Want to see everything you’ve been missing at night? The 3×30 Equinox Z digital night vision monocular from Bushnell debuts with some of the best technology in its class. The 3×30 boasts a 3x magnification, 30mm multi coated glass objective lens and an infrared illuminator with 3 settings to help provide edge-to-edge resolution and outstanding image quality that allows you to see farther than ever before. The Equinox Z utilizes digital technology making it usable in daylight as well.

Need to see even further? The Equinox Z introduces a never before seen zoom feature letting you see up to 3 times as far as a standard night vision device. The unit also includes a video output port (user switchable to NTSC or PAL standard), which allows connection to video or computer equipment for recording or “live” monitoring. A built-in accessory mounting rail enables the user to attach a more powerful IR illuminator or other compatible accessories if needed.

The 3×30 Equinox Z is versatile enough for many applications including hunting, camping, boating/fishing, caving, paintball, stargazing, rescue/recovery, security surveillance, and law enforcement.

What’s in the box: 3x30mm monocular, carrying case, wrist strap, video out cable, lens cleaning cloth


  • Digital night vision monocular with 3x magnification and a 30mm objective lens
  • 1x-3x Digital Zoom
  • Day or night time use (Daytime color with IR off)
  • Video out
  • Built in Infrared Illuminator for long distance viewing
  • Operates on 4 AA batteries
  • Multi-coated glass objective


  • Magnification and Objective (mm): 3x 30mm
  • LCD: Black/White Night, Color Daytime
  • Zoom: 1x-3x (Total magnification = 3x-9x)
  • Viewing Range: 500 ft with IR on
  • Batteries: 4 AA
  • Battery Life: 14 Hours with IR off, 7 hours with IR on
  • Video out: Yes, cable included
  • Auto off: After 10 minutes idle, unless video out is active
  • Dimensions (in/mm): 6.5 x 3.2 x 2.1 / 58 x 105 x 200
  • Weight (oz/g): 15 / 425

Product Features

  • Digital Night Vision monocular with 3x magnification, 1-3x digital zoom and a 30mm objective lens
  • Day or nighttime use (Daytime color with IR off); built in Infrared Illuminator for up to a 500 ft. viewing distance
  • Multicoated glass objectives produces outstanding optical clarity; Picatinny style rail for accessory mounting
  • Video out capability
  • Rugged water-resistant housing; tripod mountable; operates on 4 AA batteries (not included)

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This article has 3 comments

  1. JOSEPH H.

    Some other details you might want to know. I like this item, but I don’t love it. This as a special use, low resolution digital camera that is super sensitive to infrared light. I mostly agree with the other reviews. What I don’t agree with is mostly technical, and would not help you decide to buy, so I will not waste your time with it.With some optical background, I understand the challenge that compact monocular/binoculars have with small field of view. I initially couldn’t decide between 4.5x and 6x model. I chose…

  2. C. Hill

    Very Powerful Night Vision – Highly Recommended ***** Updated 7/8/2014 to reflect display brightness software patch! *****This Bushnell “Equinox Z Digital Night Vision Monocular, 6x 50mm” is an excellent consumer grade night vision device that provides a lot of useful features. I have several other night vision device, including an old Gen 1 Russian goggle set (think grainy “green” image) and a low end handheld monocular that is little better than a toy compared to this unit.My video shows this…

  3. ViDMaR

    Excellent low cost Night Vision device!! This thing works great for open field night viewing, I use it for locating hogs at my feeders at night. In thick cover or a forested area the onboard light will reflect a lot of light and white out your images. The built in light is more than bright enough, on high, to identify targets at 100 yards at night with no moon. It has 3 NV light levels, high, low and off, and a daytime mode. Even a full moon is not bright enough to view anything at a…

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