Vortex Optics has introduced their new Razor AMG UH-1 red dot optic for the 2017 SHOT Show. We were able to take an early peek at this new optic. The Razor AMG UH-1 is offering the new “quantum well technology” that Vortex believes could revolutionize the holographic optic market. In essence, Vortex has moved all of the complex electronics necessary for the holographic reticle to the integrated base of the Razor AMG UH-1.
According to Vortex staff, by moving the electronics into the base of the optic, they can provide superior protection from the elements and recoil. This allows Vortex to forego an extra hood over the top of the optic to provide that extra protection. We were able to put some rounds down range, using the Vortex Razor AMG UH-1 mounted to a nice AR-15. At 25-yards I had little trouble hitting and moving the hostage-taker popper on a steel target.