But cool nonetheless. Maximum distance will be around 250. I sigthed it in at 200 and with the 2.8 magnification and non-reflective targets that is pretty much max. Maybe with glowing eyes it will give another 50 yards? New NS-D520-G2+ mounted up. Da torch IR Illuminator, and man does this thing light up the night. For Gen2, this is as good as it gets from what I hear.