Nighthunter Xtreme 1.6-8x42

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  • 4A-i Reticle

Initially designed for challenging European night hunting, the Nighthunter Xtreme series of riflescopes now give you exceptional all conditions clarity no matter where you hunt or what form of game you seek. Proprietary lens coatings created for harsh conditions deliver the best light transmission in the industry for sharp, high contrast images edge to edge, so you can pick out your trophy more easily and target more accurately. From North America, to Europe, to Africa, Steiner’s premium performance and nonstop reliability will not let you down.


Gathers maximum light at the low setting, provides greater detail at the high end.

  • Magnification 1.6x-8x
  • 4A-i Reticle
  • Tube Diameter 30mm
  • Length 13
  • Weight 24 oz
  • Item no. 6142



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Product Features: 

Diamond Night™ Lens Coating

proprietary formula delivers the industry's best light transmission, for superior clarity and contrast at dawn and dusk, buying you extra minutes of prime hunting time.


Steiner Smart Illumination™

provides variable illuminated red dot with memory recall of the last setting, plus battery saving auto-shutoff.


Steiner Nano-Protection

hydrophobic molecular coating creates a lens surface so smooth, water sheets off and dirt, dust, snow, and fingerprints are repelled.


Rubber Armoring

on turret caps, diopter and power ring eliminates noise and provides protection in the field.



to 6 feet seals dry nitrogen into tubes to lock out fog, rain, snow, water grit and dust.


4A-1 Reticle

has three posts and illuminated center red dot for quick target acquisition.



Item No.MagnificationReticleObjective LensFocal PlaneTube DiameterSpecial FeatureField of View at 100 meters
61421.6-8x4Ai Illuminated42 mm2nd30 mmDiamond Night™ Lens Coating, Steiner Nano Protection®, Neoprene Cover and Spare battery65.0 -13.3
Focal Plane2nd
Tube Diameter30 mm
Special FeatureDiamond Night™ Lens Coating, Steiner Nano Protection®, Neoprene Cover and Spare battery
Objective Lens42 mm
Field of View at 100 meters65.0 -13.3
Eye Relief3.5 - 4.3 in.
Exit Pupil10.4 - 3.7 mm
Weight24 oz.
Diopter Adjustment Range+2 to -3
Elevation Adjustment KnobResettable Zero
Illumination ControlVariable / Tilt Sensor / Auto Off
Wind/Elevation Click Value1 cm
Elevation Range at 100 m.150 cm (15 mils)
Wind Range at 100 m.80 cm (8 mils)
Parallax/Focus Range328 ft.
Rubber ArmoringYes
Nitrogen FilledYes
Operating Temperature Range-13° F to +145° F
Waterproof/FogproofSubmersible to 6 ft.
BatteryCR 2023
WarrantyHeritage Warranty

Nighthunter Xtreme 1.6-8x42 is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great short range hunting optic Using this for those fall deer season shots at short range, being able to dial from low to high magnification is a huge help.
Date published: 2014-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The quality of the optic Awesome glass at 1.6x through 8x. Reliable and functional features and forgiving eye relief. I really feel like I lucked out when I found this fine work of craftsmanship. I use it on my AR and Hunting Rifles. Here is hoping to a lifetime of fortunate hunting.
Date published: 2021-07-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ruggedness & sharpness I hunt (stalking only) moose in North Eastern of Canada. I wanted something strong with hydrophobic coating, premium glass and an illuminated reticle. I found all that on this scope.
Date published: 2019-12-06
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