Holosun 503R is a micro red dot sight of the Paralow series.
The letter 'R' indicates that the red -dot features a rotary switch for setting the illumination intensity instead of the two buttons found on most Holosun red dot sights. The switch is located next to the battery compartment, on the side of the red- dot. With the help of the switch, you can also switch between a 2 MOA dot and a MOA circle micro dot (multi reticle system).
Even though this red -dot doesn’t have ‘U’ in its name, red - dot comes with shrouded turrets.
"RD" indicates that this MOA red dot sight features red illumination.
"GD" indicates that this micro gold dot sight features gold illumination (gold dot Holosun).
micro red and micro gold dot illumination
multi reticle system - 2 MOA dot & 2 MOA dot surrounded by a 65 MOA circle micro gold or green - circle dot reticle
red - dot comes with a low mount and a high mount for a lower third co-witness on standard AR platforms
shrouded turrets on the red dot sight
rotary switch instead of buttons for setting the illumination intensity
same mounting platform as Aimpoint Micro devices ( Aimpoint micro mounting )
12 illumination intensity levels, 2 of them are NVD compatible
red dot sight is parallax free
micro optical sight features up to 100.000 hours battery life
the battery compartment is on the right side of the product under a round shaped cover
Paralow is one of the red dot sight series made by Holosun. On the outside, these small tube sights are very familiar to the Micro red dot sights made by the famous Swedish red dot sight manufacturing company. The illumination is powered by a CR2032 battery. The click value for the elevation and windage adjustments on micro red dot is 0.5 MOA. These durable red dot sights feature a single-piece housing made out of aluminum. Altogether, there are 12 illumination intensity levels to choose from, 2 of which are NVD compatible. The battery life is 50.000 hours.
The 503 micro optical sight is one of the model families in the Paralow series.
Reticle system on red dot sight
The first number '5' in its name suggests that the user can switch between a 2 MOA dot and a 2 MOA dot surrounded by a 65 MOA circle - circle dot reticle. The second number '0' implies that the red dot optic comes with standard accessories (without honeycomb filter, quick-release mount and flip-up lens covers).
These small tube sights come with a high mount for an AR platform (lower 1/3 co-witness) and a low mount for other mounting purposes (such as mounting on a rifle). All red dot optic models in the Paralow series except the ones with the letter 'A' in their name have the same mounting platform as the Aimpoint Micro devices ( Aimpoint micro mounting ). To read more about footprint on Holosun 503R red dot sight read our article Holosun 503R Footprint. You can also check our Footprint database.
The warranty is 3 years on the material and on the electronics of the MOA red - dot.
For more information regarding the Holosun symbols, check our blog post.
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