laser rangefinder


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laser rangefinder

[′lā·zər ′rānj‚find·ər]
(optics)
A portable rangefinder using a battery-powered ruby laser in combination with an optical telescope to aim a laser beam and a photomultiplier for picking up the laser beam reflected from the target.
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The small size of hand-held laser rangefinders isn't conducive to steady holding.
Developed in cooperation with Vectronix, BAE Systems provides the uncooled thermal channel base and the selective availability anti-spoofing module GPS with a government-provided Ground-Based GPS Receiver Application Module, while Vectronix provides the x7 direct view optic, the 5-km range fibre-based laser rangefinder, and the digital magnetic compass.
The new Scout DX 1000 Laser Rangefinder ($300, black/$320, camo) provides accurate distance readings from 5-1,000 yards by utilizing the new E.
And use a laser rangefinder in the field--every single time you hunt.
But if the laser rangefinder is connected to a laptop computer, the system can generate the so-called nine-line brief.
The trigger activates the laser rangefinder, the measured target distance being readable on the LED display located at the rear of the FCU.
On my first attempt at measuring a tree with this advanced method, I immediately look up into the crown of a pine and think, "With a push of a button--in seconds--I'll have the number I'm looking for on the screen of my laser rangefinder.
This was several years before the, advent of laser rangefinders, but I'd been using the reticle in my riflescope as a rangefinder for a decade or more.
Bushnell's Bowhunter Chuck Adams Edition laser rangefinder has a built-in digital inclinometer to detect and compensate for angled shots, a Bow Mode that reads from 5 to 99 yards.
Item NSN Infrared lens 5855-01-486-5022 Display unit 7025-01-486-5024 Adapter assembly 4920-01-486-5029 Adapter assembly 4920-01-486-5040 Adapter assembly 4920-01-494-5187 Electrical panel 5975-01-486-5035 Tripod mount leg 1020-01-486-5041 Inclinometer 6605-01-486-6395 Housing 5999-01-486-6396 Housing 5999-01-494-3670 Housing 5999-01-518-8796 Housing 5999-01-518-8833 Laser rangefinder 1240-01-486-5003 Laser rangefinder 1240-01-506-8841 Circuit card 5998-01-486-5004 Circuit card 5998-01-486-5005 Circuit card 5998-01-486-5019 Circuit card 5998-01-486-5020 Circuit card 5998-01-486-5021
The CROWS sensor unit includes a daylight video camera, a thermal imager for night operations, and a laser rangefinder.

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