AR-536™

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The AR-536 is a compact, fast-acquisition optic designed for lawmen, military personnel, and competitive shooters who want additional range.

The red or green illuminated reticle provides nanosecond response to immediate targets. It also allows for careful shooting at distant threats.

A rotary, 10-position power selector accommodates all lighting conditions. The reticle runs on one CR2032 battery.

The Ballistic CQ™ reticle features holdover dots good out to 600 yards. They work best with 5.56 or 7.62 ammunition. [LINK: /reticles/ballistic-cq]

Picatinny rails allow piggybacking of additional sights, lasers or lights. And the Burris Forever Warranty™ backs the entire, rugged design.

 

Item Number:300210
300223
Combo Package:None (300210)
Included (300223)
Combo Package Includes AR Sight, FastFire™ II, ARD
Magnification:5x
Clear Objective Lens Diameter:36 mm
Reticles:Ballistic CQ™ (300210)
Ballistic CQ™ (300223)
Reticle Color(s):Black, Green, Red (300210)
Black, Green, Red (300223)
Finish:Matte
Field of View:20 ft. @ 100 yds.
Mount:Picatinny Rail Base
Close Focus:25 ft.
Eye Relief:2.5 - 3.5 in.
Click Value:1/3 MOA
Height Above Rail to Optic Centerline:1.6 in.
Elevation Adjustment, Total Capability:70 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA from center.
Windage Adjustment:70 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA in any direction from center.
Length:5.8 in. (without sunshade or flip-up covers)
Weight:8.75 oz. (300210)
20.25 oz. (300223)
Illumination Control:Rotary dial
Illumination Settings:5 red settings; 5 green settings; off is black
Battery:CR2032
  • Fast-action Ballistic CQ reticle is made for competitive shooters, law enforcement personnel, and military operators
  • Circular center provides ultra-fast engagement at close distances
  • The smaller reticle dots provide trajectory compensation out to 600 yds. for 5.56 and 7.62 cartridges
  • 3 reticle color settings: red, green, and black
  • Illuminated reticle: 5 red and 5 green illuminated settings
  • The illuminated reticle reduces time to get on target in any lighting condition and dramatically increases accuracy in darkness
  • Rotary illumination control dials between 10 settings, to easily match any lighting condition
  • Reticle’s black color setting is available even without battery power
  • Fixed 5x magnification
  • 36 mm objective delivers bright, crisp images
  • Index-matched, Hi-Lume® multicoating aids in low-light performance and glare elimination; makes more shots possible and increases your success rate
  • Rugged construction withstands recoil, abuse, and all types of weather
  • Integrated lens covers for extra protection
  • Adjustable diopter allows shooter to control focus for crisp images
  • 3 Picatinny rail mounting points provide stable, secure accessories mounting
  • With the bottom rail mount removed, the optic can be mounted to an AR charging handle
  • Windage and elevation caps are tethered to prevent loss
  • Waterproof
  • Nitrogen-filled body tubes prevent internal fogging in the cold and rain
  • Precision-gauged, hand-fitted internal assemblies maintain a consistent point of impact throughout magnification range, regardless of shock and vibration
  • Comes with our Burris Forever Warranty
  • Optic only, not kit (300210 only)
  • Tactical kit includes AR-536 optic and a FastFire 2™ 4-MOA red dot sight
NameTypeModified
2015 Burris Optics CatalogPDFJanuary 19, 2015Download
Description

The AR-536 is a compact, fast-acquisition optic designed for lawmen, military personnel, and competitive shooters who want additional range.

The red or green illuminated reticle provides nanosecond response to immediate targets. It also allows for careful shooting at distant threats.

A rotary, 10-position power selector accommodates all lighting conditions. The reticle runs on one CR2032 battery.

The Ballistic CQ™ reticle features holdover dots good out to 600 yards. They work best with 5.56 or 7.62 ammunition. [LINK: /reticles/ballistic-cq]

Picatinny rails allow piggybacking of additional sights, lasers or lights. And the Burris Forever Warranty™ backs the entire, rugged design.

 

