When using the device, defective (dead) pixels may appear on the microbolometer. These are bright or dark points of a constant brightness that are visible on the image.
Defective pixels on the microbolometer can increase in size relatively when digital zoom is activated.
Trail 2 LRF thermal riflescopes offer the possibility of removing any defective pixels on the microbolometer using software, as well as to cancel any deletion.
- Press and hold down the M (4) button to enter the main menu.
- Select the Defective Pixel Repair menu item with the UP (3)/DOWN (5) buttons.
- Press briefly the M (4) to open the submenu.
- Select the Defective Pixel Repair option by briefly pressing the M (4) button.
- A marker (H) appears on the left side of the display.
- On the right side of the display appears "magnifying glass" (G) – a magnified image in a frame with a fixed cross , designed for easier detection of a defective pixel and to match the pixel with the marker, horizontal and vertical arrows for X and Y axes (I) showing marker's movement.
- With a short press of the UP (3)/DOWN (5) buttons move the marker to align it with a defective pixel.
- Switch the direction of the marker from horizontal to vertical and vice versa with a short press of the M (4) button.
- Align the defective pixel with the fixed cross in the frame – the pixel should disappear.
- Delete the defective pixel with a brief press of the ON/OFF (11) button.
- A brief message "OK" appears in the frame in case of success.
- Then you can delete another defective pixel by moving the marker along the display.
- Exit Defective Pixel Repair with a long press of the M (4) button.
Attention! 1-3 pixels on the display of the riflescope in the form of bright white, black or colored (blue, red or green) dots may appear. These points cannot be removed and not a defect.