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#5641536 - 03/08/15 05:21 PM UNV 20 IR Question
DrifterAT Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 457
Loc: Austin, Texas
I received a UNV20IR this weekend and have a few question that I hope current owners might be able to assist with.

1. I didn't receive a users manual and I'm unable to locate one on the Web. Should one be included? Does anyone have a link for the user manual?

2. I charged the provided batteries for 12 hours then 8 more hours but the the charging light stays red. Is there some indicator when the batteries are fully charged?

3. For those folks that have it mounted on an ATN X-Sight, where did you mount it?

Thanks!


Edited by DrifterAT (03/08/15 05:29 PM)

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#5641571 - 03/08/15 05:37 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
MGP Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/18/15
Posts: 80

No users manual but I think there is a video on YOU TUBE
Keep it plugged in until the light turns green my took a while don't remember how long.
Mine is mounted on my hanguard of my AR

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#5641599 - 03/08/15 05:52 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
DrifterAT Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 457
Loc: Austin, Texas
Thanks MGP! I'll leave one battery charging until the light turns green smile

Just found below information.

Changing UNV 20IR Modes:

To change the UNV 20IR mode settings light tap the power switch 8 times consecutively within 5 seconds when the unit is turned on.
UNV 20IR Modes

- low - medium - high


NOTE: A slow strobe indicates low battery.

Changing settings in each mode:
To change the UNV 20IR light settings in each mode lightly tap the power switch one time while the unit is turned on.


NOTE:

The UNV 20IR has the ability to reach complete focus. When complete focus is achieved, the UNV 20IR will emit patterns including lines and dark spots. Complete focus is not the optimal focus setting for illuminating a target or shooting, but is beneficial to confirm the LED and aspheric lens are emitting the most efficient and highest amount of light.

The 20IR is powered by 1 - 18650 battery which is inserted in the battery compartment positive end first. A slow strobe indicates a low battery. NO NOT USE 2 - CR123A BATTERIES

The 20IR comes standard with 2 - 18650 rechargeable batteries.

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#5641793 - 03/08/15 07:20 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
Rcinit Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/04/10
Posts: 495
Loc: Copperas Cove
Looks Like you answered your own questions. Except how does it work with the x-sight. I'm curious about that one as well. I had a UNV 20IR and it works pretty good with my Armasight Gen 2 scope.

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#5642033 - 03/08/15 09:01 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
TomH FW Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 112
Loc: West of Fort Worth, Texas
The UNV20ir works very well with the sight 5x. I have had mine for 4 or 5 weeks. HUGE improvement over the unit provided with the sight.

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#5642077 - 03/08/15 09:31 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
DrifterAT Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 457
Loc: Austin, Texas
I hope to try the UNV20ir Friday night.

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#5643568 - 03/09/15 05:53 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
Rcinit Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 03/04/10
Posts: 495
Loc: Copperas Cove
TomH FW, how far can you see with the 20IR? Does it work best on low, medium, or the high power setting?

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#5645269 - 03/10/15 04:48 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
TomH FW Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 01/08/15
Posts: 112
Loc: West of Fort Worth, Texas
I normally run the UNV20ir on high, but the xsight 5x on medium light amplification and brightness 2 or 3. I would estimate 250+ yds. My normal lines of fire are 100 - 150 yards and are fully illuminated with xsight set to white night mode to get a clear shot at those distances.

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#5646320 - 03/11/15 09:34 AM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
krm944 Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 02/13/15
Posts: 38
Loc: Coastal Virginia
I asked elsewhere about optimum placement for the light-

One user suggested mounting in front of your digital scope (X Sight) and below the barrel for best illumination.

Mine is inbound and I will play with moving it forward/backward on the handguard to see if helps with any bloom or glare in close.
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Kyle
US Navy
Got Hogs? Always up for a road trip!

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#5646571 - 03/11/15 12:21 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
DavidK Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 06/09/11
Posts: 367
Loc: Albuquerque, NM
Originally Posted By: DrifterAT

Changing UNV 20IR Modes:

To change the UNV 20IR mode settings light tap the power switch 8 times consecutively within 5 seconds when the unit is turned on.
UNV 20IR Modes

- low - medium - high



what? on mine all you have to do is a single half push to change modes (low, medium, high), also have last mode memory

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Wilson Combat Pro Staff (Strategic Partners, Leupold and Barnes Bullets)

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#5653507 - 03/16/15 12:12 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
DrifterAT Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 457
Loc: Austin, Texas
It was a single half push for me as well. Probably a typo. Great IR!

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#5653702 - 03/16/15 02:36 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
Beaubien Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 02/18/15
Posts: 473
Loc: In the mountains east of ABQ
Same here, half click but didn't realize it until I read this thread. Thanks for posting.

My range dramatically increased with it.
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#5656594 - 03/18/15 11:23 AM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
Bearclaw Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/05/12
Posts: 1698
Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: DrifterAT
Thanks MGP! I'll leave one battery charging until the light turns green smile

Just found below information.

Changing UNV 20IR Modes:

To change the UNV 20IR mode settings light tap the power switch 8 times consecutively within 5 seconds when the unit is turned on.
UNV 20IR Modes

- low - medium - high


NOTE: A slow strobe indicates low battery.

Changing settings in each mode:
To change the UNV 20IR light settings in each mode lightly tap the power switch one time while the unit is turned on.


NOTE:

The UNV 20IR has the ability to reach complete focus. When complete focus is achieved, the UNV 20IR will emit patterns including lines and dark spots. Complete focus is not the optimal focus setting for illuminating a target or shooting, but is beneficial to confirm the LED and aspheric lens are emitting the most efficient and highest amount of light.

The 20IR is powered by 1 - 18650 battery which is inserted in the battery compartment positive end first. A slow strobe indicates a low battery. NO NOT USE 2 - CR123A BATTERIES

The 20IR comes standard with 2 - 18650 rechargeable batteries.


This is old copy from the original units that had all kinds of modes. The current unit is just low, medium, high as reflected on our website. Would you mind PMing me where you found this info so I can make sure to get it cleared up? Thanks!

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#5656869 - 03/18/15 01:21 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
DrifterAT Online   content
Bird Dog

Registered: 01/25/15
Posts: 457
Loc: Austin, Texas
Bearclaw, I found it on a forum after searching for a users manual or instructions. I don't remember what site I was at anymore.

Wish the UNV20IR came with a user manual or their web site had a copy.

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#5660009 - 03/20/15 09:31 AM Re: UNV 20 IR Question [Re: DrifterAT]
Bearclaw Offline
Pro Tracker

Registered: 08/05/12
Posts: 1698
Loc: Dallas, TX
Originally Posted By: DrifterAT
Bearclaw, I found it on a forum after searching for a users manual or instructions. I don't remember what site I was at anymore.

Wish the UNV20IR came with a user manual or their web site had a copy.


He drifter, the 20IR units come with a 1 page insert with instructions. If you didn't get one then that was our mistake. I can send you a copy. Thanks

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