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NVG and sights

Postby Rodomonte on Sat Aug 08, 2009 3:48 am

I know some sights like EOTech and AIMPoint are compatible with NV scopes and can be mounted in tandem on a rifle.

My question is whether a Night Vision Goggle could be used instead of the scope to see thru the sight. I am thinking of those goggles with one tube that leads to two eye pieces.

Also, these sights now have availabel 3x and 4x magnifiers.
Could an NV goggle be used to look thru the magnifier and still have NV capability?
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Re: NVG and sights

Postby Steven_L on Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:42 pm

Yes, a night vision goggle may certainly be used through a compatible red dot sight, but it is pretty clumsy. A magnified goggle would hardly be useful or practical. Eye relief would be a problem as well as the focus distance you would have to set it on.
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