Aimpoint Updates their Micro H-1 and T-1 Reflex Sights with 2 MOA Dots

Aimpoint’s solid and super-popular Micro lineup of non-magnified red dot optics is expanding to include two new models.  The only change is going from 4-MOA dots to 2-MOA, for people who like the Micros but want something more precise.

Aimpoint Aim Point Micro Red Dot Scop Optics H-1 T-1Both the H-1 and T-1 will be getting the new reticles, and they’re priced about the same, generally starting around $550 for the H models and $650 for the T.

If you were wondering what the differences between the two were, it’s a matter of purpose; the H-1 is less expensive because it’s got standard anodizing for a finish, and isn’t night-vision-compatible.  As it’s intended for the hunting market, it comes with a Weaver mount.

The T-1 is for the tactically-minded.  It has a hard-anodized finish that will take a greater degree of punishment before it gives, works with night vision, and has a Picatinny mount.  Otherwise, they weigh the same (three ounces without the 0.7-ounce mount) both have the extra-power brightness setting for very bright areas or very dark glasses, the same controls, and the same five-year battery life.Aimpoint Aim Point Micro Red Dot Scop Optics H-1 T-1 Tactical

Aimpoint’s Micros are choice optics for anyone who wants the advantages of a powered red dot without the weight.  And even though the H models are designed for hunting, the truth is that they make a great T-1 alternative for someone trying to save a little scratch.

Adding smaller precision reticles to the Micros seems like a solid decision, and even somewhat overdue.  When it comes to the Micro, we’ve always thought “don’t fix what’s not broken” but then they do this, and we can’t complain.

Aimpoint Aim Point Micro Red Dot Scop Optics H-1 T-1

A 2-MOA reticle paints about a two-inch dot at 100 yards, and 4-MOA, four inches.  Have you passed over these optics because of their previous 4-MOA dots or do you prefer to paint with a broad brush?