Steiner MPS Approved for Duty by Texas LE Departments

The MPS is a closed-emitter micro red dot that is ideal for use on a pistol

posted on October 27, 2022
Steiner MPS

The Steiner MPS (Micro Pistol Sight) has received duty-use status from several Texas Law Enforcement agencies after rigorous testing and evaluation. Both the Lubbock and Cross Roads, TX, police departments have approved the MPS after determining the optic provided the reliability and consistency required when lives are on the line. In addition, the Arlington SWAT unit, which operates in the heart of the I-35 corridor between Dallas and Fort Worth, has also approved the MPS.

The optic—a micro red dot purpose-built to withstand the hard use and challenging field conditions encountered by law enforcement and defense professionals across the nation—is currently under evaluation by the Dallas Police Department. The unit borrows the same performance and battle-proven engineering found in Steiner’s tactical optics for military and law enforcement, with rugged, all-metal housing construction, enhanced sidewalls and a sealed emitter capable of withstanding submersion at depths of up to 10 meters.

Despite its compact size and light weight, the MPS is packed with features that ensure reliability and predictable performance for hard-duty use. The recessed optic window and thick metal shroud protects the Steiner-quality lens from most direct impacts and the 1X magnification delivers a crisp, undistorted image for quick, both-eyes-open sight-picture acquisition. Additional features include a bright 3.3 MOA reticle, 13,000-hour battery life, eight brightness levels, user-selectable auto-off, and multiple mounting options. It also has six different day/night modes and two night-vision-compatible modes.

The unit measures only 2.17 inches in length and weighs 2.05 ounces. Objective lens size is 20x16 mm and the ocular is 21x16 mm. A CR1632 battery provides power for the unit and operating temperature runs anywhere between -40 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. The MPS is also available to civilian enthusiasts and has an MSRP of $574.99.


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