Night vision gadgets are becoming increasingly popular for travelers that like to go hiking. If you find yourself in a situation where you are still hiking into the night and the moonlight is not shining brightly – or at all – then nightvision goggles are the ultimate gadget to bring you extra peace of mind.
As with most high-tech gadgets, night vision technology can be very pricey; however, there are a small number of companies selling cheap (but still good quality) night vision monoculars and binoculars that are rated very highly!
5) Carson MiniAura Digital Night Vision Monocular
Say goodbye to night vision devices with image intensifier tubes that burnout over time. The Mini Aura from Carson Optical is a completely digital night vision monocular that won’t burn out. The images seen through the digital screen will no longer be green but rather in a crisp black and white. The intensity can be easily adjusted with a simple push of a button. It boasts a 19-degree angle of view and you can see up to 82 feet in total darkness. The Mini Aura is compact and lightweight and can even fit in your pocket allowing you to bring it almost anywhere.
4) Astromania Digital Night Vision Monocular
The Astromania Night Vision Monocular is equipped with multi-coated glass objectives and high sensitivity sensors. Its compact size and lightweight is ideal for a wide variety of uses such as security and surveillance, scouting and guarding, search and rescue, wildlife observation, night fishing and boating and nighttime navigation.
3) OPTISCOPE Night Vision Monocular
The intuitive design of this night vision monocular allows you to easily capture images and videos at the touch of a button, store them, display them on your monitor or TV screen, or transfer them to your computer. What’s more, unlike any other night vision device, our monocular comes with a free a 4gb miniSD card, so that you never run out of memory space!
2) Solomark Night Vision Monocular
The SOLOMARK Digital Night Vision Scope, equipped with high sensitivity sensor, integrated color LCD-Screen and IR LED illuminator, is a great gadget which enable you to observe target in complete darkness with more true-to-life detail and to save photos and video .
1) Nightfox 100V Digital Night Vision Infrared Binocular
The Nightfox 100V is a new type of of digital night vision device that’s easier to use, and at a much lower price. It’s similar to a normal night vision monocular, but with one large widescreen viewing monitor for both eyes. You can even use the comfortable eyepiece whilst wearing glasses.
Because the Nightfox’s digital sensor is highly sensitive, in ambient light such as at dusk or dawn you don’t need to use the built-in infrared illumination to see far. There are 7 levels of IR illumination to use in different conditions. The highest level is powerful enough to see up to 110 yards at night. Thanks to a high frames-per-second camera sensor, the widescreen video monitor displays crisp, seamless footage that’s easy on the eye.