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There are several types of pistol optics, including:
- Red dot sights – These are simple, non-magnifying optics that project a red dot onto the target. They are popular for fast target acquisition and ease of use.
- Reflex sights – Similar to red dot sights, reflex sights use a small LED to project a reticle onto the target. They are also non-magnifying and suitable for close-range shooting.
- Holographic sights – These use a laser diode to project a reticle onto a holographic film, creating a more precise and durable image.
- Fixed power scopes – These are magnifying optics that have a fixed magnification level. They are less common on pistols but can be useful for long-range shooting.
- Variable power scopes – These allow the user to adjust the magnification level, making them more versatile than fixed power scopes.
- Laser sight – These are devices that projects a laser beam on the target, allowing for quick and easy aiming, mostly for close range shooting.