First Look: Holosun EPS and EPS Carry Pistol Optics

Two new enclosed emitter red dot optics for your defensive carry pistol.

by
posted on June 13, 2022
EPS and EPS Carry

Holosun is releasing their new line of enclosed emitter slide mounted electronic red and green dot sights. With these new optics, Holosun is giving its customers the choice between a full-size electronic dot optic meant for standard-size handguns, or a reduced-size unit intended for contemporary slimmer subcompact defensive carry pistols such as the SIG Sauer P365, the Springfield Armory Hellcat, the Glock 48 and other guns. From a performance and durability perspective, both sights are essentially the same but the EPS Carry sights weigh approximately 0.2 ounces less than the full-size version (which only weighs 1.4 ounces) and has a slightly reduced targeting window.

Holosun EPS sights were designed with a lower deck, meaning that they sit lower on a pistol’s slide surface and can co-witness with standard height iron sights on certain handgun models. Depending on the model of handgun, this brings the added convenience of having to forgo the procurement and installation of taller, suppressor-height back-up sights. These IPX8 water and dust proof rated electronic dot sights are manufactured with 7075-T6 aluminum and come with a black anodized finished and are offered with both red or green dots. In addition to this, they both take a CR1620 battery that can achieve a 50,000 hour battery life. EPS electronic sights use Holosun’s “K” footprint. The aspheric lenses on EPS electronic sights are parallax free and multicoated. The targeting window on the full size unit measures .90 x .63 inches. On the EPS Carry sights, the targeting window is slightly smaller at .77 x .58 inches. EPS sights also boast of some well-known features that are found on other Holosun offerings such as the Super LED, Shake Awake, and Solar Failsafe technologies.

The retail price for Holosun EPS electronic dot sights start at $435.28. For more information on these slide mounted electronic red dot sights and other Holosun products, please visit Holosun’s website at holosun.com.

Latest

Aridus GA
Aridus GA

First Look: Aridus 1301 Beretta Stock Adapter

Upgrade your Beretta tactical shotgun with a Magpul stock.

Safety Recall on Certain Tisas 1911s

Six models are affected. 

That Old Familiar Feeling

When in comes to your defensive pistol, familiarity breeds competence, not contempt.

First Look: Hornady Mobilis Gun Safes

Available in three sizes, each of which has modular interior walls.

First Look: CrossBreed Holsters For Daniel Defense H9

Options include IWB and OWB holsters as well as off body carry.

Controlling Shotgun Recoil

Love the scattergun but hate bruised shoulders? Here are some tips to mitigate recoil.

Interests



Get the best of Shooting Illustrated delivered to your inbox.