Nocturn Industries Katana ELITE (Photonis Echo+ White Phosphor)
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** Photonis Echo+ devices will ship Feb 15. For more information on lead times, click HERE. **
The Nocturn Industries Katana night vision binocular assembled by Cold Harbour Supply is the lightest binocular on the market to-date at a functional weight of 17.76 oz. (504g) complete with standard optics and battery installed. Featuring 2000+ High-FOM Photonis Echo+ White Phosphor MX-10160 auto-gain image intensifier tubes for truly discerning users, each Katana is cleaned, assembled, purged, and tested in-house with precision tools using our digital purging rig, downdraft table, and clean room.
This build utilizes US Milspec Carson or Edmund optics for the highest levels of performance with no optical trade-offs such as reduced eyebox viewing window, excessive lens flaring, oddly-shaped flare artifacts, or distracting rings of light as seen on lightweight lens systems. Click HERE for an analysis on lightweight lens systems.
Exceeds MIL-STD-810G and NATO 1.5m drop test standards
Dust-proof and water-proof to 1.5m
Built-in dovetail mount
Fully assembled with US Mil-spec lenses from Carson Industries or Edmund Optics (dependent on current stock levels)
Assembled in the USA
LIFETIME WARRANTY on the housing
The articulating design allows users to use one eye or both eyes enabling the simultaneous use of a thermal optic or other non-passive aiming systems. This also enables users to operate vehicles without limiting head space by eliminating the need to stow the unit upright or to tuck the pods against the helmet when stowed.
The Katana is simple with a minimalist design. An onboard battery with no remote power keeps things simple and wires off the helmet. For extended run-times a LEMO-port option is available to be special-ordered. Tactile and audible push button on/off in the cap (similar to flashlight buttons) reduces weight and reduces the footprint of the bridge. Individual pods power on/off when articulated to the side for single or dual eye use and to eliminate backsplash when stowed or rotated out.
An original new “Friction Lock Inter-Pupillary Adjustment” feature allows users to intuitively set IPD distance by using force-to-overcome to quickly and easily set IPD.
Colour: Matte Black Cerakote
Weight (Battery + Standard PVS-14 lenses and Image intensifiers): 17.76oz/1.11lbs/503.5g
On board power: CR123a
Out board Power: Optional LEMO port
*DISCLAIMER: Do not use onboard power and remote power simultaneously. Main power controlled by battery pack when remote power is utilized.
IR Illuminator: No
Pod power off when rotated to side: Yes (Individually)
Ingress rating: IP68 (dust-proof and water-proof to 1.5m)
Mount style: Dovetail
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Warranty: Lifetime repair of all housing components no questions asked. (Does not cover damages to intensifier tubes or lens assemblies)
We now also offer a hand-select option for discerning customers with specific performance threshold requirements or characteristic needs. For more details on this premium service, please click HERE.