Pulsar Apex LRF XQ38

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  • $2,999.97
  • Regular price $3,299.99


Thermal imaging sights APEX XQ LRF are designed for the use on hunting rifles both in the nighttime and in the daylight in inclement weather conditions (fog, smog, rain) to see through obstacles hindering detection of targets (branches, tallgrass, thick bushes etc.). Unlike the image intensifier tube based night vision riflescopes, thermal imaging sights Apex do not require an external source of light and are not affected by bright light exposure. APEX XQ LRF models are equipped with a built-in laser rangefinder which allows distance measurement up to 1000 metres. The APEX XQ LRF sights have a wide range application including night hunting, observation and terrain orientation, search and rescue operations.

What's in the box

Apex LRF XQ38 Thermal Imaging Sight | Carrying case | Dual cable: video and external power supply | Cleaning cloth | User manual | Warranty card

  • Integrated laser rangefinder

    Precision shooting begins with knowing the distance to your target. The Apex LRF features an integrated laser rangefinder capable of capturing and displaying target distances accurately, within ±1 m., up to 1000 m.

    Selectable Reticles

    A reticle is electronically displayed on the screen and is permanently located in the plane of target image. The Apex internal memory contains 10 reticles of various shapes and applications. The color of the reticle can be switched from black to white.

    3 types of zeroing parameters memorization

    The software allows the user to save in riflescope’s memory three points of impact for three various distances (types of weapon or cartridges), and each option allows the use of a dedicated reticle.

    “Picture in picture” function

    “Picture in Picture” function provides shooter with a possibility to display an additional image region on the screen which contains 2x magnified image of a target and reticle. This allows seeing image in the aiming area in a more detailed way. Additional region (precise aiming frame) is situated in the top center part of the screen above the reticle. Occupying only 1/10 of the total screen area additional image region allows simultaneous use of the entire field of view for observation.

    Zeroing with FREEZE function

    Standard for Pulsar digital riflescopes “one shot zeroing” in Apex models is complemented by an even more convenient zeroing function - “Freeze”: after making a zeroing shot it is enough to save a frame of a target in the memory of the riflescope and align reticle with point of impact looking at this frame without the necessity of keeping full immobility of a weapon.

    DISPLAY OFF function

    Apex has display shut down function which has to be used in the cases of short breaks during the process of observation for preventing disclosure of the shooter by the light from the eyepiece. When display is turned off all other systems are fully functional which allows instantaneous activation of the riflescope.

    Fully waterproof

    With IPX7 (IEC 60529 standard) water protection class Apex riflescopes can be operated in the conditions of precipitation of any intensity and withstand a short underwater submersion.

    Eyesafe eye relief

    The Apex thermal sights feature a 67 mm eye relief – one of the best parameters in its class. The greater is the eye relief the less traumatic is the use of the scope, especially on hunting weapons with considerable recoil.
    (APEX) Different calibration modes

    Different calibration modes

    The Apex offers three calibration modes: silent manual mode (“M”), automatic (“A”) and semiautomatic (“H”). The “A” mode implies automatic calibration without user’s participation. In the “H” mode the user decides on his own if calibration is required depending on the image quality. The “Cal” button is pressed in this mode. Manual calibration (“M”) is carried out by pressing the “Cal” button when the lens cap is closed. The “M” mode is recommended for hunting due to silent operation.

    Operating modes

    The Apex offers three operating modes, each designed to deliver the best possible image in specific viewing conditions: “Rocks” (enhanced contrast), “Forest” (low contrast) and “Identification” (improved rendering of hot objects’ details).

    Wide operating temperature range (-25…+50°C)

    The ability to operate in normal mode at sub-zero temperatures is due to the use of a frost-resistant AMOLED display featuring fast response and provides crisp image when observing dynamic object.

    2xCR123A Power Supply

    External power supply

    Operation time can be significantly increased with the help of external power supplies (e.g., Pulsar EPS3/EPS5). When used in frosty weather, the power supply can be stored under the clothes.

    Wireless remote control

    Wireless remote control allows the user to fulfil basic operations without resorting to standard controls.

    Rifle mount

    The mounting holes in the base of the riflescope enable the mount to be installed in one of multiple positions. This choice (depending on the rifle type, anthropometric data of a shooter, etc.) helps the user to ensure the most suitable position on a riflescope.

    VIDEO OUT

    The Apex thermal sights are equipped with a Video Out jack enabling real time video recording with the use of external recording equipment.
Electronic components
Type of Microbolometer Uncooled
Frame Rate, Hz 50
Microbolometer resolution, pixels 384x288
Spectral Sensitivity, µm 8 ... 14
Pixel Pitch, µm 17
Display type AMOLED
Display Resolution, pix. 640x480
Optical characteristics
Magnification, х 2.1 ... 8.4
Digital zoom, x 2x; 3x; 4x
Objective Lens F38/1.2
Field of View,°, horizontal * vertical 9.8x7.4
Horizontal Field of view, m @100m 17.2
Eye Relief, mm 67
Diopter adjustment, dptr. - 4…+ 3.5
Close-up distance, m 7
Range of Detection, m
Range of detection, m (object high*width = 1,7*0,5m) 1300
Power Supply
Power Supply, V 4 ÷ 6
Battery type 2xCR123A
Battery Life, hour 4.5
External Power Supply EPS3 or EPS5 from Pulsar
Using on weapon
Windage & Elevation, 1 click, mm/ 100m 27/27
Shock-proofness, E0, joules (when used with rifled gun) 6000
Click range H/V, mm@100m 5400/5400
Physical & operational characteristics
Remote control wireless
Operating Temperature,°С - 25 … +50
Level of Protection (acc. to IEC 60529) IPX7/IPX4 rangefinder
Waterproofness yes
Dimensions, mm 335x110x75
Weight (without batteries), kg 0.75
Build-in rangefinder
Laser wavelength, nm 905
Measurement range, m 1000
Accuracy of range measurement, m -/+1