Auto-correcting bow sight

  • US 8,316,551 B2
  • Filed: 11/09/2009
  • Issued: 11/27/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/10/2008
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. An auto-correcting bow sight, comprising:

  • a range finder supported on a bow incorporating the auto-correcting bow sight, the range finder determining a range to a target;

    an inclinometer supported on the bow and determining an angle of inclination of the bow;

    a processor supported on the bow and receiving information from the range finder and the inclinometer relating to the range to target and the angle of inclination of the bow, respectively;

    multiple aim indicators being operably connected to the processor, wherein the processor controls which of the multiple aim indicators is displayed at a given time based on at least one of (i) the range to target, and (ii) the angle of inclination of the bow, information; and

    a manually actuated input device that is operably connected to the processor and that can be actuated for beginning an evaluation by the processor that determines which of the multiple aim indicators to display based on the at least one of the range to target and the angle of inclination of the bow, and wherein the manually actuated input device is arranged upon the bow to allow actuation of the input device by an archer when the bow is in a fully drawn position.

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