I plan on buying a 1200, the CRF it sells for $599. It has twice the battery life of the 1200 scan, way more compact. Its just about $100 dollars more. The 1200 scan is $498 on binoculars.com, anyone seen a better price? I am buying my 3rd rangefinder and I don't want to make another mistake (bought a Leup.RX-IV) which will be traded in. Any opinion's welcome, no I can't afford a Swaro as my job is going alittle rocky.