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Do you need an infrared illuminator? If you plan to use night vision, then yes. Regardless of the type of night vision device you want to use, it is a handy and beneficial gizmo to have.
What is an IR Illuminator?
It is a tool designed to emit infrared light. Think of it as a flashlight that produces light that the human eye cannot see. A night vision device can pick up on this light and make it visible to humans.
Night vision, in general, needs ambient light to work — usually it comes from the moon or starlight. In situations where it’s overcast or there is little ambient light, night vision…