First Look: Maven CRF.1 Rangefinder

posted on November 4, 2022
Maven CRF.1 Rangefinder Lead

Maven Outdoor Equipment Co. has expanded its line of award-winning C Series optics with the introduction of the first rangefinder in the lineup—the CRF.1.

Angled view of Maven CRF.1 laser rangefinder.

The new CRF.1 is a compact rangefinder designed with the same cutting-edge technology as the brand’s premium RF Series rangefinder, but offered at the exceptional value that the company’s C Series optics are known for.Maven CRF.1 rangefinder display.

It features a quick access menu for easy, intuitive use and an auto black/red display to ensure visible readouts in a myriad of environmental conditions. With a 6x zoom on a 22mm objective lens, a ranging distance of 5 yards to 2,400 yards, and line-of-sight/angle compensation, the CRF.1 is a great choice for both rifle and archery enthusiasts.

“The CRF.1 allows us to fill a void in our product offering while providing customers a high-quality rangefinder at a heck of a price,” said Maven co-founder and head of design/marketing Brendon Weaver. “It has many of the same features as the premium RF.1 model and is a great option for anyone, whether they’re in the field or on the range.”

Side profile view of Maven CRF.1 rangefinder.

The innovative “Field/Forest” function allows users to select a range mode based on the environment to ensure the most accurate reading possible. “Field” mode acquires small, hard-to-hit targets and ignores larger objects in the background. Alternatively, “Forest” mode ranges objects behind trees, bushes, rain, snow or other obstructions.

With an MSRP of $295, the CRF.1 is tripod mountable and comes with a wrist strap, preinstalled CR2 battery and a double-layered microfiber storage bag.

Technical Specifications
Maximum Range (Reflective): 2,400 yards*
Distance to Trees: 1,300 yards
Distance to Deer: 650 yards
Minimum Range: 5 yards
Accuracy (Up to 200 yds): 0.5 yard
Accuracy (200-1,500 yds): +/-1 yard
Accuracy (1500-2400yds): +/-3 yards
Acquisition Time: .25-3 seconds**
Digital Accelerometer Accuracy: +/- .5°
Digital Accelerometer Range: +90° to -90°
Magnification: 6X
Objective Lens: 22mm
Eye Relief: 13mm
Light Transmission: 70%
Waterproof (IP67): Yes
Frame Material: High Impact Polycarbonate
Tripod Mount: Yes
Battery Type: CR2
• Battery Life: >2,000 Range Cycles
Operating Temperature: 23°-140°F
Storage Temperature: -13°- 140°F
Weight (including battery): 8 ozs.
Dimension (WxHxD): 4.33" x 2.95" x 1.85"
Brightness Settings: Auto Red/Black
Angle Modes: LOS/COMP
Selectable Reticles: Yes
Units of Measure: Yards/Meters
*Highly reflective targets will be acquired more quickly while less reflective targets may take longer to acquire.
**Accuracy validation completed to a 2 ft. x 2 ft. white target at a distance of 300 yards.

To learn more about the new CRF.1 rangefinder and the full lineup of Maven’s C Series optics, visit


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