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.

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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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.