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Pulsar Apex XQ50 2.8-11.2x42 Thermal Weapon Scope

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Pulsar Apex XQ50 2.8-11.2x42 Thermal Weapon Scope PL76427

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Pulsar Apex XQ50 2.8-11.2x42 Thermal Weapon Scope PL76427



Selectable Reticles




A reticle is electronically displayed on the screen and is permanently located in the plane of target image. The Apex internal memory contains 10 reticles of various shapes and applications. The color of the reticle can be switched from black to white.



 


3 types of zeroing parameters memorization


The software allows the user to save in riflescope’s memory three points of impact for three various distances (types of weapon or cartridges), and each option allows the use of a dedicated reticle. 



 


“Picture in picture” function


“Picture in Picture” function provides shooter with a possibility to display an additional image region on the screen which contains 2x magnified image of a target and reticle. This allows seeing image in the aiming area in a more detailed way. Additional region (precise aiming frame) is situated in the top center part of the screen above the reticle. Occupying only 1/10 of the total screen area additional image region allows simultaneous use of the entire field of view for observation. 

Zeroing with FREEZE function



 

Standard for Pulsar digital riflescopes “one shot zeroing” in Apex models is complemented by an even more convenient zeroing function - “Freeze”: after making a zeroing shot it is enough to save a frame of a target in the memory of the riflescope and align reticle with point of impact looking at this frame without the necessity of keeping full immobility of a weapon.  



 


DISPLAY OFF function


Apex has display shut down function which has to be used in the cases of short breaks during the process of observation for preventing disclosure of the shooter by the light from the eyepiece. When display is turned off all other systems are fully functional which allows instantaneous activation of the riflescope.



 


Fully waterproof


With IPX7 (IEC 60529 standard) water protection class Apex riflescopes can be operated in the conditions of precipitation of any intensity and withstand a short underwater submersion. 



 


Eyesafe eye relief


The Apex thermal sights feature a 67 mm eye relief – one of the best parameters in its class. The greater is the eye relief the less traumatic is the use of the scope, especially on hunting weapons with considerable recoil.



 

Different calibration modesThe Apex offers three calibration modes: silent manual mode (“M”), automatic (“A”) and semiautomatic (“H”). The “A” mode implies automatic calibration without user’s participation. In the “H” mode the user decides on his own if calibration is required depending on the image quality. The “Cal” button is pressed in this mode. Manual calibration (“M”) is carried out by pressing the “Cal” button when the lens cap is closed. The “M” mode is recommended for hunting due to silent operation.


Operating modes



The Apex offers three operating modes, each designed to deliver the best possible image in specific viewing conditions: “Rocks” (enhanced contrast), “Forest” (low contrast) and “Identification” (improved rendering of hot objects’ details).



 


Wide operating temperature range (-25…+50°C)


The ability to operate in normal mode at sub-zero temperatures is due to the use of a frost-resistant AMOLED display featuring fast response and provides crisp image when observing dynamic object. 




2xCR123A Power Supply






External power supply


Operation time can be significantly increased with the help of external power supplies (e.g., Pulsar EPS3/EPS5). When used in frosty weather, the power supply can be stored under the clothes.




Wireless remote control


Wireless remote control allows the user to fulfil basic operations without resorting to standard controls.




Rifle mount


The mounting holes in the base of the riflescope enable the mount to be installed in one of multiple positions. This choice (depending on the rifle type, anthropometric data of a shooter, etc.) helps the user to ensure the most suitable position on a riflescope. 




VIDEO OUT


The Apex thermal sights are equipped with a Video Out jack enabling real time video recording with the use of external recording equipment.

Pulsar Apex XQ50 2.8-11.2x42 Thermal Weapon Scope Description



Pulsar Apex XQ50 2.8-11.2x42 Thermal Weapon Scope PL76427

This scope is designed to deliver cutting edge features at minimal price.  For the price of a mid range night vision scope you can get a thermal scope with precision placement out to 1700 yards, crisp AMOLEd display and picture in picture capability which make it easy to be precise without loosing wider viewing range.

Some key specs:

Range of detection: 1600 m 
Digital  zoom: 2x/3x/4x 
One shot zeroing with “Freeze function” 
(10 selectable integrated reticles)

What's in the box

Apex XQ50 Thermal Imaging Sight | Carrying case | Dual cable: video and external power supply | Cleaning cloth | User manual | Warranty card 

Thermal Imaging

Please note that most thermal devices are built per order.  It may take 3-5 days or more for your order to ship.  If timely shipping is important to you, please, contact us to verify availability prior to ordering. 

Thermal devices can produce various types of images.  Some are color others are monochrome.  In either case change in shade or color indicates temperature differences.

color thermal image thermal bw image

Here is how thermal imaging devices work...

A special lens focuses the infrared light emitted by all of the objects in view.

The focused light is scanned by a phased array of infrared-detector elements. The detector elements create a very detailed temperature pattern called a thermogram. It only takes about one-thirtieth of a second for the detector array to obtain the temperature information to make the thermogram. This information is obtained from several thousand points in the field of view of the detector array.

The thermogram created by the detector elements is translated into electric impulses.

The impulses are sent to a signal-processing unit, a circuit board with a dedicated chip that translates the information from the elements into data for the display.

The signal-processing unit sends the information to the display, where it appears as various colors depending on the intensity of the infrared emission. The combination of all the impulses from all of the elements creates the image.

There are a few key Manufacturers when it comes to thermal imaging.  

ATN: produce such well knows devies as ThOR-HD thermal scope, BINOX-THD thermal binoculars, and OTS-HD thermal monocular.  

FLIR/Armasight: the largest maker of consumer level thermal products is well knows for their full product line.  Zeus thermal scopes, Q14 and Scout monoculars, Helios and Scout binoculars and many more.

