Warranty Argon Purged Waterproof
Magnification8 x
Objective Lens Diameter28 mm
Eye Relief18 mm
Exit Pupil3.6 mm
Linear Field of View332 feet/1000 yards
Angular Field of View6.2 degrees
Close Focus6.5 feet
Interpupillary Distance55-74 mm
Height4.4 inches
Width4.6 inches
Weight14.0 oz
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Included in the Box
  • Rainguard Eyepiece Cover
  • Tethered objective lens covers
  • Comfort neck strap
  • Deluxe custom-molded carry case

Optical Features

Fully Multi-Coated Increase light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.
Dielectric Coating Multi-layer prism coatings provide bright, clear, color-accurate images.

Construction Features

Argon Gas Argon gas-purged and o-ring-sealed for fogproof and waterproof performance.
Fogproof Argon gas purging prevents internal fogging over a wide range of temperatures.
Waterproof O-ring seals prevent moisture, dust and debris from penetrating the binocular for reliable performance in all environments.
Rubber Armor Provides a secure, non-slip grip, and durable external protection.

Convenience Features

Adjustable Eyecups Twist up and down for comfortable viewing with or without eyeglasses.
Center Focus Wheel Adjusts the focus of both binocular barrels at the same time.
Diopter Adjusts for differences in a user's eyes. Located on right eyepiece.
Tripod Adaptable Compatible with a tripod adapter, allowing use on a tripod or car window mount.
Magnification8 x
Objective Lens Diameter28 mm
Eye Relief18 mm
Exit Pupil3.6 mm
Linear Field of View332 feet/1000 yards
Angular Field of View6.2 degrees
Close Focus6.5 feet
Interpupillary Distance55-74 mm
Height4.4 inches
Width4.6 inches
Weight14.0 oz
Product Manual (PDF)Download
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT VALUE Awesome set of affordable binos. These are the best binoculars I have ever bought. I dont have a need for a high dollar set of binos as Im not glassing for animals all day at long distances. I use these as general purpose. For hunting they have a wide field of view, great light gathering and plenty clear. I use them to I.D shooter deer in heavy woods in the South East (50-200yd). I also use them hiking or for anything outdoors to enjoy nature. They are amazing for the price.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Strongly recommend the Diamondback 8x28 binocular! Having really liked the Diamondback 8x32 binoculars, we decided to purchase a smaller lighter binocular for comfort and convenience while kayaking, hiking, hunting, and birdwatching. The new Diamondback 8x28 binoculars have certainly fit our needs. They are lightweight, easy to use, and very clear. They focus to such a close range yet steady enough for birdwatching while kayaking. The light weight has made them so nice for hiking and hunting. Great value!
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I see you I got these compact optics for backpacking, biking and dayhiking and they do not disappoint.
Date published: 2017-06-15
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Received new DB200 8x28 diamondback. How do I access the tripod socket? I don't want to strip or break something. Thanks...
Asked by: Jim
The piece on the hinge with the logo on the objective end of the binoculars screws out to access the tripod adapter socket.
Answered by: Mike at Vortex Optics
Date published: 2017-06-15

Can you recommend a case to fit these? 
Asked by: Tbestor
These binoculars should come with a small case that fits them just right. If this isn't what you are looking for and you would like something that is more designed to be worn or taken into the field, check out our friends at Badlands and they might have something!
Answered by: Reuben
Date published: 2017-06-23
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT VALUE Awesome set of affordable binos. These are the best binoculars I have ever bought. I dont have a need for a high dollar set of binos as Im not glassing for animals all day at long distances. I use these as general purpose. For hunting they have a wide field of view, great light gathering and plenty clear. I use them to I.D shooter deer in heavy woods in the South East (50-200yd). I also use them hiking or for anything outdoors to enjoy nature. They are amazing for the price.
Date published: 2017-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Strongly recommend the Diamondback 8x28 binocular! Having really liked the Diamondback 8x32 binoculars, we decided to purchase a smaller lighter binocular for comfort and convenience while kayaking, hiking, hunting, and birdwatching. The new Diamondback 8x28 binoculars have certainly fit our needs. They are lightweight, easy to use, and very clear. They focus to such a close range yet steady enough for birdwatching while kayaking. The light weight has made them so nice for hiking and hunting. Great value!
Date published: 2017-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I see you I got these compact optics for backpacking, biking and dayhiking and they do not disappoint.
Date published: 2017-06-07
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