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Pulsar Recon 550 Digital Night Vision Scope 4x50mm Product Info

Pulsar 4x50mm Recon 550 Digital Night Vision Scope 78021 is a durable digital Night Vision scope from Pulsar featuring a built-in infrared illuminator. The Recon 550 is outfitted with a five-lens eyepiece to minimize distortion on the edges of the field of view and increase sharpness and contrast of the image. The soft rubber eyecup conceals the light emission from the Pulsar Night Vision tube, permitting the user of the digital night vision scope to remain in darkness. The built-in infrared light takes care of close-range illumination when natural lighting is not enough; for different lighting needs, just mount accessories as required. The Pulsar Recon Night Vision Scope is equipped with a mount fitting combining a 1/4" tripod mounting socket and a 7/8" Weaver scope mount rail, for attaching a wide variety of lights.

The Pulsar Recon 550 Night Scope is a fully self-contained night vision device operating on four AA batteries. The Pulsar Recon features a two-tone LED indicator, lit green when the unit is on, and red when the night infrared light is active. The moderate intensity of the LED indicator will not illuminate the observer. A Brightness Adjustment Wheel allows you to control the brightness of the LCD screen's glow to preserve your night vision. An LCD color button controls the color of the screen glow and also activates the contrast feature. The Pulsar Recon 550 Night Scope is equipped with a socket for connection of external video recording sources or a TV set to facilitate long-term stationary viewing, as well as video playback. A simple button push switches the unit from VIDEO IN mode to VIDEO OUT.

The Pulsar Recon 550 Digital Night Vision Scope is ideal for night hunting and tracking in the woods. The night scope is just one of the many high-tech night vision optics including nightvision binoculars, digital rifle scopes and binoculars from Pulsar. Visit our online store for a great selection of Pulsar Night Vision optics on sale at the best prices. We carry top-quality Night Vision products from numerous quality manufacturers. We back up our sales with great customer service and a 100% satisfaction guarantee.

Specifications for Pulsar Recon 550 Digital Night Vision Scope:

Generation: Digital
Magnification: 4x
Lens diameter: 50mm
Viewing Range: 5 yards to 250 yards
Eye Relief: 12mm
Exit Pupil: 4mm
Diopter Adjustment: +/-5 diopter
Resolution: min 40 lines per mm
Power Supply: 6 Volts (4 x AA)
Operating time (without/with IR): 8 hours / 6 hours
Video Output Signal Standard: CCIR/EIA
Camera resolution, pixel (CCIR / EIA): 500x582 / 510x492
Operating Temperature: -10 to +45 degrees C (+14 to +95 degrees F)
Dimensions: 6.9 in. x 3.3 in. x 2.4 in.
Weight: 17.6 ounces (1.1 lb)

Features of Pulsar Recon 550 Digital Nightvision Scope:

  • Durable night vision scope
  • Magnifies 5 times
  • Operates on standard AA batteries

Package Contents:

  • Pulsar Recon 550 Digital Night Vision Scope 78021

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Pulsar Recon 550 Digital Night Vision Scope 4x50mm Unorderable Models

DEMO Pulsar Recon 550 4x50mm Black Digital Night Vision Scope w/ IR Illuminator 78021, MPN: R-PL78021, Code: ZA-NV-78021-DEMO
Pulsar Recon 550 4x50mm Black Digital Night Vision Scope w/ IR Illuminator 78021, MPN: PL78021, UPC: 744105204740, Code: ZA-NV-78021-EE

Pulsar Recon 550 Digital Night Vision Scope 4x50mm Comments

Customer Reviews
Helpful Positive Review Best Digital NV for the price by Legacy Reviewer, June 25, 2010
I would recommend this unit for anyone wanting true NV use. This is not a toy as are most Gen1 units. You would be hard pressed not to be impressed with this scope. This unit works and displays an excellent picture on my 42" big screen. Do recomm...
27/29 found this helpful
Most Recent Review 12"blacksnake by snake, December 10, 2014
Great product at a great price well buy 2 more one for a gift and one for later yourself a big favor and get one soon.great for hunting hog and night viewing .wish it had crosshairs that would make it a perfect night scope.
Most Recent Review Hog Spotter by BradH, November 18, 2014
I just got back from a TX hog hunt. The 550 worked much better than expected. We put two guys in a blind, one with the 550 and the other with a rifle with a night scope. The spotter acquires targets and holds then in the IR beam, making it super e...
2/2 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Pulsar Recon 550 NV - Best value for money by Legacy Reviewer, October 16, 2013
The Recon 550 NV is best for surveillance of limited areas, easy to use, in a range of 200 meters. You can encrease the IR range with a enhanced IR illuminator (mount on picatinny rail), and for recording uses, buy a Yukon digital recorder with a 32 ...
1/1 found this helpful
Most Recent Review Great Little Digital by Legacy Reviewer, February 2, 2013
Fantastic little unit. It has a very clear and crisp image, good contrast, with easy, ergonomic controls. I have used it on a skullcrusher and a weapon mount behind a red dot and it has performed very well. Much to the dismay of the coyote population...
3/3 found this helpful
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