Voice Caddie SL1 Hybrid GPS and Laser Rangefinder

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Love the brown wrap on that, makes it look really unique and quite classically basically... like a nice flask
 

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I have to say, the look is super high quality. That leather wrap is top notch. I think I would be all over it if blue leather was an option.
 

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Hit the wrong rating guy...my bad, should have been Max!

This is so bada$$ and really enjoyed the writeup! Your findings of all cylinders hitting and synced was outstanding. What a packed unit and information buffet. Will for sure check this out when I see one. Looking forward to feedback and finding one. We'll done!
 

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Nice write up, @JB. The style of it reminds me of a vintage Leica camera, very luxurious and high-end looking. I have mixed emotions on the USB charging - on one hand it's a nice feature and saves money on batteries, but on the other hand it's one more thing to remember to charge. The battery in my rangefinder lasts close to a year and I always have a spare in the bag, so I just pop it in when it dies (I know the GPS in this unit eats up more battery power than a plain rangefinder, though). OTOH, with more and more carts being equipped with USB charging outlets, it becomes less of a worry - just throw the USB cable in your golf bag. Also cool that it can be updated through a computer via USB - handy for when they add courses and/or update the firmware with additional features or bug fixes.

The green contouring is a really cool feature, and when I looked at the course list on their website I was amazed to see how many courses they already have mapped for it. That would come in especially handy when playing unfamiliar courses. I can't imagine using the green contouring is against the RoG, since green maps are legal, and although it wasn't mentioned I assume it has mode selection to allow slope to be turned off for competition purposes.

Definitely a premium price, but it's a premium product with the craftsmanship and all the features. I'm not sure anything else currently on the market compares with it.
My first thought was also Leica!
 

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Great writeup JB.. i like the hybrid functionality! This is on my ponder list for when I decide to update my existing rangefinder.
 

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Great write up!

This is an absolutely stunning device; looks, features, trusted brand - it has everything you’d want!

I’m incredibly intrigued by the LCD screen under the rear optical lens and how I’d like using it compared to the traditional viewfinder. As someone who wears glasses or sunglasses on course, I think this could solve a universal frustration.

This one is a hard ponder for me. I’ve only used a rangefinder for a little over a year, but it’s all been on a simple well-known model without slope. I seriously wonder how this one would compare.
 

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Great write up!

This is an absolutely stunning device; looks, features, trusted brand - it has everything you’d want!

I’m incredibly intrigued by the LCD screen under the rear optical lens and how I’d like using it compared to the traditional viewfinder. As someone who wears glasses or sunglasses on course, I think this could solve a universal frustration.

This one is a hard ponder for me. I’ve only used a rangefinder for a little over a year, but it’s all been on a simple well-known model without slope. I seriously wonder how this one would compare.
It reminds me a lot of when I switched to a Sony camera and the digital viewfinder.
 

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It reminds me a lot of when I switched to a Sony camera and the digital viewfinder.
That’s a great analogy! I can instantly understand how that would likely feel while on the golf course.

Impressive how smart these devices are becoming while fitting naturally into our game and routines.
 
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There is no question this is a stunningly premium looking rangefinder with all the goodies.

Being called voice caddie, I think the only thing that would put this over the top would be if it actually spoke the distances. Say 175 middle, 185 back. Maybe it says 155 to hazard or 180 to clear hazard. Man, that would be something I would pay a premium for.
 

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We are giving one away right now.

 

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Thanks for the write up @JB. There has been a lot of Goat debate lately.. When it comes to range finders this might be the best I have ever seen 👀
 

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This thing looks fantastic and I can’t wait to give it a try.
 

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