Razor Red Dot

Razor® Red Dot

Razor Red Dot is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 76.
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MSRP $499.99


The high-end Razor red dot is an open-top reflex sight built for top-tier performance and incredible versatility. The large, clear and crisp window provides edge-to-edge sharpness with a wide field of view and is protected by a thick and durable aluminum housing. Dot size is available in 3 MOA or 6 MOA for your choice between a more precise aiming point on a rifle or one that’s extremely quick to acquire on a handgun. Side-load battery tray makes for quick battery changes without removing the sight from your firearm. A great fit for rifles and shotguns. Rugged and durable, the Razor comes in at 1.3 ounces (2.4 ounces with its included, low Picatinny mount).

Battery Life: Up to 150 hours on highest setting. Up to 30,000 hours on lower settings.

Razor Red Dot Dimensions

Included in the Box
  • Picatinny mount
  • 1.5mm hex wrench
  • 2.5mm hex wrench
  • CR2032 battery
Mount Type Picatinny
Magnification 1x
Dot Color Bright Red
Eye Relief Unlimited
Adjustment Graduation 1 MOA
Max Elevation Adjustment 170 MOA
Max Windage Adjustment 170 MOA
Parallax Setting Parallax Free
Length 1.83 inches
Weight 1.3 oz




XR™ Fully Multi-Coated Proprietary coatings increase light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces.
Brightness Settings 9 levels
Unlimited Eye Relief Non-critical eye relief for rapid target acquisition
Parallax Free All red dot and holographic sights will exhibit some small amount of parallax. Matching current industry practice, this small amount would be considered "parallax free" and will make a negligible difference in performance.


Single-Piece Chassis Compact and lightweight.
Waterproof O-ring seals prevent moisture, dust and debris from penetrating for reliable performance in all environments.
Shockproof Rugged construction withstands recoil and impact.
Hard Anodized Finish Highly durable hard-coat anodization provides a low-glare matte surface and helps camouflage the shooter's position.
ArmorTek ® Ultra-hard, scratch-resistant coating protects exterior lenses from scratches, oil and dirt.


