DRS 1X

Engineered for speed, simplicity and accuracy

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The new DRS1X lives up to its namesake with rapid and lethal target engagement at close quarters.

The DRS (Defendu Reflex Sight) is so versatile and effective at close range, we've named it after the famed Lt. Colonel William Ewart Fairbairn whose Close Quarters Combat system was designed to rapidly disable an opponent with potentially lethal force. Perfect for tactical operations or home defense, the 1x reflex sight offers three reticles calibrated for speed and accuracy at 7, 25 and 50 yards.

The ultimate CQB sight, it is built with Steiner's legendary ruggedness. Lightweight, compact and simple to use.

Window size is .96 x 1.26 in. (height x width).

The overall height is 2.57 in., and it sites 2.35 in. above the rail.

The C2 reticle has three options:
a. Singe dot
b. Dot and stadia lines
c. Dot, stadia lines and close dot

MSRP: 
$749.99
Available from Steiner for: 
$682.49

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Product Features: 
  • RUGGED MAGNESIUM BODY
  • CHOOSE FROM 3 RETICLE OPTIONS
  • SEVEN ILLUMINATION LEVELS (4 DAY/3 NIGHT)
  • ADJUSTABLE FOR WINDAGE/ ELEVATION
  • WATERPROOF/FOGPROOF/ SHOCKPROOF
  • POWERED BY TWO (2) AA BATTERIES, BUT CAN OPERATE ON ONE
  • 2000+ HOURS OF BATTERY RUN TIME
  • 13-HOUR AUTO SHUTOFF
  • CO-WITNESS WITH IRON SIGHTS OR USE WITH ANY MULTIPLIER

SPECIFICATIONS:

Item No.US Item #MagnificationReticleSpecial FeatureClear Objective Lens DiameterReticle Color(s)
8503N/A1xC2 Reticle3 reticle modesN/ARed
Reticle Color(s)Red
FinishBlack
Elevation Adjustment, Total Capability50 MOA
Windage Adjustment1/2 MOA
Length3.88 in.
Weight10.4 oz
Illumination Settings7 illumination settings
BatteryTwo AA, can run on one

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DRS 1X is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best CQB sight out there I just recently purchased this sight, and I must say I absolutely love it. The field of view is bigger and better than any Eotech I have. I have approx. 500 rounds on it and have not had one issue. Great Job Steiner !!
Date published: 2020-11-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Failed after 31 rounds. I bought this sight and mounted it to my rifle. A few days later I took it to a place I could zero it. I got it zeroed in about 20 rounds it was super easy and I loved the sight. I emptied the remaining 10 rounds into the target with a great grouping and put the rifle away. The very next day I got the opportunity to shoot again and got to my location took my rifle out of my bag loaded it up turned the sight on and sent a round down range and the sight turned off. I tried turning it back on and nothing happened, I went to take the batteries out and noticed the sight housing was hot. When I took the batteries out one was extremely hot it burned my hand. I replaced both the batteries and the sight still did not turn on and once again got hot. I took out the one battery that was getting hot and the sight worked again and I was able to shoot for the rest of the day using one battery. But I didn’t not like how quickly it failed so I sent it back to where I got it and ordered an eotech to replace it.
Date published: 2020-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Duty Rifle Choice As a police officer I pick this optic for my duty rifle I love it so far
Date published: 2020-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from TimeX Looks like it can take a kicking and keep on ticking!
Date published: 2019-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Game Changer Solid optic!! Extremely happy, fun at the range and heavy duty. This this is made to last . @breninbjj
Date published: 2021-05-06
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Does this sight have any shortcomings in Day Time sighting on targets with the sun in back ground?

Asked by: Vision
No, these are designed to be used at any time including bright daylight.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2021-04-23

Is this an absolute co witness with irons or the lower 1/3 Co witness?

Asked by: DjKskip
These are absolute cowitness.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2021-05-10

How does the DRS "reflex" sight differ from and how is it similar to a "holographic" sight?

Asked by: NobodyUknow
They use different technologies. One is reflecting the image of a light, the other is superimposing the light in the middle of a crystal (holographic)
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2021-03-17

This may be a stupid question, but so the night illumination settings indicate night vision capability?

Asked by: Nerdasaur
The DRS1X is night vision compatible.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2021-04-30

Can I use a 3X Magnifier from another company with it...?

Asked by: REGINALD
Certainly!
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2021-03-29

Does the DRSX1 have the same footprint/screw size and pattern as the 1X for using a QD mount?

Asked by: JBM1
The DRS1X and the R1X do not share any footprint/compatibility.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2021-04-21
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