(Article originally published on Tactical Life)

Pulsar has unveiled its new Quantum HD19A Thermal Monocular, which has been reviewed, tested and positively recommended by the membership of the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA), a renowned training and tactics resource for law enforcement professionals.

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According to the press release, the Quantum HD19A Thermal Monocular is a IPX4 weather resistant thermal imaging optic designed to detect identifiable heat signatures at a distance of up to 515 yards. The Apex HD19A boasts a high microbolometer resolution of 384×288 and 640×480 display resolution with a 30Hz refresh rate. The Pulsar Quantum HD19A is powered for up to 5.5 hrs. with 4 AA batteries, and is a great tool for tracking, hunting, observation, and search operations.


• 384×288 resolution
• 30hz refresh rate
• 1 to 2x magnification (due 2x digital zoom)
• 640×480 display resolution
• Manual, automatic, and semi automatic calibration modes
• City, forest, and identification viewing modes
• Hot white/ hot black viewing modes
• Up to 515 yd detection range (human size target)
• LCD display
• Brightness and contrast adjustments
• Video output
• Quick start-up
• External power supply adaptable
• Compact and light weight

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