All About Garmin’s Xero C1 Pro Chronograph

Garmin’s Xero C1 Pro chronograph is quick to set up, takes less than a minute to configure and has a rechargeable battery, all in a small package.

at USPSA posted on May 23, 2024
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The Garmin Xero C1 Pro chronograph (MSRP: $599.99) takes less than a minute to configure and can measure projectile velocities ranging from from 100 f.p.s. to 5,000 f.p.s.
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The new Garmin Xero C1 Pro chronograph is a groundbreaking device designed to provide shooters with essential projectile speed data, redefining precision and reliability for marksmen of all disciplines. Whether you're a competitive shooter, a handloader fine-tuning your ammunition or an archer perfecting your arrows, the Garmin Xero C1 Pro is designed to meet all your needs.

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This chronograph is easy to bring to the range with 3.03 x 2.38 x 1.36-inch dimensions and 105.6 gram weight (sans tripod). Plus, the Garmin Xero C1 Pro’s backlit display and button-operated design make it simple to use.


At the heart of the Garmin Xero C1 Pro chronograph is its ability to measure projectile speeds with remarkable precision. This chronograph covers an impressive range, from 100 f.p.s. to a staggering 5,000 f.p.s. Whether you're dealing with bullets, arrows, slugs, airsoft BBs, pellets or paintballs, the Garmin Xero C1 Pro has you covered, making it a versatile tool for shooters across multiple disciplines.

Navigating the Garmin Xero C1 Pro chronograph's features is as straightforward as it gets—even I didn’t screw it up. The button-operated design, coupled with a convenient backlit display, makes it easy to use and see, indoors or outdoors. You can pair the Xero C1 Pro with the ShotView smartphone app. This dynamic combination empowers you to track your shots, measure deviation and gather crucial data for in-depth analysis, all through the convenience of your compatible smartphone.

The Garmin Xero C1 Pro boasts an IPX7 water-resistant rating, guaranteeing durability and functionality even in challenging environments. This feature ensures that you can rely on it during any shooting adventure.

Designed with portability in mind, the Garmin Xero C1 Pro's compact size allows it to fit seamlessly in your pocket, making it easy to set up and transport to any shooting location. Furthermore, its rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides enough power for up to 2,000 shots or up to six hours of use, giving you ample time to refine your shooting skills without the pressure of time constraints. The Garmin Xero C1 Pro sets itself apart by not being triggered by muzzle blast. This means it can reliably pick up shots from suppressed firearms or those equipped with muzzle brakes or compensators.

MSRP: $599.99. The Garmin Xero C1 Pro chronograph is available for purchase now. Visit the official Garmin website at now to order your Xero C1 Pro and take your shooting skills to new heights.

Article from the May/June 2024 issue of USPSA’s magazine.


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