Designed to be used for military and commercial purposes, a thermal weapon scope is meant to offer high-quality thermal images, especially in pitch-black environments. For hunters and those involved in the military service, thermal imaging systems need to be small, yet still retain those impressive features seen in a real thermal imaging camera. ATN came up with the Thor640 Thermal Weapon Scope – a cool gadget that retains the amazing heat-seeking abilities of larger thermal cameras, but comes in a sturdy, compact unit that fits snuggly on top of your rifle.
DESIGN:The thermal scope features a sturdy, ergonomic build that is clearly designed to withstand the harshness of continuous outdoor use. It is fitted with Aircraft Aluminum 6061 T6 housing, complete with a class III hard-anodized coating. The unit is also waterproof and dustproof, making it suitable to almost any type of outdoor terrain. It is mounted on the rifle with the help of an MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny Quick Release mounting bracket. Excluding the mounting bracket, the entire unit measures 10.2” long, 3.7”wide and 2.8” wide, and it weighs approximately 2 lbs. The scope is equipped with an OLED color display with a resolution of 800×600 and is fitted with a 28mm eye relief for a more comfortable shooting experience. The system is fully operational within 3 seconds after switching it on. This easy-to-use system can is fitted with three CR123A batteries that enable it to be functional for up to 8 hours.
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This impressive thermosight boasts of an uncooled VOx (Vanadium oxide) micro bolometer detector with a 640×480 resolution and a frame rate of 30 Hz. It has a thermal sensitivity of <50mK. The optic is something worth looking at. It comes with an objective Janus lens with a full MIL SPEC and DLC (Diamond like Carbon) coating. Its focal length of 100 and 6x4.7-degree field of view work together to ensure the delivery of the best thermal imagery. Optical magnification of up to 5x is possible with this unit. Another commendable feature is its electronic zooming technology which allows you to zero-in on distant targets without compromising the image clarity. You have the option of choosing from 3 zoom levels: 10x, 20x, or 40x. If you want to view the video in another system, such as your PC, the thermal unit comes with a video-out connection and an RCA cable.
There are a variety of options on how you want to perceive your images. Due to its colored display screen, you can adjust the recticle color according to your preferred mode of application. You can choose from 5 colors: Red, Green, Blue, White and Black. Image color palettes can also be adjusted according to several options: White Hot, Black Hot, and five color modes.
In conclusion, this thermal scope from ATN is more than able to deliver high-fidelity images that are at par with larger thermal units in the market. For those who are on a lookout for an exceptional thermal scope, this unit is worth considering.
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