We Love It: Sightmark Element Mini Solar Red-Dot Sight

You read that right: This reflex sight can run off sunlight.

by posted on November 4, 2020
Sellmark

Reflex sights are all the rage among self-defenders and competitive shooters, and for good reason: They take the guesswork out of getting a proper sight picture. They do have one weakness over traditional optics, and that’s the fact that they run off batteries…and batteries wear out. Sightmark’s Element Mini Solar red-dot sight takes the guesswork out of those batteries by bolstering them with solar power, so you’ll never have to worry about Murphy’s Law getting in between you and your ability to defend yourself.

Of course, the Sightmark Element Mini Solar red-dot sight has batteries, and they’re amazing batteries. Up to 200,000 hours of battery life from a single CR2032—that’s nothing to sneeze at. But the Element Mini Solar also has top-mounted solar cells so your daytime shooting activities can basically power themselves.

We’re also stoked about the Element Mini Solar’s Eclipse Light Management System. Many red-dots require that you do some adjustment with buttons to set the brightness where you want it. The Mini Solar automatically adjusts the reticle brightness based on surrounding light.

Speaking of making things easy, we also love the fact that the Element has a hinged battery door, and protected adjustment caps. Those protected adjustment caps double as adjustment tools for windage and elevation, so those tools will always be with you whenever you need them.

All Sightmark Element Mini Solar red-dot reflex sights come standard with flip-up lens caps, a low Picatinny mount for shotguns and some rifles, an absolute cowitness mount for AR-15-style rifles and a lifetime warranty. MSRP $239; Sightmark.com

Additional Features:

  • Adjustable mount height – two mounts included
  • 3 MOA red dot reticle
  • Unlimited eye relief
  • 1x22 objective lens

 

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