Swarovski Z8i 1.7-13.3x42

We stock several different models in the Z8i line. The Swarovski Z8i 1.7-13.3X42 is one of the most flexible scopes in this group.  This optic provides a magnification range that is excellent for close encounters with Dangerous Game, while still offering the upper end magnification, and low-light performance needed for almost any other hunting condition.



Swarovski Z8i 1.7 13.3x42


The 1.7X setting provides a large field of view which is critically important when hunting unpredictable dangerous game.  The 4A-IF reticle allows the shooter to choose between the  illuminated circle dot reticle, perfect for moving targets, and an illuminated dot, ideal for stationary targets.




On the other side of the dial, the high 13.3X magnification will handle almost any other hunting situation beautifully.  The 42mm objective, combined with Swarovski glass and coatings ensures excellent low-light performance.




Swarovski Z8i 1.7 13.3x42

The Swarovski Z8i is our flagship product line for high-end uncompromising optics combining excellent performance in low light conditions, and unparalleled edge-to edge clarity, with the best illumination system available. The Z8i line represents the best that Swarovski has to offer.


The Z8i line utilizes the upgraded Swarovski High Definition lenses for sharper, brighter images, especially noticeable in the higher magnification range. This makes the Z8s clearly superior for high-magnification requirements in low light conditions. Of course, the Z8s use the same 4-point coil spring erector system for precise, repeatable tracking which is essential for long range reliability. Finally, the Ballistic Turret Flex system, unique to the Z8 line, allows quick attach and detach of the ballistic turret, with more range and flexibility than the turret system on Swarovski Z6 and Z5 lines. 


We stock every optic we sell. Call ahead or stop by to view our curated selection of hunting and target optics, binoculars, and rangefinders. Not sure what you need? Talk to one of our hunting and shooting experts and we will help you select exactly the gear your need.


  • Available Crosshairs: 4A-IF
  • Magnification: 1.7-13.3x Variable
  • Eye Relief: 3.74 inches, all magnifications
  • Impact Point Shift per Click: .36 MOA
  • 4-point Coil Spring Erector
  • Max Elevation Adjustment: 54 MOA
  • Weight: 21.9 oz
  • Central Tube Dia. 30 mm
  • Functional Temp -4º F – +131º F
  • Operating time:
    • Twilight factor at Medium Brightness: 1400 hours
    • Daylight factor at Medium Brightness: 180 hours


Hill Country Rifles offers Free Shipping on all Optics purchases. We handle all factory warranty service, ship your scope to us and we handle the rest. All Optics come with our loaner scope service for free – if your scope goes down before a hunt, we will lend you one at no charge while yours is repaired.


For Credit Card payments, the “ship to” address MUST match the billing address for the card used.  All optics will be shipped UPS with signature required. Orders will typically ship 3-5 business days after order is place (subject to inventory availability).


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