ARMASIGHT Zeus 336 3-12x42 (60Hz)

ARMASIGHT Zeus 336 3-12x42 (60Hz) Thermal Imaging Rifle Scope

Part Number: TAT176WN4ZEUS31
$ 3,995.00

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Armasight is excited to introduce its latest and most technologically advanced family of Zeus Thermal Imaging Weapon Sights to the Sporting, Law Enforcement and Military markets. The Zeus product line is based on the latest FLIR Tau 2 VOx microbolometer core and is composed of ten (10) different models – each optimizing performance, price and state of the art technology for a variety of uses and mission applications ranging from the seriously committed hunter to the military designated marksman. While primarily designed as a weapon scope, the Zeus functions equally well in its collateral assignments as a magnified spotting scope or handheld thermal imager.

The Zeus is a solid state, uncooled, long-wave infrared, magnified dedicated weapon scope intended for day and night engagements without the need to remove the sight from the rifle. The 24/7 mission capability is only one of the strengths of Zeus. The thermal imaging technology also allows you to detect targets by cutting through snow, dust, smoke, fog, haze, and other atmospheric obscurants. Unlike the use of laser targeting or near-infrared illumination to augment night vision equipment, the Zeus Thermal Imaging Weapon Sight is extremely difficult to detect with other devices as it emits no visible light or RF energy.

In addition to being the smallest and lightest in their class, Zeus Thermal Imaging Weapon Sights are characterized by their simple and intuitive controls, functions and features that are layered among direct button adjustments, direct combination button functions, and electronic menu selections. This “layering” of easy-to-understand control functions provides the operator with a framework for customizing his preferences and exploiting the robust variety of setting options available in the Zeus. The Zeus has a series of selectable color modes based on a rich, upgradeable software package. A wireless remote switch is included to activate the Zeus Thermal Imaging Weapon Sight when positioned in the “standby” mode. The Zeus has the ability to record imagery and is equipped with a video-out capability in operator selectable NTSC or PAL formats. The Zeus uses the same multi-pin connector to provide both video-in imagery, where there is a need for map or rangefinder display overlays, and external power access.

Zeus weapon installation is easy, repeatable, and reliable based on a unique and highly user-friendly MIL-STD-1913/WEAVER/PICATINNY rail compatible quick-release locking mechanism. The solid state technology and software algorithms combined with a complimentary color reticle platform used in the Zeus Thermal Imaging Weapon Sight ensure maximum reticle contrast, high level target accuracy, and boresight retention that cannot be achieved with mechanical boresight adjusters and traditional ballistic drums. This level of accuracy is translated into the electronic zoom (e-zoom) function of the Zeus Thermal Imaging Weapon Sights which can be progressively increased from 1x to 2x and 4x without changing the point-of-aim to point-of-impact relationship of the targeting reticle.

Armasight is convinced that the Zeus Thermal Imaging Weapon Sight represents one of the most sophisticated sighting devices available to hunters, SWAT Teams, and the Military on the market today based on superior price-to-performance value.

  • Special User-Adjustable Imaging Tools
  • Active Contrast Enhancement (ACE) – a digital “Contrast” correction that allows for a smart scene optimization based on dynamic adjustments where a variety of contrast levels occur depending on relative scene temperature.
  • Second Generation Digital Detail Enhancement (DDE) – a “Sharpness” correction that is digitally enhances the picture to present clearer imagery, significantly improves edge sharpening and further reduces image noise.
  • Smart Scene Optimization (SSO) – a fine-tuning computational correction that significantly improves an overall visual acuity for targets that have thermal signatures similar to a surrounding background.
  • Automatic Gain Control (AGC) – a “Gain” correction that used to automatically adjust the gain to an appropriate range, the weaker the image signal, the stronger the gain.
  • User-Controlled Manual Non-Uniformity Correction/Flat-Field Correction (UCMNUC/FFC). There is a mechanical shutter between the camera sensor and the lens. This shutter is used to perform a non-uniformity correction (NUC) also known as flat-field correction (FFC. During FFC, the shutter presents a uniform temperature source to each detector element in the array. While imaging the flat-field source, the camera updates the offset correction coefficients, resulting in a more uniform image after the process is complete. All Zeus models allow for user to manually trigger or interrupt scheduled UCMNUC/FFC function.
  • Silent Shutterless NUC ™ (SSN) – In addition to user controlled manual NUC/FFC all Zeus models employ a digital supplemental non-mechanical flat-field correction that allows to extend the periods between mechanical shutter events and to further reduce image noise. SSN is always ON enhancement.


