Aimpoint 5000 Red Dot Sights are very popular among the special force community in the 1990’s. It is one of the legendary red dot sights used by the Delta Operator in the Battle of Mogadishu (1993). Aimpoint 5000 series have different models: Aimpoint 5000, Aimpoint 5000 Mag Dot, Aimpoint 5000XD, Aimpoint 5000-2X-XD.
Working principle: Reflex collimator sight – red dot sight
Lightsource: LED (Light Emitting Diode) totally eye-safe
Red dot size in MOA (minute of angle): 3 or 10 *
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: One 3V Lithium battery, type 2L76 or DL1/3N
Battery life in hours: 250-500 **
Dot intensity adjustment: Manual rotary switch
Daylight (DL) settings: 1 Off & 9 DL
Material housing: Aluminum
Surface finish: Anodized
Color housing: Black or Stainless
Adjustment 1 click: 1/4″ at 100yds
Mounting methods: 2 Rings, ø 30mm (ø 1.18″)
Radioactive components used: None
Length: 146mm, (5.5″)
Weight sight only: 172g, (5.8oz)
* 1 MOA ~ 30 mm at 100 meters ~ 1″ at 100 yards.
** depending on brightness setting.
Specifications are subject to change without notice.