I have a nice pair of AN/PVS-7B night vision goggles that I am trying to sell. I bought these goggles in 1999 from NAIT (North American Intergraded Technologies) and have used them very little (about 40 hours out of a 10,000 hour life) since. They were brand new, OMNI 3 contract specification image tube. For those that do not know, OMNI 3 tubes are required to have 45 lp/mm resolution, 1300 uA/lm photo response, 16:1 signal to noise. There is no tube sheet on this device. There are a few black spots as you can see in the pictures. The tube is quite nice. The goggles are in great shape, look about new. No scratches on the lenses. See pictures for more detail. They come with head mount, case, sacrificial window (protects objective lens while in use), manual and lens paper. Included, but not pictured is a brand new IR spot to flood adapter for the goggles, it is a lens that friction fits on top of the IR illuminator that allows you to focus the IR light from the illuminator, making it far more useful. Also included is the original receipt from NAIT, proving that the goggles are not stolen military property.
A note on the pictures, I thought the best thing to do would be to compare the PVS-7s to another NVG, in this case an ITT 6015 (PVS-14 type unit). The specs on the 6015 (for your info) are 29.1:1 signal to noise, 64 lp/mm resolution, 2429 uA/lm photo response, 2124 FOM. So, compared to a far better unit, the PVS-7 does pretty well. A great way to get into the 3rd Gen. world.
I am selling the unit for $1600. Active Military or Law enforcement contact me for a price break. Pay via money order or cashiers check. I have 122 positive feed back from 94 members on e-bay (mrf28shv) if you need a reference. I am also looking for a few trades, number one would be an original AR-180, or a FN FS2000.
Overall views of the unit:
Views through the scopes, first two are the low light views. First is the PVS-7, next is the 6015. The light conditions was ambient street light through closed blinds, LED on my coffee maker and cable box.
Next is the high light portion, so you can see spots, etc. on the tube. Ambient street light again with a cheap plug in wall night light in the hall, clock radio LED.
Last image is just the PVS-7, and I am trying to show off the biggest blemish. It is an odd one, ‘cause you can see through it, but it is there, so you should know about it before buying.
Thanks for looking!