Vortex Razor HD 27-60x85mm Angled Spotting Scope Kit


Brand new design in 2016, the top-tier Razor HD spotting scope competes at the highest level of performance. The sophisticated triplet apochromatic lens system delivers high-definition views across the entire field of view—no color fringing, degradation of resolution or dilution of color fidelity.

Take advantage of a discount on a tripod, when purchasing a telescope. Simply check the box under the tripod on this page.

The Birder® Tripod Kit 1 with Audubon Shop 3510 Head

Our Birder® Tripod has been field tested across the globe on challenging terrain and and conditions that run the spectrum. The 23″ center column is longer than most, and extension to the maximum 20″ allows users to view birds in overhead tree canopies or celestial happenings! Lightweight, over-sized aluminum legs and center column reduce vibration better than any birding tripod (including carbon fiber) on the market – we guarantee it!

For 65mm and smaller telescopes, choose The Birder® Tripod Kit 2 with Audubon Shop 6750 Head

SAVE! If you are purchasing a telescope or a binocular with a Birder® Tripod, you are eligible for a 10% discount on the tripod.  Questions?  203-245-9056

The Birder® Tripod Kit 2 with Audubon Shop 6750 Head

The Birder® Tripod Kit 2 with Audubon Shop 6750 Head features a sturdy and stable two-section leg assembly, and has won the praises of birders worldwide for two decades. This ingeniously simple design is made exclusively for The Audubon Shop. The 6750 head is suitable for your 65mm and smaller telescopes.

For larger telescopes (80-95mm), choose the The Birder® Tripod Kit 1 with Audubon Shop 3510 Head

SAVE! If you are purchasing a telescope or a binocular with a Birder® Tripod, you are eligible for a 10% discount on the tripod. Questions?  203-245-9056

The Birder® Tripod, Legs Only

The Birder® Tripod, Legs Only is available for purchase if you have an existing head that you'd like to use with it.

Take advantage of a special 10% discount when purchasing this along with a pair of binoculars or a telescope.

Do call us with any questions! 888-505-9056 or 203-245-9056


Magnification: 27-60 x
Item Weight: 4.1 lbs
Objective Lens Diameter: 85 mm
Field of View: 117-68 feet/1000 yards
Angle of View: 2.2-1.3 degrees
Eye Relief: 17-16.7 mm
Weatherproofing: Waterproof & fogproof
Close Focus: 16.4 ft.

2016 model!
Setting a new standard in high-end optical technologies, precision craftsmanship, and ultra-sleek functionality, the newly engineered Razor® HD is one of the finest spotting scopes on the market. Period.

Premium HD glass lens elements, painstakingly hand selected and precision-ground to exacting standards, deliver brilliant, razor-sharp, true to-life views. Advanced optical elements eliminate aberrations for distortion-free, flat field images with unmatched edge-to-edge sharpness, remarkable clarity, resolution, and color accuracy. Fully multi-coated with XR™ coatings, our new spotters yield maximum light transmission—an extremely critical attribute when using the scope in low light.

What’s Included?

  • Eyepiece Cap, Objective Lens Cover, View-through carry case
  • Unconditional Lifetime Warranty

Optical Features:

  • APO System – Triplet Apochromatic lens combines with HD glass to provide unmatched color sharpness.
  • HD Lens Elements- Premium HD (High Density) extra-low dispersion glass delivers the ultimate in resolution and color fidelity, resulting in High Definition images.
  • XR™ Plus Fully Multi-Coated – Premium proprietary coatings deliver the highest level of light transmission with multiple anti-reflective coatings on all air-to-glass surfaces for maximum brightness.
  • Dielectric Prism Coatings – Multi-layer prism coatings provide bright, clear, color-accurate images.
  • Plasma Tech – Cutting edge application process provides unparalleled coating durability and performance.

Construction Features

  • Porro Prism – Offers maximum image quality and performance in a traditional design.
  • Straight Body Design – Valued for speedy target acquisition and ease of use. Most compatible design for use with car window mounts.
  • Waterproof – O-ring seals prevent moisture, dust and debris from penetrating the spotting scope 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.
  • Weight: 65.6 oz, or 4.1 lbs.
  • Length: 15.5″

Convenience Features

  • Adjustable Eyecup – Twists up and down for comfortable viewing with or without eyeglasses.
  • Helical Focus – Allows for fast and fine adjustments.
  • Built-in Sunshade – Reduces glare and shields the objective lens from raindrops and snow.
  • Rotating Tripod Ring – Allows rotation of the eyepiece to a sideways position, providing adjustable viewing angles.


Additional information

Weight 15 lbs
Dimensions 19 × 9 × 6 in