Firefield Tracker 1x24 Night Vision Goggle Binoculars Review
Editor Rating: 4.9/5
It has a little bit of everything you need such as Dual Diopter Adjustment, Eclipse Lens Cover System, and decent all-around specs, the Firefield Tracker Night Vision Goggle Binoculars can also be used at daytime and is highly recommended to people who are constantly moving while using their binoculars. All these features allow for a higher level of flexibility and convenience.
The Dual Diopter Adjustment and Eclipse Lens Cover System are advanced technologies that can only be found in more expensive night vision devices. At its affordable price, you are certainly getting more.
The Dual Diopter Adjustment allows you to adjust the lenses to your vision while the Eclipse Lens Cover System allows you to conveniently use the lens cover by flipping it up, rotating it out, or taking it off altogether. Furthermore, the lens caps have pin holes that regulate the amount of sunlight that comes in for daytime viewing capability without fear of burning out the tubes.
Other than that, it has even more features and to know more, please continue reading.
Advantages and disadvantages
- See in complete darkness
- Sturdy, compact, ergonomic, and lightweight
- Rubberized body
- Fog and waterproof
- Head mountable
- Headset is sturdy and holds well
- Battery life is long
- Each eye's diopter settings are individually set and easy to adjust
- Good customer service
- Does not make a sound
- IR Illuminator can be turned off
- Includes head gear accessory, protective carrying case, and neck strap
- Eclipse lens cover system to easily cover and uncover your lens
- Can be used at daytime
- Fully multi-coated lens
- Built-in safeguard against extreme lights
- Small red indicator when IR is on
- Viewing range up to 150 yards
- 1x magnification - Ideal for night viewing while on the move
- Head mount strap is not very easy to adjust
- Buttons are quite difficult to use
A rare feature in most affordable night vision binoculars, the Firefield Tracker Night Vision Goggle Binoculars has Dual Diopter Adjustment that allows you to calibrate each barrel of the binocular to your vision which is especially useful to those who have different eyesights between their left and right eye. While you can use your glasses while using the binocular, you can also remove your glasses and adjust the diopter settings to your vision. If no one else is using your binocular, the Dual Diopter Adjustment set up is going to be just a one-time thing. Otherwise, setting it up is pretty easy. This feature is basically very useful as it allows for some flexibility in adjusting to different eye sights and eye conditions such as near and farsightedness.
While ordinary night vision binoculars could only see when the moon is bright, in low-light conditions, or in levels of light approaching total darkness; this binocular allows you to see in complete darkness because of its Built-in Infrared Illuminator. This feature emits infrared light in the complete darkness to produce a clearer image. This light is invisible so you'll be able to see clearly in complete darkness without getting your location detected. This makes ideal for use in the jungle, forest or any remote area where night is absolutely dark.
- This feature is not battery draining.
- Although it can be turned off if you want to save even more energy.
- Small red indicator light (Let's you know if it's turned on)
Model #: FF25025
Generation: Gen 1
Dimension: 11.9 x 7.1 x 4.1 inches
Weight: 1.4 pounds
Lens diameter: 24mm
Viewing range: Up to 150 yard
Field of view: 30 degree
Battery: 1 3V CR123A (not included)
Runtime: 20-72 hours
IR Illuminator: Yes
Coated lens: Yes
In the box: Protective carrying case, neck strap, and an adjustable head gear accessory
Uses a Gen 1 Image Intensifier which is more than enough to allow for night viewing. You could get higher generations night vision but you'll have to be willing to spend thousands and also they are highly regulated and may not be shipped or carried outside the United States which is why they are more commonly used by the military.
This binocular is ideal for people who have to or like to move around while night viewing. It has 1x magnification which provides accurate depth perception and environmental awareness so it would be easy for you to move safely from one place to another while using the binoculars.
The soft eyecup helps you feel comfortable while your eyes are looking into the binoculars. Because of this, you will be able to continue using the binocular for longer hours without straining your eyes or the area around your eyes.
At an affordable price, you get a night vision binocular that can also be used at daytime with no fear of getting the device burn out by sudden bright lights. The unit has a built-in safeguard when it automatically dims when exposed to extreme lights. What most people don't know is that night vision get damaged by extreme lights which is why most night vision devices cannot be used at daytime.
To prevent these damages, this binocular also utilizes the highly-advanced Eclipse Lens Cover System. This system allows you to cover the lenses conveniently in several ways it is so hassle-free. You can flip up the lens cover, rotate it out of your viewing area or take it out altogether.
At daytime, you can keep your lenses covered and still be able to see because the lens cap has pin holes where the light comes in. The pin holes regulate the amount of light that can come in preventing the tube from getting burnt out.
The device comes with a protective carrying case, neck strap, and an adjustable head gear accessory so you can mount it to your head (another reason why it is ideal for extreme movements and prolonged use).
The device is lightweight, compact, and ergonomic so it does not strain your head or neck. It has a sturdy rubberized body that is fog and waterproof so you can use it not only for extreme movements but also in extreme conditions. The most common problems among users is humidity or when lenses get foggy. This binocular has decent resistance against these conditions so you can get this binocular exposed without affecting your vision.
Frequently Asked Questions
What generation of Image Intensifier is this binocular classified under?
How far can you see at night?
Up to 150 yards
Does this unit make a sound?
Can this be mounted to a helmet?
Can they record?
No. You'll need the digital type of night vision binoculars.
Can I use them with glasses?
No. We recommend using the Dioptic adjustment feature of the device to adjust them to your vision.
Can the IR illuminator be turned off?
Is the battery included?
Is it waterproof?
What is included in the box?
Headgear Accessory, protective carrying case, neck strap, and the night vision binoculars.
Can I use it at daytime?
How to focus the device?
Adjust each eye's diopter settings, then center focus to get good visual.
How will I know if IR is on?
You should see a small red indicator light that lits up when IR is on.
Does it have some kind of automatic protection against sudden bright lights?