If your budget for optics is between $500 and $1500, and you don’t need pinpoint accuracy past 200 yards, this optics is the best sight for you. The Vortex SPARC red dot made of aluminum with a dimension of 5.6 x 4.65 x 2.7 inches, weighing 7.5 oz and a length of 2.9″ is known for its warranty and its red dot.
As one of the best scope for M&P 1 5 Sport 2, it has 10 brightness settings for daylight helping you to choose among ten variable illumination settings the one you are most in need of.
Also, it has two lowest brightness settings that can be used at night as they are compatible with night vision.
The 2 MOA dot makes it easy to point med shoot. It requires easily in close-quarters scenarios, and also fine enough in promoting pin-point accuracy at an extended range. It is also very fast and easy to use.
When shooting with the Vortex SPARC, the most important thing to keep in mind is to keep both eyes open. This gives you the opportunity to explore your peripheral vision, helping you to get on your target quickly. The eye placement is also not critical.
Another feature of the Vortex SPARC red dot that makes it one of the best scopes for M&P 1 5 Sport 2 is that it has elevation and windage dials alongside audible clicks.
Each small lick moves the POI(Point of Impact) to one Minute Of Angle (MOA), which will closely correspond to one inch at a distance of 100 yards. The half-inch also will closely correspond at a distance of 50 yards, ¼ at a distance of 25 yards, etc.
The elevation and windage can easily be adjusted by removing the turret cap and turning the inner screw anti-clockwise to enable the adjusting of the bullet’s point of impact up & down and right & left respectively.
The battery life of SPARC is another outstanding feature is the battery life. On the highest setting, the battery life lasts for 700 hours and 50,000 hours on the lowest setting. It also has 12 illumination settings which give the shooter a wide range of illuminating intensity to select from following the situation at hand.
In addition to that, the battery is a common one. When it goes bad, you don’t have to worry too much about not being able to find a good replacement because it uses a single AAA battery which is easy to find.
Although without any form of magnification, it can go perfectly well with almost all magnifiers, especially the Vortex magnifier. The sight picture is a little too small because of its lack of magnification. However, with a Vortex 3x magnifier, you are ready to shoot.
The installation on the other hand is also not difficult. There is well-detailed instruction on how to install it. It doesn’t take more than 10minutes to do that. It makes it user-friendly.
Moreover, the yard range is another feature that makes one of the best scopes for M&P 1 5 Sport 2. For yard range, it can go up to 600+ yards sight and also works perfectly well on low yard range.
The red dot on the other hand is another good spec. The red dot is great for an entry-level shooter. This scope has an auto-timer of 12 hours which automatically turns it off when not in use. However, you may have to turn it on manually as it doesn’t have an auto turn-on.
In general, the Vortex SPARC red dot is built compact, ruggedly and solid. It can withstand punishment easily. It makes it one of the best scope for M&P 1 5 Sport 2.