Aimpoint Hunter H34S Review

The Aimpoint Hunter H34S is a new, 34mm tube red dot sight designed for hunting with short and medium length action centerfire rifles. It is designed to stand up to the recoil of any hunting round and the vibration of semiautomatic rifles and shotguns.

Aimpoint Hunter H34S

The Aimpoint Hunter H34S

The Aimpoint H34S is fully waterproof and its lenses are coated with a proprietary and highly effective anti fogging compound. It will function in temperatures from -30° – +60°C, (-20° – +140°F). The H34S Aimpoint uses ground lenses of superior optical quality.

Aimpoint Hunter H34S with Weaver-style mounts (included)

Aimpoint Hunter H34S with Weaver-style mounts (included)

As with all Aimpoints the Hunter H34S uses a single 2 MoA red dot aiming point – according to Aimpoint proven to be the most easily acquired and centred aiming pattern ever invented. The Aimpoint Hunter gives both eyes open, parallax-free aiming, meaning that your head position will not affect where your shots impact. You will not suffer the tunnel vision experienced with telescopic sights and will be able to detect other animals or people entering the kill zone, improving safety.

Aimpoint Hunter H34S on Blaser rifle

Aimpoint Hunter H34S on Blaser rifle

Adjustment is via front mounted adjustment knobs with reversible detachable adjuster tools (the black ‘knobs’ you see on the objective housing). 12 brightness levels are selectable via silently operated buttons on top of the sight. 50,000 hours (over 5 years) continuous operation is possible from one CR2032 battery. The Aimpint Hunter H34S is immensely strong due to its tube construction, machined from 6000 aluminium and hard anodized in matte black to protect against scuffing and scratching.

Aimpoint Hunter H34S on a shotgun

Aimpoint Hunter H34S on semiauto shotgun

The H34S is an ideal sight for hunting in close country and at short to medium ranges where game may be exposed fleetingly or be taken whilst moving. It is designed to have a ‘traditional’ appearance on hunting rifles and shotguns. To this end, lens caps and Weaver-style mounts tightened with Torx screws are provided, as is a battery and wrench. This is a very high quaility sight that will give many years of reliable service.

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Article number 12692
Technology ACET (Advanced Circuit Efficiency Technology)
Working principle Reflex collimator sight – red dot sight
Lightsource LED (Light Emitting Diode) totally eye-safe
Lightsource wavelength 650 nm red light
Red dot size in MOA (minute of angle)* 2
Parallax Absence of parallax –
No centering required
Eye relief Unlimited
Night vision compatibility No
Anti-reflective coating all surfaces & multi-layer coating objective lens Yes
Magnification No magnification (1X)
Battery One 3V Lithium battery, type CR2032
Battery life in hours ** 50 000 (over 5 years of continuous use)
Dot intensity adjustment Digital push button
Daylight (DL) settings 1 Off & 12 DL
Material housing High strength aluminum
Surface finish Anodized, semi-matte
Color housing Black
Adjustment 1 click 20mm at 100m, (1/2” at 80yds)
Mounting methods 2 Rings, ø 34mm, (ø 1.34”)
Temperature range -30° – +60°C, (-20° – +140°F)
Water resistance – submersible to Fully waterproof
Radioactive components used None
Length 197mm, (7.75”)
Maximum distance between rings 118mm, (4.6”)
Minimum distance between rings 45mm, (1.77”)
Ojbective diameter 47mm, (1.85”)
Tube diameter 34mm, (1.34”)
Weight sight only 250g, (8.8oz)
* 1 MOA ˜ 30 mm at 100 meters ˜ 1” at 100 yards.** at room temperature & at start-up setting (7).

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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