ATN NVB5X
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American
Technologies
Network
Corp.
5 Diopter
Bracket
One 3 volt
battery
0m to Infinity focus
Single switch
operation button
Built-in IR illuminator
Infra-red illuminators IR450
Cau ti o n :
This product contains natural rubber latex which may cause allergic reactions.
The information in this manual furnished for information use only, is subject to change without notice,
is not to be construed as a commitment by ATN Corp.
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©2008 ATN Corp. All right reserved.
Specifications
Magnification.....................................5
Intensifier tube..................................Gen. 2 or Gen.3
Field of view......................................10°
Range of Focus................................. 3 m to 
Power Supply....................................3 volt,Lithium
Battery Life (CR123A type)............... 60 hours (20 hours w/IR illuminator)- Gen.2+;
50 hours (17 hours w/IR illuminator)- Gen.3
Operating Temperature .................... -40°C to +50°C
Storage Temperature ....................... -50°C to +70°C
Dimensions.......................................288x 108x 102mm (11.6” x4.3” x 4”)
Weight...............................................1.29kg (2.8 lb)
* ATN reserves the right to change the above specifications at any time without notice
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High Quality 2nd or 3rd gen. light intensifier tube
Super fast lens system provides the user with a clear and sharp image
Dual eye viewing system for long viewing sessions
Built-in Infra Red illuminator lets you see even in total darkness
Rugged and versatile design
Easy to use digital controls
Two-Year Warranty
Application
The NVB5 is a powerful night vision bi-ocular. They are waterproof and can withstand the
rigors of almost any environment. The NVB will give you the range and clarity that other
bi-oculars simply can not touch.
The NVB5X have a built in IR for total darkness with indicator “ON” light within the FOV.
The NVB5X is available with a wide range of image intensifier options to meet a wide array
of specification requirements.
The NVB5X is a complex opticoelectronic system for individual use. The device consists of the objective lens assembly, eyepiece and the body. The body contains a image
intensifier tube assembly with an integrated high voltage power source and the battery
housing.
Objective lens protective cover (not shown) is intended to protect the objective lens from
dust and scratches. It also will act as a daylight filter, allowing you to test the scope in daylight or other bright light situations. The pinhole in the center of the protective cover allows
the user to check the operation ability of the device in daylight conditions.
NOTE: Do not test the scope in daylight conditions even with the daylight filter/lens cap on
for more than ten (10) minutes.
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Operation
Diopter adjustment
• Take the NVB5X out of the case.
• Install the battery into the housing with the
polarity order as shown on the scope. Battery
Type: 3 Volt, Lithium, CR123A .
Lens focus adjustment
• Press the button (short press - less than 1.5
sec.) to turn the unit on by the protective lens
cover still attached to the lens. Do not turn
the unit on in the daytime without the protective lens cap on. You should see green
glow in the eyepiece.
• Observe the scene and adjust the diopter for optimal image clarity.
• You may now enter a dark environment or simply shut the lights off in order to darken the
room.
• Next, remove the lens cap/daylight filter. Adjust the front lens for the distance of the
focus. You should not have to readjust the diopter.
• To turn the unit off, push the button again by short press (less than 1.5 sec.).
Focusing
To focus the NVB5X, first you will need to adjust the diopter. Simply turn the diopter clockwise until it stops. Then, while looking throught the diopter at an object, slowly turn the
diopter back counter clockwise until the grain in the image is sharp.
NOTE: We suggest that you focus the diopter during daylight with the filter on.
Next focus the front lens until the image and the grain are both sharp. When you are in
low-light conditions and the daylight filter is off, you may focus the front lens to receive
sharp image, the diopter should not be adjusted.
NOTE: The front lens should be readjusted as you view objects at different distances.
Infra-Red illuminator
Infra-red illuminators, or IR illuminators, are
common to night vision. The IR light greatly
enhances the performance of the NVB5X
while remaining almost totally invisible to the
naked eye.
The NVB5X goggles have a built in IR with indicator “ON” light within the FOV. To turn the
IR on, push the button by long press (more
Built-in IR illuminator
than 1.5 sec.). It is important to remember
that the IR illuminator is simply an infra red
light source, and like any light source, it may
loose its effectiveness over a great distance.
To turn the IR off, push the button again by long press (more than 1.5 sec.).
NOTE: The IR will automatically turn off when the unit’s power is turned off.
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450 mw infra-red illuminator
The 450 mW IR Illuminator is powered
by a separate from the main unit battery. To install the battery unscrew
the cap and insert a battery the way
shown at the diagram on the IR.
To install the 450mW IR Illuminator
onto the bi-ocular loosen the clamp
of IR Illuminator, insert his rail into
the bracket of bi-ocular and screw the
clamp.
Battery
Housing
Clamp
IR Brightness Adjustment
IR Elevation
IR Windage
IR Focusing
The IR illuminator control buttons are located on its side. To switch the Digital IR illuminator on/off press “+” and “-” buttons simultaneously. When the IR illuminator is switched
on you can see the green LED lit. By pushing the buttons “+” and “-” you may adjust the
IR brightness.
The IR beam is focusable to change the field of coverage. To change the beam width
slightly turn the IR lens.
