If you are currently looking forward to purchasing golf simulators that help you practice better, there are a lot of top brands offering cutting-edge options. TruGolf is a name that stands out, as the manufacturer offers some of the most advanced and premium range simulators on the market. It also has a few affordable ones that novice and intermediate golfers can look at. 

The most economical models in the TruGolf Vista Series are the Vista 8 and Vista 8 PRO golf simulators. Despite being budget options, they offer a great level of functionality and reliability to users. Read on to take a deeper look into the specifications, features and dimensions of both these simulators.

In comparison to Vista 10 and Vista 12 Units, the Vista 8 Series from TruGolf is the smallest option. It has measurements of 9’W x 12’D x 8’H and needs an overall area of 15’W x 20’D x 10’H; the same as its more expensive upper-level models. The screen of the Vista 8 measures 114 sq inches and has an aspect ratio of 4:3.  Vista 8’s BASE model does not come with a monitor, computer, or turf. 

The Vista 8 PRO simulator comes with the TruGolf Level 1 Computer (Core i3 3.9Ghz CPU, 500 GB SSD, 8GB RAM, NVIDIA GTX 1050, and a pre-installed version of the E6 CONNECT software. Users also get a touch monitor (21 inches), a Premium Fairway, and a projector with a resolution of HD 720p. In addition, the package also offers 1 year of the E6 Connect Subscription’s Basic plan featuring as many as 27 different courses. 

Stats measured

  • The extensive feedback offered by TruGolf technology includes Ball Speed, Club Path, Launch Angle, Club Face, and Club Head Speed. 
  • The measurement technique used by TruGolf provides precise simulation of parameters such as the roll, carry, and landing of a ball. 
  • To create an authentic experience possible, the user may change factors such as the time of day, features of virtual courses, and the weather type. 

Trugolf Vista 8 Base and Pro Comparison


TruGolf Vista 8 BASE


  • 9’W x 12’D x 8’H footprint
  • Size Requirement: 15’W x 20’D x 10’H
  • 114-inch diagonal screen
  • 4:3 aspect ratio
  • 720p projector
  • Connect E6 CONNECT Basic (1) Year Subscription 
  • Laser projector: 10,000 lifetime hours, short throw laser projector. comprises a unique projector housing.
  • TruTrack2 computer for tracking is not included.
  • Turf is not included, and a monitor is not included.
  • A one-year limited warranty is provided.

TruGolf Vista 8 PRO


  • 9’W x 12’D x 8’H footprint
  • Size Requirement: 15’W x 20’D x 10’H
  • 114″ diagonal screen
  • Aspect ratio of 4:3
  • E6 CONNECT (1) Year of Basic Subscription
  • Projector – HD 720p
  • Laser projector: 10,000 lifetime hours, short throw laser projector, with a unique projector housing
  • TruGolf’s TruTrack2 computer for tracking (Level 1)
  • 21 ” Touch Screen
  • Warranty for Premium Fairway
  • Limited Warranty of One Year
  • You also get side netting and a containment brim as accessories.


Go through the information about features and components given above to choose the right simulator for your needs.