Summary: 1/2 Moon-IR OFF Detection Range: 150m Recognition Range: 50m 1/2 Moon-IR ON Detection range: 150m Recognition Range: 60m 1/2 Moon-850mW IR Illuminator Detection range: 170m Recognition Range: 80m Purchase was for military simulation airsoft events, more to come on night time combat effectiveness after 5/25/13 **All measurements are approximations at this time, true measurements with tape measure to come tomorrow night 5/23/13 and ambient light conditions from moon phases...
Pros: Light weight, great clarity, easy to use, great range with moon ambient light, Detection range: appox. 150 m, Recognitionn range: approx. 50m
Cons: head strap not adjustable, somewhat easyto twist out of place, IR lights brightness is like a big cigar end just lit
Summary: The scope works like a champ. I have tested it in several different lighting situations, from pitch black, to moon light, to residual lighting in a dark room. With moonlight and residual lighting, you get a pretty clear image without using the IR light. I was able to make my way around pretty easily. In pitch black, the IR light gives you an incredible amount of illumination. If you are in a small area, it will light it up likes its day time.
Pros: The scope features are amazing. IR light gets good distance, nice clear image. Will mount on both right or left eye. NOT MADE IN CHINA!
Cons: The head gear is a pain to adjust. Barely fits a medium size head.
Summary: Gen1 NVG is Gen 1 NVG. That is exactly what this is and that is what you are going to get. If you are using this to just get around in the dark then you are good to go. I used this in a 600 person airsoft MilSim night game. It worked well for what it was. I was able to turn off the IR Illuminator and simply use the unit to spot other peoples IR light. If there is a full moon out then you will get some good visibility out of this unit.
Pros: Headmount is useful
Cons: Gen 1 but that is what you are buying. Constantly having to use the focus ring for different distances.
Summary: I already own a An/pvs-4 Gen 3 rifle scope, so I was surprised by the more than adequate performance of the Yukon NVMT 1x monocular. Headgear is comfortable and easy to adjust, chin strap uses a plastic catch to fasten in place so you won't be fumbling with threading a velcro strap through a d-ring. IR illuminator is more powerful than two competitors that it was compared to.
Summary: I'm a prior service Army Iraq/Afghanistan vet, so I am kinda biased in my review. Just keep in mind that, No. These are no set of 14's. If that's your expectation, save your money or try to win the lottery. However, they're pretty awesome for the price. There are some pro's and con's with any gen 1's but thus far I am pretty happy with this product. The pro's are the lightweight yet apparent ruggedness of the product.
Summary: I am a LT. in the 53rd AAA (airlift asualt airsoft) Squadron, and we are currently looking for an in-expensive gen-1 style set of gogles to equip our cadets with. One of our troops found this set and bought one for us to try. I was very pleased with it in the fact that for the money it is very versitile, and can easily be converted from the head gear kit, to a helmet mount while in the field. Also I was suprised at the quality of the viewing.
Summary: yukon 1x24 nvmt with head gear is a great product for the money and does what I need it to do. It has very clear image for 75 to 100 feet on a clear night and on an open field I can see as far as 300 feet great for a gen 1. If you need better visablity you should buy the IR flashlight mount accessory.