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ATN IR850 Supernova is an extremely powerful, long range infra-red illuminator that is perfect for hunting, law enforcement, search and rescue, and military use.
Before using your IR850 Supernova, please read this manual carefully. Also, refer to the troubleshooting tips for any issues/problems.
- Constructed from aircraft grade aluminium.
- Surface: hard anodized finish, highly durable.
- LED: Using high power emitter with a long lifetime.
- Waterproof to IPX8 standard.
- Four modes of operation.
- Flawless white beam.
- Uses single lithium 18650 battery.
- Removable grip ring.
- Easy rail mounting system.
- Accessories: battery charger.
- One-year Warranty.
4. Tips when first using
Remove the tailcap, insert a 18650 battery, positive of the battery towards the head.
Please hold the battery tube (not the brightness control ring or neck) when tightening/loosing the tail-cap.
Only use an 18650 battery to operate this light, do not use 2 CR123 batteries as they may damage the device.
The IR850 Supernova is available use single 18650R.
- Unscrew the Tail cap from the Battery Tube, until it is free.
- Place Battery within the Battery Tube, observing proper battery polarity.
- Screw the Tail cap to the right.
Do not use two or more rechargeable lithium batteries in series.
The IR850 Supernova has 4 stage output-Low at 5%-30%-70%-100%.
These modes can be accessed by turning the brightness control ring.
Turn the light to maximum output and shine it on a wall 8~10 m away. To focus the beam, hold the lens head in one hand and turn the battery tube with your other hand. Turn clockwise or counter-clockwise till the focus is to your liking.
8. Adjustable mount
Attach the IR850 Supernova, adjust the mount as follows:
- Unscrew the four screws  securing the top of the bracket  and the bottom  half of the adjustable mount.
- Place the top and lower parts of the adjustable mount around the IR850 Supernova.
- Using an Allen wrench, secure the four screws . Do not apply excessive torque.
To adjust the windage and elevation, the two round dials must be turned/adjusted.
The round dial on the left is your elevation adjustment. The flat dial is your windage adjustment.
Adjust each dial until your IR light is centered with your picture.
To prevent wear and retain water-resistance it is a good idea to lubricate the threads and o-rings if they become dry.
11. Change switch cover
Unscrew the switch cover retaining ring use a forceps (or round nose pliers). Then replace the switch cover and replace the retaining ring.
Light Doesn’t Turn On
Battery tube does not tightened against the Neck or the tail-cap does not tightened.
- Battery may be faulty. Try another fully charged battery.
- Battery may need charging. Charge your battery, and retry.