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how does this look guys?...

Discussion in 'Night Vision Optics and Illumination' started by suffolkshot, Jan 19, 2014.

  1. suffolkshot

    suffolkshot Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys...so had some advice from members and lots more reading/youtubing...is this the basic bare bones idea (excuse the bad paint work!):

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    How does this rate as a list?...do you guys reckon the camera will be ok?...or should I bite the bullet and get the e700 from the start? What sort of ranges might I expect from the rig if I go ahead and build it? (my scope is a 4-12 x40 AO hawke panorama):

    ALL UK STOCK


    3.5 INCH SCREEN – 15.00

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3-5-TFT-L...4?pt=UK_In_Car_Technology&hash=item5d47461d60


    TORCH MOUNT FOR MOUNTING SCREEN 3.00

    (25mm/30mm depending on scope size)


    CAMERA – 25.00


    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Surveilla...-/281152689616?pt=UK_CCTV&hash=item41760195d0


    16MM BOARD LENS 7.00

    http://www.sure24.co.uk/catalogsearch/result/?q=16mm+lens&order=name&dir=asc


    BATTERY 25.00

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/12V-3800m...-/171206432054?pt=UK_CCTV&hash=item27dcb2d536


    ILLUMINATOR 45.00

    IR T20 illuminator http://www.nightvisionforumuk.com/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=4000


    4 way power splitter 2.00

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CCTV-4-wa...-/180878779322?pt=UK_CCTV&hash=item2a1d3723ba

    alternative-battery-pack 3.00

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Battery-H...mponents_Supplies_ET&var=&hash=item2c7846b38b

    Phono 90 degree bend (X2) - £1.98
    Phono coupler - £0.99
    Battery Extension - £1.69
    DC Angle (X2) - £1.89
    DC Socket - £0.99

    TOTAL = 128....with alternative-battery-pack TOTAL = 105 E700 camera extra 40 quid on build price
     
  2. milek

    milek Honorary Member

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    Not sure on the night vision stuff but with a stock that ugly is it going on a HW100? :)
     
  3. Hodg

    Hodg Donator

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    There,s just no need Mick especially now you,ve come over to the dark side.
    Atb Terry
     
  4. neiled

    neiled Donator

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    I've just built my own set up along these lines and the basics you've detailed look good .:up: I've put a couple of things below that may be of help -

    · I'd go for a bigger screen (I've got a 4.5")

    · I'm sure the battery will be ok but it seems quite a small capacity as mine's a 6800 mah compared to the 3800 mah you've detailed (I see the seller you've chosen does the larger capacity for another £7 so why not play safe)

    · Not sure of the illuminator you've detailed but I can certainly vouch for the one I bought off Terry on this forum and it's brilliant (do a search for Terry, it's zoomable & cheaper too)!

    I used a board camera for mine and wrecked the first one trying to remove the IR filter so I had to order another one so be mindful of this as some on here say they found it easy to remove (scalpels or soldering iron!) but believe me it's not so when I ordered the replacement the seller removed it for me to save any hassle.

    Because I used a board cam the lens fitted directly to the board cam enclosure but I've never understood how you attach the lens to either your type of camera or to a bullet cam as some have used so can you please explain (it could be handy for my future upgrade/builds ):)?




     
  5. terry1001

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    There's a list of what I consider to be suitable parts here http://www.airgunforum.co.uk/forums/showthread.php/172815-Night-vision?p=1016129#post1016129
    With the camer you listed you're going to have to strip the working parts out of it and throw away the case and the ir array which is wasting time and money and you won't know what's inside until you've taken it apart, it may not be simple to fit to your kit.
    I have noticed several guys recently have used the upvc waste pipe fittings and heated them up to make them pliable befor re-moulding the the size and shape needed for a perfect fit - worth considering.
     

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