Pulsar: a very popular brand for digital night vision and thermal imaging.  Key products include Pulsar Trail and Apex thermal scopes and Pulsar Helion and Quantum thermal monoculars.

Seek: mobile device mounted thermal cameras are the main products of this brand.

Delivery Time and Manufacturing Process for Pulsar Apex XQ50 2.8-11.2x42 Thermal Weapon Scope:

Most of our manufacturers do not keep products like Pulsar Apex XQ50 2.8-11.2x42 Thermal Weapon Scope assembled on the shelf. Night Vision tubes are kept separate from the body of the unit. When the order is placed, the manufacturer starts the order processing and assembly process which includes the following:

  • Order processing - we collect all the necessary information including address and phone numbers. We also make sure that our customer ordered the correct product for their needs and that the product can be exported by US law to the country of destination. In some cases a signed export compliance form is required.
  • QC - in this step the manufacturer will inspect all individual parts which will be used to assemble the night vision device for any defects.
  • Production & Assembly - during production, all the parts are put together. Night Vision tubes in inserted into the body of the unit and all the complex electronics for the device are connected. This process takes place in a special lab called the "clean room" as even a small speckle of dust can cause undesired optical effect.
  • QA - one the night vision device is assembled, it goes through a rigorous testing process to make sure it meets all the expected specifications and all parts function as expected. For this most manufacturers have a special "dark room" designed to allow testing of the units without causing incidental damage to the night vision tube by exposure to bright light.
  • Packaging - this is a key process as well. In most case your night vision device will be shipped to you directly from the manufacturer but sometimes needs to be sent to us first. In either case items need to be packaged securely to avoid any kind of damage during transportation.
  • Shipping - as described above items will most of the time ship from the manufacturer. For most domestic orders (unless shipping to POB or AFB) a premium shipper like FedEx or UPS will be used.

Only by following the above steps can we along with our manufacturers bring you - our customer - night vision products of highest quality, However as you can understand the above process can take several days to complete. For example if your device fails QA, the entire process restarts. Also at QC stage a manufacturer may realize that the tube they have in stock has a defect and a replacement tube needs to be ordered. Due to the complexity of this process, it is prudent to expect 3-4 business days for production and handling of the purchased device. Keep in mind that this process is designed to guarantee your satisfaction with the night vision device of your choice.  It occasionally possible to expedite the process for urgent orders but addional fees or other restrictions may apply.

Technical Specifications

Electronic components
Type of Microbolometer Uncooled
Frame Rate, Hz 50
Microbolometer resolution, pixels 384x288
Spectral Sensitivity, µm 8 ... 14
Pixel Pitch, µm 17
Display type AMOLED
Display Resolution, pix. 640x480
Optical characteristics
Magnification, х 2.8 ... 11.2
Digital zoom, x 2x; 3x; 4x
Objective Lens F50/1.2
Field of View,°, horizontal * vertical 7.5x5.6
Horizontal Field of view, m @100m 13
Eye Relief, mm 67
Diopter adjustment, dptr. - 4…+ 3.5
Close-up distance, m 7
Range of Detection, m
Range of detection, m (object high*width = 1,7*0,5m) 1600
Power Supply
Power Supply, V 4 ÷ 6
Battery type 2xCR123A
Battery Life, hour 4.5
External Power Supply EPS3 or EPS5 from Pulsar
Using on weapon
Windage & Elevation, 1 click, mm/ 100m 20/ 20
Shock-proofness, E0, joules (when used with rifled gun) 6000
Click range H/V, mm@100m 4000/ 4000
Physical & operational characteristics
Remote control wireless
Operating Temperature,°С - 25 … +50
Level of Protection (acc. to IEC 60529) IPX7/IPX4 rangefinder
Waterproofness yes
Dimensions, mm 343x100x75
Weight (without batteries), kg 0.75

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Questions on Pulsar Apex XQ50 2.8-11.2x42 Thermal Weapon Scope

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  • From Ira Simon at 1/5/18 5:50 PM

    • Q: Do you have the pulsar apex xq50 in stock?

    • A: Hi Ira Simon.

      We are expecting a wait of 2-3 weeks for new orders for Pulsar Apex XQ50 thermal scopes.

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  • From Alex at 2/23/18 9:52 AM

    • Q: checking out on availability. it's been a month since last post?

    • A: Hi Alex.

      Still no positive news on the Pulsar thermal scopes. Major delays in shipments from the manufacturer due to the high demand. All we can do is wait.

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  • From A at 3/5/18 8:37 PM

    • Q: Pulsar Apex XQ50 2.8-11.2x42 Thermal Weapon Scope,
      Is this in stock? It shows to be available for purchase or am I looking at it wrong?

    • A: Hi A.

      You can purchase Pulsar Apex XQ50, but it is not available for shipment at the moment. You would have to wait for the next shipment to arrive from Pulsar.

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  • From Spencer at 3/16/18 10:44 AM

    • Q: Do y'all have the apex xq38 or xq50 in stock?

    • A: hi Spencer.

      Current lead time is about 2 weeks for Pulsar thermal scopes. Do you need the scope by a specific date?

    • Do you find this question helpful?  Yes   No
  • From Bert Bell at 3/21/18 1:53 AM

    • Q: Where do I find the web site to order accessories for the Apex XQ50. Looking for the range finder. My box it came in has it pictured with this as a side piece but I can’t locate where to buy it. Also how does it connect to the thermal? Only port I saw was at the bottoms that has the audio location of which it came with cords for that. If not there would the laser range finder we wireless? If so does it connect to thermal by WiFi? If not then is it just connected and then done manually?


    • A: Hi Bert.

      Did you buy your Apex thermal scope recently? Which model do you own?

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