This was the first Aimpoint red dot sight that could be mounted with rings, which enabled both right and left handed shooters to use the sight. This model also had automatic light adjustment. Aimpoint 2000 was used by Delta operators in Operation Just Cause (Invasion of Panama).
Working principle: Reflex collimator sight – red dot sight
Light source: LED (Light Emitting Diode) totally eye-safe
Parallax: Absence of parallax – No centering required
Eye relief: Unlimited
Night vision compatibility: No
Anti-reflex coating all surfaces & multi-layer coating objective lens: Yes
Magnification: No magnification (1X)
Battery: Two Mercury RM 1 N or Lithium 1 DL 2/3 A (with long battery cap) or two mercury CP 675 or one Lithium CR 1/3 N or two Alkaline LR – 44 (with short battery cap)
Battery life in hours: 50-250 hours, depending on brightness setting.
Dot intensity adjustment: Automatic
Color housing: Black or Silver
Mounting methods: 2 Rings, ø 25,4mm (ø 1”)
Radioactive components used: None
Length: Short: 128mm, (5”) Long: 185mm, (7.25”)
Weight sight only: Short: 148g, (5.35oz) Long: 168g, (6oz)