The new Night Optics Explorer 400 handheld thermal imaging camera delivers big improvements and features over the Explorer 320.
Written By: TheEyeGuy @ http://texags.com
With my familiarity with Night Optics and trust in their product, I felt most comfortable turning to them to fill my needs. The specific unit I ordered is the Explorer 320, a medium priced unit that was recommended to me by my rep since I did not want to break the bank on it. There are several variations on the build of these units, ranging from a gun scope to a monocular to binoculars. Being one that doesn’t generally like pointing my gun at something until I am ready and sure that I want to shoot it, I don’t personally like having a thermal scope. Additionally, with the stark contrast in resolution between this and regular night vision, I am of the school of thought to use this as a scanner and then night vision/spotlights to zero in on a target. With all of this in mind and after waiting for three days for UPS to ship it from the West Coast, it arrived in my hands last Friday…continue reading
We took the new Explorer 320 up to the Top of the World in San Clemente, California on July 4th 2014 to watch the Fireworks display at the San Clemente Pier nearly 1000 feet below and 2.6mi away. We draw a comparison between what is seen with the naked eye and what the thermal imager sees. We were impressed that fireworks displays could be seen through the imager as far as 6 miles north on the water in Dana Point, CA.
The short video clip features footage from a Canon 5D Mark II DSLR Camera and Explorer 320 Thermal camera. Both systems were securely mounted to high quality Bushnell titanium tripods. The footage from the Explorer 320 was captured using the Video-out feature to a personal DVR.
Explorer 320 Handheld Thermal Imager
Huntington Beach, CA – Night Optics USA introduces the Explorer 320 Series hand-held thermal imagers.
Night Optics USA, an industry-leading manufacturer of high performance night vision and thermal imaging systems for over 20 years, has introduced the new Explorer 320 series 384×288 thermal imagers. Available in 2 models: TC-384M – LED and TC-384ML – Laser, the pocket sized Explorer 320 offers ease of use and reliability for a variety of applications.
Huntington Beach, CA – Night Optics USA introduces a new line of night vision iPhone adaptor kits. All components are designed and manufactured in the United States and are compatible with a wide range of Night Optics products.
The popularity of the iPhone, with its high-resolution image and video capture capabilities means that these kits make it easy to transform a variety of night vision devices into high-resolution cameras. Both kits are compatible with the iPhone 4, 4s and 5.
Currently there are two kits available — a shooters kit (CAM-IPWPK) which is compatible with the Night Optics D-740, D-750 and D-760 night vision weapon sights and the standard kit (CAM-IP-14K) which is compatible with the PVS-14, PVS-7, LRB-7 and LRM-14 high performance night vision systems.
These kits are perfect for outdoorsmen, sky watchers, hunters and law enforcement professionals and can be used for low-light, observation, surveillance, spotting or just to capture image and video footage to share with friends.
Suggested retail pricing starts at $184.99
For more information on Night Optics products, visit the website at www.nightoptics.com