|Accessory type||Sight (tactical rail)|
|Average retail price||N/A|
The N-Strike pinpoint sight comes packaged in its respective Mission Kit; the N-Strike Elite pinpoint sight comes packaged by itself.
The sight is designed to resemble modern reflex sights, but does not work like a conventional red dot sight. The pinpoint sight utilizes an extremely dim laser module, while the lens is at an angle. This allows the use of the pinpoint sight without demonstrating to opponents what they are aiming at as the laser does not pass through. Even without the red dot, there are crosshairs that one can use to aim.
To use the pinpoint sight, simply line up the red dot with the center of the cross-hairs and aim at a target. Note that the center of the cross-hairs is about an inch and a half above the barrel depending on which blaster is used, so it is suggested to aim higher to get better accuracy.
It is unknown as to why the N-Strike pinpoint sight was discontinued. Nowadays pinpoint sights are very valuable, often selling for over 70.00 USD on eBay for a used set, and over 100.00 USD for a new in box set.
In March 2012, Singapore stores gave away free pinpoint sights in promotional boxes, supposedly with a value of 12.90 SGD. In October 2012, Hong Kong Toys "R" Us stores also gave away free pinpoint sights for purchasing over 300 HKD of Nerf products. It is unknown if they are indicative of the pinpoint sight's return, or if they were simply last production runs.
It was re-released under the N-Strike Elite series with a new color scheme as a limited edition Singapore and Hong Kong Toys "R" Us exclusive. There are plans to re-release it again in Australia and New Zealand for a limited time as well, with Farmers stores in New Zealand offering an Elite-coloured pinpoint sight as a promotional giveaway with the purchase of an N-Strike Elite blaster as of late November 2012.
The pinpoint sight has been released in the following color schemes:
- N-Strike (gray, black, yellow, and orange)
- N-Strike Elite (blue, white, and orange)
- The sight looks similar to the sight shown in the Nerf N-Strike video game on the Spartan NCS-12.
- The sight also looks similar to the sight on the Phoenix LTX Tagger.
- The sights' real-weapons inspiration, the modern red dot sight, only requires lining the eye and target with the red dot, whilst the pinpoint sight, much like iron sights, requires lining up two objects with the eye and target.
- ↑ Hasbro Singapore (2012-10-24). Timeline Photos. Facebook.com.
- ↑ Urban Taggers (2012-11-19). Urban Taggers.: Blue Pinpoint Sight availability. urbantaggers.blogspot.com.
|Flip-up sights||Longstrike flip-up sight • Recon flip-up sight|
|Scopes||Centerfire Tech electronic scope • Longshot scope|
Ninja Commando Blaster scope • Sawtooth scope and barrel extension
Shot Blast scope • Tactical scope
|Other accessories||Light beam unit • Nite Finder EX-3 sight • Pinpoint sight • Tactical light|