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Sightron SVIII 5-40×56 ED FPP Scope [SHOT Show 2023]

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NEW from Sightron comes their first 40mm main tube optic!

While 34mm and 35mm have become standards in the industry, rarely is a 40mm tube seen. The SVIII from Sightron comes with ED glass, their ExacTrack W&E System, multi-coated lens, and a ton more features.

Although we didn’t get to try one on the range, getting hands-on with the SVIII was impressive, looking across the SHOT Show floor. The 40mm tube and 56mm objective lens transfers a ton of light, making even the bowels of a convention center look crisp.

Sighttron is known for extremely good tracing turrets with very positive clicks. Twisting the turret on the demo model shown was loud and clicky. Hopefully, we’ll see a full review on this optic soon!

MSRP isn’t cheap at $2,900, and you don’t want to skip arm day with a 49oz scope weight. The SVIII will be available in MOA and MRAD and comes with a lifetime warranty.


  • Magnification 5-40x
  • Objective Lens Diameter 56mm
  • Eye Relief 3.8 – 3.7 inches
  • Field of View – Meters 7.22m – .9m @ 100 meters
  • Field of View – Yards 23.7ft – 2.9ft @ 100 yards
  • Tube Size 40mm
  • Turret Style Tactical (Resettable)
  • Zero Stop Yes
  • Click Value .1 MRAD @ 100 meters
  • Minutes Per Revolution 10 MRAD
  • Max Elevation Adjustment 40 MRAD @ 100 meters
  • Max Windage Adjustment 20 MRAD @ 100 meters
  • Parallax Setting 10 meters to Infinity
  • Focus Type Side Focus
  • Reticle Type MH-6 IR
  • Focal Plane First
  • Illumination Yes
  • Finish Matte Black
  • Waterproof Yes 
  • Anti-Reflection Tech MC-777 Fully Multi-Coated
  • Fog Proof Yes
  • Length 16.8 inches
  • Weight 49.0 oz.
  • Sunshade Included

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