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A control for the aperture of a camera lens or similar device which clicks into position at certain standard settings.
- ‘This one doesn't do that and windage and elevation have strong, positive click stops making adjustment easier.’
- ‘A roof prism design, it features central focusing, click stop adjustable eyepiece diopter, and nicely contoured push/pull eyecups.’
- ‘The rear is adjustable for windage in click stops, but elevation is adjusted by a very easy change of the front sight.’
- ‘Elevating the ladder portion of the sight allows the slider to be set into one of 17 positive click stops.’
- ‘The tripod socket rotates with positive click stops so it can be positioned comfortably.’
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