SOLD/EXPIRED WTS/WTT: ITT NVM Gen 3 Night Vision Monocular

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    FOsteology Well-Known Member

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    This Gen 3 NV monocular is flat out incredible! Some real minor blemishes on the exterior, but the lens and tube are in super shape (would rate the tube at 97% and the housing at 90%.) Hate to sell, but funding another NV/Thermal project and it's just been sitting in the safe. Sold new, Gen 3 units like these run about $3,000+.

    $1600 shipped USPS Priority within USA.

    Will consider trades.
    Always interested in quality optics.
    Definitely interested in Kimber (Yonkers) Klassic or SuperAmerica .22lr


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    ITT Industries Night Vision, the world’s leading producer of eneration (Gen) 3 image intensification devices, offers the highest performance image intensifier tubes available. ITT’s Gen 3 F9800 Series (MX-10160) image intensifier tubes are designed for use in all night vision systems that use an inverting tube, such as aviators’ goggles, ground binoculars, and weaponsights. ITT offers a selection of tubes, with ifferent performance levels, to satisfy a wide range of ustomer specifications. This selection includes ITT's innacleTM technology which surpasses the performance of all other Gen 3 tubes previously and currently fielded.

    Description:
    ITT’s F9800 Series Gen 3 18-mm image intensifier consists of a high-efficiency GaAs photocathode bonded to a glass input window, a microchannel plate (MCP) current amplifier, and a P-43 phosphor screen deposited on an inverting fiber-optic output window.
    The Gen 3 photocathode is very sensitive to lowradiation levels of visible and, especially, near infrared light. It also provides very high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) for extended detection ranges at very low light levels. The 6-micron channel spacing in ITT’s MCP provides exceptional resolution. The MCP has a thin ion-barrier film that preserves photocathode sensitivity during operation, thereby greatly extending the life of Gen 3 tubes compared to Gen 2.

    ITT continues to improve Gen 3 MX-10160 image intensifier tubes to increase operational range and situational awareness for the user. Equipped with a gated power supply, the Pinnacle versions provide truly outstanding performances in high-light or lightpolluted areas, such as such as urban environments. In addition, the Pinnacle tube provides a much reduced halo.
     
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    FOsteology Well-Known Member

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    Can be mounted to a helmet for hands free navigation in the dark. It can also be mounted to a low recoiling rifle (I wouldn't put it on anything larger than a .223) in conjunction with a laser. Or placed behind a NV compatible red dot (Aimpoint, Vortex, etc.)

    I personally used this with my Volquartsen .22WMR and an Aimpoint Micro-T1 to take out coons and fox.
     
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    FOsteology Well-Known Member

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