Prepare to drool. This optics is really worth the hype it is getting. Forget everything you have heard other products proclaim. They will all pale in comparison when compared to this sight.
All self-respecting gun enthusiasts are familiar with the Aimpoint brand. In addition, you do not need to be a member of the armed forces or local police to know aboutAimpoint Micro. Well, here comes one of their best products yet: the Aimpoint T-1 Micro 2MOA.
The Brand: Aimpoint History in Brief
Aimpoint started out in the southernmost part of Malmo, Sweden in 1974. Recognized as the third largest city in Sweden (in terms of population), Malmo was actually one of the earliest and industrialized towns in Scandinavia. Despite struggling during the post-industrialization years, it was quick on the rebound and now enjoys a flourishing economy.
The year 1975 was a huge turning point forAimpoint. It was then that the Aimpoint Electronic was first introduced commercially. Designed by John Arne Ingemund Ekstrand, it was highly touted to be the first ever light emitting diode red dot reflector sight in the market at the time.
Over the years, Aimpoint would manufacture a host of other red dot sights marketed towards marksmen, hunters and even law-enforcement agencies and military organizations. It likewise counts the United States military as one of their clients.
The Product: Aimpoint T1-1 Micro 2MOA
As the worldwide leader and the known creator of the very first red dot sight, Aimpoint certainly brings it with every product they put their stamp on. Now enhanced with a 2 minute-of-angle (MOA), the popular Micro T-1 answers the demand for smaller sized red dot sights.
TheAimpoint Micro T1 is already known for exhibiting the toughness and dependability despite severe environmental conditions, and the 2MOA variety upholds this standard. The product required extensive research and engineering to make the compact design possible. Externally, the body is both very hard yet very light at the same time. Made of anodized extruded high strength aluminum, the Micro T-1 2MOA means business. Its sealed design prevents even the most persistent foreign matter from gaining entry into the sight between the emitter and the lens no matter the physical conditions it is subjected to. This means that blockages caused by dust, sand, mud, or even rainwater will be a thing of the past. The sealed design likewise ensures that the Aimpoint Micro T-1 2MOA is absolutely waterproof up to 25 meters.
Ready for more? This Aimpoint Micro has eight brightness and four night mode settings that go from barely visible to bright as daylight in just a few clicks. Even in its brightest mode, its CR-2032 battery ensures the sight is juiced up to 5 years of constant use. That means you can hunt and shoot to your heart’s content without worrying much that your sight will die on you any minute.
As with practically all Aimpoint products, the Aimpoint Micro T-1 2MOA is flexible and fits almost all individual weapon platforms, among them: carbines, personal defense weapons, pistols, and sub-machineguns. It is even compatible with all generations of night vision devices. It truly is a remarkable product in a neat little package.