We have to admit, the Levenhuk Halo 13X Helmet Digital Night Vision Binoculars aren’t the kind of product we normally feature. But, as most of our readers can attest, the night can get somewhat monotonous in between breaks at the eyepiece or glancing at imaging data.
So, meet the Levenhuk Halo 13X Helmet Digital Night Vision Binoculars. These are multifunctional head mounted binoculars that are ideal for experiencing the outdoors at night. The key advantage of the binos are the head mount. The close focus is only 1 meter (3.3ft) so you can see even nearby objects in total darkness.
During the day, the Levenhuk Halo 13X Helmet Digital Night Vision Binoculars work like regular binoculars, producing a color image. In the dark, with the IR illumination turned on, black-and-white, bright green or an image with a color film effect are possible.
The optics are made of glass and fully coated with silicon dioxide which increases the clarity and contrast of the image at night. In complete darkness, the detection range is 300–350 meters (980–1150ft), and in the daytime and at dusk, the range is unlimited. The IR brightness adjusts up to 7 levels. The digital zoom is adjustable in a range of 1–8x.
You can use the binoculars optically or to record what you see in photo and video format, perhaps late night at a star party? The playback option allows you to immediately view your footage on a display with a convenient 4:3 aspect ratio. The camera shoots high-resolution photos and videos – 4000x3000pix for photos, 1920x1080pix for video at 30 fps and the video is smooth and detailed.
The footage is stored on the included 32GB memory card.
And you can take pictures while holding the binoculars in your hands as well as by using the head mount or even on a tripod as there is a built in 1/4″ thread.
Another advantage of the binoculars is the rugged, splash-proof body that is designed to withstand a wide temperature range. The device runs on a replaceable lithium battery, one charge lasts 3.5 – 8 hours of continuous operation. The less often you turn the IR illuminator on, the longer the device will last. The auto-off function helps you save energy – you can set it for 1, 3, 5, or 10 minutes, if needed. The ergonomic layout of the control buttons provides easy and quick access to all of its functionality.
A cautionary note – the IR illumination (infrared radiation) can be detected by cameras as well as other similar electronic devices.
The Levenhuk Halo 13X Helmet Digital Night Vision Binoculars specifications include:
– Adjustable magnification 1–8x, fully coated optics
– High-sensitivity color CMOS sensor and adjustable IR illumination
– Observations of up to 300–350 meters (980–1150ft) at night, unlimited during the day
– Photo and video capturing, playback, data storage
– Up to 8 hours on a single charge, auto-off
– Can be mounted on a tripod or head mounted
The kit includes:
– Night vision binoculars
– USB cable
– MicroSD 32GB
– Card reader
– Tripod mount
You can learn more about the Levenhuk Halo 13X Helmet Digital Night Vision Binoculars here.
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