April 6, 2009

Leupold Introduces Three New Products

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Leupold has rolled out three new optical products.

Prismatic 1x14mm Hunting Riflescope

The new Prismatic 1x14mm Hunting riflescope offers a new illuminated DCD reticle option to facilitate faster target acquisition.

The illuminated Leupold DCD reticle has a dot, an inner circle and an outer circle. The inner circle surrounds the dot with a line that is twice as thick as the outer circle’s line. When the user peers through the Prismatic, the reticle’s circles immediately draw the eye to the center.

The Prismatic is compatible with A.R.M.S. #22-34mm throw lever rings base and spacer system as well as conventional 30mm rings, employs the DiamondCoat 2 lens coatings that exceed the military’s durability, weighs 12 ounces and measures 4.5 inches in length.

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New illuminated DCD reticle of the Prismatic 1x14mm hunting riflescope.

RX-1000 Rangefinders

The new RX-1000 compact rangefinders are digital laser units that measure 3.8 inches long and weigh 7.8 ounces. They have 6x magnification, a red OLED display, and True Ballistic Range technology to help place shots accurately.

The RX-1000 and RX-1000 TBR units have all-metal frames and rubber armor. Maximum range of the RX-1000 is 1,000 yards (914.4 meters) on reflective targets. Minimum range is 10 yards (9.1 meters).

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Leupold RX-1000 Rangefinder

Other key features include advanced laser and processor, fast-focus eyepiece with precision clicks, selectable reticles, fold-down rubber eyecups, and are USB port compatible. Each unit comes with a Cordura case and CR2 battery.

Mark AR Scopes

The Mark AR series riflescopes are designed to for use on AR-15–style semi-automatic rifles.

The series includes a 1.5-4x20mm model designed for close- to mid-range shooting, and a 3-9x40mm model for longer-range shooting.

The Mark AR 1.5-4x20mm riflescope features a wide field of view at the low 1.5x magnification (75 feet at 100 yards). To enhance shooting accuracy at longer ranges, the 3-9x40mm has a ½-MOA T2 elevation adjustment that includes a pre-engraved Bullet Drop Compensation (BDC) dial to match the ballistics of common 55-grain .223 Remington/5.56 NATO loads.

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Leupold Mark AR Scope

Each scope has a one-inch maintube and comes in a non-reflective matte black finish. The 1.5-4x20mm has a Duplex reticle, measures 9.2 inches long and weighs 9.5 ounces. The 3-9x40mm offers Duplex or Mil Dot reticle options, measures 12.4 inches long and weighs 12.5 ounces.

For more information on these products, log on to www.Leupold.com.

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