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rangefinder

an instrument for determining the distance of an object from the observer, esp in order to sight a gun or focus a camera
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rangefinder

[′rānj ‚fīnd·ər]
(communications)
A movable, calibrated unit of the receiving mechanism of a teletypewriter by means of which the selecting interval may be moved with respect to the start signal.
(electronics)
A device which determines the distance to an object by measuring the time it takes for a radio wave to travel to the object and return.
(engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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With the BDX app installed, the first task is to pair both devices with your smartphone and then bond the rangefinder and scope.
Once the gun profile is built, the next step is to pair a BDX-enabled rangefinder to the system.
I saw Russell's parallax range-finder in action soon after the birth of North American Whitetail and a few years before the laser rangefinder became a go-to item for hunters.
There are times when keeping track of a laser rangefinder and the Kestrel, along with the shooting equipment, is quite enough without also carrying and managing a tablet.
"We are developing rangefinders that will allow more efficient use of infrared and night vision gear.
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." Well, there were some numbers, but they definitely weren't what I was looking for.
The VBL was to be equipped with a Thales Margot 5000 that includes a telescopic mast, a pan-and-tilt motorised platform, a third-generation Catherine XD TI camera, a low light TV camera and an eye-safe laser rangefinder. The Margot 5000 also includes a computer, the man-machine interface and the comms suite.
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The tiny rangefinder is the size of a matchbox, and its use by IDF platoon = commanders will answer a need that has become more acute since the Second L= ebanon War and operation 'Cast Lead' - helping artillery to fire more accur= ately.