Rule the Day and Night — Sightmark Photon 5×42 Night Vision Riflescope

By Dave Dolbee published on in General, Gun Gear, News


Sightmark is breaking the mold with its introduction of the Photon 5×42 Digital Night Vision Riflescope. Sightmark started with a daytime riflescope, removed the objective lens, and replaced it with a cutting-edge night vision attachment complete with a CCD sensor and built-in infrared illuminator. The end result is a unique product capable of vivid viewing regardless of whether it is day or night.

Sightmark Photon 5x42 night vision rifle scope

The Sightmark Photon 5×42 comes complete with a high-power 150mW laser IR illuminator and increases the overall detection range for a clear focus on any size long-distance target in low-ambient light conditions or pitch black darkness.

One of the most exciting details about the Sightmark Photon 5×42 will be the price given its capabilities. “Though around the same price point as Generation 1 night vision products, the Sightmark Photon 5×42 delivers twice the range of observation compared to Gen 1,” said Sightmark President James Sellers. “The Photon also features the best of digital technology and a unique design, allowing shooters to enhance their nighttime shooting experience considerably.”

The Sightmark Photon 5×42 comes complete with a high-power 150mW laser IR illuminator and increases the overall detection range for a clear focus on any size long-distance target in low-ambient light conditions or pitch black darkness. The Photon 5×42 features a Dot-Duplex reticle for quick target acquisition on fast-moving targets, and 5x magnification for vivid detail. The Photon 5×42 is ideal for hog or varmint hunting—or pretty much any nasty critter lurking around in the dark including a Sasquatch! Okay, maybe the Sasquatch does not really exist but if it did, you could capture a clear, crisp image—day or night— thanks to the incorporated video output feature.

Do you have an ideal platform begging for one of Sightmark’s new Photon 5×42 Night Vision Riflescopes? Tell us in the comment section.

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Comments (11)

  • JohnH

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    I am currently testing this product and so far I am extremely satisfied! It is just as clear day as it is night. with the infrared illuminator turned on you can get about 100-150 yard shots. The image is B&W with a red illuminated center dot.

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