ATN, an established leader in the world of night vision and tactical optical designs, offers many options for the professional, military, law enforcement and discerning user of night vision devices. Their products are designed with diligence and technological advancements that have made them a world leader in providing sporting and tactical optics. Their high quality optical designs are loaded with user friendly features, and offer value and functionality that deserve recognition and merit.
The PS22-2IA Day/Night Hunter Kit combines the high-performance nighttime viewing abilities of ATN's PS22 with the venerable daytime sighting performance of Leupold's 3-9x40 VX-II riflescope. A full compliment of attachment devices is included, making this an extremely versatile day and night vision sighting system.
The PS22 is a night vision attachment that facilitates the conversion of your day-time sighting system into a night vision weapon sight. The PS22 can be co-aligned on a weaver rail with a red-dot or open collimating type of sight, fitted directly to the front of your riflescope with the appropriate bracket, or an A.R.M.S. quick-release mount.
The PS22 is designed for operation within the 1-6x magnification range of your daytime optic. However, you will experience optimum performance within the 2.5-4x power settings.
Leupold's 3-9x40 VX-II riflescope provides excellent flexibility in the field, with its ability to move from dense brush to open plains with ease. Sporting a sleek form-factor, this scope rides close to your receiver for enhanced maneuverability and ease of storage.
There are many different variables that affect the distance that one can see with a night vision device, among them the object's size, the level of details being sought from the object and the conditions of observation. Night vision devices detect much further under a full moon and clear skies than they will under a new moon and cloudy skies.
Many different formulas are used to determine the statistic of maximum viewing range and the method of calculation varies by manufacturer.
The important factors to consider when evaluating any night vision device are the intensifier tube's generation, s/n ratio, level of magnification, specified resolution, along with the clarity & light transmission performance of the optical stack.
All night vision devices sold by B&H have mechanisms in place to protect the intensifier tube from a sudden burst of bright light, but this does not mean that bright light doesn't damage the device. No matter what, bright light in any form is not good for the longevity and performance of image intensifier tubes.