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Aimpoint Carbine Optic

The Aimpoint® Carbine Optic is designed specifically for modern sporting rifles, incorporating proven design features and premium Aimpoint quality at an entry level price point. Customize the ACO to fit specific needs with a full line of accessory options.

Launched 2014.

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$393.00.

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Developed with the modern sporting rifle owner in mind, the ACO is ready to mount and shoot directly out of the box. A 30mm aluminum alloy sight tube is paired with a rugged fixed height mount designed to provide absolute co-witness with AR-15 backup iron sights.

The ACO utilizes a two Minute of Angle (2 MOA) red dot to allow maximum target acquisition speed and accuracy at all distances. Aimpoint exclusive ACET technology allows for up to one year of constant-on use from a single DL1/3N battery. With a completely waterproof housing, the sight can be used in almost all environmental conditions.

Customize for Specific Requirements

With a full selection of branded accessories available, the ACO offers many options to fit nearly every user requirement. Some popular accessories include front and rear flip covers, an anit-reflection filter and spare battery holders.

Unique features of the Aimpoint® ACO

  • Up to 1 year of constant-on use on a single DL1/3N battery
  • Completely waterproof
  • 2 Minute of Angle(2 MOA) red dot
  • Designed specifically for modern sporting rifles
  • Ready to mount directly out of the box
  • Fixed height mount included – providing absolute co-witness with AR-15 backup iron sights
  • Full line of accessories available
  • Legendary Aimpoint quality and ruggedness at an entry level price point

Standard features for all Aimpoint® sights

  • Unlimited field of view
  • Parallax-free and unlimited eye relief
  • Unaffected by extreme weather conditions
  • Rugged, durable construction
  • No hazardous materials
  • No laser emission that could be harmful to your eyes
  • Increased aiming confidence
General Data
Article number 200174
Technology ACET (Advanced Circuit Efficiency Technology)
Working principle Reflex collimator sight - red dot sight
Optical Data
Lightsource LED (Light Emitting Diode) totally eye-safe
Lightsource wavelength 650 nm red light
Red dot size in MOA (minute of angle)* 2
Parallax Absence of parallax – No centering required
Eye relief Unlimited
Night vision compatibility No
Anti-reflex coating all surfaces & multi-layer coating objective lens Yes
Magnification No magnification (1×)
Electronic Data
Battery One 3V Lithium battery, type 2L76 or DL1/3N
Battery life in hours ** 10,000 (over 1 year of continuous use)
Dot intensity adjustment Manual rotary switch
Daylight (DL) settings 10 (1 off and 9 low light/DL)
NVD settings 0
Mechanical Data
Material housing Extruded high strength aluminum
Surface finish Anodized, semi-matte
Color housing Dark graphite grey
Adjustment 1 click 13 mm at 100 m (1/2" at 100 yds)
Mounting methods 1 ring, 30mm (1.18") diameter
Environmental Data
Temperature range -29° – +60° C (-20° – +140° F)
Water resistance – submersible to Waterproof
Radioactive components used None
Dimensions
Length 130 mm (5.1")
Width/height sight only 55 × 55 mm (2.2" × 2.2")
Maximum ring width 30 mm (1.18")
Objective diameter 38 mm (1.5")
Tube diameter 30 mm (1.18")
Weight sight only 220 g (7.8 oz)
Weight cover only 50 g (1.7 oz)

* 1 MOA ≈ 30 mm at 100 meters ≈ 1" at 100 yards.
** at room temperature & at setting 7 out of 10.

Specifications are subject to change without notice.