First Look: Holosun SCRS Rifle Sight

Rather than just a backup, the solar panel recharges the battery.

posted on August 30, 2023
Holosun SCRS Rifle Sight

The new Holosun SCRS flips the script on the red dot sight. It’s quite common for a red dot optic to have a solar backup option attached to an optic will power the optic reticle but not charge the device battery. Setups like these use a replaceable battery, and the solar panel is there to kick in when the battery fails. The SCRS (Solar Charging Rifle Sight), however, is different. The SRS is a compact 20mm tube sight designed for use with a rifle, with a range features and adjustments that make it well-suited to a wide variety of applications.

The SCRS has multi-directional light sensors, an advanced auto mode for automatic reticle intensity settings and a manual mode for manual dot intensity control. The 20,000-hour power reserve is stored in an internal solar charging battery, providing more than enough power to charge three different reticle styles: 65-MOA Circle and 2-MOA Dot, 2-MOA Dot, or 65-MOA Circle. The sight is capable of +/- 50 MOA travel with 1-MOA per click adjustment. Reticle intensity has eight daylight and four night vision settings. SCRS is IP67 rated and made from 7075 aluminum and uses Holosun’s 509T footprint for compatibility with third-party offset RDS mounts.

Holosun SCRS Features and Specifications

  • 20,000-Hour Power reserve
  • Multi-Sensor Auto brightness
  • Solar Charging Internal battery
  • Multiple Reticle System (MRS): 65-MOA circle & 2-MOA Dot; 2-MOA Dot; 65-MOA circle
  • Parallax Free & Unlimited eye relief
  • Fits Holosun 509T Footprint
  • IP67 Certified Waterproof
  • Travel Range ± 50 MOA
  • Reticle Brightness: 8 Daylight & 4 night vision compatible settings
  • 1 MOA windage & elevation adjustment per click
  • Window Size: 22 mm
  • 7075 T6 Aluminum housing
  • 1.63-inch mount included

MSRP for the SCRS ranges from $270.58 to $352.93, depending on the model chosen. For more information on this optic as well as other products from Holosun, visit


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