Why can I not see at night?
There are several reasons why someone may not be able to see anything through their digital night vision scope at night. Here is a quick checklist to ensure the device is set up correctly.
- Ensure the front lens cap is off.
- Utilize the "left" button on the directional pad (HD & 4K Mini models) to toggle to B/W NV mode or Green NV mode. The screen should turn black and white after hearing an auditory click. Hitting the left button once more will put the scope into green night vision mode. On the 4K Max perform a short press on the selection knob, scroll to the "sun/moon" icon and click to toggle to NV mode. Once in night mode, the status bar should have a white or green, half-moon symbol in the bottom.
- Ensure the IR light is turned on and centered within the viewing screen of the scope.
- Mount the IR light as close to muzzle end as possible to maximize visibility and detection range if your platform allows for it.
If the lens cap is not removed, the scope is not in night mode, and/or the IR light is not turned on, the wraith will not be able to see at night. Any combination of these events will also lead to a similar outcome. It is also important to know that the stock IR light has several different settings. Since IR light is not visible to our naked eye, it is common to forget to turn the IR light off. This will lead to dead batteries within the IR.
If you have ensured the device is set up correctly, and still cannot see at night, please submit a request located in the top right hand corner of this page or give us a call!