Pulsar 5.5x50 Recon 550R Digital NV Recording Monocular

Pulsar 5.5x50 Recon 550R Digital NV Recording Monocular

Pulsar 5.5x50 Recon 550R Digital NV Recording Monocular

B&H # PUR550R MFR # PL78031
Pulsar 5.5x50 Recon 550R Digital NV Recording Monocular

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Product Highlights

  • 510x492 CCD Imaging Sensor
  • 40 lp/mm Resolution
  • 5.5x Magnification, 50mm Objective Lens
  • 5.5° Viewing Angle
  • AVI Video Format, JPEG Photo Format
  • PAL/NTSC Video Output
  • Built-In Infrared Illuminator
  • Four Color Display Modes
  • Integrated Accessory Weaver Rail
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The 5.5x50 Recon 550 Digital NV Monocular from Pulsar is a digital night vision device that records still images and video of the transmitted image. This monocular will capture JPEG photo or record AVI video at up to 640x480 resolution, and all images are recorded to an SD card (not included). The 5.5x optics are well-suited for mid-range tasks requiring moderate magnification while still preserving some situational awareness.

A Weaver rail attached to the Recon 550R housing is meant to accommodate accessories like a long-range IR illuminator or laser aiming device. The NTSC/PAL input-output port enables the transmitted image to be viewed and/or recorded on a remote monitor. Additionally, the monocular's color display can be used to view a video input source. The five-lens eyepiece, manual brightness adjustment wheel, and image recording function make the Recon 550R a useful night vision monocular for low-light surveillance and other nature observation.

Optical Performance
  • 510x492 CCD imaging sensor
  • 5.5x magnification with 5.5° viewing angle
  • 50mm objective with f/1.0 focal ratio
  • 40 lp/mm resolution
  • NTSC/PAL video output
  • 640x480 photo/video resolution
  • 30 frames per second video
Use and Handling
  • SD card storage (up to 4 GB)
  • Built-in IR illuminator
  • Manual brightness adjustment
  • Display modes: black and white, green, red, enhanced contrast
  • 1/4" tripod mount socket
  • 7/8" Weaver rail for accessories
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Pulsar 5.5x50 Recon 550R Digital NV Recording Monocular
  • One Year Limited Warranty
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    Specifications
    Sensor 510 x 492 1/3" CCD
    Magnification 5.5x
    Objective Lens Diameter 50 mm
    Angle/Field of View 5.5°
    Focal Ratio f/1.0
    Minimum Focus Distance Not specified by mfr
    Exit Pupil 4 mm
    Eye Relief 12 mm
    Dioptric Correction +/- 5
    Infrared Illuminator Yes
    Power Supply (4) AA batteries
    Runtime Up to 5.5 hours of continuous operation at room temperature (IR off)
    Video Input / Output PAL/NTSC
    Photo Resolution 640x480, 320x240 (JPEG)
    Video Resolution 640x480, 320x240 (AVI) at 30 fps
    External Storage SD card (up to 4GB)
    Weatherproofing Not specified by mfr
    Temperature Ranges 14 to 113°F (-10 to 45°C)
    Dimensions 7 x 3 x 2" (17.6 x 8 x 6 cm)
    Weight 14.8 oz (420 g)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.0 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.1 x 6.95 x 4.0"

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