  • The lightest and most compact scope in its class
  • Optical Magnification 3.4x(PAL)/ 2.8x(NTSC)
  • User selectable NTSC or PAL format
  • The latest Tau 2 17-micron uncooled FLIR core technology
  • Pixel Array Format: 336×256
  • Display Type: AMOLED SVGA 800x600
  • Easy and Intuitive Drop-down user interface
  • Fast 30Hz or 60Hz imaging
  • Digital E-Zoom: 1x, 2x and 4x
  • Color Modes: White Hot/ Black Hot/ Rainbow/ Various Color Modes
  • 6 onboard digitally controlled reticle patterns available: “Dot 4 MOA,” “Line Dot," “Cross-Center Dot," “Cross," “Crosshair," and “No Reticle”
  • Reticle Colors: Black, White, Red, Cyan
  • Electronic zoom reticle tracking capability maintaining boresight
  • Imaging Filter Algorithms:
    – Active Contrast Enhancement™ (ACE)
    – Second Generation Digital Detail Enhancement™ (DDE)
    – Smart Scene Optimization™ (SSO)
    – Automatic Gain Control (AGC)
    – Silent Shutterless Non-uniformity Correction™ (SSN)
  • Extended Operation Time with Optional External Battery Power Supply
  • Recording: Video Output /Optional Video Recorder with onboard replay
  • Wireless remote control for tactical operations
  • Water and Fog-Resistant
  • CNC machined aircraft-aluminum alloy construction
  • Rapid start-up
  • MIL -STD-1913 (Picatinny Rail) Quick Release Mount
  • Integral MIL-STD-1913 Rails on unit for optional day optics or accessories
  • Shuttered eyeguard to prevent facial display backsplash and maintain light security
  • Made in the USA
  • Limited 3-year warranty
  • 10-year warranty on FLIR detector


Refresh Rate 30 Hz
Magnification (NTSC/PAL) 2.8x / 3.4x
Objective Lens Type Germanium
Type of Focal Plane Array FLIR Tau 2
Pixel Array Format 336×256
Pixel Size 17 µm
Display Type AMOLED SVGA 060
Pixel Display Format 800×600
Display Brightness Discretely Adjustable to 8 Levels
Turn-on Time, max 3 sec
Digital Zoom 1x, 2x and 4x
Image Palettes White Hot, Black Hot, Fusion, Rainbow, Globow, Ironbow 1, Ironbow 2, Sepia, Color 1, Color 2, Ice-Fire, Rain, and OEM Custom
Reticle Type 6-Pattern Digitally Controlled: Dot 4 MOA, Line Dot, Cross Center Dot, Cross, Crosshair and “No Reticle”
Reticle Color Black, White, Red, Cyan
Boresight Adjustment Digitally Controlled
Analog Input and Output Format (resolution) PAL (768×574 pixels)/ NTSC (640×480 pixels)
Video Recording Optional Digital Video Recorder with SD card slot
Remote Control Wireless
Active Contrast Enhancement (ACE) - “CONTRAST” Yes
Second Generation Digital Detail Enhancement (DDE) – “SHARPNESS” Yes
Smart Scene Optimization (SSO) – “SMART SCENE” Yes
Automatic Gain Control (AGC) Yes
User Controlled Manual Non Uniformity Correction/Flat-Field Correction (UCMNUC/FFC) Yes
Silent Shutterless NUC ™ (SSN) Yes
Objective Focal Length 42 mm
Objective F-number 1:1
Field of View ( ang.) 7.8° x 5.9°
Exit Pupil Diameter 10 mm
Eye Relief 45 mm
Focus Method Manual
Focusing Range 5m to inf.
Diopter Adjustment Manual
Diopter Adjustment Range ±5 diopter
Windage/Elevation Boresight Increment (NTSC) 0.71 MOA
0.2 mils
Windage/Elevation Boresight Increment (PAL) 0.6 MOA
0.17 mils
Windage Adjustment Range (NTSC/ PAL) ±57MOA /±48MOA
Elevation Adjustment Range (NTSC/ PAL) ±43MOA/±36MOA
Battery Two CR123A 3V Lithium batteries or CR123 type rechargeable batteries with voltage from 3.0V to 3.7V (2)
Battery Life at 20 °C (68 °F) Up to 4 hr (optional up to 12 hrs)
Extended Battery Pack Two 18650 rechargeable batteries (3.7V) or four CR123 type rechargeable batteries with voltage 3.7V max or four standard CR123A 3V Lithium batteries (operational time up to 8 hrs)
External Power Supply 6 VDC/ 600mА
Operating Temperature -40° to +50°C (-40° to +122°F)
Storage Temperature -50° to +70°C (-58° to +158°F)
Recoil Resistance 700 g
Environmental Rating Water and Fog Resistant
Weapon Mount Type Picatinny, MIL-STD 1913, and Weaver Rails
Height of the Scope Axis above Rail 42 mm (1.65 in)
Overall Dimensions 194 × 68 × 78 mm (7.6 × 2.7 × 3.1 in)
Weight (w/o Batteries) 0.7 kg (1.5 lbs)
Warranty 3 Year
Warranty on FLIR detector 10 Years
* All data subject to change without notice.  
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Hello, Will this unit stand up to 7.62x51 Nato (.308 Win) recoil?

