With the new Helia rangefinder, KAHLES for the first time presents high-performance binoculars with rangefinder technology to the market.
Reliable targeting up to 1500 meters, the intuitive simple operation and menu navigation, the new EAC-function (enhanced angle compensation), the lightweight and ergonomic design plus the silent accessories from Waldkauz make the ultimate package for a successful hunt.
Beside single distance measurements, the ultra-quick scan mode enables for continuous measurements on moving targets. To land more precise hits in angled shots, the more accurate EAC-function – an enhancement of the classic Rifleman's Rule – calculates the angle compensated distance which can be displayed alongside the standard distance measurement. While the Rifleman's Rule merely calculates the purely mathematical equivalent horizontal range, the EAC function provides a more ballistically relevant basis.
The premium-quality OLED display has five brightness levels that can easily be adjusted manually without having to delve into the menu. This makes it possible to easily adjust the display to suit the ambient light conditions in an exceptionally fast, focused way (and prevents the setting from being changed unintentionally/automatically). The type of lens used in the Helia rangefinder binoculars cre-ates bright pictures with exceptionally sharp details and natural contrast.
The ergonomic arrangement of the function buttons and the slight pressure point of the rangefinder function ensure that simultaneous observing and measuring complement one another perfectly. The rubber reinforcement and the various different controls have been designed with practicality in mind and have a pleasant, non-slip surface. Together with the robust, waterproof aluminium housing, they provide optimum protection against the very harshest conditions.
In line with the existing Helia binocular line-up, the new Helia rangefinders are available in two practical magnification factors (8x42/10x42). The recommended retail price for each will be €1500 and they will be available from specialist dealers from January 2018.