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Night Vision monocular recommendations

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posted on Jul, 15 2010 @ 12:57 PM
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Greetings,

I am thinking of buying a generation 1, 1+ NVM for sky and UFO observations.

Unlike generation 2 or 3 I'd like to start with generation 1 or 1+ if it is worth it. However, if it is not worth it at all than please let me know as to why and which specific brands I should obtain.

At the moment I am thinking of obtaining: yukon-exelon-3x50

Link: Yukon exelon 3x50

Thank you for all your input.




posted on Jul, 15 2010 @ 01:14 PM
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S&F because I could not tell you one way or the other so hopefully a flag draws peoples attention who could actually tell you. Although I don't know much about the subject it sounds like a good idea to me.



posted on Jul, 15 2010 @ 01:29 PM
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Thanks for the S&F, I guess after searching about this topic I could not find a specific thread about NVM others than binoculars. So, I hope this also helps other who are in the same boat as me.


[edit on 7/15/2010 by krystalice]



posted on Jul, 15 2010 @ 05:01 PM
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Gen 1 night vision is very poor quality and requires substantial amounts of ambient light to function.
I know the Gen 2,3 & 4 are rather expensive but I would go above Gen 1 if I had the money. Gen 2 is far superior to 1.
If not, Gen 1 is better than nothing.



posted on Jul, 15 2010 @ 05:35 PM
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I have a gen 111 monocular and a gen 111 binocs gen 1 is cheaper and if you didn't know any better it wouldn't make a difference. Gen 111 is the way to go a great place to buy night vision products is us night vision.



posted on Jul, 16 2010 @ 05:10 PM
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Thanks for all your advice people. I have decided to wait and chase a generation 2/3 NVM.



posted on Jul, 16 2010 @ 05:13 PM
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There are lots of names out there but Yukon are a good brand.



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