First Look: GPO Spectra 1.5-9x44i Scope

Resettable turrets and an illuminated G4i reticle are just two of its features.

posted on March 17, 2023
First Look: GPO Spectra 1.5-9x44i Scope

A new reticle choice is now available for the GPO (German Precision Optics) Spectra 6X 1.5–9x44i premium riflescope, one of the company’s best-selling optics. This traditionally configured MRAD compatible riflescope has a standard 30 mm main tube and wide 44 mm objective lens to help its light gathering abilities. Clicks are dialed in using GPO’s PassionTrac resettable turrets, but custom turrets are also available for this Spectra 6X model.

German Precision Optics Spectra 6X 1.5—9x44i Specifications:

  • Zoom Range: 1.5x to 9x
  • Objective Lens: 44 mm
  • Main Tube Diameter: 30 mm
  • Eye Relief: 4 inches
  • Parallax: 100 yards
  • Click Value: 0.1 MRAD
  • Adjustment Range: 144 inches
  • Turrets: Capped
  • Lens Coating: GPO Bright Coating Technology
  • Illumination: central aiming point using iControl Technology
  • Reticle: G4i
  • Length: 13.3 inches
  • Weight: 20.3 ounces
  • MSRP: $999

The new reticle is GPO’s G4i reticle that makes use of GPO’s iControl illumination system and provides a centrally located illuminated aiming point nestled in between a duplex style reticle with thick posts and a thinner crosshair. The design of the G4i reticle is optimized for shooting in low light environments and suitable for any species of game found on the North American continent, from varmints to elk. The ability for hunters to shoot in challenging light conditions is crucial for their success, and having a both a reticle and wide enough objective lens makes this task much easier.

This riflescope, like all other optics for sale from German Precision Optics, are backed by the company’s exclusive Spectacular Lifetime Warranty. Included with the scope are a few accessories like see-through scope bikini covers, a cleaning cloth and a battery for the illumination system. For more information on this new German Precision Optics Spectra 6X Riflescope or other optics they offer, please visit their website at


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