LPR-1 Soviet Copy of Simrad LP7 Military Rangefinder Star Wars Electrobinoculars
The rangefinder is in good cosmetic order. Its optics, providing 7x magnification, is bright and clean with no evidences of fungus, scratches of any other defects. When the rangefinder turns on, two dots red and green briefly flashing on its indicator and then the indicator goes dark. When one of the measuring button pressed, the rangefinder power consumption goes up. The rangefinder requires 12V battery that is not included in the sale. There is a mounting bracket on the bottom of the device. Its original protective hard case with a diaphragm and shoulder strap included. Taking into account the above defect with switching on, the rangefinder listed as for parts or not working, but I think, that it should not be a problem for someone with technical knowledge to return this device to its previous glory. LPR-1 laser reconnaissance device contributed to the war in Afghanistan. The device was originally developed for intelligence units. Quite quickly their supply was established in mass quantities to artillery units for spotters. The gunners quite clearly defined and appreciated its overall dimensions in comparison with the rangefinders that were in service. Field of view 6.7 degrees. Range measurement error +10 meters on distance 20000m. Range of measured distances 145 - 20000 meters. Supply voltage 11-14 or 22-29 V. Current consumption no more than 0.8 A. Weight rangefinder not more than 2.5 kg. Appliance use (extract from its manual). Turn the switch to the ON position. Aim the range finder at the target. Press the button Measurement 1 and after the ready indicator lights up, release it. Take the range count and the elevation angle of the target, i. If the red indicator lights up - replace the battery. If there are several targets in the gap of the goniometric grid during measurement, the decimal point in the low-order digit of the range indicator lights up.
By pressing the button Measurement 1 and Measurement 2, you can measure the distance to the first and second targets. If there is a measurement, for example, through the bushes, it is necessary to set with the handle the limits of the minimum range than the distance slightly larger than the distance to the bushes and measure. In this case, the beam reflected from the bushes will not be fixed, that is, we will get the distance to the target. When working at night, switch the "Backlight" switch to the ON position.
LPR-1 is very similar copy of Simrad Optronics LP7 military rangefinder. The LP7 rangefinder was dressed up and distressed to be disguised and used as a prop Star Wars Electrobinoculars in the film Star Wars Episode V: the Empire Strikes Back. It was used by Han Solo on the planet Hoth to find the Imperial Probe Droid at the beginning of the film. Item can be collected from SL4 area.
Please check my other auctions! The item "LPR-1 Soviet Copy of Simrad LP7 Military Rangefinder Star Wars Electrobinoculars" is in sale since Friday, April 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\Surplus/ Equipment\Field Gear". The seller is "harry19646" and is located in Windsor. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Egypt, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Jordan, Cambodia, Sri lanka, Macao, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Bahamas, Colombia, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Qatar, Uruguay.
- Type: Reconnaissance Device
- Service: Army
- Era: 1945-Present