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Our team got curious about Holosun HS507C-x2 when a hunting buddy introduced this red dot optic to us. He told us how impressed he was with the optic, and it got us curious. And so we thought of validating whether it can be an alternative to other high-end optics or not. Find out in this Holosun HS507C-x2 review.
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What is HOLOSUN HS507C-X2?
The Holosun HS507C-X2 is an open reflex optical sight designed for pistol applications machined with 7075 aircraft aluminum. It is a waterproof and parallax reducing optical sight. It also features an extraordinary battery life that can last up to 50,000 hrs backed up by a fail-safe solar panel.
The HS507C-X2 also uses Solar Failsafe™ technology and a high capacity lithium battery. Furthermore, it has a Shake Awake technology that turns the red dot off to save battery. It will only turn on automatically after lifting the pistol. It also has a Multi-reticle System on which you can toggle between a 2 MOA dot and a 32 MOA ring.
It has a Lock Mode that prevents unintentional button presses. Simultaneously, the optic is holstered and has a side access battery tray that can charge while attached to the firearm.
Holosun HS507C-X2 Durability
Holosun HS507C-X2 takes pride in its tough construction. This optic is CNC machined with 7075 aircraft aluminum, no wonder it has been adopted by many military units and police forces worldwide. When we tested out this optic, we got to shoot many rounds and its durability seemed good.
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Lens & Coating
Holosun lenses have multi-coating features. And what’s better with this sight is that, even if you have slight astigmatism, you will barely have trouble seeing the reticle and zeroing in on that center 2 MOA dot, like most LED optics typically gives a slight “starburst” when used.
Magnification - Holosun HS507C-X2
With its 1x magnification, this optic is quite clear, almost on par with the high-end optics.
When we read its manual, we knew why it has a clearer lens than most optics in the market.
It has 12 different brightness settings, including dim settings compatible with night-vision devices for night time use and a parallax-free with unlimited eye relief optical design.
Focal Point & Accuracy
Using a red dot sight, the speed of finding your target, and the accuracy of hitting that target is faster because it eliminates having to shift focus between multiple points to hit a target accurately. Having a single point of focus on a target, shooters can aim even with both eyes open. This Holosun HS507C-X2 can boost your speed and accuracy on the shooting range.
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Holosun HS507C-X2 Warranty
Holosun has a Limited Lifetime Warranty that applies to the metal structure of all of its products. Unfortunately, this warranty does not apply to the optical and illumination systems covered by five years and three years of warranty. Its batteries are not covered under warranty, though.
With Holosun HS507C-X2’s multiple reticle system, you can toggle between a 2 MOA dot and a 32 MOA ring, making it easier to lock in your targets even at a distance.
And if you consider yourself a beginner shooter, Red dot optics like the HS507C-X2 can be a huge benefit for you because placing your target is simpler and clearer than aligning and focusing typical iron sights.
- Window Size – 0.63×0.91
- Dimension (in) – 1.78×1.15×1.15
- Weight (oz) – 1.5
- Power Source – Solar & Battery (50000 hrs Battery Life)
- 2 MOA Dot & 32 MOA Circle Multi-Reticle System
- 1x Magnification, 1 MOA Adjustment per Click
- W&E Travel Range – ±50 MOA
Is the HOLOSUN HS507C-X2 Worth It?
Based on our test, the HOLOSUN HS507C-X2 may be a good investment as it provides a Shake Awake technology that automatically turns off and turns on when motion is detected. When we tested out this red dot optic, we experienced a faster target locking with its multi-reticle system. Holosun also offers a Limited Lifetime Warranty for its optical and illumination systems. And above all, it has a solar cell and battery dual power supplies that could last up to 50,000 hours.
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