If you fall under the category of people for whom it is important to see clearly at night either for fun or for work, this review is great and it is about night vision binoculars!!
Unlike the best marine: binoculars and monoculars, the night vision range of such devices employs another technology and hence priced differently.
Before settling down to buy the device, it is important that one keeps in mind the below points.
The purpose and the place the device is most likely to be used are important factors to consider before purchasing.
If you wish to use it only for viewing objects at a short distance, then it is not required to shell out huge amounts for a device that sees further than the desired range.
The weather influences the visibility and hence it is highly recommended to factor in the climate in which it is going to be used before making the final choice.
* Image quality and Gain
It is a given that better the quality of image the better it is to view the objects through the device. But there is a catch. As the image quality increases, so does the price of the device.
Gain refers to the level of light the user will be able to see while using the device. As the magnification increases the gain worsens.
Many people prefer binoculars over monoculars as it is easy to use and offer better depth perception. But monoculars are cheaper, compact and lightweight.
* Head mount
Some models offer head mount along with the device. It is very useful to have this accessory as it frees up your hands.
* Luna Optics LN-PB3
This is a premium generation 1 device which has been modified and updated with the best design that enables a better grip.
It is equipped with the latest infra red illuminator with extended range. As a result the user does not have to bear additional expense of investing in separate IR equipment.
The beam width, beam position and brightness of the infra red illuminator can be adjusted to suite the user’s requirements.
The device supports 3X magnification and is fitted with objective lens of 50mm.
* ATN 5×90 Night Scout
This device is the perfect companion for night safari, watching the wildlife and camping. The device supports 5X magnification and is fitted with objective lens of 50mm.
It is a budget friendly night vision device. it is fitted with proximity sensor that has automatic on/off feature. It is sturdy as it is constructed using aluminum alloy. It has an in-built IR illuminator.
It is fog as well as water resistant. It comes with a two year warranty and includes a carrying case along with two lithium batteries.
* Yukon Tracker 2×24 night vision
This device is capable of providing detailed images even under complete darkness. It has an in-built IR infrared illuminator which is energy efficient.
It is ergonomically designed and is lightweight. The device is central focusing supports 2X magnification and is fitted with objective lens of 24 mm.
It supports 200 yards of detection distance. It functions efficiently for around 20 hours on 3V battery. A carrying case and neck strap is included in the package.