There was a pretty good response to the somewhat of a joke-post about MultiDoge (DogeCam) being NIR compliant or not. So, why not make this an actual series and get something out of it? Hopefully I can post some of the more obscure and harder to find patterns that I have access to for those of you who make your own gear.
So, how did genuine Flecktarn material do under Infrared?
Night Vision used to always be green, right? That is certainly how I remember it. All of a sudden this pale bluish-white image started appearing in intensifier tubes and everybody had to have it. Is it better than green? The price it commands seems to think so.
Since S2 Underground and Garand Thumb both have videos circulating about NIR (Near Infrared) compliance of your gear and clothing 30MC figured it was time to do our part and find out the question that nobody has answered. Is MultiDoge (Sometimes known as “DogeCam”) NIR compliant? We put on the lab coats and went to work for you. The testing resulted in three images. Doge under white light, under NOD (night vision) and again under NOD but with the onboard illuminator turned on. After many minutes of date calculation and peer-review(ish) consultations we can firmly say…
Video description: The Onyx Filter from Nocturn Industries can take your green or white phosphor night vision tube and turn it into a soft black and white image. Here, Mission Spec discusses the first impressions of the Onyx Filters.
Note: Depending whether or not your have a green or white tube. You will want to make sure you get the corresponding filter for correct use.