How to choose your digital laser rangefinder, for good measurements?

The digital range finder is an innovative and practical device that allows you to perform a set of measurements and calculations of distances with the speed and precision of a laser.

It is an accessory intended for professionals and particularly used in the context of DIY work. We have found you the top 3 of the best models on the market, as well as some basic criteria to choose the ideal laser rangefinder according to your needs.

How to choose a laser rangefinder?

There is a very wide range of laser range finders on the market. We list you below, the essential characteristics to take into account to choose the model well adapted to your needs.

  • The maximum power and range of the laser
  • The margin of error
  • Technical features (distance measurement, Pythagoras function, inclinometer function, etc.)
  • Sealing
  • Utilisation facility
  • Portability

Why is it a popular DIY accessory?

The usefulness of the laser range finder goes beyond simple DIY. It is a very popular professional tool because of its precision and easy handling. It uses a laser beam to make highly precise and fast measurements over long distances. It is thus more practical than a tape measure or a folding rule and offers a considerable saving of time.

Top 3 best digital rangefinders

To go further, we have selected laser rangefinders which seem to meet these different selection criteria.

50m Laser Rangefinder, Tacklife Laser Meter

Compact, robust and easy to use, the model meets high precision measurement needs. Its versatility assures you reliable calculations of distances, areas and volumes over a range of 0.05 to 50 m, with an accuracy of ± 1.5 mm.

Indirect calculation is possible with the Pythagorean function. It is equipped with a dual laser emission lens and can store up to 30 sets of data.

Digital Laser Rangefinder, DTAPE DT50

The Class II laser built into the device enables real-time measurements on any surface and anywhere. Multifunctional, it supports indirect measurements with Pythagoras, continuous and single distance measurements over a range of up to 50m. Its automatic calibration and error reporting functions optimize the accuracy of your measurements.

Bosch Professional GLM 50 C laser rangefinder

The innovation in this IP54 certified rangefinder lies in the integration of a 360 ° gap and tilt tracking function for angle measurement. As well as Bluetooth technology for transferring and archiving measurements on the Bosch Measuring app.

Other technical features include the intuitive measurement of distances, areas and heights with an accuracy of ± 1.5mm and ± 0.2 °, over a range of up to 50m. Its color screen with automatic orientation ensures the display of data.

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