Sightmark Photon-S: Hybrid Night Vision Riflescope

    Sightmark Photon S

    Sightmark is making what they call a hybrid night vision riflescope.  The Photon-S is a daylight capable 3.5x 42mm scope with night vision capabilities.  The unit uses a 150mW LED IR illuminator combined with a 1/3″ CMOS CCD to provide low-light/night time vision capability.

    The display resolution is 300×225 and the sensor resolution is 768×576.  Video out via RCA connectors is possible.

    The night vision component is powered by a pair of AA batteries.  The Dot-Duplex reticle is powered by a single CR2032.  According to Sightmark specifications, the scope uses standard Weaver mounts, has a 30mm tube diameter and is not nitrogen filled.

    MSRP is $599.97.

    Richard Johnson

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