New Long Rang (TRUE 300m) IR illuminator Hits the Market!

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New Long Rang (TRUE 300m) IR illuminator Hits the Market!

Postby Clutch » Wed Apr 13, 2005 6:29 pm

Hello all,

Sometime back, Mike introduced me to a beta IR illuminator which I found extremely useful for LE tactical applications. As of several weeks ago, I was the first to receive the NEW never released high power units and started selling them! I can honestly state this is the best long- range weapon mountable illuminator we’ve handled thus far! The LED unit itself puts out approx. 1000mw + and with 6X Raptors, D-760’s, etc. I’ve illuminated targets up to 300m! When using high quality 1x type Gen III tubes, such as a PVS-14’s 7’s, etc, it’s a true 100 - 200m torch! A good example of the power this unit produces…I powered the unit up in a garage with plenty of daylight (door opened) and powered up my PVS-14 with it’s day cover on and actually saw the beam 30 feet away on the opposite wall! The unit can be used for CQB incredibly well and does NOT bloom any NVD’s, but it’s true excellence shows up at 100m and beyond with magnified NVD’s!

The unit itself is made of armored rubber and a polyurethane bezel. It is water resistant, not submergible. The unit is powered by one 3-volt C123 lithium battery (supplied) along with a toggle pressure on/off switch located on the top of the unit. It also comes standard with a weaver mount and 1-year manufactures warranty.

Future models (no date set) are to come with a pressure type remote tape switch, as well as an adjustable beam version. This version has a fixed 9 deg beam. The units weight comes in SLIGHTY (I do mean slightly) heavier than a M1 millennium, but (at least)3 times the viewing distance! I’ve included some pics below showing the unit in action! The house depicted below is 75yrds away and as you can tell the unit is BEGGING for more distance!!! This is ONE INCREDIBLE PIECE OF GEAR!!
ENJOY!

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Postby Harry-the-Ruskie » Fri Apr 15, 2005 7:35 am

I don't suppose it will be too optimistic to ask for price and availability ? :wink:
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Postby Clutch » Fri Apr 15, 2005 1:29 pm

Harry-the-Ruskie wrote:I don't suppose it will be too optimistic to ask for price and availability ? :wink:


Of course not Harry. :)

I have them in stock now for $179.00 plus S/H CONUS only. I accpet paypal (plus PP fee), CC, MO, and personal checks (must clear first.) Thanks for the interest!

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Postby Harry-the-Ruskie » Sun Apr 17, 2005 7:34 am

Clutch,

Please check you Inbox. You have a pm.

Regards,

HTR
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Postby koldt » Mon May 23, 2005 10:19 pm

Where can those of us not living in the US purchase this nasty piece of WMD? Careful, we'll come down and burn down the White House again 8) .. I know, I know, ITAR, but is this manufactured in the US? Or if not where? Do you have a make/name, model for it?

I've been living with the M1 for about 2 years and this appears to be a bit better piece of kit. For the price, I am willing to give it a try.
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Postby Michael » Tue May 24, 2005 10:18 am

The ELR Illuminator is not restricted. We can ship it anywhere in the world. http://www.opticshq.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc
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Postby Guest » Wed Jul 27, 2005 11:00 pm

Is this really a 1000mW LED inside the illuminator? I got one today and it looks like the magnifying lens is what is giving it the lighting range. The unit came with no tech specs or manual. Also the website doesn't give any data on the unit....just a name and price. Please clarify.
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Postby pippo » Fri Jul 29, 2005 2:25 am

Hi, I'd like to know, kindly, if this illuminator present a visible red signature (red halo) if you (hypothetical) point the beam directly in the eyes. Thank you.
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Postby Michael » Fri Jul 29, 2005 1:59 pm

Yes, if you are looking directly into the ELR, you would see some red glow, but you would have to look directly at it and at a fairly short range.
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Postby Mikel » Wed Jan 09, 2008 7:27 pm

Hi everyone!
Does anyone know how many LED's are there in that illuminator? (just curious)This device seems wonderful.
Thanks.Mike S.
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Postby Michael » Wed Jan 09, 2008 8:27 pm

Single LED
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Postby Mikel » Fri Jan 18, 2008 11:49 am

Me again.Another question.I want to know if that illuminator suits any Gen 1/Gen 1+ NV device.My concern about the illum. is the IR wavelength. :roll:
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Postby Michael » Fri Jan 18, 2008 2:13 pm

It is 805 nm, so it will work with everything :)
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Postby Mikel » Mon Mar 10, 2008 7:20 pm

Order sent to OpticsHQ for the ELR. :D
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Postby forestgump » Tue Nov 18, 2008 9:20 am

Think they are OK with Gen 1+ NV monoculars or goggles?
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