First Look: C&H Precision Red-Dot Sight

Known for their optics plates, C&H is now creating the optics themselves.

posted on June 10, 2024
C&H Precision Red-Dot Sight

C&H Precision has just announced the release of a red-dot sight for carbines, the new ERD-1 sight. The ERD-1 is a motion-activated red dot that utilizes a shake-to-wake program and will go to sleep after 5 minutes of no activity. Designed to be mounted on guns using a Picatinny rail, this optic is waterproof and shockproof,  capable of withstanding the tough tests of an outdoor enthusiast.


  • Ten levels of brightness (1&2 are night vision compatible)
  • Motion control (shake awake)
  • Shockproof (Rated for All rifle ammo)
  • Waterproof (ipx7, 1 meter for 30 mins)
  • 50,000 Hours battery life
  • CNC-machined one-piece body


  • Magnification: 1X
  • Lens Diameter: 27.5 x 36 mm
  • Elevation/Windage adjustment range: 45 MOA (Total 90 MOA)
  • Click Value: 1 MOA per click
  • Dot Size: 2 MOA (2-MOA dot and 56-MOA circle in multi-reticle)
  • Dot Color: Red
  • Parallax Free: 100 yards
  • Dot Brightness Setting: 10 levels (two are night-vision compatible)
  • Power Supply: 1x CR 2032 3V Lithium battery
  • Auto Wake/Sleep: 5 minutes after no movement
  • Shockproof and Waterproof
  • Dimensions: 3.7 inches x 1.75 inches x 2.5 inches
  • Weight: 12.4 ounces

“Meticulously designed and extremely durable, the all-new ERD-1 is the pinnacle of marrying precision with strength,” said Buck Holly, owner of C&H Precision. “This rugged, large-windowed optic will be the perfect pair for any gas gun or pistol caliber carbine.”

This red-dot rifle optic's 27.5-millimeter window has adjustable brightness with the first two levels compatible with night vision and levels 3 through 10 are standard daylight levels, parallax-free up to 100 yards. Using a CR2032 battery, the ERD-1 will run for 50,000 hours on a single battery dependent on inclement weather conditions.

The new CHWPS ERD-1 red-dot has a retail price of $494.95 and is currently available through the CHWPS online store. To learn more about this new sight or other optics and optics accessories offered by CHWPS please visit the company's website at


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