Why spend $300 to $400 on a rangefinder when TecTecTec’s VPRO500 comes in at less than $150 and boasts all the bells and whistles?
In a nutshell, the VPR500 measures up 540 yards with a +/- 1 yard accuracy. Shoot anything - flags, trees, or hazards - and know your distance instantly.
One complaint I get with people unsure about using a rangefinder is target accuracy. They don’t know if they’re shooting the flag or a tree behind the green. That 10-20 yards can mean the difference in up to two clubs! The VPRO500 takes the guess work out with its clear 6x magnification.
|Beautiful simplicity of the VPRO500|
What I appreciated the most - beyond the accuracy - was the ease of use. The hardest thing for me, literally, was inserting the battery. It’s a little embarrassing to share that, but it makes my point ... The VPRO500 is easy to use, right out of the box - no tutorials necessary.
There are two buttons on the device - power and mode. Turn it on and choose one-of-three modes:
- Pinseeker mode lets you accurately measure overlapping targets, perfect for measuring the distance to the pin and wooded areas;
- First Target Priority mode displays the distance of the closest subject, helpful when measuring the distance to the flag on a green with woods in the background; and
- Scan mode is useful when checking the distance of various hazards.
The VPRO500 is lightweight, compact and has a waterproof body. No need to keep it in the bag if there’s a chance of rain.
The VPRO500 comes equipped with a protective case, free CR2 battery to get you started, a wrist strap (if you choose to attach), microfiber cleaning cloth and a quick-start guide for easy setup.
Check out the VPRO500 and another five models at us.tectectec.com. The company also sells a hunting rangefinder for the outdoorsman on your holiday list.