Volvik V1 Laser Rangefinder Review

REVIEW: Volvik V1 Laser Rangefinder

By: | Mon 25 Nov 2019 | Comments


Review by Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies


Known for its multi-coloured high performance golf balls, Volvik entered a new segment of the market this year with the release of the Volvik V1 Laser Rangefinder, featuring several technologies designed to help golfers become more pinpoint accurate with their game. Golfshake Ambassador Mel Davies has been testing the device for us.

Tech Specs

  • ‘Priority first goal’ makes it possible to measure the distance to the nearest hazard
  • High-quality viewer with 6x magnification and multi-layer coating for a clear image
  • Large eyepiece allows for comfortable viewing even with glasses
  • Compact and lightweight - approx. 125 grams (without battery)
  • ‘Slope compensation’ feature when measuring distances
  • Accurate to within 1 metre under normal circumstances
  • Includes zipped carry case with carabiner & cleaning cloth
  • Measuring range from 5 yards up to 1200 yards
  • Swap measurements between Yards and Metres
  • Dimensions 105mm x 72mm x 38mm
  • Available in Black, Orange, Mint, Red & Yellow
  • Auto power off after 10 seconds
  • Includes CR2 Lithium battery
  • Ergonomically designed
  • Battery life indicator
  • Vibration indicator
  • Pin Finder function
  • Water resistant

Looks

The V1 I tested was the orange model and is bright and trendy looking. It comes with a very handy case that attaches to your bag via a carabiner and it all looks great.

Feel

It sits comfortably into your hand and is therefore very easy to grip making “zapping” the distance nice and simple.

Performance

I have found the V1 to be very accurate. The slope distance is also accurate and easy to turn off when in competitions. It gives a little buzz when it’s locked onto the target which is a great addition.

Volvik V1 Rangefinder

Verdict

Pros

This is a very good laser rangefinder, affordable too, at around £199. The simple setup and easy to use nature of the device makes this a great addition to the bag of any serious golfer.

Cons

None!

The Bottom Line

I found the V1 to be impressive and easy to use. Accurate yardages make this a great rangefinder. I would highly recommend this to any golfer looking for a rangefinder.


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