At nearly $7,000, the Pulsar Accolade 2 LRF is a serious thermal binocular.

Whether for duty or defense, thermal and digital night vision technology is changing how we think about optics. Prices continue to fall, while capability continues to rise. If you want to own the night, for whatever reason, you can accomplish the task. The highest quality performance still commands a premium price, of course. So the new Pulsar accolade 2 LRF XP50 thermal binocular becomes interesting.

Pulsar Accolade 2 LRF XP50 Thermal Binocular

Sleek and relatively lightweight, the Accolade 2 LRF boasts a wide range of cutting-edge features. It includes an enhanced sensor of <40mK, providing detail recognition in rain, fog, ice or other conditions. It also includes a full-color 640×480 AMOLED display. The unit’s laser range finder (LRF) detects adult-sized objects out to 1,000 yards in zero light.

The Accolade 2 also features a built-in camera and video recorder. Meanwhile, wi-fi connectivity, direct image streaming, picture-in-picture and 8X variable digital zoom adds tremendous versatility. The optic also comes with an IPX7 waterproof rating. Meanwhile, rechargeable batteries keep you constantly in the fight.

Upgraded Features

  • Enhanced Sensor for viewing in adverse weather conditions
  • 3-second startup
  • Longer battery life

Accolade 2 LRF XP250 2.5-20×42 Thermal Binocular Specs

  • Microbolometer Resolution: 640×480
  • Frame Rate (Hz): 50
  • Pixel Pitch: 17
  • Display Resolution (pixels): 640×480
  • Display Type: AMOLED
  • Magnification: 2.5-20X
  • Digital Zoom: 2X/4X/8X
  • Objective Lens Diameter: 42
  • Eye Relief: 16mm
  • Field of View (at 100 yard): 65.4 feet
  • Range of Detection: 2,000 Yards
  • Battery Type: B-Pack mini
  • Weight: 21.2 ounces
  • MSRP: $6,485.99

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