Monoculars are basically a single scope if you got your binocular broken in half, tada! It’s a monocular. But kidding aside, monoculars is not a very popular gadget to have, but for the people that know its existence, it’s pretty useful and its even preferred by some people versus binoculars. Its smaller in size, it also has night vision options and just an overall very handy device.
For the people that love to hunt, for the law enforcement that has some night patrols, for the military that has covert operations at night, this is a very handy tool. One of the “beginning to be popular” monoculars are the digital ones. Basically, the digital display replaces the optical display. While there is a mix reaction to this whether a digital display is better than an optical display, its actually just a matter of preference and if you want to switch to the digital display, below you can find the top reason why people use it.
It has a brighter display: Digital display offers this brighter display that helps you see better. While you can barely see the difference a day, at night this is very beneficial since it optimizes your night vision capacity. While it’s not the natural view that you see with optical ones, it’s still a really good technology that can maximize your performance. If your all about that performance minus that natural view, this is the monocular of choice.
It won’t strain your eyes: The digital technology has come very far today that displays even in smaller objects are really good. Check out the digital viewfinders from these mirrorless cameras and you will be amazed. A better display means more easy on the eyes that helps minimize eye strain.
The best ones in the market today: Buying digital monoculars is not an easy thing since there are many brands that carry their very own monocular technology and if you don’t have a preferred one you’re bound to get overwhelmed with a ton of monoculars being sold in the market today. Below you can find the list of the best digital night vision monocular in the market:
- 4×50 Gen 1 Eclipse Night Vision Monocular (Sightmark)
- Lightweight Night Vision Monocular (3x) (Night Owl)
- FF24127 Spartan Night Vision Monocular, 4 x 50 (Firefield)
- Equinox Z Digital Night Vision Monocular (Bushnell)
- 6015-4 Gen 4 Night Vision Multi-Purpose Monocular (ATN)
- MO4-3 Gen 3, 5x Night Vision Monocular (ATN)
- Night Spirit-2 Gen 2+ Night Vision Multi-Purpose System (ATN)
- PVS-14 SD Gen 2+ Multi-Purpose Night Vision Monocular (Armasight)
- PVS14-3 Alpha Gen Night Vision Monocular (Armasight)
- Spark Multi-Purpose Night Vision Monocular CORE IIT 60-70 lp/mm (Armasight)
Monoculars might not be as popular as a binocular but it does have its perks and it’s even better to use for some people. While there has been an ongoing debate whether a binocular is better than a binocular or vice versa, there is actually another argument to this whole monocular tool. If digital is actually better than the optical ones. While those things can’t be won since its mostly a matter of preference, there’s no denying that digital monoculars are the future.