So far, this Gen 1+ works as advertised. It is useful at 1/4 or larger moon in open fields and has an IR to peer into the shadows out to 25 yards. Better IR lights can increase this shadow visibility range. It is only suggested for 5.56mm recoil by the Optics Planet video. Like any product, it will have to be tested for reliability after recoil tests.
Pros: Good Gen 1+ optics with IR to peer into the shadows
Cons: Will have to wait for reliability after recoil tests
This review was written in the old system and had content requirements that are different than reviews written today.