Asked by: BillyJoeBob
they say up to 338 lapua i believe.
Answered by: jpmd88
Date published: 2016-09-13

hello i got a thermal scope 3 x12x-42  60hz. i was wondering how i turn down the brightness of the view finder,it is so bright it hurts my eyes,thank you,please i can us your help

Asked by: joey777
just tap the bottom botton to back off the brightness use the top button to add more light
Answered by: alexp
Date published: 2016-06-27

Your Competitors list the distance of human detection for their units. So as not to offend the pc crowd. What is the distance of animal detection, recognition and Identification?

Asked by: Nick
unit depending it varies but we usually have no problems with 2200+ yard detection
Answered by: alexp
Date published: 2016-05-05

Asked 13 days ago ??? No Reply! What is the FOV @ 100yds “in feet” .? You state that Cr123 type rechargeable batteries are allowed within the prescribed voltage range. Does this include 16340 rechargeable batteries? (These are advertised as 123 type) tks

Asked by: Nick
we apologize for the delay we are in the process of updating the FOV in our catalog for all products to answer your question 1) FOV is 42’x32’ @ 100 yards 2) Yes, batteries 16340 are OK
Answered by: alexp
Date published: 2016-03-08

My zip code is 66049, where can I go to hold different models, look through them and have an expert explain (show me side by side) the significance of performance details? Things like how do the optic size, pixel size, 30/60 etc affect performance.

Asked by: Ronald

Is the warranty transferable?

Asked by: Johnboy

i was reading on your Zeus pro line that they are water proof for 2 hours at 20 meters, what is the specs for the waterproofing of the regular Zeus line of thermal sights. can they withstand a down pour or just light rain.

Asked by: zeke

Hello, What is the FOV @ 100yds “in feet” at the lowest setting? You state that Cr123 type rechargeable batteries are allowed within the prescribed voltage range. Does this include 16340 rechargeable batteries? (These are advertised as 123 type) tks

Asked by: Nick
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  • Mil-Standard Hard Shipping/Storage Case #101Mil-Standard Hard Shipping/Storage Case #101
  • Soft carrying CaseSoft carrying Case
  • Two Lithium Battery CR123ATwo Lithium Battery CR123A
  • Battery CassetteBattery Cassette
  • Lens TissueLens Tissue
  • Instruction Manual with Warranty CardInstruction Manual with Warranty Card
  • Video CableVideo Cable
  • AWReC (Advanced Wireless Remote Control) #94AWReC (Advanced Wireless Remote Control) #94
  • Picatinny adapter for AWReC (Advanced Wireless Remote Control)Picatinny adapter for AWReC (Advanced Wireless Remote Control)


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