ACCURACY - 79%
MAGNIFICATION - 83%
FEATURES - 73%
EASE OF USE - 82%
Although it lacks some important features like slope measurement, you will like the Nikon COOLSHOT 20 rangefinder and you will find this compact and lightweight laser rangefinder very practical and useful on the golf course.
In today’s world, it is much easier to achieve accurate shots in golf with the help of the golf rangefinder, a device that uses various technologies to offer the player precision, and reduces the number of shots on a ball. The Nikon engineers have designed the Nikon COOLSHOT 20 Golf Laser Rangefinder as a compact and reliable device that will offer shot-to-shot convenience on every approach in the game, at an affordable price of around $160, which makes it a very attractive purchase!
Despite the small size, the Nikon COOLSHOT 20 rangefinder delivers impressive accuracy with a measurement range of 6 to 650 yards in 1-yard increments. The 6 X magnification helps you fix your attention on any target up to 550 yards with the integral 6-power monocular lens that features Nikon optics. You will never have to guess a distance and you will manage to picture anything on the golf course thanks to the precision and clarity of this useful device.
The best thing about the Nikon COOLSHOT 20 is the fact that it is very small and light, being perfect for carrying it along the golf course. Measuring only 9 cm x 7 cm and weighing just 125 grams, which is 2 cm shorter and 55 grams lighter than the previous Nikon Coolshot, it is one of the smallest golf rangefinders available on the market. The compact shape allows you to operate it with one hand and it is small and light enough to fit your jacket or pants pocket, so you will be able to use it without reaching into your bag several times.
The Nikon COOLSHOT 20 rangefinder uses a First Target Priority system that allows the device to focus on the target in the background and will offer you precise distance reading despite the other objects around the target, which is great when you want to detect a flagstick located in front of a group[ of obstacles such as trees. Another great feature is the 8-seconds continuous scanning with the touch of a button that will set the rangefinder to find measurements of multiple or small objects, offering you the possibility to know the distances to pins, mounds, hazards or trees.
Ease of use
The small and compact shape of the Nikon COOLSHOT 20 rangefinder is a feature that increases the comfort in use of this device, as it is easy to carry around in a pocket or attached to your belt. When it comes to ease of use, it rates very high. It only requires the touch of a button to display the exact yardage to a target. All you have to do is point the device at your target and push the rear button that turns on the rangefinder and you will be able to visualize the target. The Mode button placed at the front of the rangefinder allows you to change from yards to meters so that the device will be useful and easy to use for everyone. The 8-second measurement allows you to measure multiple target easy and fast by simply pushing and releasing the POWER button. The rangefinder will shut itself off after 10 seconds of standby, which is a great aspect when it comes to battery lifespan, and will make sure you will enjoy the device for a long amount of time. Also, the unit displays the battery’s status, so you will not have to worry about checking it every minute.
You will love the fact that the Nikon COOLSHOT 20 Golf Laser Rangefinder is made of waterproof materials that allow you to use it under any type of weather. The technologies used by this device will provide useful and accurate information even in rainy days or cold days. This is great for climates where it rains on and off! This rangefinder has a wide temperature tolerance that does not force you to put it aside if the weather becomes unstable. It comes with a 2-years warranty that will assure that the manufacturer will repair or replace it in case there are defects and malfunctions in the materials or the workmanship. The Nikon rangefinder comes with a strong nylon case that will protect the device and has an adjustable loop on the back to allow you to attach the rangefinder to your bag or belt.