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Garmin Z80 problems


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#1 Invisible-z

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Posted 01 October 2018 - 10:36 PM

The range finder shuts down occasionally, anyone have this problem?
Also, the laser doesn't seem to catch the pin distance correctly....
80% of the time its the same as my bushnell but 20% of the time its off...


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Posted 02 October 2018 - 10:52 AM

I have not had the distance problem (unless I hit the trees behind the hole) but I had the issue during my first round where it shut off 3 times.  I updated the software to the latest version and all I had to do is press the range button to wake it up a couple times the last round of golf I played.  However it woke up quickly.

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 01:54 PM

View PostInvisible-z, on 01 October 2018 - 10:36 PM, said:

The range finder shuts down occasionally, anyone have this problem?
Also, the laser doesn't seem to catch the pin distance correctly....
80% of the time its the same as my bushnell but 20% of the time its off...

Yes, same problems... however if it just goes to sleep it wakes up quickly.  But if I don't use it for a couple holes it has completely shutdown on me and needed to go through the complete bootup.  I also find that the flag finder is not the greatest, but a quick glance at the green front/back distances let's me know if I didn't get the flag accurately.
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Posted 10 October 2018 - 09:19 PM

its too bad they haven't fixed these problems yet, tons of review back in June/July were having the same problems as posted above
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Posted 12 October 2018 - 09:42 AM

I feel like Ive been conned into getting this very expensive piece of equipment.

I can't trust it to the exact yardage... isn't that the whole point of getting a range finder in the first place?


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Posted 19 November 2018 - 04:36 PM

Any updates on the accuracy and bugs?

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