There’s a plethora of awesome new optics for shooters and hunters—everything from solar-powered red-dot sights to laser rangefinders, spotting scopes, binoculars, and riflescopes.
Here’s a quick look at a dozen of the coolest new offerings.
The unit weighs 1 ounce, is waterproof, and can withstand the recoil of large calibers. It fits either Picatinny or Weaver rails and can be purchased with or without the mount.
Price: $239 (without mount) or $249 (with mount).
Price: $70 to $174 depending on configuration.
The scope also features 1/4-MOA click windage and elevation dials, tactile power indicator, and fast-focus eyepiece. Field of view is 74.7 to 29.8 feet at 100 yards, length is 9.5 inches, and weight is 8 ounces. It’s waterproof, shockproof, and fog proof, and it carries Leupold’s lifetime guarantee.
The NXS 3.5-15X 50mm F1 comes standard with NightForce ZeroStop adjustments and a set of NightForce Ultralite rings. The scope is 14.8 inches long and weighs 30 ounces.
The 6X unit offers a wide field of view, ranging precision out to 600 yards, long eye relief, and switchable LCD to LED readout. It’s waterproof and fog proof, and it comes in both black and Realtree APG camo finishes. It weighs 6 ounces and measures 4.4x2.8x1.6 inches. It’s powered by one CR2 lithium battery.
Price: $230 (black) or $250 (camo).
Magnification range is 20 to 60X, making for field of views of 105 feet (20X) to 52 feet (60X) at 1,000 yards. Weight is 43 ounces, length is 15 inches, and close-focus distance is 14.3 feet. It’s nitrogen filled, waterproof, fog proof, and covered by Redfield’s limited lifetime warranty.
Three models are offered, including 2.5-10X 42mm, 3-12X 56mm, and 4-16X 50mm. They are waterproof, shockproof, and fog proof, and they feature 30mm, one-piece tubes; 1/4-MOA windage and elevation adjustments; large turret knobs; and deep-knurled power rings. They are constructed in the U.S.
Price: $800 to $1,000 depending on magnification.
The 1X sight’s anodized aluminum body is 3.75 inches long, the LED-lighted aiming point is 1.75 MOA (10 brightness settings), and the unit is powered by a solar panel with single AA battery backup. Weight is 11 ounces (with battery), and height is 2.4 inches. Built to endure the same extreme testing requirements as the famous Trijicon ACOG, the SRS is parallax free, features a self-adjusting level mount, and is waterproof to 50 meters.
Price: $990 to $1,075.
The ST-6 (6X) features a fixed parallax, whereas the ST-10 (10X) and ST-17 (17X) are offered with fixed or ergo parallax. The ST-22 (22X) has an adjustable ergo parallax. Several choices of reticles and adjustment knobs are available for each model, and the ST series scopes feature objectives ranging from 28mm to 58mm, depending on the magnification. All ST scopes are constructed from 6061-T6 aircraft aluminum and are Type III hard anodized.
Price: $970 to $1,710.
The matte black scope is 13.5 inches long and weighs 27.5 ounces. Eye relief is 3.98 inches, and field of view at 100 yards is 33.9 feet (3X) to 6.8 feet (15X). It’s waterproof, shockproof, and fog proof.
Key attributes include extra-wide field of view, large focus wheel, and rugged yet lightweight aluminum body that is waterproof and fog proof. Conquest HD binoculars come with eyepiece and objective lens covers, neoprene carrying straps, and cordura cases. They measure 4.7x6.5 inches and weigh 24.7 ounces, and they are protected by a limited lifetime transferable warranty.
Price: $1,055 (8X42) or $1,111 (10X42).