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New Foretrex 701 Ballistic Edition

This article was originally published at recoilweb.com by Rob Curtis

Garmin announced this series of wrist mounted GPS navigation devices, the Foretrex 601 and, of particular interest to RECOIL readers, the Foretrex 701 Ballistic Edition.

In addition to its high-sensitivity positioning capability, the new Foretrex 701 Ballistic Edition adds Applied Ballistics Elite software to calculate aiming solutions for long-range shooters. Both new products are compatible with GPS, GLONASS and Galileo satellite positioning systems. The prior Foretrex 401 family of devices were slightly larger and only worked with GPS.

The 701 BE has you covered for long range and extreme long range work. It accounts for all the usual variables including wind, temperature, humidity, pressure, target range, etc… and even covers you with on board support for variables such as horizontal Coriolis effect, vertical Coriolis effect, spin drift, and aerodynamic jump. Plug in your target and environmental data and the unit displays the elevation holdover, windage, velocity and time of flight for your shot.

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