All about ATN Europe thermal imaging

ODIN LT – Compact Thermal Monocular This thermal handheld scanner is light and ergonomically designed to be handheld or mounted to a helmet or headgear for observation. Slim and ergonomic, it fits perfectly in your hand. Boasts a 320×240 60 fps 12 µm sensor, black hot and white hot modes,…

The Shooting Show – Thermals in the thunder with Mark Ripley

Mark Ripley shows that even with all the best equipment such as the Pulsar Accolade 2 Thermal binoculars and the Pulsar Krypton Thermal scope add on, it can still be difficult to catch up with a problem fox – especially in the middle of a thunderstorm! Kit list Optics: –…

Thermal imagers

Thermal imagers: Mat Manning puts three popular models through their paces

Thermal imagers are fast becoming a key piece of kit for numerous shooting applications, from foxing on open fields to ratting around the farmyard. The ability to see an animal’s heat signature, even when it is partially obscured by undergrowth, provides a massive edge when trying to catch up with…

Thermal imagers for hunting – our top riflescope picks

Over the past few years, there has been an ever-increasing use of observation units and thermal imagers for hunting in the shooting world. An array of well-known and not-so-well-known manufacturers are dipping their toes into the market and releasing models. As the landscape of the shooting industry changes, the need…

shooting rats with thermal imaging scopes

Outwitting rats with scopes

Brown rats are prolific and resilient opportunists. This is in no small way due to their intelligence. Rat brains are remarkably similar to humans’ in both structure and function. They learn through observation, response to stimulus and have a high-functioning memory. This means that while a few sessions of lamping,…

Pulsar Krypton XG50 thermal-imaging unit

The Pulsar Krypton XG50 thermal-imaging unit

The Krypton XG50 looks almost identical to the popular front-mounted F155 and the later F455 night-vision models, and the button layout and functions are practically the same. The Krypton, however, is purely a thermal unit, working solely on the heat source given off by your quarry. It comes supplied with…

using thermal imagers ethically 

Best practice for using thermal imagers ethically and humanely

Thermal imaging is a total game changer in terms of detecting and in some instances shooting quarry species. But in terms of best practice, a few guidelines need considering for using thermal imagers ethically. It’s critical to differentiate between a spotter and riflescope because like binoculars versus rifle/scope, you can…

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How to use thermal imagers safely

Before using a thermal imager The human brain learns from birth to process a colourful, bright visual world.  Our brains subconsciously assess distance, speed, size and the many other factors we see 24 hours a day. So it is key to take the time to get naturally acquainted with the…

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How to use thermal imagers in different conditions

Thermal imaging in cold weather Starting with atmospheric conditions, the colder the environment is relative to animal body temperature will always reveal more. In the winter months with less sunlight, stationary objects like rocks and boundary fences accumulate less residual energy but as sensor capability improves, more natural texture in…