Laser Rangefinders are precision instruments.
Make checks before using your Laser Rangefinder.

The following checking procedure is recommended.


Focus on the target mark
inside the viewfinder.

Rotate the diopter ring until the target mark inside the viewfinder looks clear and sharp. Bear in mind that your eyesight differs in the morning and in the afternoon. Eyesight may also vary according to your physical condition. When the target mark in the viewfinder looks unclear, readjust the diopter. After adjusting the diopter, make sure the unit of measurement is appropriately set. Also make sure the display shows the First Target Priority mode indication. (The First Target Priority mode is always activated with the COOLSHOT 80i VR / COOLSHOT 80 VR / COOLSHOT 40 / COOLSHOT 20. So the display of the COOLSHOT 80i VR / COOLSHOT 80 VR / COOLSHOT 40 / COOLSHOT 20 does not show any dedicated indication for the First Target Priority mode. )

Measure distance to far object
and near object.

Find a rather large object located about 300 to 400 yards away from you. Measure the distance to the object with the Laser Rangefinder to confirm it is operating correctly. Then, stand about 100 yards away from the flagstick and measure the distance to the flagstick. If measurement is performed correctly, you have now finished the checks. * Correct measurement may not be performed in the fog or mist. This is due to the nature of laser and is not a malfunction.
* When your Laser Rangefinder does not operate normally, contact the shop where you purchased the product.

Each competition sets its
own local rules.

Make sure to check the local rules in advance when using a laser rangefinder in an official competition.

Always play fair.

Recently, many professional golf players have used the Nikon Laser Rangefinder on their practice rounds to make their yardage book more detailed for planning a strategic course attack. On the other hand, amateur golfers mainly play courses with friends and partners.
The Nikon Laser Rangefinder helps them achieve better scores. When using a Laser Rangefinder on the course, always be fair to your partners. Avoid unfair behavior (such as not sharing your Laser Rangefinder with other players who do not have such a device). When using a Laser Rangefinder, consult with your partners in advance and get their agreement so you can enjoy the game with your rangefinder... and with good manners, too.