Gamer Golf V400 Laser Rangefinder Review
Gamer Golf X400 Laser Rangefinder Review
Having been a golfer for close to a decade now, I know just how important the rangefinder is in these modern times. Whether you are practicing or you are playing a game with your friends, you need something that can give you accurate measurements fast and the Gamer X400 fits the bill.
I knew it was a good buy even before I started using it because of the compact design that makes it easy for you to slip it into your pocket. It also does not have many buttons and so setting up and use if pretty easy. The pin seeking technology is also amazing as it helps maintain accuracy in your measurements even when there are tall trees and other hazards around the pin.
Features and Specifications
- Ranging Distance: This rangefinder can measure anything between 5 and 450 yards while still maintaining an impressive accuracy of plus or minus one. It also gives you the freedom to measure in yards or meters.
- Objective Lens: Its impressive performance comes from the 24 mm objective lens that is fully multi-coated.
- Auto Shut Off: The rangefinder is designed to shut down if it remains idle for 30 seconds and this helps to conserve the battery so that it can take you for many rounds of golf.
- Weight and Dimensions: It is one of the lightest on the market and is also very compact. It has 7-ounce weight and dimensions of 4 x 1.6 x 2.7 inches.
- Pin Seeking Technology: This feature uses computer algorithms to eliminate signals from other objects like trees and shrubs to ensure that you get exact measurements to the pin.
- Scan Technology: Scan technology enables it to pan across the green while continuously updating distance information on the viewfinder so that you can readily have it when you need it.
- Durable Design: Gamer Golf X400 has an impact resistant design to ensure maximum durability. Apart from this, it is also dust and water resistant.
- Battery: It comes with a free CR2 (3V) rechargeable battery that should be able to last you an entire golfing weekend when on a full charge.
The biggest problem with rangefinders is that they can detect large objects such as trees and shrubs that may be behind the pin and hence give you inaccurate measurements. However the Gamer X400 utilizes modern pin seeking technology to help solve this problem, and this is its biggest benefit. With this rangefinder, you will never have to worry about any inaccuracies caused by other objects in the course as it can isolate and focus on the pin. Computer algorithms are used to eliminate signals from the other objects and only concentrate on the pin and hence ensuring you get exact distances.
- The clarity that you get when you are using the V400 is way much better than what most other in the market have to offer. In fact, it is even better than some rangefinders that cost twice as much.
- It has an ergonomic design that makes it possible for it to fit into your pocket effortlessly and so you will never have to a carry a separate bag for it during a game.
- You will not have to guess where the pin is as it has First Target Priority technology and Pin Seeking that is very useful in distinguishing the pin from the trees on the background.
- If the rangefinder was to break down due to something that is not your fault you can take it back for a replacement.
- Some customers have complained that it gets inconsistent and inaccurate as it gets old. However, the reason for this is probably the fact that their devices might be faulty because the V400 has been designed to remain accurate for its lifetime.
- This rangefinder will only point you in the direction of the pin but does not have the pin and lock functions that are in the advanced devices.
The Gamer Golf X400 Laser Rangefinder has all the essential features that best golf rangefinders should have, and it will help you get accurate measurements fast. Although it does not have some of the advanced features that you can find on other devices, it performs much better than the average rangefinders. This instrument is suitable for golfers looking for an affordable rangefinder that is also very accurate. And although it has a few flaws its many advantages make it worth trying out.