Pulsar Proton FXQ30 Thermal Imaging Front Attachment Kit: Instantly Turns Your Daytime Combat/Tactical Rifle Scope into a Thermal/IR (Infrared) Scope!

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

By David Crane
david (at) defensereview (dot) com

February 10, 2022

As long as we’re still on a (latest and greatest) riflescope binge, we might as well also mention the rather interesting and nifty Pulsar Proton FXQ30 Thermal Imaging Front Attachment Kit that instantly transforms your daytime combat/tactical rifle scope into a fully functional thermal/IR (InfraRed) scope. Not only is it lightweight and compact, but it also allows you to maintain your zero. Your new thermal/IR capability is brought to you via the Proton FXQ30’s “highly sensitive 384×288 px @ 17µ sensor with NETD <40 mK”, an HD AMOLED display, and a refresh rate of 50 Hz.

DefenseReview (DR) really digs this thing, at least on paper. The Pulsar Proton FXQ30 Thermal Imaging Front Attachment Kit looks like one hell of a little quick-attach thermal/IR sight package. Check out Pulsar’s video on it below:

There’s a lot more info on it, of course, but we’ll let the good folks at Pulsar give you the rest:

“Pulsar Proton FXQ30 Thermal Imaging Front Attachment Kit
– $3,629.97 [USD MSRP]


Transform your daytime scope into a fully functional thermal sight!

As soon as the sun sets, the time comes for the Pulsar Proton FXQ30. With new compact thermal front attachment, it takes minimum effort for your daytime scope to transform into a ready-to-use thermal sight, with no need for additional zeroing.

Lightweight and Compact

When you are out stalk hunting every gram counts. With the lightweight and compact Proton FXQ30, you will not only avoid burdening yourself, but also retain the rifle and scope balance you are used to.

Maintain Zeroing

Proton FXQ30 is attached to the daytime scope with the help of the Pulsar’s PSP (Precise Screen Positioning) adapter. After mounting and adjusting the Proton for the first time, you don’t need to adjust it again. The PSP adapter allows for extremely quick mounting of Proton on and off the scope, while the precise screen positioning mechanism ensures the display with thermal image is ideally centered within the scope’s field of view.

The layout of optical and electrical components in combination with extremely accurate optical and firmware alignment enables the hunter to avoid any additional compensation or adjustments due to the front attachment “sitting” in front of the scope’s objective lens.


Proton FXQ30 works best with 1.5–4x magnification and with the PSP-adapter, you can attach it to scopes with a lens diameter between 40mm and 56mm. This means you can use Proton with most popular scopes, such as 1.5–6×42, 2–8×42, 3–9×40, 2–12×50, 3–12×56.

And if you find yourself in need of a spotting scope, you can transform your front attachment into a thermal monocular in mere seconds, by simply unmounting your Proton from the daytime scope and connecting it to a Pulsar 5х30 В monocular.

Ease of use

The Proton’s modern thermal objective lens does not require focusing. Both target and background will be in focus as close as 15 meters away. All control buttons are within reach on this compact device. Moreover, the optional Bluetooth remote control lets you forget about them altogether. You can comfortably attach the remote control to the gunstock duplicating the front attachment control.

Premium functionality

Despite its small size, the Proton FXQ30 houses premium class components and functionalities:

  • Highly sensitive 384×288 px @ 17µ sensor with NETD <40 mK
  • Shock proof magnesium alloy body with waterproof rating of IPX7 and recoil rated up to .375 H&H, 12-Gauge and 9.3×64
  • Integrated photo and video recorder with 16 GB internal memory
  • HD AMOLED display
  • 8 color pallets
  • Integration with iOS and Android devices


Product                                                                         Dimensions, mm      Weight, oz
Proton FXQ30 Attachment (with APS5 battery)      119х58х75 mm                13.4 oz.
PSP-56 Ring Adapter                                                      75х85х85 mm                 6.35 oz.
Pulsar 5x30B Monocular                                               130х47х51 mm                6.0 oz.”

Company Contact Info:

2201 Heritage Pkwy
Mansfield, Texas 76063
Phone: 1-817-761-1771
Email: [email protected]
Email Contact Page: https://support.pulsarnv.com/hc/en-us/requests/new?ticket_form_id=360001340011
Website: https://pulsarnv.com

© Copyright 2022 DefenseReview.com. All rights reserved. This content/material may not be republished, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without first receiving permission and providing proper credit and appropriate links.

Related Articles:

Trijicon VCOG 1–8×28 Riflescope Commercial SCO (Squad Common Optic) for CQB and Whatever the Combat Distance Be (within Reason)!

EOTECH Vudu 1-10×28 FFP (First Focal Plane) Tactical Rifle Scope with Vudu SR-4 MOA Reticle, SR-5 MRAD Reticle or LE-5 MRAD Reticle!

Vortex Optics Razor HD Gen III 6-36×56 FFP (Front Focal Plane) Riflescope Combat/Tactical Rifle Scope with EBR-7D (MOA) Reticle Unveiled!

Unity Tactical FAST MRO Optic Mount for Trijicon MRO and MRO HD Red Dot Reflex Sights Give You a More Natural Heads-Up Shooting Position for Faster Tactical Rifle/Carbine/SBR Shooting!

Theon Sensors Thermis CS Thermal Clip-On Sight (TCS) Thermal Imaging System Wins UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) Contract for Sniper In-Line Low Light System (SILLS) – Long Wave InfraRed (LWIR) Thermal Sight ‘Weapon Sight 2’

Elbit Systems Assault Rifle Combat Application System (ARCAS): Revolutionary Combat Capability for Infantry Warfighters?

Smart Shooter SMASH Family of Fire Control Systems (FCS): Smart Weapon Sight Systems for Kinetically Engaging and Neutralizing Enemy Combatants, Vehicles and Drone Aircraft!

Pulsar Proton FXQ30 Thermal Imaging Front Attachment Kit: Instantly Turns Your Daytime Combat/Tactical Rifle Scope into a Thermal/IR (Infrared) Scope! by

About David Crane

David Crane started publishing online in 2001. Since that time, governments, military organizations, Special Operators (i.e. professional trigger pullers), agencies, and civilian tactical shooters the world over have come to depend on Defense Review as the authoritative source of news and information on "the latest and greatest" in the field of military defense and tactical technology and hardware, including tactical firearms, ammunition, equipment, gear, and training.

Check Also

Reflectacles Sunglasses: Urban-Cool Counter-Surveillance Eyewear for Professionals and Civilians Alike!

By Toby Melville September 29, 2023 Eyewear has been an important component of fashion for …