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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Optic I've this optic for just over 6 months now. I put it on my .300BLK SBR and love it. It holds zero perfectly, even after swapping it to another rifle. It is incredibly durable despite the thin profile. The field of view is fantastic. I have no issues shooting with both eyes open and still maintaining awareness of my surroundings. The thin profile makes picking up the dot and projecting it over the target a breeze. The optic and mount are so light, the additional weight is nearly unnoticeable. I loved it so much, I bought an additional one for a relative for his full auto SMG. It his outperformed all expectations. Thank you, Vortex for an amazing product.
Date published: 2019-05-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great sight for aging eyes 6 moa sight mounted on glock 17 used mainly for competition. Clear glass of the right size. Dot is crisp with good brightness settings. Good battery life and good battery access. I did have a problem with the first sight I purchased--sight would occassionally shut off during a string of fire. Returned sight to Vortex and they sent me a new sight. Customer service is top notch! The only reason for not rating a 5, the push button controls are awkward to manipulate, at least for me. A friend also has a Razor and he does not have an issue with this. Great value for the money.
Date published: 2018-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact and Rugged I actually acquired the razor red dot when I purchased a used bullpup and it came as part of the deal. It was a perfect match for the carbine, the dot is easy to pick up as you shoulder the rifle and is easily adjustable for any light condition. The only downside I see is that the adjustment buttons are pretty close to the face of the lens, and I've had to learn to be careful not to leave any smudges when making adjustments, but at the same time, this designs keeps them tucked away, so there is no worry of bumping them unintentionally. Overall, love this sight.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I have 2 of these. One on my Dissident Arms KS-12 and one in my AK47. I shoot competitively and am constantly beating on my optics. In and out of dump barrels, bags, etc., these optics can take the abuse. Definitely my do to red dot. A+
Date published: 2019-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Razor on my Glock 41MOS, Incredible combination I have my 3MOA Razor mounted on my Glock 41MOS. I presently have close to 2000 rounds through this combination and it still amazes me in several ways. Eye relief and visability is crisp and clear. I can quickly and easily adjust the brightness depending on conditions, mainly outside or inside ranges. With that many rounds through it you would think I would have had to re-zero it by now, but I have not had to touch it or even tweek it yet from the original zero I set. I highly recommend this sight and plan on buying another one for my GLock 19.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 6 MOA Razor I shoot in OPEN class most of the time and wanted the same view on all three of my guns so I put one on my rifle on a 45 degree mount, one on my R&R Saiga and the third one on my STI 9mm. I did have a problem with the one on my pistol, it would go out after a couple shots. I contacted Vortex and they had me send it back to them, it was back on my gun in about 8 days!!! I paid for the shipping back to them and that was it, all else was covered by their OUTSTANDING warranty. Buy with confidence, theis is a great sight and even better company!!
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Dot! I placed the 3 moa Razor on my Marlin .45-70 1895 SBL. Due to my recent need for bi-focals, my shooting life was really suffering figuring out ways to compensate where I could still achieve a quick and accurate sight pic. Needless to say, after zeroing, I was making incredibly tight groups, without a rest between 50 and 100 yards. I need to take it out to a longer range yet, but what a joy shooting is again! For the money, this sight was worth every penny and I will be looking at Vortex 1st from now on for all my sighting needs.
Date published: 2017-11-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Would love Adjustable Dot at 1, 2, 3 and 4, levels Greta Razor red dot and clear view around the edges. I would love a smaller or even adjustable Red Dot, say 1,2,3 and 4 so can use out to 200 meters, as 3 covers entire man sized figure at 200. That makes a precise shot on head or chest almost impossible.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product for price! Love this red dot does amazing job very light weight doesn't add any weight to the gun that I can notice. Only dislike and its not anything major that would keep me from buying it again is the buttons are small for my fat fingers and makes turning it off difficult sometimes but other than that absolutely amazing product absolutely love it would buy it again!
Date published: 2018-03-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great addition The Razor is a great addition to the function of my AR-15. I have tried scoops and other types of red dots and was not happy. I put the Razor on my gun about 3 months ago and have been very impressed with it. I would like to tell everyone that the Razor works great looks great and to say get one for your self you will love it.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vortex Razor Red Dot and Ruger Mk4 Hunter Like the sight picture on the Razor. Started with the Picanny rail on the Ruger Mk4 Hunter and the Picanny base that came with the Razor. Was able to replace both of these components with a much lighter base made by MADDMACS PRECISION TACTICAL, it also LOOKS way Cool.
Date published: 2019-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vortex Razor Red Dot I bought this a few months ago and I love it! I mounted this on my Tactical Solutions pistol, target acquisition is so fast with the Razor. This has become the new favorite pistol of my entire family since adding the red dot. Thanks Vortex for another great product!
Date published: 2017-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great backup for close quarters I bought this red dot just over a year ago. I actually use it on my AR with the vortex 45 degree offset mount. I do a lot of coyote hunting at night. After getting caught in a situation where the yote was only 20 yards away, I decided I needed something for close quarters. This works perfectly in this low light conditions. It's easy to adjust, easy to turn on quickly, and had many brightness levels for all different types of lighting situations. Hoping to buy one soon for my turkey gun.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall perfection Put this on my Competition Pistol and hasn’t left! Clear glass, easy battery location and simple functions! This will always be my go to Red Dot!
