Bushnell Introduces New Laser Rangefinder Models

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posted on May 1, 2019
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Bushnell has announced the introduction of five new laser rangefinder models; the Prime 1300 and 1700, Engage 1300 and 1700 and Nitro 1800, which the company says are engineered to be up to two times brighter than competitive models in their class.

Each new rangefinder features an all-glass optical system, an enhanced LCD display, 50 percent larger objective lenses, fully multi-coated optics with an ultra-wide band coating to provide clear, sharp images and Bushnell’s proprietary EXO Barrier lens coating to provide protection against the elements. Additionally, the new rangefinder models feature a slimmer housing for even balancing when handling, and a rubber over-mold provides extra protection while ensuring positive, comfortable grip with or without gloves.

Nitro 1800
The Nitro 1800 6x24mm rangefinder includes Bluetooth capability and Applied Ballistics, allowing users to connect to their smartphone to update display as well as configure ballistics data to get near perfect holdovers and wind adjustment via the free Bushnell Ballistics App. It will range non-reflective targets to 800 yards, and reflective targets out to 2,000 yards. In addition to its lightning-fast responses, reliable scan mode and maximum low-light performance, the Nitro 1800 also features Bushnell’s ARC (Angle Range Compensation) Rifle and Bow modes, which accounts for terrain angle when calculating distance. MSRP: $349.99.

Prime 1300 and 1700
The Prime 1300 and 1700 offer ranging of reflective targets to 1,300 and 1,700 yards, respectively. Each model offers 6X magnification and a 24mm objective lens. Both feature Bushnell’s ARC with Bow and Rifle modes, as well as Scan, Bullseye and Brush targeting modes. MSRP: Prime 1300, $169.99; Prime 1700, $199.99.

Engage 1300 and 1700
Also available in a 6x24mm configuration, the Engage 1300 and 1700 will range non-reflective targets, such as game, out to 400 and 500 yards, respectively, and will range reflective targets to 1,300 and 1,700 yards. Both units feature ARC with Bow and Rifle modes, as well as Scan, Bullseye, and Brush targeting modes. MSRP: Engage 1300, $256.95; Engage 1700, $298.95.

All new rangefinder models will be available in June 2019. For more information, visit bushnell.com.

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