See 5x more stars!
Posted 27 June 2013 - 11:55 AM
Nice to see us being advertised to though!
PS anyone volunteer to buy one? I hope it has a fast lens on the front!
Posted 27 June 2013 - 01:17 PM
Skeptical.... NVG can add a few magnitudes, someone do the maths to see how many extra stars you ought to be able to see..... Maybe this will do as it says, but other people's kit will do far better....
Posted 27 June 2013 - 02:30 PM
Posted 27 June 2013 - 02:35 PM
So the claims are believable for a less than gen3 system.
Posted 27 June 2013 - 04:49 PM
Anyone want to guess why there is a small optical objective on top of the 60mm one?
"• Built-in columnated infrared illuminator for use in complete darkness or to improve target recognition in any environment."
Posted 27 June 2013 - 04:58 PM
I assume "columnated" is their error and not yours (I haven't looked at the web page.)
Posted 27 June 2013 - 05:03 PM
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Posted 28 June 2013 - 04:42 AM
Question is - does it perform integration? This is where the main gain comes from with NV as it removes alot of the speckle noise. Probably better getting a colour samsung 2000 + portable TV/monitor and using that if you have a travel scope.
Posted 28 June 2013 - 10:27 AM
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Posted 30 June 2013 - 03:14 AM
We aren't allowed to own Night Vision gear here.
There is one supplier (and only ONE) in Australia.
At Perth, Western Australia, but you have to fight for permission to get a permit to need one. The permit is hard to almost impossible to get!
This commercial product may make is possible for us to get into night vision gear, if we are allowed to import them and get them through customs.
We aren't allowed to have Green Laser Pointers without a permit either, and not many permits are given!!!
Posted 04 July 2013 - 01:28 AM
Also look for cj7hawk on a number of other forums where details are provided as he currently leading people through the build. Cheaper than many gen1.... Go and make one, let you stealthily navigate star parties as well.
Posted 04 July 2013 - 02:50 AM
You will notice that I had responded in there a couple of times.
But a 2 kilogram Gen1!!! That's 4 1/2 pounds
It would be nice if we could just buy one like in USA.