Bosch Laser Rangefinders - Brilliant!!
Posted by Neil Bruce - February 24, 2010
Bosch have invested heavily in their IMT (Intelligent Measuring Tools) range. Part of this product category is the Laser Rangefinder Family.
Laser Rangefinders use a red laser beam projected from the tool and a receiver on the tool to determine distances. They are used in many applications and are capable of functions such as simple distance measurement, continuous measurement, area measurement, volume measurement, pythagoras measurements, trapezium functions, stake out functions and more.
Currently there are 4 Laser Rangefinders in the Bosch Professional portfolio. Here are details of what they are and what they do:
DLE40 - The baby of the family which has a range of 40 metres. It fits in any shirt pocket.
DLE70 - has a range of 70 metres and will measure up to 10 times faster.
GLM150 - a range of 150 metres, accurate to 1mm and has new functions such as roof slope measurement.
GLM250VF - a range of 250 metres and has an integrated telescopic viewfinder.
Do you own or are thinking of getting one of these tools?
Tell us what you think of the tools.
We'd like to hear of all the different ways you are using the tool.
Are they accurate?
Are they reliable?
Are they brilliant?
Would you go back to using a tape measure?
What other devices would you recommend?
What projects are they handy for?
Tell us your stories about using a Bosch Laser Rangefinder in the comments box.
Thanks for all your feedback.
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