Vortex Fury 5000 vs Vortex Razor 4000 Rangefinders: What are the Differences and Similarities?

Vortex Fury HD 5000 Rangefinder Binocular and Vortex Razor HD 4000 Rangefinder are the leading rangefinding devices in their own classes. Let’s take a quick look at the similarities and differences between the two devices.

  • Vortex Razor HD 4000 Laser Rangefinder is smaller and lighter than Vortex Fury HD 5000 Gen II Rangefinder Binocular. While the Razor HD 4000 weighs just 9.9 oz and is just 4.49 inches long, Fury HD 5000 Gen II 10×42 weighs 32.3 oz and is 5.75 inches high.

    Fury HD 5000 Gen II 10×42 Rangefinder Binocular is, of course, larger and heavier. But it combines two pieces of equipment into one piece, enabling the user to use it very quickly and efficiently in the field.

    The buttons in Vortex Fury HD 5000 are on the right side and can be manipulated with just one hand. This single-hand operation facility enables you to keep using this unit with one hand even when you are holding the bow or the rifle in the other hand
  • The Razor HD 4000 also comes with some unique ranging modes: First Mode, Last Mode, Normal Mode, and ELR (Extended Laser Range) Mode. These four targeting modes come handy in all ranging environment. Vortex Fury HD 5000 Gen II Rangefinder Binocular lacks the targeting modes. It simply has HCD range mode, providing you with angle-compensated critical data for shooters.

The ranging capabilities of different types of targets at Vortex Razor HD 4000 are:

Deer Range Tree Range Reflective Range
Normal Mode 1,600 yds or 1,463 m 1,800 yds or 1,646 m 2,400 yds or 2,194 m
Normal Mode (Scan) 2,000 yds or 1,829 m 2,200 yds or 2,012 m 2,400 yds or 2,194 m
ELR Mode 2,200 yds or 2,012 m 2,500 yds or 2,286 m 4,000 yds or 3,658 m

Vortex Fury HD 5000 Binocular may not have as many modes as in the Razor HD 4000 Rangefinder but it comes with a more impressive reflective ranging distance. Fury HD 5000 provides you with 5-5000 yards range reflective and 5-1600 yards deer ranging capabilities.

  • The primary HCD (Horizontal Component Distance) range mode in Vortex Razor HD 4000 provides key angle compensated range information so that the shooters (both bow and rifle shooters) can get the critical distance data for making accurate shots. LOS (Line of Sight) range mode and scan features are also available.

Though Vortex Fury HD 5000 Gen II Rangefinder Binocular lacks multiple targeting modes, the HCD (Horizontal Component Distance) angle-compensated shoot-to-range capability is present.

  • Feature Comparison
    Vortex Fury HD 5000 10×42 Rangefinding Binoculars: Features

Vortex Razor HD 4000 Rangefinding Monocular: Features

  • Specification Comparison
Vortex Razor HD 4000 Tree Range
Weight 9.9 oz. 31.8 oz
Dimensions 4.49"x1.34" Width: 5.9" Length: 5.75"
Range Minimum Range (Reflective): 5 yds. Max Range (Deer): 2200 yds. Max Range (Tree): 2500 yds. Max Range (Reflective): 4000 yds. Reflective: 5-5,000 yards Deer: 5-1,600 yards
Eye Relief 0.63"
Field of View Angular: 6.5° @ 1000 yards: 341.25 ft 314.4 ft @ 1000 yards
Angle Compensation ± 70° 6.1°
Measuring Time < .25 seconds (Normal Mode)
Range Reflective: 5-5,000 yards Deer: 5-1,600 yards
Battery Type CR2 CR2
Objective Diameter 42mm

Final Words

Though Vortex Fury HD 5000 Gen II is a Laser Rangefinding Binocular and Vortex Razor HD 4000 is a Laser Rangefinder, they have many similarities and differences. Both of them come with impressive reflective target ranging capabilities at 5,000 yards (Vortex Fury HD 5000 Rangefinder) and 4,000 yards (Vortex Razor HD 4000 Laser Rangefinder).

Each of them has its own strengths and therefore are very helpful for all types of bow and rifle shooters. While Vortex Razor HD 4000 Laser Rangefinder LRF250 is available at a price of $499.99, the dual-purpose Vortex Fury HD 5000 Gen II 10×42 Laser Rangefinding Binocular LRF301 comes at a price of $1,199.99.

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