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Custom Built Nocturn Industries Manticore-R Binocular NVG

Custom Built Nocturn Industries Manticore-R Binocular NVG

Regular price $7,270.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $7,270.00 USD
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**For the most up-to-date lead times, please see this page HERE**

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The Manticore-R from Nocturn Industries is a rugged, articulating binocular housing made of high-strength 7075-T6 aluminum with a on-board digital controls that control power, gain, and an on-board IR illuminator. This binocular device features individual pod shutoff when each pod is rolled up, IPD stops, user-adjustable pod tension, IR-illuminator & indicator, and low battery indicator. The device is powered on-board by a single CR123A for a continuous runtime of ~25 hours and does not require offboard battery packs. State-of-the-art modelling allows an extremely strong housing with a low weight - only 561g fully-loaded with Milspec PVS-14 optics. This device is one of the strongest, most full-featured, and lightest in its class.

Featuring your choice of NNVT NVT4-AG 1600+ FOM, Photonis Echo 1600-2000 FOM, or Photonis Echo+ 2000+ FOM white phosphor image intensifier tubes, each Manticore-R is cleaned, assembled, purged, and tested in-house with precision tools using our digital nitrogen purging rig, downdraft table, and clean room. Each device will also be tested and collimated using our in-house Hoffman night vision test set and a full test report will accompany each unit.

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.

This build utilizes US Milspec Noctis Technologies (formerly Carson Industries) 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. Custom build options using lightweight RPO optics are available - please email us for custom build options. 

To reduce system weight with no optical penalties, add the Nocturn Industries Lightweight Diopters to this build - simply add them to cart along with this device and we will assemble them together.

Add a compatible remote battery pack HERE


Key Features:

  • Individual pod auto-off when swiveled
  • Push-button on/off, IR illuminator and gain (brightness) control
  • Tool-less Inter-Pupillary Distance adjustment
  • 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 Noctis Technologies (formerly Carson Industries) or Edmund Optics (dependent on current stock levels)
  • Housing assembled in the USA; complete device assembled in Canada.
  • 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.

Material 7075 Aluminum alloy with Mil-standard Type III class II hard anodize, H series Cerakote
Tube Type 3 contact pad style 18mm MX-11769, 18mm MX-11769 style with EGAC pigtail removed, and replaced with adapter, or MX-10160 with loss of manual gain
Figure of Merit (FOM) SNR x LP/mm

NNVT-4 (1600+ FOM)

Photonis Echo (1600-2000FOM)

Photonis Echo+ (2000+FOM)


 561g with standard milsepc optics and a battery

Power Supply CR123 onboard power, optional 00 LEMO port
Runtime 25 hours
Lenses Noctis Technologies (formerly Carson Industries) US Milspec
Field of View 40º
Individual Pod Power Off Yes when rotate to side
Diopter Adjustable +2 to -6
Submersion and Dust Rating Exceeds IP68 (dust and waterproof up to 1.5m)
Impact Rating MIL-STD-810H
Mount Style Built in dovetail mount
Onboard IR Illuminator Yes


  • Nocturn Industries Manticore-R
  • Cold Harbour Pro Case
  • Hoffman test report and tube spec sheet
  • Nocturn Industries lifetime housing warranty

Warranty: Lifetime repair of all housing components no questions asked. (Does not cover damages to intensifier tubes or lens assemblies)

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