The Burris AR-536 is a compact, yet highly durable and capable optic designed for use on a tactical carbine, such as an AR-15. The optic has 5x fixed magnification and has a very useful illuminated Ballistic CQ reticle. The AR-536 was designed for fast action yet also give you the ability to reach out several hundreds of yards with precise fire.
The AR-536 was designed for use on a tactical carbine. With this in mind, the engineers set for the to build an optic that would be able to handle hard use while remaining reliable. With this in mind, the AR-536 was made to be waterproof, shockproof, and fog proof.
The AR-536 is built with multi-coated lenses. This process helps to create am image that is bright and clear. This allows you to get a good visual of the target in order to correctly identify the target and take a precise shot.
The Burris AR-536 utilizes the Burris Ballistic CQ Reticle. This reticle pattern was developed in order to meet the very demanding needs of the competitive shooter, law enforcement officer and military member. This reticle allows you to be a fast and accurate shooter. The reticle works well for close range tactical applications, as well as farther more precise engagements.
The reticle was designed to allow you to efficiently engage a wide assortment of targets. The large circular center allows fr easy sight acquisition, which makes for fast engagements. This is perfect for closer, less difficult shots. The reticle also has smaller dot that provide trajectory compensation. These smaller dots, which proper set up with your rifle an ammunition allow for precise holdovers out to 600 yards.
The reticle has three different presentations. When the reticle is not illuminated, it will appear as black, giving you good contrast against lighter targets. The reticle can also be illuminated. When the reticle is illuminated, it can be set to either a red or green setting depending on your preference and environment to allow for a more optimal sight picture. When the reticle is illuminated, the brightness can also be adjusted. Both the red and the green color setting have 5 different brightness settings each. The illuminated reticle is powered by a single CR2032 battery.