Vortex SPARC AR Red Dot Rifle Scope Review
Vortex Sparc review will be focusing on the red-dot sight from a budget hunter or a target-shooter’s point of view, which is typically warmed up by shooting exploits and searching for the right sight for evolving sighting needs.
Design & Features
Aside from its price that is usually within the usual rifle price without having to go far beyond shedding too much for an equipment that bears red-dot sights, Vortex Optics Red Dot SPARC II (SPC-402) is highly suitable for target-shooting and hunting exploits. This sight is very close to military-grade in the precision of its application. In addition, its power and MOA adjustment buttons are also facing backwards.
The Vortex Optics SPARC II Red Dot features a highly refined appearance, a compact design, versatility through its multi-height mounting system, and compatibility with many kinds of firearms, like the AR-15s, AR22s, H&R 1871 Shotgun (Pardner Pump), 10/22 Raptor, and more.
SPARC stands for Speed Point Aiming for Rapid Combat, which is aided by power controls for easy access and adjustable peak on-the-fly performance. The element-proof factors which are water and fog, the equipment’s aluminum build makes it not only durable but also lightweight, which is perfect for quick target spotting.
The Vortex Optics SPARC II in Action!
The Vortex Optics SPARC II Red Dot boasts high quality clear lenses with a lot of brightness and easy zeroing, with 285-300 hours of battery life on full brightness but can last up to 5k hours considering that full brightness is rarely being used.
Users can get full control of the intensity of the dot’s lighting with its ten levels of intensity, which can also be set to auto-adjust. The device also features a very useful memory function that returns the brightness to the last intensity used after it is turned off and on again.
- It is highly versatile as it can accommodate various hand pieces with a wide range in brightness and night vision feature.
- It is also light, durable, compact, and easy on the eye.
- It is waterproof with removable lens covers.
- It can be mounted in four ways.
- Ease of use, it is easily zeroed and holds zero very well.
- It has a built-in memory function for brightness intensity.
- It includes 10 levels of red dot brightness intensity.
- The exterior coat of the sight does not reflect light. There is no unnecessary glare which makes it less noticeable to the targets
- The battery is already included in the package.
- Astigmatism may cause an effect referred to as sun burst on the lens. It can distort the red dot though in a very slight manner.
- The red dot may resemble a slight pixelation, but this only happens when one focuses directly on staring at the dot.
Largely depending on the type of firearm that is used with this sight, it may take a while to optimize its functions to match the requirements of the firearm. However with just a few tweaks here and there, even the slightest drawbacks may be overcome. The Vortex Optics SPARC II Red Dot is best known for its versatility which may be the winning factor in choosing this product.