EyePal Peep Sighting System

EyePal

The EyePal is a new product that claims to bring the rear sight, front sight and target all into focus at the same time.  The EyePal is a small disk that attaches to the front of your shooting glasses.  The disk has a tiny hole, or aperture, in it that allows the eye to focus on more than it could otherwise.

EyePal

As I understand it, this is the same effect that a photographer uses to adjust depth of field through aperture size adjustment.  A photographer can capture a very shallow depth of field (sharp subject, blurred background) with a large aperture such as f2.8.  With a smaller aperture, such as f11, a lot more of the scene is in focus.

It appears that by forcing the eye to look through a tiny hole, it allows the shooter to perceive more of the target and sights in focus.  I would presume that you would need good lighting to effectively use this device.  MSRP is $29.95.

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  • Ben 10

    who is that girl?

  • Ghostalker

    Price seems a little steep… for what is essentially a sticker/decal with a hole in it yeah?

  • Zach Norris

    So for only $29.99 I can have a small round sticker with a hole in it?!?

  • whateva

    Lol, when you see it :p

    • gunslinger

      open bolt?
      clip catch?
      safety?

  • http://thefirearmblog.com/blog/ Sam Cadle (Staff Writer, TFB)

    So I can go to Walmart, buy some of those colored dots that they use for yard sales, go to town with a thumb tack on all of them and save myself $28, and have like 100 of them in fashion neon colors…

    While I totally get supporting company’s that provide goods to the shooting community, I have my limits.

    • Clint Notestine

      yeah some products are a good idea but with an even simpler/cheaper solution

    • DrewN

      Heck, my range bag is packed with 1″ round stickers already, and I have a hole punch right here.

  • Rustan

    More streamlined, but not as adjustable, as the ones I’m used to, which look like this:
    http://www.barksoptik.com/images/pics/glass%20with%20stor%20diopter.jpg

    If it’s re-usable so you can adjust its position or remove it for when you don’t want it, but it’s still secure when I want it to or when you want a different size, I’d pay this much for a sticker.

  • teenage guy

    going to be completely honest, first thoughts were, oh a cute girl with an M1. oh she didn’t take the tag off her safety glasses.

  • Mike Smith

    Wow, a $30 sticker.

  • Rob

    You wouldn’t need it with the rifle she is holding. Lol. It already has an aperture. Now on a open sighted rifle or a pistol it would make sense. Now way its worth $30, though. $5, tops.

  • noob

    pay that much for a sticker? no.

    Pay that much for a contact lens with an aperture, in my prescription? maybe… if it works well.

  • Bill Calley

    I love the concept of a simple iris, but $30 (plus $5 shipping!) for a single tiny sticker of vinyl is overpriced by an incredible amount. I need it, but I’d feel like a total sucker paying that crazy price.