Date published: 2018-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great service optic preformed as promised but needed screws to mount on pistol called they were sent out asp
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vortex Razor 3moa The Vortex 3 MOA Razor Red Dot is an amazing optic. I topped my Ruger GP100 with the Razor and continue to be amazed how much better my shooting has become. I confidently shoot beyond 50 yards, freehand, which I had never done before adding the Razor. I'm in my middle 50's, and for years a handgun front sight has been next to impossible to keep in focus. Problem solved! Plinking or hunting are again enjoyable and not an report! The 2032 batteries are inexpensive, readily available, and last a long time. Variable brightness handles all conditions from dark to full sun. The on/off feature of the Razor takes several seconds to turn the sight on or off. I suspect that is to stop inadvertently activating the light, which is unlikely given the size and location of the button. Great product that I highly recommend!
Date published: 2017-06-15
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Championship Winning! The best, period. I have 7 (yes, seven), Razor Red Dots, and they have helped me with matches and championship titles all over the country. The crystal clear glass is great for all weather environments. The ruggedness holds up tremendously to the abuse. And the reliability is unmatched. I am extremely happy with Vortex's product and the company as a whole. I'm looking forward to a long future of running their glass! Thank you Vortex!
Date published: 2019-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only Micro Dot I run I have the Razor red dot on a variety of guns and couldn't be more pleased. I have run them in steel matches on my Q5 match, sub guns, and I always have on on a Vortex 45 degree mount for my ARs. This red dot has never let me down. For the price, the quality you would expect is far exceeded with this product. Couple that with Vortex's lifetime warranty/customer service and you'll never have to worry. Great product!
Date published: 2019-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great red dot Got an amazing deal on this red dot through optics planet. This was actually the first vortex product I had purchased. Put it on top of a PTR51 PDW. And it has handled all the abuse I have thrown at it. My only complaint if you can even call it one is that it does sit very high compared to other options. So it may not fit every setup however it has been a perfect match for my use. Would easily recommend
Date published: 2019-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Impressive Red Dot I installed this sight on my S&W TRR8 357 magnum. I fill like I'm cheating now when I shoot. I'm using the 3 MOA. With older eyes I need all the help I can get and target acquisition is very fast and accurate. I shoot 357 magnum rounds and I have never lost zero. I love this Red Dot so much so that I'm thinking about getting another one for my Heckler & Koch P30S.
Date published: 2019-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy with it I picked this reflex sight up from a friend of mine who had it available and who wasn’t using it. At first I wanted it to put on a pistol but it found its permanent home on my 5.56/223 Msar bullpup rifle. It is small and light and just felt right on the rifle. I am quite happy with it and would recommend it as an excellent sight to any who ask.
Date published: 2019-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite PCC optic! Currently using the 6MOA Razor dot on both a SBR'd CZ Scorpion with normal height rail mount, and another one on a 9mm AR15 for USPSA/PCC competition with a QD riser to bring the height up a little. This isn't a dot size I would use for long range shooting or hitting small steel past 50-100 yards, but for USPSA distances, it's excellent!
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 1 isn't enough I absolutely love this red dot! The design is incredible and the easy access battery just blows the competition out of the water(lookin' at you trijicon). I wish I could afford to put these on all of my firearms right now, but my wife would kill me. I currently have this on my Glock 19 edc gun and it is comfortable for IWB carry.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple, reliable and sharp. I use the 3moa version on a DD 1 o'clock mount as a primary optic for CQB with a 1-6 razor on top. Zeroed for 50m -200m and performs as expected without any hiccups for the last 3 years I've been running it. Battery life is excellent, built for durability, clear sharp red dot and I never have to think about it. It just works.
Date published: 2019-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent red dot I went to my local vortex dealer and asked what he would recommend for a red dot on a ruger super blackhawk in .44 mag this is what he recommended and I can say I'm not disappointed one bit great red dot for it handles the recoil with no problem which I can say was the problem with a few other brand name ones and accurate
Date published: 2019-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nothing but the best. I actually own two of these. One I used on a shotgun while hunting waterfowl this year and one on an AR. The shotgun on was interesting you put the dot on the bird and it falls. The AR one I mounted on the 45 so I can have an up close site along side my longer distance scope. Next I'm buying one for my muzzleloader
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use The Razor is extremely easy to operate. The brightness of the dot is easily changed by using either the up or down arrow depending on what the situation is. The battery can be changed quickly and without removing the optic. Did I mention the clarity of the glass? It’s superior to any I’ve tried so far.
Date published: 2019-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Versatility + Perfection Been using the razor for almost a year with zero issues. Still using factory battery. I own 3 of this model, one for my open 3gun/Uspsa pistol, 1 on my PCC, the last is mounted 45 degree offset for 3 gun. Thousands of rounds and they have yet to fail me in competition and great for dryfire practice.
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very clear and adjustable red dot sight I have this mounted on my S&W Model 41. It weighs nothing, it is easy to see, adjust and use. It is a clear dot image. It goes from fairly small dot to a large dot. There is a dot for every background light. I am very pleased with this unit. A great price for what ou get as well.
Date published: 2017-06-15
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