With cutting-edge features like the APO system, premium ED glass, and XR Plus fully multi-coated lenses, there is no wonder why KAIBAB HD 18×56 is considered one of the best Vortex binoculars. Their high magnification and wide-field of view are great for viewing over vast areas.

The APO system’s index-matched optics provide color correction across the visual spectrum, complementing the premium ED glass that delivers reliable color fidelity and resolution. On the other hand, the XR Plus fully multi-coated lenses guarantee exceptional clarity regardless of the lighting conditions. There is little to no light loss during transmission.

KAIBAB HD 18×56 has a rubber-armored body that offers a non-slip grip, no matter the environment. It also has scratch-resistant capabilities, thanks to the proprietary ArmorTek coating that protects the exterior lenses.

Fogproof and waterproof capabilities are also essential. For a worry-free outdoor experience regardless of the weather, it is filled with argon gas and sealed with O-ring sealing. It is also compatible with a tripod adapter, so you can mount it whenever needed for your convenience.

Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4.5

Reasons to buy:

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    Excellent close focus distance
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    Premium ED glass
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    XR fully multi-coated lenses
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    ArmorTek lens protective coating
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    Deluxe padded carry case
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    Rainguard
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    Uni-daptor quick-release tripod adapter

Reasons NOT to buy:

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  • check-mark194' field of view at 1,000 yds only

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Vortex Optics Kaibab HD

Specs & Features

  • Product Dimensions (Length x Width): 7.7” x 5.7”
  • Product Weight: 43.5 oz.
  • Eye Relief: 16.4 mm
  • Field of View at 1,000 yds: 194'
  • Field of VIew (Angular): 3.7 degrees
  • Close Focus: 19.8'
  • Inclusions: Comfort Neck Strap, Deluxe Padded Carry Case, Lens Cloth, Rainguard, Tethered Objective Lens Covers, Uni-Daptor Quick-Release Tripod Adapter

Related Reviews

Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4.5

Reasons to buy:

  • check-mark
    Excellent close focus distance
  • check-mark
    Premium ED glass
  • check-mark
    XR fully multi-coated lenses
  • check-mark
    ArmorTek lens protective coating
  • check-mark
    Deluxe padded carry case
  • check-mark
    Rainguard
  • check-mark
    Uni-daptor quick-release tripod adapter

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markHeavy
  • check-mark194' field of view at 1,000 yds only

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