Cliff Notes: - Made it through burn down no issues (initially 500 rounds in 3 min, including full auto; It was also raining). This has me thinking about the Aimpoint ACRO as a dedicated rifle optic. The reticle is a 3.5 MOA red dot with a total of 12 settings. Aimpoint scopes use push-buttons and mechanical switches for a more user friendly experience, adjustability, and quick changes for simultaneous aiming. I can confirm the Aimpoint ACRO battery life is hot garbage. The only thing I noticed with my link micro using lithium batteries is that the battery life will show 100% for months until one day it starts to drop by a percent or two. The sight boasts a very sharp, bright dot, large window, long battery life … Battery life is supposedly better. - Protective window broke / lens cracked / frame dented on second drop test (10:38 in video). My ACRO C-1 is 3rd month constant on on setting 7 (Edited: was "3" for some unknown reason) and still can go up to setting 10, so no any "end of battery" throttling occurs. 21 global ratings. Imagine having an ACRO and no pistol to mount it on! Battery Life And Brightness Settings… Aimpoint H2. I would have loved to try the ACRO on the slides of a Glock 17 MOS or a SIG Sauer P320 X Five, but for various reasons, my pistols were delayed. When life happens, parts can be lost or damaged. See All Buying Options. The maximum battery life expectancy for the Aimpoint T2 is 500,000 hours of 50 years on brightness setting 2 meant for use with NVD devices. Discussion Starter • #1 • 9 mo ago. The PRO Patrol Rifle Optic can go a staggering 30,000 hours on a single 3V lithium ion battery charge. ***** I started my fighting career in 1970 in old school full contact karate (different from "traditional"). Aimpoint red dot sights are operationally parallax-free, which means the visible dot remains parallel to the bore of your weapon no matter what angle your eye is in relation to the sight. With a reputation for durability and battery life, Aimpoint has solutions for long guns like the PRO (Patrol Rifle Optic). Aimpoint® red dot reflex sights are trusted worldwide, highly due to the long-standing reputation of leading the industry in ruggedness and reliability. Aimpoint scopes have always had legendary battery lives. After a week it dropped to 68% and was dead a few days after that. Battery Life . - Still basically vapor ware. Will report back. Turning it on brings it to level 7 light and adjust from there. 4.7 out of 5 stars. The battery life on the sight is impressive in general, but low for an Aimpoint. I was able to get a lot more from the lithium batteries compared to the alakline set I had when I first got it last July. - Only one dot available. It does use CR 1225 batteries just like the ACRO. Ive heard on forums and youtube that the acro battery life is short. I have read reports of the ACRO batteries failing after one to two months, but I don’t know at what level the dot intensity was set for those failures, so I can only report on my experience. 4 are for night vision use and 8 for daytime use. That means you will only have to replace the battery after three and a half years of continuous use. Company. The battery life on the Aimpoint H2 is very impressive… It uses one CR2032 battery, and it can last for 50,000 hours which equals 5 years worth of battery life. Therefore, the user never has to worry about centering the dot inside the sight. Acro Cons: - Bigger footprint. Aimpoint has spoiled us with battery life measured in years on many of their other models and consumers seem to expect the same level of performance. Yes, it’s been frustrating. First and foremost, when you compare ACO 10,000h battery life to the Pro, which has a 30,000, or over 3 years of battery life it seems somewhat poor. If you have a proper zero, when the dot is on the target, so are you. 2000 rounds total. The unit runs off a standard CR1225 battery and lasts for one year of continuous use. Battery life – WINNER: Aimpoint. 12,879 Posts . The battery life will last 10,000 hours on setting seven, which is a little over a year. The PRO sight contains a QRP2 mount and a standard AR15 spacer which can be removed. One year is a long time, giving the confidence that if you change the battery yearly, perhaps on your birthday, you’d need not question the sights status. Downside is battery life is trash (as with all holographic sights) with about 1,000 hours battery life, but also has auto shut off after 8 hours. Progress report: ACRO died today, battery lasted 07/06-08/04 on setting 8. Aimpoint Micro T-2 Red Dot Reflex Sight. Aimpoint states that the battery will last a year if the ACRO is left at power level 6. Aimpoint released a 1/2 baked, beta quality product...using a watch batter instead of a 2032...first time for everything. Aimpoint is also known for their battery sipping lives, and the ACRO is no different. The Aimpoint Acro P-1’s mounting system uses a dovetail with a cross-slot, like a smaller version of the Picatinny rail. Good battery life; Disadvantages. How are ratings calculated? Aimpoint AB is a manufacturing company founded in 1974 and is based in Malmö, Sweden. Their primary products are reflector (or reflex) sights, specifically the red dot sight sub-type. We have all your needs covered for official Aimpoint replacement … Down side is fairly short reported battery life. Battery life is expected to be 1.5 years. Write a review. Yes, I took only 8 days on level 10 constant on with additional 2 days of stepping down, but setting 10 is insanely bright. Steve Fisher, of Sentinel Concepts, remarked on the Acro’s battery life, as he has