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  • What Is The Difference Between 850nm and 940nm IR?
    June 12, 2024

    What Is The Difference Between 850nm and 940nm IR?

    If you have ever shopped for infrared illuminators or digital night vision devices, you have likely noticed that they typically come in one of two flavors: 850nm or 940nm. While it is true that armchair experts on the internet can have...

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  • Introducing Our Next Generation Digital Night Vision
    May 16, 2024

    Introducing Our Next Generation Digital Night Vision

    Although considered a slightly controversial topic, digital night vision is undoubtedly a fantastic alternative to the otherwise expensive and restrictive world of analog night vision. Digital is affordable, effective, and can outperform image intensifier tubes in a number of different...

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  • Why Infrared Binoculars Are Not What You Think
    January 1, 2024

    Why Infrared Binoculars Are Not What You Think

    In the world of near-infrared night vision, consumers seeking binoculars can easily find a variety of binocular products (like the Mileseey BNV21, NightFox 100V, or Helius Sight) scattered all over the internet. While these products may initially seem like bona fide...

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  • What Is The Best SureFire Flashlight?
    January 1, 2024

    What Is The Best SureFire Flashlight?

    SureFire is an American flashlight company and is perhaps one of the most well known flashlight brands in the entire country. While the company's footprint in the consumer world is comparably small, the brand has been a favorite among law enforcement and...

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  • What Happened To Shadowhawk Flashlights?
    December 27, 2023

    What Happened To Shadowhawk Flashlights?

    Shadowhawk Flashlights is a now defunct internet flashlight company that primarily operated between the years of 2016 and 2019. While the name still continues to be loosely used on the internet today, it's unclear whether or not the original company is still involved. The company's signature product...

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  • VoidHawk Flashlights
    December 8, 2023

    What Happened To VoidHawk Flashlights?

    VoidHawk Flashlights was an internet flashlight company that was primarily in business between the years of 2012 and 2022. They manufactured a number of flashlights over the years but their most notable models included the Velociraptor, T-REX, and the Mini...

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  • The Difference Between Thermal Night Vision and Infrared Night Vision
    November 15, 2023

    The Difference Between Thermal Night Vision and Infrared Night Vision

    In the world of night vision, one of the most common points of confusion stems from the difference between thermal imaging products and digital night vision products. Companies and consumers will often use these terms, sometimes interchangeably, to describe two completely different things.  So what is going...

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  • The Downfall Of The Lantern
    November 15, 2023

    The Downfall Of The Lantern

    Lanterns have been around for thousands of years and have repeatedly proven themselves to be one of the most reliable sources of portable light. Originally predicated on a simple fuel and wick design, lanterns today have essentially been driven to...

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  • Does Your iPhone Have Secret Night Vision Capabilities?
    November 15, 2023

    Does Your iPhone Have Secret Night Vision Capabilities?

    Night vision is a funny thing. The word alone somehow triggers a mental image of 'advanced military technology' or NAVY seals doing drills out in the ocean. But in reality, night vision technology is not nearly as exclusive as you might think. Virtually any...

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