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Infrared Monocular FAQ

This page serves as the product information document for the AVP Infrared Monocular


This product contains rechargeable lithium-ion batteries. Lithium-ion batteries do have the potential to be dangerous when abused and can cause a fire when misused. It's extremely important to take special care when handling any lithium-ion battery. Do not drop, damage, expose to water, or otherwise mishandle the lithium-ion battery contained in this device.


The AVP Infrared Monocular is a handheld device which provides night vision functionality via infrared illumination. This is the same technology used in certain surveillance cameras. The intended purpose of this device, along with the technical specifications, exclude it from any definitions outlined in ITAR. This is not an ITAR device.

Infrared monoculars work by emitting a wavelength of light which can not be seen by the human eye. However, the onboard image sensor is capable of detecting this light and constructs a monochromatic image which can be seen through the internal display.


This product features three modes: photo, video, and playback. The modes can be cycled using the right-side button on the keypad. As the name suggests, photo mode can be used to take pictures. Video mode can be used to record video. Playback mode can be used to view the media files on the internal memory card.

This product features two settings: illuminator brightness and display brightness. Illuminator brightness intensity ranges from 0 (off) to 9 (maximum). To change the illuminator brightness, simply tap the left-side button on the keypad and adjust as needed using the up and down keys.

Display brightness can be changed by holding down the left-side button until the menu appears. Adjust as needed. 


The optical lens provides a fixed-magnification of 5X. This can not be changed. This product also comes with digital zoom. When in photo or video mode, simply press the up or down arrow keys to adjust the digital zoom between 1X and 8X.  


Use the included Micro USB cable to charge the device. Removal of the battery is not necessary. Using a PC, simply connect the device via the Micro USB cable and transfer the media files as desired.