Tag Archives: Electronic Scoring Target

An Improvement To The Athena EST Mechanical Lift

An Improvement To The Athena EST Mechanical Lift
Scopos is constantly looking for ways to innovate and improve both Orion and Athena. Our most recent improvement is to the mechanical lift of our Athena ESTs. Our new cable operated pulley lift system is an improvement over the previous threaded rod lift in several ways:Quieter: Existing Athena ...
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See Athena's Accuracy With Your Own Eyes

See Athena's Accuracy With Your Own Eyes
As Americans we have a saying: “trust but verify.” When it comes to Electronic Scoring Targets (ESTs) I will openly admit that many of Athena’s competitors can be trusted; they are accurate systems. However, despite their exceedingly high price point, shots scored on their ESTs can not be ...
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Solve the Scoring Problem First

Solve the Scoring Problem First
At Scopos we have a singular mission: “use technology to turn shooting into a spectator sport.” When I began studying this problem over a decade ago, I realized an initial and necessary step would be to solve the scoring problem. The scoring problem is summarized as follows: we must make scoring shots fast, accurate, and affordable. 
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What's the Difference Between the NC100 and NC200?

What's the Difference Between the NC100 and NC200?
One of the most common questions we get is, "what is the difference between the Athena NC100 and NC200?" Let's take a moment to explore their differences. The Similarities Both the NC100 and NC200 are part of Athena's family of Electronic Scoring Targets (ESTs). Both scores shots to within .1mm, ...
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Safety Improvements and Athena ESTs

Safety Improvements and Athena ESTs
For most of the people reading this newsletter, the safety record of the shooting sports is well-known. Shooting may be the safest youth sport in the United States. The Civilian Marksmanship Program reports that not a single injury-causing incident involving gun handling safety in youth air rifle ...
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Introducing Group Mode

Introducing Group Mode
What is Group Mode?Among Athena’s many unique training modes, our newest release focuses on bringing back the advantages of training group size and consistency: Group Mode. A major, if not the only, drawback of switching from paper to electronic targets is the loss of the ability to effectively ...
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Learn About the Basic Marksmanship Course Target

Learn About the Basic Marksmanship Course Target
The Basic Marksmanship Course (BMC) target was created by the Civilian Marksmanship Program, about 20 years ago, as a means to help introduce brand new athletes to air rifle shooting. The target has the same aiming bull dimensions as the standard air rifle target, but with scoring rings three times ...
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About Score History's Event Styles

About Score History's Event Styles
Two weeks ago, Scopos announced Score History, a powerful new tool built into Rezults that lets athletes track all of their scores online. Regardless of the course of fire, where those scores were shot, or if they were practice or competition. A key concept behind this new feature is called Event ...
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How Did Scopos Make Athena Affordable

How Did Scopos Make Athena Affordable
A common question we get asked is, “why is Athena half the price of our competitors?” And it is true, Athena is half, sometimes even a third or a fourth of the price of our Electronic Scoring Target (EST) competitors. Yet Athena still offers both scoring accuracy and a full featured EST system. ...
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Bench Matches: A Scopos Customer's $5000 Idea

Bench Matches: A Scopos Customer's $5000 Idea
The American Legion Post 295 in Green Springs, OH successfully uses "Bench Matches" to fundraise for their shooting team. In a recent bench match they raised nearly $5000 and added to their Athena range. Bench matches benefit the team more than just financially, they also serve to engage the local ...
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