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Note: this page covers the Standalone version of DayZ; for information on the Mod, see Mod:Rangefinder.

Rangefinder
Rangefinder.png
General
Category Equipment
Repairable With Electronic Repair Kit
Characteristics
Size 2x1 (2 Slots)
Weight 270 g (0.6 lb)
Absorbency 0%
Occurrence
Locations Hunting, Military East, Military West
Rarity Uncommon
It lacks the magnification and stability of binoculars, but makes up for it by its ability to precisely measure long range distances.
~ In-game description


The Rangefinder is a distance-measuring optical device in DayZ Standalone. It allows the operator to measure a distance between them and the target spot, determining the distance to it within 1m accuracy. It is commonly used by snipers or sniper teams (a sniper and a spotter) for the purpose of zeroing the optics on their weapons for long range engagements.

Rangefinders require power via a 9V Battery. Once powered, hold the left mouse button and you should zoom in. A red number bottom right of your cross-hair shows the measured distance (see Gallery section).

The Rangefinder consumes 0.01 energy per second and therefore consumes one battery every 83 minutes of active use.

Trivia[]

  • During versions 0.59 and 0.60, the Rangefinder was unable to measure distances beyond 6 meters and always resulted in a reading of "6 m" (ground) or "7 m" (sky). Even under 6 meters there are inconsistencies. This rendered the item almost useless. This was fixed in the 0.61 update.

Gallery[]

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