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Cadex vs Wilcox G24 Mounts - A Comparison

This was originally posted on our Instagram HERE. We get asked a lot about the benefits of the Cadex mount and how it compares to the G24. As always, we'll show you. The biggest difference between the Cadex mount and the G24 is the increased fore/aft travel. Not only does the Cadex get the incumbent device closer to your eyes, eliminating the "drinking straw" effect and giving you full view of your viewing window, it also extends substantially farther than the G24, providing additional versatility for other mission-essential equipment for gas masks and other high-profile face protection. The second difference is the adjustable dovetail built into the Cadex shoe. This clever mechanism allows you to dial in the perfect solid...

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We hate pre-orders - a peek behind the curtain

As a consumer looking for night vision in 2021 it may seem common-place for night vision retailers to offer "pre-orders" for night vision devices. However, if you take a step back and look at the actual situation, it's quite bizarre. Would you comfortably fork over over $4000 to wait "6-8 weeks" for a say, a high-end TV? Most people would simply find an alternate model or retailer elsewhere. However, this was not the landscape of night vision in Canada in 2021. In fact, the demand has been so incredibly high that we have not been able to keep up. While we're proud to say that all of our monocular devices are shipping next-day were shipping next day as-of two days...

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US Milspec lens comparison - Carson vs Edmund Optics

Following up on our IG Reels HERE, here's an addendum to that segment with screencaps to show higher clarity. Still images have a limitation of omitting noise flux but it does show more static image characteristics such as contrast, sharpness, etc. All images can be clicked to show the 4K high-res screen caps. First up is the classic Carson "teal" lens.   Second is Edmund Optics.   Last is current-production Carson.   Lastly, here are some screen caps showing off-axis flare suppression. Pay attention to the light source inside the garage at 8 o'clock. Teal lens:   Edmund Optics:   New Carson:   Observations (in no particular order):• Old Carsons maintain sharpness over a larger centre zone (pay attention to...

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What is "Hand-Select"?

Most of our monocular offerings now have a "Hand-Select" option for a small additional fee. This is a service we provide to discerning customers who have very specific performance or characteristic requirements and involves a consultation to determine what performance metrics is the most valued. Some examples include: High Gain Low EBI High Resolution Low to no blemishes High SNR Low audible autogating noise Once we understand what your priorities are, we will choose from our currently-available stock and provide you with the top three choices along with through-tube photos, and the full specifications for each unit, so you can choose accordingly. This can be an iterative process until we find the unit that you are most happy with.

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BNVD-1431 housing - serious or meme?

We launched in April with a small batch of BNVD-1431 "Gen2" builds going primarily to pre-order customers who were eager for a binocular NV device for a decent price. All of these orders were filled and I'm pleased to say that all of our clients are happy with the systems they have received and are currently using. But what nobody saw were the number of issues, bad housings, and weeks of testing that were required to fill those orders. Here is a list of the issues we encountered with these housings:1) Some BNVD-1431s do not stay on and would randomly shut off or shut-off when bumped. We tested at least 10 housings in a batch by powering them all up...

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