Instantaneous target acquisition, dead-centered accuracy, and unmatched tracking of moving targets make red dot scopes the ideal accessory to complement rifles, handguns, crossbows, bows and other weapons. The scopes are also known as red dots and dot sights. It can be attached to the weapons and replace existing sights or scopes for target acquisition.
There are lots of reliable and bestseller rifle scopes which provide better options in acquiring targets most especially moving objects. However, red dotted sights are far better than these scopes by giving rapid pick up of targets. In critical moments, split second decisions are made to hit targets instantly and red scope made the difference. These can be used during the day and night with no magnification of targets needed. Only the simple sight of the red dot can release a powerful shot to the object. These scopes give users the perfect and best aiming system to be used on risky situations. The scopes are far more reliable than riflescopes and night vision scopes.
With the help of advanced technology, a dot sight employs both a reflective and refractive optical collimators to create a familiar red dotted image. The collimated image of a reflective reticle is infinite once set. The red sight or scope is a kind of reflex sight that utilizes a red dot as a reticule. Red sights provide users relief to their eyes. Hunters use these scopes in hunting especially during autumn seasons to hunt even in shadowy surroundings such as bush fields and heavily wooded forests. Police can quickly and accurately set targets in serious situations like hostage taking. Military personnel and Special Forces gained a lot of advantage in employing these red scopes tactical operations and also in low light conditions. Both amateur and professional players of shooting sports like airsoft games make use of red scopes to give more power to shoot and target enemies even in hazy conditions.
Red sight devices have various important elements. The sights are non-magnifying, lightweight, compact and small. These scopes have optics zoom, large field of view, fixed auto focus, wide parallax settings, and maximum eye relief. Unlike binocular telescopes, red dot sights have lower magnification. This result in a large field of view that is helpful to gun owners. Red dotted scopes MOA ranges from 1, 4, 6, 8, and 10 dot sizes with a simple twist of the knob. The scopes objective and ocular lenses ranges from 30mm up to 60mm. Some models have rubber multi-coated casings or housings making them fog proof and shockproof. Dot sights are commonly fitted on weaver-style mount bases like of an AR15 rifle.
Small dot versions can cover distance up to 410 feet and acquire the target. Shooters can mount dot scopes on their guns at any desired distance between 5cm and 30cm from the aiming eye. The dot is changeable over eleven levels of brightness. The scopes are recoil proof for large handgun and hunting calibers. Some of the top red sights manufacturers include Bushnell, Leupold, Nikon and Tasco. The ability of red scopes to acquire target immediately makes these a bestseller among military, gun owners, and gun sports enthusiasts.