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It’s Official! Aimpoint Launches New ACRO Series Sight

Malmö, Sweden – June 2018 – Aimpoint, the originator and worldwide leader in red dot sighting technology, is proud to introduce their new line of red dot sights, the Aimpoint® ACRO™ (Advanced Compact Reflex Optic) Series. The unique small sight design of the Aimpoint® ACRO series electronic red-dot sight was developed for use on pistols and other weapon platforms. 
For many years, end users have requested a small enclosed red dot sight to fit on handguns. Utilizing Aimpoint’s advanced sight technology, Aimpoint is proud to launch the first of its kind to the market. The Acro P-1, offers an enclosed system that is much more durable than those with open systems. It is also the only sight in its size category fully tested for shock, vibration, temperature span and other environmental stress. 

The Acro P-1 optic can perform under tough conditions while adding negligible size and weight to the equipment. Tested with a minimum of 20,000 rounds on a .40 cal pistol slide, this small optic has proven itself in its size category as the leader in ruggedness and reliability. 

Designed for direct integration onto pistol slides, the Aimpoint Acro P-1 sight can also be used as a backup sight for magnifying scopes, personal defense weapons, and on any system where a small red dot is applicable.

 The Acro P-1 sight is a 1X (non-magnifying) parallax-free optic that features a 3.5 minute of angle (MOA) red dot for fast target acquisition. It is fully submersible to 25 meters and allows continuous operation for over 1 year on a single CR1225 battery. Dot intensity is adjusted with side push buttons.

“The development of the Acro P-1 sight sets a new standard for compact pistol mounted reflex optics,” said Aimpoint AB President Lennart Ljungfelt. “The commitment we make to our customers is to develop the highest performing red-dot sights available. The Acro P-1 optic fulfills that commitment by providing the lightest and most rugged enclosed red-dot sight in its size category on the market.”


15 Responses to “It’s Official! Aimpoint Launches New ACRO Series Sight”

  1. jbgleason says:

    How long between battery swaps and… do you have to take it off the gun to swap the battery?

    • Anon says:

      Who cares? It lasts a year of continuous use on one battery. Sounds like a win to me.

  2. Ed says:

    Any inside scoop on approx MSRP??

  3. phlegm says:

    According to the website, it will last over a year at “Position 6”.

    The image of the reverse side shows a screw-down cap for the battery.

    • jbgleason says:

      Good info. I missed the one year thing. It was in the article. I am banning myself from the internet for a day for lack of reading comprehension.

  4. Kit Badger says:

    Awesome innovation. I’m especially interested in the, “Designed for direct integration into pistol slides” part. The footprint/mounting system should be cool.

    • Jason says:

      Looks like it’s picatinny

    • Hanno S says:

      My guess is that it is a dove tail similar to the ones found of Anschutz target rifles. That way the fixing bolts are cross bolts built into the optic itself instead of bolts that need to go down into the slide. Thus it will be a lot easier to adapt and install on most slides without having to drill and tap holes in already thin parts as well as avoiding having to do some machining wizardry like with the RMR, it is just a simple (relatively speaking, don’t swear at me machinists) dove tail. Cheers

  5. Dave says:

    What will I do with all my RMRs and other similar sights?

    • BillC says:

      Use them until they break or wear-out. Everything has a life span, even RMR’s 😐

  6. Jack Griffin says:

    Closed micro pistol sight, huh?

    I just hope it is designed for the needs of sleeve-tat-goatee-and-mirrored-wrap-arounds torture testers: rackable off cinder block walls 57,000 times.

  7. Steve Ostroski says:

    Wish they had put a price tag on it.

  8. Ben says:

    I will rather take my trijicon rmrs, without batterys any day of the week!!! This is kinda a joke 1 year battery life! I mean come on aimpoint you guys are known for 50-80,000 hours for battery life not cool..

  9. Daggertx says:

    that’s the lowest picatinny mounted optic I’ve see.