HANDLING AND

MAINTENANCE

GET THE MOST OF YOUR AIMPOINT SIGHT

Aimpoint red dot Sight

UNDER SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS

Extreme heat (moist or dry)

No special procedures required.

Extreme cold

Extreme cold might shorten battery life.

Dust storms and sand storms

Keep lens covers closed when sight is not being used.

Salt air

No special procedures required.

High altitudes

No special procedures required.

Sea spray, water, mud and snow

Ensure that the battery cap and the two adjustment caps are tightened before exposing the sight to sea spray, mud, snow or before immersing the sight in water - hand tighten only.
Clean lenses with lens paper or cloth and wipe the sight dry as soon as possible after exposure to water, sea spray, mud or snow.

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MAINTENANCE OF YOUR AIMPOINT® SIGHT

Aimpoint® red dot sights don't require any particular maintenance while used under normal conditions.
Even so we recommend our sight users to read the following information.

AIMPOINT® SIGHT LENS CLEANING

HOW TO CLEAN AND KEEP THE LENS IN GOOD CONDITION

The lenses shall never be cleaned with fingers, always use lens paper or cloth.

If no lens paper or cloth is available:

  • To clear away debris (sand, grass etc.): blow away the dirt.
  • To clean lenses: mist up the lenses or pour clean water on the lenses. Wipe them dry with a soft piece of cloth.

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR AIMPOINT® SIGHT

GENERAL RECOMMENDATIONS

Lens Covers

Always keep lens covers closed whenever the sight is not in use.

Battery

Check the battery in the sight occasionally during the years of use, to avoid leakage that can be harmful to the sight.

Quick Guides

Aimpoint Quick Guide Videos with visual step by step handling and maintenance instructions can be seen here.

Mount

Make sure you are using a mount of high-quality if the sight you have bought is sold without mounting solutions. A poor-quality mount can affect the accuracy of your optic.
Aimpoint offers a complete line of high-quality mounts adapted for each sight. Available Aimpoint mounts for  the different red dot sight models are presented on each product page and can also be found in the Product Finder using the filters: Mount and Sight Model.

Zeroing

Once you have mounted your sight on the weapon, it is time to zero it. Aimpoint® sights are easy to zero and there are two different ways to choose from do it. Zeroing instructions for are available via the page can be found here: How to Zero your sight.

Shooting

When you start using your Aimpoint® sight you can improve your shooting enormously with a few easy exercises. Visit the page Improve your shooting for more information.

A man in a hat hunting
Female hunter aiming with an Aimpoint red dot sight, H30L