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Photonis 4G INTENS White Phosphor Vyper-14 - 3-Day RENTAL

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SKU: 4G-VYP-14W-Rental
Device Technology: Image Intensification
Optical Magnification: 1X
Objective Focal Length: 26mm
Objective F#: 1.2
Detection Range: 350

Vyper-14 Rental Includes:

4G is specifically designed to address the stringent requirements of special forces operators. Only 4G can offer ultra-fast Auto-Gating, the smallest halo and unrivaled spectral range from ultraviolet to near infrared. Gain the unfair advantage in the darkest nights, in all terrain and operations.


The Vyper-14 Chassis may look somewhat similar to a legacy PVS-14 housing, but that's where it ends. The Vyper-14's design improvements span the entirety of the chassis including the objective bore structure, objective bore threads, objective lens retaining ring, helmet and weapon mounting systems, gasket channel, battery compartment screw holes, IR illuminator and light sensor widow, multiple other interior and exterior surfaces, and the list goes on. These meaningful improvements were all engineered to maintain physical mass while increasing chassis impact resistance, image tube stability, and sheer surface strength. This makes the Vyper-14 is a worthy upgrade for any PVS-14.

  • Vyper-14 with 4G Tube
  • Soft Case
  • Lens Cap
  • Eye Cup
  • AA Battery
  • Standard PVS-14 Manual
  • Demist Shield
  • Sacrificial Window
Note: Does not include RQE Vyper-14 Shoeset.

NOTE: Shown with optional Hard Shoes and ETHER-14 lightweigh Eyepiece

The entire chassis is made of ultra-rugged fiberglass reinforced tried-and-true Ultem resin. This lightweight material is nearly indestructible which is why fiberglass reinforced Ultem is the go-to material for many military grade lasers and personal vision systems. The windows for the IR illuminator and light sensor have a decreased radius and are thicker than a legacy housing. This design does not effect the function of the electronics, but does dramatically increase the strength of the windows and surrounding housing.


The Vyper-14 integrates with virtually any image tube, interface hardware, or furniture design architecture making is a solid foundation for the most modular applications. These integrations significantly improve image tube protection and positioning coupled with the ability to modernize the system with accessories and high yield optical trains.

All exterior corners of the Vyper-14 are filleted for additional support and the Vyper-14 is also twice as thick as a legacy PVS-14 housing where the thread relief meets the body. The improved exo-skeleton allows for enhanced optical augmentation, expanded environmental, operational protection, and life-cycle increase.

The Vyper-14 objective bore features a "Burk Ring" for easy removal of the objective lens which translates to added logistical ease in maintenance. The Burk Ring, named after the designer, is an external stop system that allows the objective lens housing to be changed without dissembling the entire monocular. To remove the objective lens assembly on a legacy PVS-14 system you have to remove the battery housing, eye piece assembly, tube retainer ring, light pipe, image tube, and close focus stop ring.

Thread material from a cross-threaded tube retainer ring is one of the most common sources of debris between the eye piece and image intensifier on a legacy PVS-14. The thread surfaces on the Vyper-14 are uninterrupted and machined with more thread surface.
Comparing the Vyper to a legacy housing we immediately noticed 2 additional levels of threads for the objective lens assembly which provide better concentricity and lens stability while focusing objective lens. The increased thread surface/stability in the objective bore makes the Vyper-14 submersion tolerant and offers better optics support. The chassis is still 100% compatible with legacy optics.

One of the most notable additions to the Vyper-14 are the 2 mounting positions for RQE dovetail shoes. The mounting points are reinforced and are the only shoes that make a PVS-14 TRULY ambidextrous. The RQE shoes are offset appropriately for the right and left side and feature a patented "tolerance tooth" so that the shoe will always fit any helmet or weapon mount snugly. The Vyper-14 still has the standard 1/4-20 mounting hole to maintain legacy PVS-14 accessory compatibility, but after we tried the RQE shoes we don't see any reason to go back.

  • Laser Specifications

  • Optics

    Optical Magnification


    Objective Focal Length


    Objective F#


    Horizontal Angular Field of View


    Vertical Angular Field of View


    Detection Range


  • Features & Performance

  • Environmental Specifications

  • Physical

  • Sensor Specifications

    Device Technology

    Image Intensification

    Intensifier Resolution