Specs
Item Number:300210
300223
Combo Package:None (300210)
Included (300223)
Combo Package Includes AR Sight, FastFire™ II, ARD
Magnification:5x
Clear Objective Lens Diameter:36 mm
Reticles:Ballistic CQ™ (300210)
Ballistic CQ™ (300223)
Reticle Color(s):Black, Green, Red (300210)
Black, Green, Red (300223)
Finish:Matte
Field of View:20 ft. @ 100 yds.
Mount:Picatinny Rail Base
Close Focus:25 ft.
Eye Relief:2.5 - 3.5 in.
Click Value:1/3 MOA
Height Above Rail to Optic Centerline:1.6 in.
Elevation Adjustment, Total Capability:70 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA from center.
Windage Adjustment:70 MOA
Example: 50 MOA is roughly 25 MOA in any direction from center.
Length:5.8 in. (without sunshade or flip-up covers)
Weight:8.75 oz. (300210)
20.25 oz. (300223)
Illumination Control:Rotary dial
Illumination Settings:5 red settings; 5 green settings; off is black
Battery:CR2032
Shared Features
  • Fast-action Ballistic CQ reticle is made for competitive shooters, law enforcement personnel, and military operators
  • Circular center provides ultra-fast engagement at close distances
  • The smaller reticle dots provide trajectory compensation out to 600 yds. for 5.56 and 7.62 cartridges
  • 3 reticle color settings: red, green, and black
  • Illuminated reticle: 5 red and 5 green illuminated settings
  • The illuminated reticle reduces time to get on target in any lighting condition and dramatically increases accuracy in darkness
  • Rotary illumination control dials between 10 settings, to easily match any lighting condition
  • Reticle’s black color setting is available even without battery power
  • Fixed 5x magnification
  • 36 mm objective delivers bright, crisp images
  • Index-matched, Hi-Lume® multicoating aids in low-light performance and glare elimination; makes more shots possible and increases your success rate
  • Rugged construction withstands recoil, abuse, and all types of weather
  • Integrated lens covers for extra protection
  • Adjustable diopter allows shooter to control focus for crisp images
  • 3 Picatinny rail mounting points provide stable, secure accessories mounting
  • With the bottom rail mount removed, the optic can be mounted to an AR charging handle
  • Windage and elevation caps are tethered to prevent loss
  • Waterproof
  • Nitrogen-filled body tubes prevent internal fogging in the cold and rain
  • Precision-gauged, hand-fitted internal assemblies maintain a consistent point of impact throughout magnification range, regardless of shock and vibration
  • Comes with our Burris Forever Warranty
Unique Features
  • Optic only, not kit (300210 only)
  • Tactical kit includes AR-536 optic and a FastFire 2™ 4-MOA red dot sight
Downloads
NameTypeModified
2015 Burris Optics CatalogPDFJanuary 19, 2015Download
AR-536™ is rated4.3333 out of 5 by 45.
Rated 4 out of 5 by fromGreat Optic,I've had the Burris 536 optic for a few months now. I've been very pleased. Shooting Tannerite targets were a snap at 70 yards with a bunch of buddies. I was 2 hits for 3 shot while others wasted a lot of ammo. The real test was a bunch of pigs on the way to a stand during muzzle loader season. I brought the ML for deer and the AR because my son saw signs of pigs the day before. i took a 100# sow at about 40 yards as she was moving towards me. 3 shots to the head did the trick with cheap 55gr hard ball ammo. I'm looking forward to more pigs and a coyote hunt with the AR and the Burris 556.
Date published: 2015-02-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by fromGet what you pay for.I picked a the AR536 new on E bay for $275. I did not need it but with the Burris rebate I thought I would give it a try. For a made in China scope it is worth the $275. For the full price of $400 I think I would buy a different scope. The scope works and seems to hold zero. The tracking could be a lot better. But since you only have to sight in once it works and only cost you a few extra rounds. The illumination is to bright for low light use! I had to put a 1/8w 240k ohm resistor between the battery post and the battery to get the illumination to be useful in low light. Most people don't shoot in low light but want to see the illuminated reticule during bright daylight. So a lot of manufactures make their product for the people who but it, not for practicability. The reticule works but I would have preferred a reticule with lines instead of dots and circles. I did not like the Burris mount that came with the scope so I replaced it with a ADM. Any ACOG mount will work with the scope. The scope has a perfect up and down alignment. Some people have complained the cross hairs are crooked. I did not have that problem. But I did change the mount.
Date published: 2014-10-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by fromexcellent opticsI bought this in February 2015 and mounted on my dpms ar-15. I really like the reticle with the graduated dots for yardages out to 600 yards, also like the choice of red or green illuminated reticle. This a good quality compact rifle sight with great features for the money.
Date published: 2015-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by fromAR-536 Perfect blendI bought this for my wife's AR and my son liked it so well that he wanted one for himself as well. After my buddies used and tried theirs they wanted them as well. From buying one to buying three more didn't take much. These are a perfect blend of magnification clarity and viewing area as well as options for using ( red / green/ or black if shut off) without a "headache" of needing to turn on to use. Fine enough for 100- 300 yard handling and shooting. Excellent optics.
Date published: 2015-02-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by fromGreat ValueI'm happy with the optic. It provides a good clear picture without noticeable distortions. Eye relief is a bit shorter than I expected but still very functional. I have to say that in this price range it is a good value. I purchased it with a $100 rebate so I got it for $200 after rebate. Unbeatable at that price. The screws holding the optic to the mount loosened up after 40 or 50 rounds and had to be tightened. Nothing that can't be fixed with a little thread locker.
Date published: 2015-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by fromGreat hunting featuresI bought this for hunting last year and was really impressed with the quick acquisition capability of the scope, with the option either in low light or regular to activate the illumined cross hairs. I really like the long-distance feature as well for the option of taking a deer at lengthy distances. Exceptionally clear scope with awesome features and a price I can live with.
Date published: 2015-02-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by fromGood for the moneyI bought this for a 3 gun setup on an AR15. It is well built and holds zero fine but I had one of the illuminated (green) selections go out within a few weeks of having it. I prefer the plain black crosshairs so its not a huge deal to me but does hurt my opinion of the overall product quality. It is a great sight to pair with offset irons and works well for what I intended it for.
Date published: 2015-02-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by fromAR-536Bought this scope @ the end of July based on 2 Previous purchases of Burris scopes (both of which have excellent optics and have performed perfect at the range and in the field). everything on this scopes leads me to believe it will be another good scope, based on looking at it and seeing the features. I have not mounted it yet as i am still building my rifle. Only down side so far is i am suppose to get a rebate on this scope and it has been almost 3 months and have not see it yet!
Date published: 2014-10-29
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