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Nitesite Viper

Discussion in 'Night Vision Optics and Illumination' started by jabman, Oct 5, 2019.

  1. jabman

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    Hi, anyone had problems with the nitesite viper, it is advertised as to deliver crisp, ultra clear night vision. I have purchased one and find the opposite, it is blurry, grainy and quite dark with a very small image displayed on the screen. Is this standard for this unit any imput from you guys welcome as I may be doing something wrong. if not maybe a PARD will be next to consider .
     
  2. Curlyhunter.22

    Curlyhunter.22 Better to be p****d off the p****d on.

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    I dont own one but,

    Do they have an adjustable lens to adjust focus and a brightness control setting?

    Ive not heard many bad things about them

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    Did you get the Dark Ops kit?
     
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    No the RTEK
     
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    The focus for the camera just seems to make the crosshairs go in and out of focus, recordings still blurry though the scope without the site on is pin sharp
     
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    The RTEK is available in 850nm IR (standard) or 940nm IR (Dark Ops).

    I asked because the Dark Ops infrared illuminator results in a more grainy image than the standard. It's a property/drawback of the wavelength. Will be worth checking the type you have.

    There is a focus wheel on the unit itself to allow you to focus on your reticle and get a sharp image.

    The other thing you need to check is that you have the rubber sleeve and the camera unit pushed far enough on to your scope.

    Once you've done all of this make sure your scope is in focus as if it would be when you were shooting without it.

    The night side shoots/records in 4:3 so your image will be smaller than that of a Pard or ATN which shoot in 16:9.

    Also bear in mind that there is an brightness dial - I believe - on the top of the Illuminator. Make sure you are putting out enough infrared to light your target area.
     
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    You need to focus the camera before using it
     
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  8. MartinJGUK

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    I did read of a quite a few people returning the 950 units as they were disappointed with them and it may be the case here
     
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    have spent the afternoon resetting the unit have the reticule focused using the side wheel, sleeve pushed on with camera pushed in as well scope adjusted as well. Still disapointing results even using daylight and not IR. Have sent a message to nitesite plus a vid clip expressing my displeasure so will await a reply. I assume it is the 850 standard unit. Thanks though for your help and interest most kind. Alan. If you have an email could send you the vid clip.
     
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    Connect it all together and focus the camera on your face and look at the screen and adjust accordingly.
    Then focus your scope as normal Nite Sites are best used with side focus scopes..
     
  11. genisis22

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    Hi try this. First focus eye piece to eye forget Ao/SF for now. Put right rubber on scope. Look through rubber and see if you lost ref focus by the act of fitting rubber. If ok focus camera up to something 6ish ft away fit camera and screen to scope try not to turn rubber connector tube.have a look. If out of focus ret only turn adjuster to focus cam to ret when as clear a ret as you can get. Turn the rubber tube and cam while watching screen to fine tune could right or left turn when crisp leave alone now cam is on the skew. Hold tube still and turn just cam till all level. Now you can adjust Ao/SF to get image good
    The grainy is usual due to not enough ir. Turn up brightness on top of screen..Small pic is the rubber tube on to far or cam pushed to far in or combination of both or to much mag on scope start


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    your lowest may ie3\4x hopefully this should sort you out
     
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    My viper was not filling the screen with the original lens fitted I swapped it for a 16mm one, a vast improvement. I then changed the scope I was using for a low magnification utg bug buster. The image through it is great.
     
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    Thanks for that info will give it a go.
     
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    Scope is Hawke Vantage 50 3-9 IR AO
     
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    Thank you will give it a go.
     
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    I had a viper r & soon sold it, my home brew was far superior to it. I have now ordered a new 007
     
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    ditto on the above, you could always try an additional ir torch
     
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    Sorry to highjack but i have an samsung s9+ is there another app to use for the wifi as nite player does not work tia
     
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    Thanks guys for your assistance. I ended up sending the NiteSite back to the makers who have replaced the camera board and lens, now it works an awful lot better.
     
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    Now sell it & get a Pard 007 :D
     

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