Popular Mechanics (South Africa)



This clever device is useful for a multitude of measuring applicatio­ns, whether you’re on the building site, planning a landscapin­g project, out hunting, playing sport, or adventurin­g.

Easily usable with one hand, the non-slip rubberised body sits snugly in your palm and fingers. It has a range of up to 600 m, at which the accuracy is ±0.5 m. It has a 16 mm-diameter eyepiece, and 22 mm-diameter objective lens, a laser receiving lens, and a 7° field of view. Features include target lock, distance measuremen­t as well continuous distance measuremen­t, and there’s an LCD to give you the stats you need.

The various mode options have you covered, whether you’re assessing speed, slope, height or distance. Golfers will particular­ly appreciate the flagpole-scanning function.

The device uses minimal power, but is easily recharged using the micro-USB interface. It comes with a handy pouch to keep it undamaged while in transit.

RRP R3 198 torkcraft.co.za

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