Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Imaging Monocular Review

Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Imaging Monocular Review

The Armasight Prometheus 3 is the latest model thermal monocular with advanced technologies. It is the best product for sporting, law enforcement, hunting, and military use.

The thermal sensor used in this Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Monocular is allowed to detect the heat signature in smoke, snow, fog, dust, haze, and other atmospheric obscurants.

The advanced feature of this Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Monocular will help you to detect the long-distance target.

Due to the advanced thermal imaging technology of this thermal monocular, you can get a crisp and clear view of the target, and also it shows the high-quality image of the target in the wide range of dynamic environmental conditions.

Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Monocular Review

  • Magnification: 2.8x / 3.4x
  • Sensor Resolution: 336×256 Pixels
  • Pixel Size: 17 μm
  • Digital Zoom: 1x, 2x, 4x, 8x
  • Field Of View: 7.8° x 5.9°
  • Objective Lens Type: Germanium
  • Objective Lens Diameter: 50 mm
  • Color Palettes: 13
  • Brightness Setting: 8
  • Eye Relief: 45 mm
  • Battery Type: CR123A
  • Battery Life: 4 hours
  • Operating Temperature: -40 to +122°F
  • Storage Temperature: -58 to +158°F

Construction

This Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal monocular is designed by the aircraft-aluminum alloy material; due to the material used in this monocular, it is defined as the durable and lightweight design.

The CNC machined material constructs the housing of this monocular; it ensures the rugged construction so that you can use this scope in all weather conditions.

The material used in this monocular has a water-resistant and fog-resistant feature; due to this feature, you can get a clear view of the target in snow and rainfall.

The diameter of the exit pupil of this monocular is 10 mm. The total diameter of this thermal monocular is 255x70x70 mm, and the weight is 0.55 kg. 

Thermal Power

The FLIR Tau 2 VOx Microbolometer is used as the thermal sensor of this Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Monocular.

Using this uncooled type sensor, you can easily detect the heat signature of your surroundings.

Using this thermal sensor, you can get the 336×256 high-resolution thermal images of the target.

This pixel size of this sensor is 17 μm; due to this pixel size, you can get a detailed view of the target.

This Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal monocular has 3 different refreshing rates, such as 9 Hz, 30 Hz, and 60 Hz. The 60 Hz refreshing rate is the best choice to get a clear view of the long-distance target.

Due to this refreshing rate, it will refresh the images 60 times per second so that you can quickly shoot the moving targets also.

Display

The SVGA OLED display is equipped in this Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Monocular; by using this display, you can get the crisp and clear view of the target.

The image resolution of this thermal monocular is 800×600 pixels; it ensures that you can get a clear view of the target.

There are 8 brightness settings available in this thermal monocular so that you can adjust the brightness level of the display for the clear view target in bright, low light and dark conditions. 

Objective Lens

The germanium coated lens is used as the objective lens of this thermal monocular; this lens also helps you to get the crisp and clear view of the target.

The diameter of this objective lens is 50 mm, and the objective focal length is 50 mm; using the objective focus ring of this monocular, you can adjust the focal length of the lens.

The field of view of this thermal monocular is 7.8° x 5.9°; due to this range, you can get a wide view of your surroundings.

The 45 mm eye relief distance of this product helps you to protect your eyes from injuries.

Using the eyepiece focus ring, you can manually adjust the eyepiece distance of this device.

Magnification

The magnification range is one of the important features to consider to see a clear view of the long-distance target.

There are two magnification ranges provided to view the target, such as 2.8x and 3.4x. You can also record the videos under this magnification range.

The 1x, 2x, 4x, and 8x are the digital zooming range of this product; using this feature, you can improve the quality of the view.

The diopter adjustment range of this thermal monocular is -5 to +5 dpt.

Imaging Options

This Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Monocular is designed with advanced technologies; due to this feature, you can easily view the targets in all weather conditions.

There are 13 color palettes options available in this monocular; these options are shown in this display of this device, you can choose the image modes based on the temperature range of your environment.

The Ironbow 1, Ironbow 2, Color 1, Color 2, Black Hot, White Hot, Globow, Rainbow, Fusion, Sepia, Rain, Ice-Fire, and OEM are the image options of this thermal monocular. 

Armasight Prometheus 3 336 color modesArmasight Prometheus 3 336 color modes

Video Output

A video recorder is in-built in this Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Monocular; due to this video recorder, you can record your hunting experience in the form of video.

This video recorder saves the videos in two formats, such as PAL and NTSC. The saved PAL videos have 768×574 resolution, and the NTSC videos have 640×480 resolution. Using the internal memory card, you can save the recorded videos.

Battery and Operation

There are 2 CR123A type Lithium-ion batteries used as the power source of this thermal monocular; by using this battery, you can use this monocular for 4 hours.

You can also recharge this battery, using the external power supply. A wireless remote controller is provided with this thermal monocular.

The button control panel is also designed to control this monocular; using the buttons of this product, you can control the brightness, digital zoom, and color palettes of this monocular. 

Temperature Range

You can use this Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Monocular under -40 to +122°F temperature range; you can easily identify the object under this temperature range. T

he storage temperature range of this monocular is -58 to +158°F; it ensures that you can use this product in all weather conditions.

Special Features of Armasight Prometheus 3 

  • Smart Scene Optimization (SSO)
  • Silent Shutterless NUC ™ (SSN) 
  • Active Contrast Enhancement (ACE)
  • Information-Based Histogram Equalization (IBHEQ) 
  • Second Generation Digital Detail Enhancement (DDE)
  • User Controlled Manual Non Uniformity Correction/Flat-Field Correction (UCMNUC/FFC)

Final Words

The Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Monocular is an excellent product that provides good performance.

Due to the advanced technologies are the feature of this monocular, you can get the high-quality image of the target.

You can easily identify the long-distance target in the bad weather conditions also.

Due to the rugged construction of this Armasight Prometheus 3 336 Thermal Monocular, it is the right choice for the professional hunters.

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