The Vortex Sparc Solar delivers 150,000 hours of battery life.

Whether for plinking or competition, duty or defense, our gear has gotta work. It needs to work every time, all the time. The new Vortex Sparc Solar red dot delivers 150,000 hours of battery life. Now that’s a good start toward being dependable.

Vortex Sparc Solar Red Dot

The Sparc Solar sports auto D-TEC technology. The system automatically switches from solar to battery power when needed. Ten daytime illumination settings and two night-vision settings provide needed versatility. Daylight bright, the 2 MOA dot delivers a clear, precise point of aim. Motion activated, the Sparc Solar snaps into service on demand.

The red dot ships with tethered lens covers and a T10 torx multi-tool. A low mount and lower 1/3 co-witness mount comes with the optic as well. Finally, a common CR2032 battery provides the traditional power supply.

Viewed through the lens of self-defense, we all want an optic we can depend on. With a seemingly inexhaustible power supply, the new Vortex Sparc Solar deserves a look on your defensive carbine. The red dot retails for around $400. For even more info, please visit

Vortex Sparc Solar Red Dot Specs

  • Dot Color: Bright Red
  • Dot Dize: 2 MOA
  • Eye Relief: Unlimited
  • Adjustment Graduation: 1 MOA
  • Travel per Rotation: 42 MOA
  • Max Elevation, Windage Adjustment: 100 MOA
  • Parallax Setting: Parallax Free
  • Overall Length: 2.6 inches
  • Overall Weight: 5.9 ounces
  • MSRP: $399.99

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