Viridian Weapon Tech's New RFX45 Is Finally Shipping

Luke C.
by Luke C.

Joining the new enclosed red dot craze is Viridian Weapon Tech with their new RFX45 enclosed green dot. While we’ve briefly covered it before when it was featured at SHOT Show 2023 ( shoutout to fellow writer Rusty S for the photos in this article), the Viridian RFX45 has finally been announced as available for order and shipping to customers.

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Viridian Weapon Tech’s New RFX45 Is Finally Shipping

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – June 23, 2023 – Viridian Weapon Technologies’ RFX45 Closed Emitter Green Dot Reflex Sight, which received great interest at SHOT Show 2023, is now shipping. The RFX45 is the next in the RFX line of highly visible green LED-equipped optics, first introduced in 2021. The entire RFX line has been designed from the ground up to improve performance and provide rapid target acquisition. The RFX45 is available at retailers across the country and direct from ViridianWeaponTech.com.

The all-new RFX45 is packed with industry-leading features while offering a tremendous value to all shooters. A rock-solid machined 6061 aluminum housing, fully multi coated lenses, audible and tactile adjustability, INSTANT-ON® activation with memory and auto shut off, and a 50k hour battery life are just a few of the features that make the RFX45 Closed Emitter Green Dot Reflex Sight a must-have for any shooter.

“Eyes see green better, and the RFX45 is a workhorse that comes standard with a lot of technology designed to benefit the shooter,” said Viridian Vice President of Sales, Andy Scott. “The RFX line as a whole has been well received by our customers and consumers because of the features of each optic coupled with green dot technology. As with all Viridian products, we started with the design and put features and specs into these offerings to make them stand out in the market.”

The Viridian reflex sight family is comprised of light-weight, green dot electro-optics designed to fit multiple mounting footprints and hold up to the toughest conditions. These sights offer Viridian’s INSTANT-ON® technology, as well as, user control for activation and are powered by a CR2032 battery. They’re easy to mount, include tools in the package and have an auto-off feature to maximize battery life. The RFX45 features an ACRO-compatible mount and various adapters and mounts available as a part of a kit or sold separately.

The Viridian RFX45 Green Dot Reflex Sight is available for a price of $459 directly from the Viridian Weapon Tech website. The optic requires an ACRO pattern footprint so make sure that you’ve got the proper firearm and/or adapters needed to make this thing work for you. The RFX45 Green Dot comes with your choice of one adapter/mount to help you get it on the gun you want it on. For a full list of specifications and purchasing information, you can visit the product page here.

Check Price son Viridian RFX45 Green Dot Reflex Sights

  • Footprint: ACRO
  • Dimensions 1.9″ x 1.1″ x 1.13″
  • Lens Dimension: 24mm x 15.5mm
  • Eye Relief: Unlimited
  • Lens Coating: Fully Multi Coated Glass
  • Maximum Adjustment: 90 MOA
  • Reticle: 5 MOA Green
  • Power Source: 1 x CR2032
  • Battery Life: Up to 50k+ hours
  • Settings: 10 | 8 Visible and 2 Night Vision
  • Operation: INSTANT-ON + User Controlled
  • Dimensions: 1.9″(L) x 1.1″(W) x 1.1″(H)
  • Weight: 1.73oz / 48.19 grams
  • Housing Material: Machined 6061 Aluminum w/ Hard Coat Anodization
  • Environmental: IPX6
  • Operating Temperature: -4F to 130F
  • Warranty: Limited Lifetime


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Luke C.
Luke C.

Reloader SCSA Competitor Certified Pilot Currently able to pass himself off as the second cousin twice removed of Joe Flanigan. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ballisticaviation/

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