First Look: AMERIGLO Haven Red-Dot Pistol Sight
AMERIGLO recently introduced an entry to pistol optics with the all-new Haven red dot.
Designed from the to fit the personal defense needs of American gun owners, the Haven is available with a 3.5- or 5.0-MOA dot, or as a Carry-Ready Combo which includes optic-compatible iron sights for the Glock MOS system. The Haven red dot uses the proven Trijicon RMR footprint and will be ready for immediate installation on today’s most popular optics-ready pistols.
“We wanted our first pistol optic to be geared toward everyday carry for self-defense,” said Rick Callihan, AMERIGLO founder. “The new Haven red-dot sight offers intuitive, real-world features built to perform in high-stress personal defense situations.”
The Haven has a combination of large window, bright red dot, and high-visibility vertical post on the rear deck. In turn, this helps create an immediate and intuitive aiming point for the shooter. The Haven is designed to withstand firing and recoil from today’s most powerful handguns due to its advanced electronics and enhanced opto-mechanical design. Developed for personal defense, the Haven is compatible with the most common IWB/OWB holsters used for concealed carry.
The Haven features 11 brightness settings, including two night-vision compatible options. The optic’s proprietary Carry-Loc mode fixes the illumination at the user’s desired setting and prevents unintentional button presses. Designed with precision-engineered adjusters for windage and elevation adjustments at one click per 1 MOA, the red dot has an adjustment range of +/- 45 MOA.
The Haven’s convenient side-loading battery compartment results in not having a need to re-zero the red dot when the battery is changed. All shooters will need to do is eject the old battery and slide in the new one for fast and easy replacement—not that batteries will need to be changed very often at all. The AMERIGLO Haven runs on a single, common, CR2032 battery, which can last up to 2 years on the low setting and one year on a mid/high setting. Battery life is conserved thanks to the Haven’s Power Protect feature, which offers a 12-hour runtime and a 12-hour, motion-activated auto-on.
The Haven is compatible with optics-ready pistols including the Glock MOS (excluding Slimline models), Smith & Wesson’s C.O.R.E., Springfield Armory’s OSP, Beretta APX RDO, Canik TP9SFX, FN 509 MRD & Tactical Series/FNX, CZ-P10 optic compatible models, the Walther Arms Q4/A5/PDP, and more.
MSRP on the Haven is $379. For more information, go to ameriglo.com.
Article by SHOOTING ILLUSTRATED STAFF