The ability to hunt at night broadens your options exponentially. Although not all animals can be hunted at night, many predators and non-game animals can be, such as feral hogs and bobcats. If you don’t have thermal, hunting them is a lot harder. If you have thermal on hand, your success will be far greater. Of course, not all animals come close. For example, coyotes are notorious for getting hung up at a distance. X-Vision Optics is here to help with the long-range friendly Impact TS300, a thermal scope specifically made for those longer shots.
According to X-Vision optics, the TS300 has a 640 x 480 thermal sensor capable of detecting large animals at distances past 3,000 yards, which is truly impressive. The TS300 offers a total of ten reticle styles with six color options and six different palettes, meaning you can select the features you prefer for the place and time.
This thermal has an IP67 weatherproof rating, meaning it’s more capable of withstanding the elements, and it’s made with a durable chassis. Even better, this scope can be used for day or night hunting, meaning you can have one scope that does it all on your favorite rifle.
Between the Impact TS300’s 3100-yard detection range and 1400-yard recognition range, you can be confident you’ll find your target. This scope has a high frame rate of 50 Hz and 12 µm pixel size, meaning it can capture sharp images and provide smooth tracking of even quickly moving animals at a distance. The scope’s objective lens is 35mm in diameter and, according to the manufacturer, it has a field of view of 70 feet at 100 yards. Magnification for the TS300 is listed as 2 to 16x.
One great feature of this thermal scope is the fact that it emits a WiFi signal, making it capable of connecting to numerous devices at the same time without relying on data. This facilitates a true long-range connection, allowing devices to connect to the thermal up to 150 yards out. The TS300 ships with free applications for IOS and Android devices so pictures and videos can be saved either on a connected device or utilizing the scope’s internal memory of 16 GB.
Other features of this scope include optional hotspot tracking, a capability that utilizes a crosshair to pinpoint and then follow whatever the hottest object is in its field of view. which uses a small crosshair to pinpoint and follow the hottest object in its field of view. This makes it much simpler to track a far-off, moving object. In addition, the scope has a stadiametric rangefinder so you can figure out just how far away a target really is in real-time. A picture-in-picture feature also allows the user to see the scope’s max magnification in a subset of the main screen.
MSRP for the X-Vision Optics Impact TS300 thermal scope is set at $5999.99.