As the popularity of red-dot sights on handguns has exploded over the past several years, so have the number of purpose-built optics options for that use. Most recently, Bushnell introduced two new micro red-dot sights (MRDS) for handguns, the RXC-200 and RXU-200.
Both of these MRDS optics share most of the same features and specs, with the RXC-200 “Compact” featuring a 23.5 mm overall height and the RXU-200 “Ultra-Compact” featuring a shorter, 19.5 mm overall height. Each is slim and streamlined without buttons or protrusions which could snag on concealment garments, but windage and elevation adjustments remain easily accessible.
Designed for compact semi-automatic handguns, the RXC-200 and RXU-200 work across popular optics-ready pistols with the SHIELD Reflex Mini Sight Compact (RMSC) mounting footprint and pattern. Shooters with other handguns can utilize third-party adapter plates or rail mounts to use the RXC-200 and RXU-200.
At the core of the RXC-200 and RXU-200 is an efficient and clear 6-MOA dot that automatically adjusts intensity for lighting conditions and consumes less energy when holstered or stored. True Tone coatings mitigate blue tint and maximize light transmission. The sights also boast over 50,000 hours of battery life when exposed to typical indoor, ambient conditions. Both sights also feature a built-in, backup rear dovetail sight for fast alignment and peace of mind.
Built to withstand harsh conditions and recoil, the aircraft-grade aluminum RXC-200 and RXU-200 exceed MIL-STD-810 impact and vibration requirements. Both MRDS optics are also IPX7-rated and moisture sealed to withstand being submerged in 1 meter of water for 30 minutes.
The Bushnell RXC-200 reflex sight and the RXU-200 reflex sight have an MSRP of $199.99.