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#6458603 - 09/19/16 11:09 AM UNV 20 IR Illuminator
Sfinleydds Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/18/16
Posts: 2
I have a UNV 20ir illuminator for use with a digital night vision scope. From the reviews I've read, most people speak very highly of this product. However, I am having issues with mine. The first light I purchased would not stay lit once it was turned on. I sent it back to UNV and they replaced it with a new light. Now the light turns off, once I fire the first round. I've tried tightening the battery cap, and this did not help. I'm shooting an AR-15 6.8 spc. Has anyone else had similar problems? If so, is there something simple that I'm missing here?

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#6458625 - 09/19/16 11:23 AM Re: UNV 20 IR Illuminator [Re: Sfinleydds]
MDMORROW Offline
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Registered: 01/10/11
Posts: 2755
Loc: McKinney & Pottsboro, TX
Maybe try a different type of battery? Call Tyler or Rich. They'll take care of you I bet.
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#6458640 - 09/19/16 11:35 AM Re: UNV 20 IR Illuminator [Re: Sfinleydds]
bornforit Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/11/06
Posts: 336
Loc: Longview, Tx
I have the same light and use a 6.8. Haven't had an issue. Have you tried different a different battery? Maybe its a coincidence and dies about the same time of shooting. Far shot but worth a try.

Are you using the stock end cap or the rat-tail switch?

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#6458649 - 09/19/16 11:38 AM Re: UNV 20 IR Illuminator [Re: Sfinleydds]
Bearclaw Offline
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Registered: 08/05/12
Posts: 1764
Loc: Dallas, TX
Hey Steve,

Sorry about the issues with the 20IR. Give us a call and we'll get you squared away.

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#6458650 - 09/19/16 11:38 AM Re: UNV 20 IR Illuminator [Re: Sfinleydds]
bornforit Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/11/06
Posts: 336
Loc: Longview, Tx
Not sure your definition of tight. I can break it loose with 2 fingers.

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#6458654 - 09/19/16 11:39 AM Re: UNV 20 IR Illuminator [Re: Sfinleydds]
bornforit Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/11/06
Posts: 336
Loc: Longview, Tx
Looks like good customer service there.

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#6459055 - 09/19/16 04:10 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Illuminator [Re: bornforit]
Sfinleydds Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 09/18/16
Posts: 2
I'm using the stock end cap. I'm not familiar with the rat-tail switch. Is that an additional accessory?

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#6459069 - 09/19/16 04:17 PM Re: UNV 20 IR Illuminator [Re: Sfinleydds]
bornforit Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 12/11/06
Posts: 336
Loc: Longview, Tx
Its an end cap with a cable and pressure switch. Let's you mount it somewhere on the gun. Gets in the way, snags on stuff, so I took it off. Was curious if maybe that was your problem.

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