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    Night Vision

    I'm in the process of setting up a night vision IR attached to an existing rifle scope. Probably a nite sight wolf. The system receives IR light back through a normal scope, and a IR camera projects it onto an LCD screen. I've read that the system doesn't like high quality scopes such as Kahles, which have various in built filters. Anyone with experience with this?

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    Go thermal!

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    Stay the fuck away from the nite sight stuff. Some of us on this forum have tried and possess different nv stuff, and no one is using that stuff. (that i've heard from) Looked at it myself and went noooooo!.

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    If you get an atn unit,except to be built like the hulk if u carry it up a hill, bloody things weigh a tonne

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    I'm getting a thermal hand held viewer for general spotting but need something on the rifle to turn on for shooting. Love a thermal rifle sight set up as well but whoops; the price. Am I better then to go to a gen1 night site rather than a camcorder type set up?

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    Go for a maxtorch on top and use the thermal hand-held to find them, have found it works great for pest control. Was a thread of this recently

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    Like the general idea of the ATN X sight 11, but see on the net there are unresolved software issues with these. I have mainly spotlighted in the past with good results but would like if possible, to go the night vision way for a change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 257weatherby View Post
    Stay the fuck away from the nite sight stuff. Some of us on this forum have tried and possess different nv stuff, and no one is using that stuff. (that i've heard from) Looked at it myself and went noooooo!.
    The unit you sold me works ok. Not brilliant, but ok for the coin.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pengy View Post
    The unit you sold me works ok. Not brilliant, but ok for the coin.
    Yes, quite good for the money, much more practical than the digital stuff the op is looking at., I went thermal for search, the other nv systems can't match decent thermal, but thermal will hurt your pocket!
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    Does the glow from the screen put game off?

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    I reckon these would sell well in NZ, given the amount of interest in thermal
    https://www.amazon.com/Seek-Thermal-.../dp/B01CM36QE6
    Fraction of the price of other makes here, but reviews seem favourable
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    Good price. Sounds equivalent to the Seek XR smart phone camera. But specs are away behind the Opgal therm-app smart phone camera. But then again nearly three dearer.

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    When I was looking around, the seek didn't have much range. The phone camera was really just a toy for out to 10m

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    I had an xsight just used for bunnys though but it was really good for the money, the software has been pretty much sorted with firmware updates but the main thing that annoyed me was the brightness, so if you have any kind of screen bear in mind once you use it at night you can't see shit for a decent few minutes after looking at it.

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    i ahve an atn x-sight 11 and like it, forget the things that clip onto a scope. i repaired one awhile back and its build quality was not good

 

 

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