First Look: Riton 5 PRIMAL 2-12x44 Riflescope

A rugged new medium power, second-focal-plane optic.

posted on May 31, 2023
Riton 5 PRIMAL 2 12X44

Riton Optics is adding a new 2-12x44 riflescope to its PRIMAL product family. This new scope is a versatile second-focal-plane riflescope that uses Riton Optics’ PHD (Precision Hunting Dot) reticle and high-quality fully multi-coated glass, topped with assembly in a clean room to prevent contamination. In order to withstand the rigors of hard outdoor use, this dry nitrogen purged, sealed, waterproof, shockproof and fog-proof rifle optic is built with an outer housing made from a single piece of CNC milled 6061 T6 aluminum. The exterior of the optic is Type III hardcoated and anodized. The Riton Optics HD glass used in this riflescope is rated for 99.5-percent light transmission which lends itself well to low-light shooting and hunting situations. 

Riton Optics 5 Primal 2-12x44 Features:

  • Capped, zero resettable turrets
  • Three available height throw levers (14mm, 11mm, 8mm) plus a flush mount.
  • 14mm and flush mount included
  • 1/4 MOA windage and elevation adjustment
  • Fast-focus eyepiece
  • Assembled in EP-level clean room
  • 100-percent waterproof, fog proof and shockproof (tested up to 1,200 G's)
  • Aircraft grade aluminum with rugged and durable design
  • Parallax adjustment: 10 feet to infinity
  • Second-focal-plane
  • Lens Coating: Fully multi-coated, full wide band, waterproof coated, low light enhancement
  • Reticle: Precision Hunting Dot (PHD)
  • Tube Diameter: 30mm
  • Objective Lens: 44mm
  • Length: 12.5 inches
  • Weight: 24 ounces 
  • Field of View at 100 Yards: 55.1 to 9.4 feet
  • Eye Relief: 3.5 inches
  • Flip-up lens covers, lens cloth and Allen key included
  • MSRP: $779.99

The new Riton Optics 5 PRIMAL 2-12x44 Riflescope is backed by a limited lifetime warranty in addition to the Riton Promise For more information, please visit


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