Illuminated reticles

Depending on the brightness of the illuminated dot or cross, there are two fundamentally different types of illuminated reticle in the ZEISS riflescope range:

  • Illuminated reticles with a very bright illuminated dot for daylight and twilight use, as found in the Duralyt, Victory Varipoint and VICTORY HT models. These are perfect for taking quick aim at game on the move.
  • Illuminated reticles for twilight use, as found in the Classic and Victory FL models. The brightness of these illuminated reticles can be finely adjusted according to the light conditions. An illuminated dot or cross that is too bright would dazzle the target in deep twilight. For that reason you can adjust the brightness manually or automatically with the help of the riflescope to best suit the situation.

Reticle 40

illuminated

In appearance and coverage, this reticle is identical to the tried and tested Reticle 4, but it also has an illuminated dot for twilight use. For the Classic Diavari models it is located in the 1st image plane and for the Classic Diatal models it is located in the 2nd image plane.The dot covers exactly 3 cm at 100 m. Where there is so little light that the animals appear dark and the contours can no longer be made out with any clarity, this is a huge help for precision aiming.

Reticle 60 for CONQUEST DL

illuminated

The fine illuminated dot, suitable for daylight use, can be turned on as needed and has an impressively high light intensity. It can be dimmed precisely, making it suitable for all hunting situations. Its position between the two image planes ensures minimum covering of the target – at 12 x magnification just 0.8 cm is covered at 100 m.

Reticle 60

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The Reticle 60 is lighter and finer in looks than the similar Reticle 40. The posts only cover half­ the area, leaving double the amount of space between them. This makes it perfect for precision shooting with minimum coverage of the target game. At 12 x magnification and a target coverage of just 0.55 cm at 100 m you keep a good overview without losing sight of the finer details. The illuminated dot is very bright, and can therefore be used for daytime hunting. The dot can be finely adjusted, which makes it ideal for night-time hunting too. The reticle is in the 2nd image plane in each riflescope.

Reticle 60 Varipoint

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In the Victory Varipoint riflescopes, the posts and lines are in the 1st reticle plane­, which gives a good idea of the distance. On the other hand, the illuminated dot, suitable for daylight use, is located in the 2nd image plane, which means it remains a constant size. This has the advantage of allowing you to estimate the distance without an enlarged illuminated dot covering too much of the target.

Reticle 66

illuminated

The Reticle 66 is almost identical to the Reticle 60. Instead of the dot, however, you see a fine illuminated cross, for use in twilight and night-time stand hunting. It is designed to ensure precision shooting with very little coverage of the target, and a good overview. The coverage depends on the chosen magnification.

Reticle V69

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The Reticle V69 is only found in the Victory Varipoint models with a lens diameter of 50 and 56 mm. This universal and innovative reticle enables you to switch between an illuminated dot for daylight use in the 2nd image plane and a fine illuminated cross in the 1st image plane. This gives you access to unique reticle technology, which can be adapted for twilight and daylight hunting, depending on the light conditions and your personal preference.

Reticle 43

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We can also offer an illuminated version of this classic reticle. At 12 x magnification the characteristic dots of the reticle are exactly 10 cm at 100 m apart. You can therefore calculate the distance to the target, as the angle between the points equals 1 milliradian = 10 cm / 100 m. Since all of the inner crosshairs and the dot are illuminated, you can use this to your advantage to estimate distances even in the deepest twilight.

Reticle 54

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The new driven hunt Reticle 54 for the 1.1-4x24 VICTORY HT model is another specialist reticle from Carl Zeiss. This further development of the Reticle 0 is designed for rapid and secure aiming with minimum target coverage. Along with the fine horizontal hairs it also has a cross with an ultrafine illuminated dot. The horizontal line acts as a height corrector when swinging the gun and prevents the rifle from tilting. The cross makes it possible to take aim quickly and to acquire the target even without using the illuminated dot. You will see just how fine the illuminated dot on the new VICTORY HT models is when you view the minimal amount of target coverage: at 12 x magnification just 0.55 cm is covered at 100 m. This makes it the finest and brightest illuminated dot in the world, and a true benchmark.

Reticle 43

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As the ultimate long-distance reticle, the well-known Reticle 43 is available, also illuminated, for the VICTORY V8 4.8–35x60: at maximum magnification, the finest illuminated dot in the world features subtension of no more than 2 mm at 100 m. At 30x magnification, the characteristic dots on the reticle are exactly 10 cm apart at 100 m. Furthermore, information about the range to the target can be obtained because the angle between the dots is just 1 millirad (10 cm/100 m). Because only the dot is illuminated in the inner crosshairs, this reticle can also be optimally used deep into the twilight.

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