The Armasight dark strider binoculars have an appearance, size and weight that are comparable to regular binoculars, however at the same time they offer exceptional night vision performance.
Who are Armasight?
Armasight is a leader in their industry of binoculars and state that their aim is to create a heavy presence in the night vision and electro – optical categories by working closely with the military, law enforcement and commercial buyers worldwide. They also strive to provide the highest value with outstanding customer service and after sale support.
Armasight manufactures a multitude of binocular and optical products and support and they also assemble classified US Army/Navy type systems. They offer a vast selection of products that are designed with the customers in mind and to suit their specific needs and requirements which have been determined through a wide variety of surveys, studies and suggestions. By working alongside their customer base Armasight are definitely a brand that you can trust for all of your binocular and night vision needs.
The Armasight dark strider binoculars are equipped with the highest quality generation one image tubes, multicoated lenses and a rugged rubber protection which is encased in aluminum housing. With the built in infrared illuminator which is fully adjustable it is guaranteed to provide a quality performance even when you are using them in total darkness. The dark strider binoculars are suitable for all and easy to use with simple control buttons, focus and also detailed instructions.
The dark strider infrared binoculars offer a host of specifications as follows:
- Magnification: x5
- Lens diameter: 50mm
- Lens system: 80mm
- Generation: 1+
- Field of view: 14 degrees
- Eye relief: 15mm
- Focus range: 10 – infinity
- Power supply: 1 x CR – 123 Lithium 3V
- Battery life: 12 hours (Illuminator on)
- 58 hours (Illuminator off)
- Body: Reinforced glass fiber
- Lens: Multicoated heavy glass
- Complete with tripod mount
There are very few negatives that have been reported with the Armasight dark strider infrared binoculars with the majority of people confirming that they could not be more satisfied with the performance of these long range binoculars. Amongst the positives reported, the phrase exceptionally good value for money, ideal generation one that provides sharp and very clear 5 x magnifications. With all of this one could sum up that these compact binoculars in three words: practical, powerful and tough.
No infrared binoculars will be perfect for everyone as people all require different features and specifications; however the Armasight dark strider binoculars are versatile and have a high specification when compared to the best compact binoculars that are currently offered for sale.
The Armasight dark strider long range binoculars are not without criticism with the most reported negatives including that they become very heavy if you are standing holding them for an extended period of time, meaning that you may need to purchase a tripod. The biggest disadvantage comes from the separate eye piece adjustments, which means that it is very hard to get 100% focus and the focus also presents problems when you are standing and using the binoculars.
Uses for Armasight Dark Strider
There are a number of activities for the Armasight dark strider and these include all manner of surveillance that one may want to undertake. They are ideal of nighttime animal watching and also excellent binoculars for bird watching.
Overall the Armasight dark strider generation 1 night vision binoculars perform incredibly well when compared to other compact binoculars of the same size and price point. These binoculars really are ideal for those just beginning who are looking for simplicity that offers good value for money.