Nikon Introduces New Laser Rangefinder PROSTAFF 5

March 29, 2012

Nikon Vision Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, is pleased to announce the release of its Laser Rangefinder PROSTAFF 5—a new Nikon Sport Optics PROSTAFF brand model—with a progressive high-speed ranging system out to 550 m/600 yd. with 0.1-m/yd. distance display step.

Laser Rangefinder PROSTAFF 5 features a stylish, ergonomic design and a sleek, palm-sized body. Subjects can be captured easily and immediately with the 6x multicoated lenses, large ocular lens and wider field of view. Distant Target Priority Mode enables easy distance-measuring, even when there is a wooded background. The LED illumination, which can be turned on and off manually, provides a bright display in dark conditions. Laser Rangefinder PROSTAFF 5 is easy to use and offers quick measuring for hunting and other simple survey measurements.

Key Features

  • Compact, lightweight and ergonomic design
  • Measurement range: 10 – 550 m (11 – 600 yd.)
  • Distant Target Priority Mode displays the range to the farthest target among multiple results obtained with a single measurement—useful in wooded areas
  • Single or continuous measurement (up to 8 seconds)
  • Distance display step is 0.1 m/yd.
  • High-quality 6x monocular with multilayer coating for bright, clear images
  • Light transmittance is greatly improved for a brighter field of view
  • Larger ocular for easy viewing (18 mm)
  • Wider field of view (7.5°)
  • Longer eye relief design affords eyeglass wearers easy viewing
  • Diopter adjustment function
  • LED illumination for easy viewing of the display in dark conditions
  • Waterproof (up to 1 m for 10 minutes), but not for underwater usage; the battery chamber is water-resistant
  • Wide temperature tolerance: −10 °C to +50 °C


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Measurement range 10 – 550 m/11 – 600 yd.
Distance display (increment) Every 0.1 m/yd.
Finder Magnification 6x
Effective objective diameter 21 mm
Actual field of view 7.5°
Exit pupil 3.5 mm
Eye relief 18.3 mm
Dimensions (L × H × W) 111 × 70 × 40 mm
Weight (excluding battery) 165 g
Power source CR2 lithium battery × 1 (DC3V)
Auto power shutoff function (activated after 8 sec.)
Safety Class 1M Laser Product (EN/IEC60825-1:2007), Class I Laser Product (FDA/21 CFR Part 1040.10:1985)
EMC FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B, EU:EMC directive, AS/NZS, VCCI Class B
Environment RoHS, WEEE
  • The specifications of the product may not be achieved depending on the target object's shape, surface texture and nature, and/or weather conditions.

The information is current as of the date of publication. It is subject to change without notice.