Offset Tactical Aiming Lasers-IR

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The OTAL “Offset: Tactical Aiming Laser” IR features a low-profile and lightweight design with an infrared laser that when used with night vision devices will engage targets out to 250 meters. Designed for the M-4 platform, the Class I IR beam projects around the front sight. The Quick Release HT mount fits any NATO 1913 or Picatinny rail.

This is the civilian version of the OTAL-C IR. For the military/LE version, please contact a Steiner sales rep.

This product is subject to ITAR controls


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Product Features: 
  • Class 1 Eye Safe Operation
  • IR Laser
  • Powered by: One AA Battery
  • Quick Release HT Mount
  • Fully Adjustable Windage / Elevation
  • Remote Cable Pad Activation
  • Momentary or Constant On Operation


Item No.Case ColorLaser ColorVisible LaserIR PointerIR IlluminatorRestricted
9056BlackN/ANone<0.7 mW, Class INoneNo
IR IlluminatorNone
Wavelength - Visible Red Laser-
Wavelength - Visible Green Laser-
Wavelength - IR Laser850 nm
Wavelength - IR Illuminator-
Beam Divergence - IR Laser< 0.8 mRad
Range/Visibility (Night/Day)* - IR Laser> 250 m
Temperature-40° C to +65° C
Battery1 x AA
Battery Life (mode dependent)5 hours
MaterialAircraft Aluminum
Weight (with battery)5.6 oz.
Dimensions3.75 in (L) x 1.68 in (W) x 1.60in (H)
WaterproofSubmersible to 5 m
MountQD HT Mount
Windage and Elevation AdjustmentYes
Activation SwitchIntegrated Push Button
Remote Cable Pressure PadYes
Special FeaturesLow Profile for Mounting in front of scopes, holographic or NV sights

OTAL-C IR is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works well for my application I'm using the Otal c ir for feral pig eradication in south Texas brush. In combination with my PVS-14 3rd gen it makes for a very fast shot. The only down side is it will not work with my 2nd gen stuff/ I do have to use an ir illuminator to cut down on blooming with this laser/ I would buy again
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick & compact option Simple & lightweight laser-only option is great when paired with a seperate IR illuminator/light. Giving aiming & illumination capabilities. The lack of onboard temporary switch will basically necessitate the use of a pressure pad, but that's a small issue. Battery life is great & the device is rugged, maintaining a slim profile when mounted to the top rail.
Date published: 2016-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product has exceeded expectations! I bought this one week ago and just tested it out with my NVGs. As good as what we used in the military. I’m impressed.
Date published: 2021-02-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Steiner products are always high quality I own Steiner rifle scope, binos and laser. Very pleased so far. I will buy another laser soon.
Date published: 2017-03-16
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can you tell me please what type of fitting does this use to connect a remote pressure pad? &nbsp;Thanks

Asked by: stev
It is a crane style connection. We do not recommend using any aftermarket plugs with OTAL, or DBAL units.
Answered by: Steiner Technical Support
Date published: 2023-11-07

As far as &ldquo;offset&rdquo; goes. Can this be ran at the 3 o&rsquo;clock? Or was it specifically made for the top of the rail?

Asked by: CaptainKook
Hello, You can most definitely mount it as 3 o clock. It should absolutely have enough adjustment to get on pretty much anywhere on the rail as long as everything is properly straight.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2022-10-04

What's the difference btw Otal Class 1 IR and Otal -C-IR

Asked by: Don C
There is no difference to the user. Some of the internal parts are different, but the results are the same.
Answered by: Steiner eOptics 1
Date published: 2023-01-08

Do you need NV to see the Laser?&nbsp;

Asked by: JB93
Answered by: Steiner Technical Support
Date published: 2024-04-15

So if I buy an ir illuminated light I will not be able to see the ir beem. Ir is night vision only?green or red?

Asked by: Flapjackjonez
Maybe. An IR laser outputs all of it's energy into a small space, where an IR illuminator spreads its energy into a wide field of view. Unless you get a very powerful IR illuminator, you will be able to see the IR laser. Notice, our DBAL product line has IR lasers and IR illuminators, and the laser is easily viewed with the illuminators. Yes, IR is only viewable with night vision. We do also sell the OTAL-C with a red laser, model 9055, and we also sell the OTAL-A with a green laser, model 9052.
Answered by: Steiner eOptics 1
Date published: 2017-12-01

Is the momentary pressure switch included with the unit?

Asked by: AR77
Yes it will come with a pressure switch.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2024-01-09

Is this item restricted by ITAR?

Asked by: wrfforgotten
All eOptics devices are regulated by ITAR
Answered by: SteinerOptics3
Date published: 2023-01-08

Is the OTAL-C IR (9056) furnished with the Neural Density Filter or does need to be purchased separate?

Asked by: Grasshopper
That will need to be purchased separately.
Answered by: Steiner Tech Support
Date published: 2022-10-04
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