Nightforce Compact

Whether it’s securing a perimeter or taking down an angry Cape buffalo at 10 yards, there is no better scope on the market to keep the odds in your favor. The true one power of this low-profile riflescope, combined with our new Power Throw Lever (PTL™), makes it as quick as open sights and vastly more precise. Night vision compatible illumination makes this riflescope capable across a wide range of scenarios, keeping you up and running at any time of day. The shortest 1-4x riflescope on the market today, it is ideal for hunting dangerous game, CQB environments and 3-gun competitions. It is a riflescope that can literally save your life.

Power Throw Lever (PTL™)

Instant magnification changes in a fraction of a second, even if you’re wearing gloves. Your riflescope arrives with a flush insert, which you can easily replace with the threaded PTL™ knob. Like so many Nightforce features, the PTL™ is included on our Compacts at no extra cost.


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    NXS 1-4 x 24

    Focal Plane


    Magnification Range


    Objective lens diameter


    Tube diameter

    30 mm/1.18 in

    Internal adjustment range (MOA/Mil)

    e: 100 MOA
    w: 100 MOA
    e: 27.3 Mil
    w: 27.3 Mil

    Click value

    .250 MOA
    .1 Mil-Radian

    Calibrated Ranging Power


    Parallax adjustment

    Fixed 75 yd

    Exit pupil diameter

    1x: 16 mm
    4x: 6 mm

    Eye relief

    90 mm/3.5 in

    Field of view @100 yards/100 meters

    1x: 100 ft
    4x: 25 ft
    1x: 30.5 m
    4x: 7.6 m

    Objective outer diameter

    30 mm

    Eyepiece outer diameter

    40 mm

    Overall length (inches/mm)

    8.8 in/224 mm

    Weight (ounces/grams)

    17 oz/482g

    Mounting length (inches/mm)

    5.4 in/137 mm

    Front/Rear Mounting Length

    1.58 in/2.41 in

    PTL (Power Throw Lever)


    Reticles available



    External Adj

    Elevation Feature


    Part Number

    Product Description


    NXS - 1-4x24mm - .250 MOA - FC-3G - NVD - PTL


    NXS - 1-4X24mm - .250 MOA - IHR - NVD - PTL


    NXS - 1-4x24mm - ZeroStop™ - .250 MOA - FC-3G - NVD - PTL


    NXS - 1-4X24mm - ZeroStop™ - .250 MOA - IHR - NVD - PTL


    Available In

    • NXS 1-4x24

    Created specifically for our 1-4 x 24 NXS and rifles with 16″ barrels, providing accurate holdovers to 600 yards. 200-yard center dot zero, 10 mph windage holds. Optimized for most popular 5.56 NATO (.223 Rem.) and 7.62 NATO (.308 Win.) cartridges, it adds longer-range capability to one of our most versatile riflescopes.

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    IHR™ Reticle - Illuminated

    Available In

    • NXS 1-4x24
    • NXS 2.5-10x42
    • SHV 4-14x56
    • SHV 5-20x56

    IHR stands for International Hunting Reticle, with good reason. It’s uncluttered and lightning fast, equally effective on dangerous game in tight quarters and at longer ranges on smaller targets. A floating illuminated center crosshair provides simple hold off capability. 3, 6 and 9 o’clock posts bring the eye quickly to your target.

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