Silencer manufacturer Griffin Armament is getting into the optics game. Their first two products are a 1-8x LPVO and an enclosed micro red dot.
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First up is the Ideal Carbine Optic (ICO) 1-8X24. This first focal plane scope has an MRAD/BDC reticle and is available with red or green illumination. It is 11 inches long and weighs 19 ounces. While supplies last, Griffin is including a 30mm cantilever mount at no additional charge.
From the manufacturer:
The Griffin 1-8x ICO™ FFP LPVO is a quality LPVO at a budget price. The 1-8x magnification range makes transitioning from close to medium-long range a breeze. The minimal-parallax, clear sight picture of the Griffin LPVO combined with 11 brightness settings makes target acquisition fast and natural in a variety of lighting conditions from bright sunny days, to dark cloudy nights. The fully-housed aluminum sight body provides a robust frame to protect the optic from drops, dings, and bumps. Hardcoated with black Type 3 Anodized finish resists scuffs and abrasions to keep your sight looking its best amidst the toughest conditions. The Griffin LPVO is ready for use right out of the box and includes flip-up scope caps, Griffin microfiber cloth, and a CR2032 battery.
The Ideal Carbine Optic™ (ICO™) reticle is a custom designed, glass-etched, MIL/BDC reticle with ranging features and windage holds for standard sized targets. First Focal Plane allows ranging of targets at any magnification level. The reticle allows for rapid targeting under a variety of ranges and conditions with several common cartridges.
The other member of the new family is the Griffin Micro Sight. It fits the Aimpoint ACRO footprint and includes an absolute co-witness riser. The Micro Sight comes in red or green illuminator models, both of which retail for $199.95. It has 10 brightness settings (there is no mention of NV settings) and a 3 MOA dot. Griffin also advertises a 50,000-hour battery life which is extended further with a shake-awake feature.
From the manufacturer:
The Griffin Micro Sight™ (GMS) Red Dot is a quality, capable red dot suitable for use on pistols, carbines, PCC’s, or as a magnified optics backup where quick target acquisition is a must. Available in red or green dot, the GMS makes a great primary or backup optic for any application. Shake-to-wake functionality means that your red dot will always be operational when you need it, and the auto-off feature extends battery life in case you forget to turn off your sight. The minimal parallax, clear sight picture of the GMS™ combined with 10 brightness settings makes target acquisition fast and natural in a variety of lighting conditions from bright sunny days, to dark cloudy nights. The fully-housed aluminum sight body provides a robust frame to protect the optic from drops, dings, and bumps. The black hardcoat Type 3 Anodized finish resists scuffs and abrasions to keep your sight looking its best amidst the toughest conditions. The Griffin Micro Sight™ is ready for use right out of the box and includes an Acro® footprint absolute co-witness 1.05H clamp-style riser, allen wrenches, Griffin microfiber cloth, and CR2032 battery.
All images from Griffin Armament.
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