Why Do You Need A Shot Timer?
Serious shooters use shot timers. Here are some reasons why:
- You can only improve what you can measure. When it comes to shooting the primary methods for measuring are accuracy and speed. You need a shot timer to measure speed
- Among the best way to improve specific skills is to practice industry-standard drills. These drills have par times and scores that help you know how you are performing. Without a shot timer you can’t measure yourself against others
- If you enjoy some friendly competition you can use a shot timer to enhance the fun
John Correia from Active Self Protection on the range training with the RangeTech Shot Timer.
For too long Shot Timers have been too expensive for a lot of consumers to invest in. It is like a monopoly with only 3 or 4 companies that make them. With basically no competition they have been able to keep the prices over $110 with some of the models at or above $150.
This image represents most of the available shot timers on the market. This screenshot from Amazon.com shows that the lowest cost option currently is $109.99.
One of our core goals with RangeTech is to make shot timers affordable to every shooter. That is why the RangeTech Bluetooth Shot Timer is only $74.99.
If one of the core reasons for having a Shot Timer is to improve over time then you need to see your scores and times over time. For decades shooters have been writing everything down, buying range notebooks and keeping track of performance that way.
Now with RangeTech, you can save any of your shooting data directly to our web interface. Login and review your past data any time you want.
You can even attach pictures of your targets to any saved string of fire in order to have visual feedback along with the timer data.
The traditional Shot Timer has to be near the shooter so it required that it either be on the shooter or that the Range Officer or Trainer stand very near the shooter and follow them through their course of fire.
With RangeTech you attach the shot timer to the shooter but the data is sent back to the mobile device. If the shooter is running a course of fire on their own they merely need to look at their phone and if a range officer or trainer is running the course of fire they can stand behind the firing line comfortably without needing to chase around the shooter. They can even hit the “start/go” button remotely from the mobile device.
Less Bulky – Easier to Use
Since the mobile device effectively becomes the display for the information with RangeTech, the shot timer itself is smaller than traditional shot timers. The timer is 4-inches x 1.5-inches x 1.75-inches and weighs only 3.8oz. Less bulk and less weight!
In addition, the display size of your mobile device’s screen is considerably larger than any traditional shot timer making it easier than ever before to see your results!
No more getting out the magnifying glass to see your times.
Plus turn your phone into landscape mode to get a BIG display of your string of fire!