VX-1 Riflescope

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VX®-1 riflescopes deliver performance you can count on, and are now available with the LR Duplex® reticle of the Ballistics Aiming System™.

Product Details

Quantum Optical System

Leupold optical engineers and scientists, mechanical engineers and product line managers have developed the optical system for Leupold’s newest riflescopes, including the VX-1, VX-2, VX-R and VX-6. The Quantum Optical System is a new way of thinking about optical system design and is a significant leap forward in performance. Using the rugged foundation of the legendary Vari-X series and employing state-of-the-art optical and mechanical design software and manufacturing processes, this system delivers new levels of performance in every optical category. Lead free, ecologically friendly glass compositions are used throughout—the geometry of each lens is maximized through a combination of Ze-max® design software and evaluation using Leupold’s Zygo® Interferometer to minimize wave front error and increase resolution. The result is razor sharp imaging across the typical light conditions experienced on any hunt—from the bright daylight of varminting to the dawn and dusk hours when big whitetails are on the move. By repositioning optical elements, employing new coatings and importantly, leaving key, time-tested mechanical aspects of the Vari-X system untouched, significant performance gains have been achieved in many other areas as well. The Quantum Optical System has greatly enhanced light transmission (up to 92% in the VX-1 system and 94% in the VX-2 system), resolution and color fidelity—all while preserving the ease of use and nearly indestructible ruggedness that has been a hallmark of Leupold riflescopes for generations.

Generous Eyebox

The generous eyebox makes it faster and easier to get your eye behind the riflescope and achieve a full, clear sight picture. Setting up for longer shots you'll appreciate the flexibility it affords, and in close up big game or dangerous game situations the quick target acquisition will be the difference maker. At high power, the longer eye relief and more generous eyebox gives you incredible head position latitude and an improved sight pictue that fills the eyepiece completely - putting you in better position to make the shot of a lifetime.

Classic/Standard Lockable Eyepiece

Leupold's classic/standard fast focus eyepiece with a low profile lock ring makes reticle focus easy to achieve and maintain.

3:1 Zoom Ratio

1/4 MOA Finger Click
Finger click adjustments for windage and elevation (¼-MOA) offer absolute repeatability and dependability over a lifetime of extreme use (metric adjustments – 1 cm per click).

Custom Shop serviceable

Tactile Power Selector


Proprietary Nitrogen Fill Process

One inch Maintube

6061-T6 Aircraft Quality Aluminum

Durable Lens Cover

Keep the lenses of your Leupold® riflescope looking like new. Protect it from dirt and damage with the durable bikini style lens cover included with your riflescope. Protects your scope while in storage or in the field.

Multicoat 4

Light reflecting off lens surfaces diminishes image quality. So Leupold® engineers developed Multicoat 4®, our own proprietary lens coating system to keep image quality pristine. Multicoat 4 greatly increases the amount of all available light that reaches your eye, while at the same time, it minimizes the reflections of the sky on the outer eyepiece. You’ll never be able to control the light, but with Leupold’s Multicoat 4, you can always make the most of it.

Specs for 3-9x40mm

  • Actual Magnification: Low=3.20 x High=8.80 x
  • Linear Field of View (ft/100 yd): Low=34.60 ft High=14.60 ft
  • Linear Field of View (m/100 m): Low=11.40 m High=4.70 m
  • Eye Relief (in): Low=4.20 in High=3.70 in
  • Eye Relief (mm): Low=108.00 mm High=94.00 mm
  • Weight (oz): 11.20 oz
  • Weight (g): 318.00 g
  • Objective Clear Aperture (in): 1.60 in
  • Objective Clear Aperture (mm): 40.00 mm
  • Elevation Adjustment Range: 52.00 moa
  • Windage Adjustment Range: 52.00 moa
Specs for 3-9x50mm
  • Actual Magnification Low=3.20 x High=8.80 x
  • Linear Field of View (ft/100 yd) Low=34.10 ft High=14.10 ft
  • Linear Field of View (m/100 m) Low=11.20 m High=4.50 m
  • Eye Relief (in) Low=4.20 in High=3.60 in
  • Eye Relief (mm) Low=107.00 mm High=93.00 mm
  • Weight (oz) 13.30 oz
  • Weight (g) 377.00 g
  • Objective Clear Aperture (in) 1.90 in
  • Objective Clear Aperture (mm) 50.00 mm
  • Elevation Adjustment Range 56.00 moa
  • Windage Adjustment Range 56.00 moa
Specs for 4-12x40mm
  • Actual Magnification: Low=4.30 x High=11.80 x
  • Linear Field of View (ft/100 yd): Low=20.40 ft High=9.70 ft
  • Linear Field of View (m/100 m): Low=6.60 m High=3.10 m
  • Eye Relief (in): Low=4.90 in High=3.70 in
  • Eye Relief (mm): Low=129.00 mm High=96.00 mm
  • Weight (oz): 11.60 oz
  • Weight (g): 329.00 g
  • Objective Clear Aperture (in): 1.50 in
  • Objective Clear Aperture (mm): 39.00 mm
  • Elevation Adjustment Range: 67.00 moa
  • Windage Adjustment Range: 67.00 moa

Note: Reticle images are a web simulation and not to scale. Actual reticle appearance will vary depending on scope magnification.