Posts belonging to Category 'Night Vision'

How Thermal Imaging Works

Guide to how thermal binoculars, monoculars, and other imaging devices work with links to examples, reviews & recommendations. I think the best way to think about thermal imaging is that instead of seeing with light energy as we do normally, a thermal imaging device like a monocular or binocular enables you to see with the […]


Cheap Night Vision Binoculars

I was recently contacted by someone looking to get some cheap night vision binoculars that they wanted to use mainly for viewing wildlife in their garden: Question: I would appreciate one or two suggestions for night time binoculars (two eye pieces) for use in the garden watching wildlife but would like to be able to […]


Night Hero Binoculars Review

BBR YouTube Version of this Night Hero Binoculars Review In this article, I am going to: Go over in detail the claims made by the makers of the Atomic Beam Night Hero Binoculars. Offer my thoughts on them, why they don’t work, and why I recommend that you certainly don’t get a pair. Suggest some […]


Best Night Vision under $500 / £500

This question comes from someone needing some advice as they are looking to get a night vision device as a Christmas present for their husband and have a budget of around $500 / £500: Question: I would really appreciate your help… My husband would like a pair of night vision binoculars .. largely to use […]


Mid Range Binoculars & Night Vision for Safari Holiday

The following BinoWizard question was sent into be by Rodrigo from Brazil who is in the early planning phase for a safari in South Africa next September and is looking for ideal mid range safari binoculars and night vision for the trip: Question: I am looking for a solution that helps me during my stay […]


Sagem wins NATO order for Night Vision Binoculars

BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France, March 24 (UPI) An undisclosed NATO country has put in an order of what is believed to be more than 200 Sagam JIM-LR long-range multi-function infrared night vision binoculars for use by their army. Whilst not a instantly recognizable brand to must consumers, French manufacturer Sagem is part of the Safran group of […]


How Digital Night Vision Works

The core technology for Digital Night Vision has actually been around for a while, even though in comparison to the more commonly used intensifier tubes on “standard” night vision devices, it is still relatively new. Indeed you may have even already used it on some video cameras that can shoot at night, using what is […]


Using Night Vision Binoculars on Safari

I used to work as a safari guide (field guide) in South Africa and that is where my interest in binoculars first begun. During that time, I never actually owned a pair of night vision binoculars or indeed any other night vision device, simply because back then they were much more expensive to buy and […]


Does Night Vision Work and How?

The answer is Yes and No, some of the cheaper night vision devices including night vision monoculars and binoculars can be pretty poor and are not much more than novelty items. However, the military has used “real” night-vision for years and this technology has given the U.S. military an edge during the last three wars […]