Viper HD 10x42

Viper® HD 10x42

Viper HD 10x42 is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 253.
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MSRP $649.99


Viper HD binoculars are an optical masterpiece, giving hunters, shooters and outdoor enthusiasts a premium option without the premium price tag. The HD optical system delivers stunning resolution, color fidelity and edge-to-edge clarity. These are one of the lightest, most compact, full-size binos on the market—a noteworthy attribute when gear consideration can be measured in grams. Includes GlassPak chest harness, keeping your binos at the ready while providing comfortable, protected, strain-free, all-day carry.

Included in the Box
  • Rainguard Eyepiece Cover
  • Tethered objective lens covers
  • Comfort neck strap
  • GlassPak Binocular Harness
Magnification 10x
Objective Lens Diameter 42 mm
Eye Relief 17 mm
Exit Pupil 4.2 mm
Linear Field of View 341 feet/1000 yards
Angular Field of View 6.5 degrees
Close Focus 6 feet
Interpupillary Distance 55-74 mm
Height 5.6 inches
Width 4.9 inches
Weight 24.9 oz
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HD Lens Elements Premium extra-low dispersion glass delivers the ultimate in resolution and color fidelity, resulting in high-definition images.
XR™ Fully Multi-Coated Proprietary coatings 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.
Phase Correction Coating on roof prism models enhances resolution and contrast.


Roof Prism Valued for greater durability and a more compact size.
Waterproof O-ring seals prevent moisture, dust and debris from penetrating the binocular for reliable performance in all environments.
Fogproof Argon gas purging prevents internal fogging over a wide range of temperatures.
ArmorTek ® Ultra-hard, scratch-resistant coating protects exterior lenses from scratches, oil and dirt.
Rubber Armor Provides a secure, non-slip grip, and durable external protection.


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.
Locking Diopter Adjusts for differences in a user's eyes. Located on right eyepiece, locks at preferred setting.
Tripod Adaptable Compatible with a tripod adapter, allowing use on a tripod or car window mount.



Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME & Customer Service is the BEST EVER. I have the Viper 10x42, originals. For me this was a huge upgrade and I just love them. Being able to see in the early hours is the best ever. I have horses, so sometimes bad things happen and the twist up eye pieces were damaged. I sent them in to have them repaired. Vortex not only repaired those, but fixed the scratches on the objective lens and re-argon gassed them for me and included new lens covers. I have never had customer service and quality care like what Vortex provides. I intend to always use Vortex just because of their great warranty. Just ordered a Razor Spotting scope, quality glass and the warranty and service can't be beat!
Date published: 2019-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Put these through the ringer I bought these about 6 or 7 years ago. Vortex was new on the scene in my area and I was comparing them to all the regular names. At the time the price and the quality was impossible for me to ignore. I have since used them as a hunting guide and biologist for between 150-200 plus days a year. I had to have the eye cups fixed twice, but given the amount of use, I can live with that. Vortex always got them back to me quickly and took into account the schedules of my hunts and work when planning to repair them. I have recommended these binos to two friends who both bought them and also love them. Honestly I am very happy and will be buying another pair of vortex binos in a higher magnification for future hunts.
Date published: 2018-03-26
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great Service; Vipers NOT worth the price I don't think these binoculars are quite worth the price tag- but the customer service and lifetime warranty makes up for some of that. Brought these on an elk trip- rained on day 1. Water somehow got inside the lens, which left the lens with condensation internally for the duration of the trip. Made the elk hunting extremely tough and very frustrating. Luckily Vortex replaced the binos at no cost. Decent binos, great glass... but the diamondbacks are cheaper and nearly as good in my opinion. Vipers shouldn't have ANY issues when they are ~$700 msrp. I love Vortex's services, but this incident will make it hard to have faith and trust in their products.
Date published: 2019-10-14
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