The Alpha Optics AO-3217/3317 is an extremely rugged and compact but an extremely rugged bi-ocular night vision goggle. Built with the highest grade optics - and with simple, reliable electronics - the AO-3217/3317 gives clear, bright night vision images under even the most trying conditions. For hands-free use, it can be worn on the included flip-up head mount or optional universal helmet mount, both of which have a build-in mechanism that will automatically turn the unit off when it is flipped up.
The Alpha Optics AO-3217/3317 is equipped with built-in infrared illuminator that allows the user to operate in total darkness. The Alpha Optics AO-3217/3317 also has a high-light cut-off feature that protects the image tube from bright light sources, as well as a flip-up shut-off feature that activates when used with the optional helmet mount assembly. The Alpha Optics AO-3217/3317 is equipped with LED indicators that are displayed on the screen of the eyepiece to alert the user of a low battery or that the IR is turned on. The Alpha Optics AO-3217/3317 can also be utilized as an excellent long-range viewer with optional 3X afocal and 5X magnifier lenses. The CR123/AA adapter is built into the battery compartment and requires only a single 3V CR123 or 1.5V AA battery for hours of night vision operation.
Waterproof, rugged, lightweight and compact, the Alpha Optics AO-3217/3317 is the perfect hands-free unit for users ranging from the casual civilian to even the most demanding military and law enforcement professionals.