AR-15 Optics

Eotech Holosights are also very popular. This is a basic 512 model that sells for around $400 and uses AA batteries, for those of you not yet into the Lithium age.

AR-15 Optics Part I – Red Dots

Now is a great time to add an AR-15 optic to your rifle or carbine. In Part I, Muramatsu looks at the latest in red dot scopes for ARs.

A red-dot sight, like this EOTech, can also be teamed up with a magnifying adapter, and thus get you the best of both worlds.

AR-15 Scopes: Magnified Vs. Red Dot

Not taking into account A1 and A2 iron sights, your AR can have one of two types of optics - red-dot sights or magnified scopes. Here's a look at both.