First Look: Hawke Optics H2 Vantage LPVOs

Three new reticle options in a second focal plane 1-8x24mm optic.

posted on March 18, 2023
Hawke Optics H2 Vantage

Hawke Optics is announcing the release of its new 1-8x24mm LPVO (Low Power Variable Optic) with three different reticle options for 2023. These new LPVOs are joining Hawke’s current product line under their System H2 Vantage series which already includes other LPVOs with 4x or 6x magnification.

wThese second focal plane riflescopes are priced competitively with other affordable optics, but include features that today’s shooters come to expect from their optics. This includes scope reticle illumination, multi-coated lenses, and nowadays: a slightly higher magnification range. These scopes are also rated for any caliber and are shockproof, waterproof, fog proof and nitrogen purged. This LPVO includes three reticle choices, including the L4A based on Hawke’s go-to, their L4 reticle. This has a 3.5-MOA center-aiming point surrounded by a duplex-style set up with thin cross hairs and thicker posts. The similar Circle Dot reticle also functions to give the shooter a clear view of their target, while the final reticle option has bullet drop compensation for 5.56mm NATO rounds. At 8x magnification, this BDC reticle is designed to work with standard IPSC 18x30 inch standard targets commonly found in 3-gun competitions.

Hawke Optics 1-8x24 LPVO Specifications:

  • Focal Plane: Second Focal Plane
  • Objective Lens: 24 mm
  • Zoom Range: 1x to 8x Magnification
  • Eye Relief: 3.8 inches
  • Field of View: 120.4 to 15.1 feet at 100 yards (22.9 to 2.9 degrees)
  • Scope Main Tube Diameter: 30mm
  • Click Value: ½ MOA For Windage And Elevation
  • Windage Range: 210 MOA
  • Elevation Range: 210 MOA
  • Turrets: Capped
  • Ocular Type: Fast Focus
  • Illumination: Yes, uses CR 2032 battery
  • Length: 10.5 inches
  • Weight: 16.5 ounces

For more information on this new 1-8 x 24 System H2 LPVO by Hawke Optics, please visit their website at The retail price for these scopes starts at $449 and they include Hawke’s No-Fault Lifetime Warranty.


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