You could change the IR control panel fitting your needs. The screw-tool from the kit
should be used for weakening the clamp located on the IR. Rotate the IR placing it in the
most convenient position. Tighten the clamp with the screw-tool to fix the new position.
Storage and care
• If the device is not to be used for extended period of time (more than 10 days) remove
the battery.
• Avoid touching lenses. If fingerprints or traces of dirt or dust appear, clean their surface
with a Photographic lens cleaning tissue.
• Keep lens cap/daylight filter on when not in use.
• The NVB5X is not harmful to the user or the environment.
• Do not disassemble except to clean the front lens and eyepiece: it will void your warranty.
• Evaluate the scope function by looking through it in a lit environment with the daylight
filter lens cap on. Never use in daylight without the daylight filter lens cap on.
• Never point the NVB5X at a bright light source.
• Adverse atmospheric conditions such as fog, smog, or haze and a lack of ambient light
(moon or starlight) may diminish the effective viewing distance.
• If you use the rubber eyecaps for a long period of time, you may suffer skin inflammation.
If you develop any symptoms, consult a doctor immediately.
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TroubleShooting
Q: Flashes, flickers, or clicking occur while operating
S: If it occurs within the first five minutes of inserting new batteries, it is normal and the
device will resume normal operation soon thereafter. If it occurs for more than 10 minutes,
contact for service instructions.
Q: Dark spots on screen.
S: These are either cosmetic blemishes in the intensifier tube or dust particles.
Q: Screen becomes darker than at previous use.
S: Replace batteries. If problem persists, contact your dealer or other authorized service
representative for service instructions.
Q: Image not clear.
S: Adjust objective lens, and/or the eyepiece.
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2 Year product Warranty
This product is guaranteed to be free from manufacturing defects in material and workmanship
under normal use for a period of 2 (two) years from the date of purchase. In the event a defect that
is covered by the foregoing warranty occurs during the applicable period stated above, ATN, at its
option, will either repair or replace the product, and such action on the part of ATN shall be the full
extent of ATN’s liability, and the Customer’s sole and exclusive remedy. This warranty does not
cover a product (a) used in other than its normal and customary manner; (b) subjected to misuse;
(c) subjected to alterations, modifications or repairs by the Customer of by any party other than ATN
without prior written consent of ATN; (d) special order or “close-out” merchandise or merchandise
sold “as-is” by either ATN or the ATN dealer; or (e) merchandise that has been discontinued by the
manufacturer and either parts or replacement units are not available due to reasons beyond the
control of ATN. ATN shall not be responsible for any defects or damage that in ATN’s opinion is a
result from the mishandling, abuse, misuse, improper storage or improper operation, including use
in conjunction with equipment which is electrically or mechanically incompatible with or of inferior
quality to the product, as well as failure to maintain the environmental conditions specified by the
manufacturer. CUSTOMER IS HEREBY NOTIFIED THAT OPERATION OF THE EQUIPMENT
DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS OR UNDER ANY EXCESSIVE LIGHT CONDITIONS MAY PERMANENTLY DAMAGE THE INTERNAL COMPONENTS OF THE UNIT AND SAID DAMAGE WILL
NOT BE COVERED UNDER THIS WARRANTY. This warranty is extended only to the original purchaser. Any breach of this warranty shall be waived unless the customer notifies ATN at the address
noted below within the applicable warranty period.
The customer understands and agrees that except for the foregoing warranty, no other warranties
written or oral, statutory, expressed or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose, shall apply to the product. All such implied warranties are hereby
and expressly disclaimed.
Limitation of liability
ATN will not be liable for any claims, actions, suits, proceedings, costs, expenses, damages or liabilities arising out of the use of this product. Operation and use of the product are the sole responsibility of the Customer. ATN’s sole undertaking is limited to providing the products and services outlined
herein in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. The provision of products
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extend solely to the Customer. ATN’s liability hereunder for damages, regardless of the form or
action, shall not exceed the fees or other charges paid to ATN by the customer or customer’s
dealer. ATN shall not, in any event, be liable for special, indirect, incidental, or consequential
damages, including, but not limited to, lost income, lost revenue, or lost profit, whether such
damages were foreseeable or not at the time of purchase, and whether or not such damages
arise out of a breach of warranty, a breach of agreement, negligence, strict liability or any
other theory of liability.
Product warranty registration
In order to validate the warranty on your product, ATN must receive a completed Product Warranty
Registration Card for each unit or complete warranty registration on our website at www.atncorp.
com. Please complete the included form and immediately mail it to our Service Center: ATN Corporation, 1341 San Mateo Avenue, South San Francisco, CA 94080.
19032008
Obtaining warranty service
To obtain warranty service on your unit, please contact our Customer Service department and
request an RMA number. Once you have received your RMA # please mark this # on the outside of
the shipping box and take or send the product, postage paid, with a copy of your sales receipt to our
service center, ATN Corporation at the address noted above. All merchandise must be fully insured
with the correct postage; ATN will not be responsible for improper postage or missing or damaged
merchandise during shipment. Packages that do not have an RMA # clearly marked on the outside
of the package will be delayed in being processedt.
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©2008 ATN Corporation
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