Thermal Vision Scope
Thermal Vision Scope is an improved model of the ATN Thore Thermal Vision scope. The improved model features a larger, higher-aperture objective lens for better hunting with illuminated glass. It also features dual-domain technology to boost its thermal capacity. Both of them feature fully modular optical construction. The lens of the Thermal Vision Scope is made from an ultra-light, fully-dispersed glass that ensures total reflection and clear transmission. It is also ensured that the lens system is fully sealed and isolated from other elements, thus preventing any issues and leaks.
The improved model of Thermular Vision Scope features an improved, fully-integrated Bright Reach capability which allows the user to adjust brightness for various distances. In addition, the brighter reticle allows users to see even dark, overcast conditions easily. The ability of adjusting brightness and the increased object viewing angle is achieved through the use of Diamond Crystal or High Definition Objective Lens. Both of them allow for fine adjustments in brightness and the crosshairs are movable while still providing a relatively larger field of view. This in turn, gives users better comfort when making their shots.
The ATN Thermal Vision Scope has an improved, full-auto Ocular alignment System that provides an easy reticle adjustment system and can be adjusted from ten different positions. The locking mechanism locks up the crosshairs at the selected distance without locking up the entire objective lens. The system allows for greater flexibility and greater satisfaction with its dual-domain technology. It can handle both night vision and long range engagements at the same time because of its great adaptability and user-friendliness.
The Thermal Vision Scope has a lot of cons compared to its advantages. For one, the ATN is a bit bulky compared to other scopes in its class which makes it less user friendly. It also features an image stabilization system which reduces the shake on the target. Although the ATN is a little bit bulky, it is more than compensated by the high magnification offered.
The biggest issue with the Thermal Vision Scope is the relatively low power of its imaging sensor and the relatively low magnification of its objective lens. It is, however, one of the most powerful night vision scopes for a variety of purposes. It has one of the highest resolution of any scope in its class and is the epitome of high-end technology. It's important to note though that despite its high resolution and superior optical performance, thermal vision scopes can only provide low light images at the lower magnifications.
For hunters, low light hunting has been a common problem. There is a need for scopes that provide high resolution images in such low light settings. The thermal image stabilizer can address this particular problem perfectly and the ATN definitely comes to the rescue. In fact, it is among the most recommended thermal vision scope brands for hunting. It allows users to eliminate most hunting-related problems such as inconsistent lighting, fogging and even human eye problems such as dry eye.
Despite its dual functionality, the ATN is not recommended for long range scopes due to the slow firing rate. If you plan on using your scope at longer distances, the VX-III is arguably better for the money. It has a higher maximum magnification which is perfect for long range shots. Furthermore, it has the fastest reticles. The main advantage of the VX-III is that it has a quiet motor and superior durability. It also allows users to eliminate all the typical human eye problems while hunting such as dry eye and motion sickness.
Fourth generation scope models are also worth a mention. They offer users even more features than their predecessors including crosshairs, windage, and more. These scopes have been designed especially for low-light conditions such as cloudy days or nights. However, the biggest disadvantage of using these scopes is their relatively high prices. Fortunately, another brand that offers good values in this category is the Trijicon ACOGs. They offer all the same features of their older generation three-generation scopes with the added benefit of being available at great value prices.