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Problem with my atn 390 nv scope

Hi my scope is working but the picture goes from a normal sight picture to a dull one as if the illuminator is being covered an then uncovered the batteries are new and the illuminator appears to be working as it should if the illuminator is switched off the problem remains the same

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Re: problem with my atn 390 nv scope

Observe the IR illuminator with a digital camera and see if it if fluctuating in output brightness. If that is OK, the problem may be in the HV circuit. They are both easy to fix if the person has some experience.

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