seen units lose power sooner than other models, and would like to see a more common battery like the CR2032. The internet went wild with stories of the battery life lasting only 3 weeks, which made me regret my purchase at the time. The Aimpoint T2 uses a CR2032 battery. The AimPoint ACRO is a micro red dot specifically designed to be used on pistols and PDW's. Even so, it shouldn't be … Being a solid tube, it won't have issues with dust or debris getting into the emitter. Aimpoint Acro P-1 Red Dot Reflex Sight, No Mount - 3.5 MOA - 200504 › Customer reviews; Customer reviews. Those who need to get done with an article in 30 seconds...don't waste my motherf*cking time...and don't let me waste yours. Those who know how to read...you are welcome to continue. Don likes the Acro P-1. Think Eotech in Aimpoint clothing! I own 3 ACRO’s and regret not just sticking with t1/t2’s. What about the battery life you ask? I have two Aimpoint ACRO C-1s. What Battery Does Aimpoint T2 Use? The Aimpoint Acro P-1 red dot sight employs highly efficient electronics to prolong battery life. The long awaited @aAimpoint, Inc. ACRO P-1 pistol red dot sight has hit the market, and while we can't make an official statement to its battery life or long term durability, we can say that this really is a monumental step forward for RDS enhanced pistol craft. User friendly scopes. Acro Pros: - Fully enclosed. Main Differences Between ACO & Pro. I just got my Aimpoint Nano in yesterday. SUMMING UP. This reflex sight is designed for those users who prefer something compact, lightweight, and rugged. Complete and ready to mount. Celewell 1225 battery replacement installed on 07/06, intensity is set at setting 8. Aimpoint is a single 1 moa dot no circle, can be affected by astigmatism, but gives me like 5 year constant on battery life, never turns off. In 1975 they introduced their first commercial product, the "Aimpoint Electronic" red dot sight, based on a design by Helsingborg engineer John Arne Ingemund Ekstrand. Combine these and other options with Aimpoint’s Individual Officer Program where individual active and retired law enforcement officers can make discounted purchases and you have a winning combination. The sight has one extra-bright setting if you are patrolling Baghdad at high noon and need that extra brightness. battery life isnt the only issue either. Battery life can be an issue with red dots but not with the Acro P-1. I looked hard at them and ended up with the SRO because in addition to the battery being on top and easily accessible, the viewing window was better for me. They also have innovative red dots for handguns like the Acro P-1 . Maintaining The Aimpoint ACRO. i read a review in the last week via Sage Dynamics (i know, i know )with the end result being the front end chewed up and front lens missing. I own 5 t series and 3 ACROS, would trade the ACRO’s for t’s in a heartbeat. Having 10 brightness settings, they claim you can leave this sight set at position six (6) for over one year. Mine is doing fine so far after 4 months. the thing has a surprising amount of issues following it considering the brand ACRO.png I got my nose flattened in front of my squeamish mom at 13. This scope may seem a bit heavy, cut you can be rest assured that it has no negative effect on the performance #2. - Can replace battery without removing optic. FOV is not huge but the housing should be small enough to offer a pretty unobstructed view downrange. That’s a nice feature for target guns, but when you rely on your service gun to protect your life every day, long battery life is essential. It has a 10,000-hour battery life. What I posted in the other ACRO thread. When I got the first, last year, I turned it on, and left it on one of the higher illumination settings (not the highest as it is too bright to use in most cases anyway) and the dot is still on. With up to 1½ years of continuous service (setting 6 of 10) from a single 3-volt CR1225 battery, the Acro P-1 has one of the best battery lives of any red dot on the market. - Aimpoint has a better reputation. Among self-defense tools and accessories, the pistol red-dot sight is becoming increasingly popular. Great sight...except for really piss poor battery life. Lastly, Vortex Razor AMG UH-1 is cheaper than the EXPS2 at the time of this writing. Some claiming just days or weeks. 4.7 out of 5. Giving you more years than the nearest competitor, Aimpoint’s ACET maximizes battery life, and one battery can last up to 8 years or 80,000 years. A zeroed stage sucks, but it’s not a matter of life or death as with a service pistol. I’ve been shooting my Aimpoint ACRO for roughly four months now. RMR Pros: - Smaller footprint - 1 moa dot option - Actually available - Type 2 is a second gen product. While the battery life isn't as big of an issue as many have made it out to be, we would have loved to see some solution to allow the ACRO to accept a larger battery. I've shot it several times at range and practiced presentations at home. Unfortunately it didn't come with instructions but it apparently operates the same as other Aimpoints. 5 star 85% 4 star 6% 3 star 0% (0%) 0% 2 star 9% 1 star 0% (0%) 0% Aimpoint Acro P-1 Red Dot Reflex Sight, No Mount - 3.5 MOA - 200504. by Aimpoint. Whereas on the brightest setting, the T2’s battery can last for over 10 months. It is quite probably more durable than the Leupold. The Aimpoint® PRO sight comes in a ready-to-go kit at a budget friendly price, a concept that appeals strongly to Law Enforcement units. It runs for 5 years in the general setting 8. 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