EOTECH HOLOGRAPHIC WEAPON SIGHTS 552 / 550 SERIES NV COMPATIBLE
EOTech 552 HOLOgraphic Weapon Sight is by far the most popular HWS model. This NV compatible, AA battery holographic sight is the sight of choice by military units like Stryker Brigade, 10th Mountain, and 3rd Infantry. Standardized by the DEA, ATF, and FBI SWAT, the EOTech M552 Holo Sight is battle proven to withstand the abuse that any harsh environment, high powered weapon platform, or military mission can dish out.
This EoTech Holographic Sight is fully compatible with all generation levels of night vision intensifier tubes. ThisEOTech holosight features a special night vision (NV) setting that allows the operator to immediately drop the brightness intensity of the holographic reticle to eliminate any "halo" effect while viewing through an image intensifier tube. The EO-Tech M552 Holosight can be positioned in tandem behind night vision intensifiers without any "bloom" of the target area. Unlike active IR laser pointer systems, the EOTech HWS is a passive system and emits no muzzle-side signature. While in the NV mode, the EoTech 550-Series HWS is not detectable by enemy night vision surveillance systems, providing operators with a stealthy means for effective nighttime weapon aiming. Thanks to EOTech, tactical operators can combine the proven technological advantage of night vision with a superior CQB sight to achieve greatly enhanced weapon aiming - in complete darkness.
The EO-Tech M-552 features a unique switch that allows the operator to instantly drop the holographic reticle's brightness to the NV mode of operation. The operator has the ability to toggle back and forth between the NV mode and the normal day/night operation within fractions of a second. The HoloSight M552 has 10 distinct night vision settings to provide maximum flexibility to the operator. Typically 3 to 4 brightness settings are not enough to support a host of constantly changing conditions including manufacturing variances in the sensitivities of the image intensifier tubes, varying ambient environments, and varying light gathering sensitivities of the human eye across users. The M550 still maintains the 20 normal brightness settings for normal day/night operations.
The typical configuration is with both the monocular night vision system and the EOTech HOLOgraphic Weapon Sight mounted in tandem on the weapon's receiver. Operators can also witness the holographic reticle with head/helmet mounted monocular night vision image intensifier systems, even on a partial cheekweld on the weapon's stock. This allows the operator added flexibility and greater versatility when deploying with night vision systems in the ever changing battlefield environments.
Specifications for EOTech Holographic Sight 550:
Optics:Transmission holography - parallax free
Length/Width/Height:5.4"x1.8"x2.25" (131x49x60 mm)
Weight:10.9oz (309 grams)
Waterproof:Submersible to 33 ft depth
Sealing:Fogproof internal optics
Color/Finish:Non reflective black with hard coat finish
Adjustment (per click):0.5 MOA (1/2" at 100 yds)
Adjustment Range:+/- 40 MOA travel
Mount:1" Picatinny (MIL-STD-1913) or Weaver rail
Return to Zero:Repeatable to 1 MOA after re-mounting
Optical Surfaces:Anti-glare coating
Window Dimensions:1.20" x 0.85" (30 x 23mm)
Front Window Material:1/8" solid glass
Rear Window Material:Shatter resistant laminate (3/16" thick)
Field of View (100 yds):30 yds (28m) at a 4" eye relief
Brightness Adjustment Range:146,000
Night Vision Brightness Range:1280
Power Source:2x 1.5V AA batteries (supports lithium, alkaline, or rechargeable)
Battery Life:1,000 continuous hours (lithium) at nominal setting 12; 600 continuous with AA alkaline
Brightness Settings:30 settings with scrolling feature (10 settings for NV use)
Auto Battery Check Indicator:Flashing reticle upon start-up
Auto Shut-down:At 8 hrs- programmable to 4 hrs
Features of EOTech 550 Holographic Weapon Sights:
- Runs on AA batteries (supports Lithium and Alkaline)
- Night Vision compatible
- Waterproof to 33'
- Operable even if damaged, dirty, obscured
- Rugged aluminum hood assembly
- Knobbed, tool-less mounting bolt - interfaces to standard 1-inch Weaver dovetail/Picatinny rail
- EOTech HOLOgraphic Weapon Sight 550
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