First Look First Look: Armasight Watchman IR Illuminator David Lane March 27, 2023 Join the Conversation SEE MORE IN THE DARK NEW from Armasight comes the Watchman IR Illuminator! Powered by an 850nm, 600mW Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL), this illuminator has three brightness settings to choose from. Able to focus the beam between 3 degrees and 14 degrees and enhance vision beyond 500 yards. Made of aircraft-grade aluminum, the Watchman is shockproof and IP67 waterproof. The push button tail cap can be user-replaced with a tape switch for mounting to weapons. A small red indicator light on the tail cap illuminates when the IR laser is powered on. All of this is powered by a single, rechargeable 18650 battery. Or you can use two CR123s. Run times is about 15 hours on low setting and 5 hours on the high setting. The Watchman can be used either handheld or mounted in an included 30mm ring. From now until May 31, 2023 Armasight is offering a free Watchman with the purchase of eligible Armasight Nightvision products. Armasight is located in Northbrook, IL, with manufacturing across the USA. They have been a leader in night vision and thermal imaging since 2011. Look out for a full review on the Watchman coming to RECOIL in the near future! Features: Three output levels Adjustable field of view Visible redlight power-on indicator Handheld or weapon mountable 30mm ring, tape switch and rechargeable 18650 battery included MSRP: $229.00 Explore RECOILweb:Going Hot: Tamura BettieLife In The Legion: Americans Fighting & Dying In UkraineHexMag Series 2Factory Glock Training Pistols NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.