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NightHawk Night Vision 26-0900 wont power up

I recently purchased a NightHawk Digital Night Vision 26-0900 and I am having trouble getting it to power up. The instructions dont give much information as to initially charging the unit and what the red / green lite on the charger indicates. When I plug the charger into the wall, it displays a green lite, which is like to one on my cell phone charger. However, when I plug the other end of the charger into the device, the lite on the plug turns red immediately. Unplug it and it goes right back to green. Appears to not be charging. Please help as this is supposed to be a Christmas gift and I am running out of time!

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  • Paul Crane
    Paul Crane May 11, 2010

    I know nothing about night vision goggles. But on my walky talky charger at work red means charging, green means battery is fully charged and red flashing means battery not in right or bad battery. I would assume this is probably a universal thing, but know for sure. Our batteries at work take about 3 to 4 hours to fully charge. It's possible that if this a new uncharged battery that it may take longer. Hopefully your battery or charger aren't defective.

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SOURCE: i dont have a manual

Hello, You should have two switches, one for on/off and the other for IR intensifier (red). There should be or not two LED one green to indicate on/off--no green LED it off, if the green LED glows green it on. The same with IR luminator, red is glowing the IR is on, if not glowing red, it off.

Make sure you have new batteries and make sure that the polaity is correct---positive +,
negative -.

Push the on button, if you push the right button the green LED will glow, then push IR button. Put you hand in front of the monocular and see if there is a red glow on the palm of you hand, if there is then the IR is on. Never look into the IR lens. Now you can look through the eye piece.

Now, if there no green tent inside of the monocular then there are other problems with you NV devise.

Never, and I mean NEVER look at bright light at night or in the daylight. This will destroy the image tube. That is one reason why they are call night vision....Only for viewing in the dark. stewbison

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