Who are Sightmark?
Although Sightmark were only founded in 2007 they certainly wasted no time to make an impact on the changing requirements of the outdoor industry and its customers. The main aim of the company was to provide state of the art optics and accessories that were particularly geared to the ever increasing shooting fraternity. Additionally every individual product that was designed specifically for their core market meant that shooters were able to buy numerous quality items to support their firearms for hunting, home defense and also competitive shooting.
Sightmark has been awarded several awards from industry associations and publications including Field & Stream, Outdoor Life etc. Not only this, the numerous optics and accessories are all field tested and approved by prominent outdoor organizations. Sightmark represents a firm hold on the leading optical markets worldwide.
The Sightmark digital ranger offers 5×42 magnifications that can be used for both day and night operation. They are of a higher resolution than standard generation one technology and excel as long range binoculars as they will provide a viewing distance of over 300 yards. The high magnification coupled with possibly the best resolution offered puts these infrared binoculars in a field of their own. The generous objective lens is complete with multicoated high quality optical glass that ensures exceptional image quality, and unlike many night vision binoculars the digital ranger can be operated during the day and night with no fear of causing the device any damage.
The durable compact body also offers unique features such as direct video output to enable video recording and also remote viewing battery or AC adaptable power making the digital ranger one of the most versatile digital night systems available. Sightmark also offer a limited lifetime warranty and these infrared binoculars have a protective case for transportation, padded neck strap plus power adaptors that can be used in both a wall socket and in a vehicle.
Features of particular note
The Sightmark Digital Ranger 5×42 Digital Night Vision Binoculars have so many features it is difficult to pick the best however the following are why we think these long range binoculars really stand out when compared to others on the market:
- IR Illuminator: the digital ranger has two separate in built illuminators. One of which is continually functioning and has been designed specifically for viewing in ideal conditions which is stated as a quarter moon. The other illuminator is for viewing distant objects under low light and complete darkness.
- Brightness Adjustment: the digital ranger’s image is shown on the LCD. The LCD brightness can be changed with the adjustment wheel to ensure excellent quality in any conditions.
- Video recording and power: the digital ranger has built in video recording out which means that the images can be transmitted as well as recording on the monitor even when you are carrying out mobile observations. The device is also equipped with a power output meaning that it can operate on external power sources which includes car charging and charging from wall sockets, whilst the device can also be operated using AA batteries.
Why should you purchase the Sightmark Digital Ranger 5×42 Digital Night Vision Binoculars?
Apart from the stunning and additional features that these binoculars with camera offer, the digital ranger is not subject to the optical damage that similar units have been known to suffer with and the image quality is free from the distortion that is quite apparent in most generation 1 devices.
These long range binoculars are impressive but do take a little while to get used to and the user needs to be patient to begin with whilst they get used to the device and it can adjust the focuses, contrast and brightness.
The digital ranger has a multitude of uses from surveillance and security to binoculars for bird watching and following nighttime animals.
Overall the Sightmark Digital Ranger 5×42 Digital Night Vision Binoculars offer extremely good value for money and a multitude of benefits and features which will give any amateur a professional insight.