First Look: PARD Optics TD5 Thermal / Nightvision Scope

Night vision, ambient light and thermal optics, all in one scope.

posted on March 20, 2023
Pard TD5

PARD Optics is rolling out the new feature-rich but relatively lightweight Dual Spectra Imaging TD5 Thermal / Nightvision scope. The TD5 is an advanced riflescope that has everything but the kitchen sink. The unit features a built-in ballistic calculator, laser range finder, high definition night vision and a thermal imaging detection system with a 384 x 288 pixel sensor. The device also has software that lets it communicate with an iOS or Android device as well as other computers via Wi-Fi, in conjunction with the PARDVision application.

The IPS LCD thermal imaging and night vision can be displayed on the 800x800 IPS LCD display independently from each other or simultaneously with the picture-in-picture (PIP) functionality, providing a clear heat signature and night-vision depth perception. Display options include 6 different reticle styles, 4 different reticle colors and 6 different thermal image modes. Additionally, the integrated CMOS 1920x1080 visible light sensor combines a 50mm lens, 4.5-9x magnification, 6.4 x 3.6 degree field-of-view with visibility down to .001 lux. The unit includes a VCSEL infrared (IR) illuminator that is either available in 850 or 940 nm versions with three different levels of intensity.

PARD Dual Spectra Imaging TD5 Optic Specifications:

  • Resolution: 384 x 288 pixel IR Thermal Sensor
  • Objective Lens: 35 mm Lens
  • Magnification: 2.4x Optical, 2x Digital, 12 micro pixel image pitch
  • Ranger Finder: 1200 yard range
  • Infrared Illuminator: VCSEL 850 nm or 940 nm
  • Ballistic Calculator: Integrated
  • Memory Card: 128 GB TF
  • Weight: 800 grams
  • Recoil Rating: 6000 Joules
  • Weather and dust proof rating: IP67

This new full-featured optic has a suggested retail price of $4,099. Please visit for more information, or to see other night vision and thermal imaging optics options.


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