Safety Guidelines for Setup and Use of all Apex Target Systems 

The safe use of all Apex Target Systems depends on you. These are recommended proceduresÍž  Apex Target Systems cannot account for every possible scenario.  Use your best judgment when operating Phoenix, when any safety issue arises that you are unsure of, consult a professional before commencing.

1)    Phoenix is intended for use by experienced shooters who are knowledgeable about firearm safety and capable of evaluating and controlling risks. Beginners should only utilize under supervision. 

2)    Must be 18 years or older or accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

3)    Do not operate under the influence of drugs or alcohol. 

4)    Always examine the Target Unit to make sure all are in proper working order before and after shooting. 

5)    Do not use incendiary rounds, tracer rounds, or explosives. We are not responsible for damage to targets/units or physical injuries from use of inappropriate ammunition.  \

6)    Do not use in adverse weather conditions such as tornados, hurricanes, or lightning storms.

7)    Watch out for the moving parts on the Lift UnitÍž there is a potential pinch hazard. Watch your hands when installing targets.

8)    Use best judgment when operating any Apex Target System.

9)    Phoenix target units must be at least 7 yards from the shooter. 

10)  It is up to you to determine sufficient protection given your shooting scenario.  As a firearm operator, you are responsible for each round you fire ­ take time to stop and think before you begin shooting.

11)  Wear the appropriate clothing while engaging targets, as ricochets are possible.

12)  When using multiple targets, as with any engagement, always be aware of what is around and behind your targets. Make sure the area is clear of people and any objects bullets could ricochet off.  

13)  Range must be properly constructed with a backstop that will safely stop and contain all rounds fired at all targets. Check backstop before and after each use.  

14)  Improper use of the batteries can result in fire causing serious injury and property damage.  

15)  See battery charger safety information before charging batteries, fully charge batteries before use.

16)  The Apex app will notify users of low battery in the Target Units.  When battery power is critically low, the Target Unit will turn off. 

17)  Always inspect batteries before charging. If damaged do not charge and discontinue use. 

18)  Always use a compatible charger and discontinue use if batteries become hot during charging.  

19)  If battery bloats or swells discontinue use. This is a sign of permanent damage. Please replace. 

20)  If protective covering, wires, or plugs are damaged, discontinue use. 

21)  Do not make any modifications to the unit.  

22)  Do not substitute parts. All replacement parts should come from Apex Target Systems LLC.  Replacement parts are available from our online store at or call us at (877) 224-6692. 

23)  Consult the Repair Manual on the Apex site or speak to an Apex service representative before attempting any repairs. 

24)  Before performing repairs ensure that power is off and disconnect the battery. 

25)  We are not responsible for safety hazards, damage to property, personal injury, or death caused by alterations or improper repairs made to any Apex Target System.



Safety is Number One while using any Apex Target System!

Read entire Safety Guide and Quick User Guide before operating any Apex Target System.  Improper use of any target system may result in property damage, serious personal injury, or death.

Follow all firearm manufacturer recommended safety procedures.

Follow all NRA shooting and range guidelines.  

Key NRA Gun Safety Rules:

1)  Always keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction.

2)  Always keep your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot. 

3)  Always keep the gun unloaded until ready to use. 

4)  Know your target and what is beyond.  

5)  Always wear proper protective gear including ear and eye protection.   

This is NOT a general firearm safety manual!  Please see for further information on safe gun use.