The product manual is a 38 pages booklet very
well written and illustrated that you should
read thoroughly before taking the product
afield. Leupold also provides a Quick Reference
Card to carry with the unit, should you need a
quick refresh in the field. The manual is
localized for the specific market, different
languages are downloadable for free from
Leupold’s web site.
The unit is very compact (4”x3”x1.5”) and light
(6.8oz) and it is really easy to operate with
one hand. You just need to set it up once
selecting the correct parameters then it will
remain set even if you take out the battery.
The Leupold RXII in fact comes loaded with many
features thus you need to decide what you want
measure; then it will operate on a point and
click mode: just turn it on, aim your target and
click, all parameters will show up in the
The Leupold RX II has a set of features that
makes it unique and very appealing to crossbow
shooters: it sports in fact the ability to
compensate for inclined shots incorporating a
ballistic calculation program named True
Ballistic Range that will give you both Line Of
Sight distance and compensated distance.
When you shoot down from an elevated position
and vice versa you need to compensate your shot.
In fact gravity will only influence the
horizontal distance from you to target. This
calculation, apparently simple can be further
complicated another factor: arrow speed.
The Leupold RXII can perform all the necessary
calculations for you giving you the correct aim
distance (no more hold over-under) in real time.
The True Ballistic Range was developed by a team
of engineers that originally wrote the Sierra
Infinity Exterior Ballistic Program.
There are also other interesting features such
Digital thermometer (°C or °F)
Ability to change scale: meters, yards, feet
Possibility to select aim reticle between 13
Ability to select bow speed range (less than
215, 215 to 250, more than 250)
(This latter being less important to crossbow
shooters as most modern crossbow shoots at over
All of the functions are accessible trough a
rotary menu simply by pushing the side MODE
button and the top POWER button to confirm