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LordOdin99 Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008
Period of
Product Use:
3 months
Paintball
Experience:
More than 5 years
Similar
Products Used:
Field chronos
Marker Setup: Tippmann A-5 (updated receiver halves & internals)
Polished internals
HPA
Tech T (QEPH, Lightning Rod, Vortex Mod, Squishy Paddles)
JCS Hex bolt w/ DOP o-ring
JCS Gold powertube
Maddmann drive spring (red)
JCS RVA
PPS Stabilizer
E-grip w/ APE Rampage board
Rhythm Innovation Pro Single Trigger
Lapco bottomline adapter
CP direct mount on/off ASA
14" Full Freak kit w/ stainless steel inserts
TruGlo 40mm Red/Green dot sight
SpecialOps Flattop rail
SpecialOps cocking handle
X7 hopper
Lapco extended foregrip
Strengths: Large display
BPS capability
Good size
Easy to use
Weaknesses: Does not work with reballs
Cannot measure extremely low FPS
Price
Review: This chronograph works really well but it does have a major flaw. It does NOT work with reballs. The reason being, as stated from the manufacturer, is that because the ROF uses microwaves, it needs something metallic or liquid to reflect off of in order to get a reading. Solids, such as reballs, do not cause a doppler effect because they are dielectric while paintballs, arrows, etc are conductive. That major flaw being said, it does work pretty well. It handles BPS very well and is pretty good for velocity. It's accurate within 1%, which is about 3fps. That's a pretty large variance.
Conclusion: Its probably the best all around out there at the moment but the price and the inability to be used with reballs makes it very handicapped.
Rating:
7 out of 10
 

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