Leica Disto articles

A selection of the latest articles relating to our Leica DISTO ™ products:

ISO Standard 16331-1 - Leica Geosystems announce the new standard for laser distance meters.

With the launch of the new Leica DISTO ™ D210 and Leica DISTO ™ X310 Leica Geosystems have defined a new standard for laser distance meters!

The new ISO Standard 16331-1, to which Leica Geosystems has made a significant contribution, defines in detail how information concerning accuracy and range must be presented and describes the necessary measuring procedures. This renders specifications of laser distance meters capable of being tested by independent institutions, thus making direct comparisons possible.

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Leica Roteo 35G Green Beam Construction Laser Now Available

Leica is proud to announce the release of the new extended Leica Roteo rotating laser levels product line. The Leica Roteo Rotating Laser Line now has 3 new additions to the family, including Leicas first Green Beam Rotary Laser. Each laser has different settings and accessories specifically designed for different applications around the work site. The new Lasers include the Leica Roteo 20HV, Leica Roteo 25H, Leica Roteo 35 WMR and the fantastic Leica Roteo 35G Green Beam.

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Using a Leica DISTO ™ D8 with miniPLAN GO!

Rapidly create floor plans as you measure. With its simple to use interface, miniPLAN GO! is designed to work in the same way that you do already.

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Leica DISTO ™ D8 – the most versatile laser distance meter in the world

Heerbrugg, Switzerland) 15 years of experience with hand-held laser distance meters and the latest technology are invested in the new Leica DISTO ™ D8. Equipped with a digital Pointfinder, high-resolution 2.4" colour display, 360o tilt sensor and bluetooth® technology, the Leica DISTO ™ D8 is a real world first and offers completely new measuring options.

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The New Leica DISTO ™ D5 = More Functions for Less

Perhaps I shouldn't advertise this too much in this litigious age where people are quick to take offence, but I worked out the height and width of my neighbour's house the other day - without leaving my office! He will also need about 5 litres of exterior emulsion to cover the 15.135 m2 of white wall in front of the house.

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Introducing the new Leica DISTO ™ D5

The Leica DISTO ™ D5 has the only high resolution 2.4" digital color Point-finder display and a 45 degree tilt sensor in the industry. These features combined with a host of calculation functions make the Leica DISTO ™ D5 the best hand-held digital laser distance meter ever!

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Watch the Leica DISTO ™ product demos

We have a selection of animated product demos which illustrate the use of a DISTO measuring device. These useful tutorials cover a range of measurement tasks including simple, direct measurement, calculation of area, volume and using the Pythagoras function for indirect measurement.

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Introducing the revolutionary Leica DISTO ™ D3

14 years ago Leica Geosystems AG invented the first laser distance meter, the Leica DISTO ™, and in doing so fundamentally revolutionised the measuring process.Today Leica DISTO ™ is trusted by more than one million professionals worldwide, to help them easily, quickly and accurately measure distances.

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Leica DISTO ™ Laser vs Sonic Measuring

A comparison table of the advantages of laser distance measuring when compared to sonic measurement.

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Leica DISTO ™ measuring principle

Where distance measurement is concerned, quite a lot goes on behind the scenes. This article explains, in simple terms, exactly how the Leica DISTO ™ works.

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Pen and Paper a thing of the past with the new Leica DISTO ™ A6

The Leica DISTO ™ A6, has been designed specifically for all those professionals who work regularly with CAD based packages.

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The Leica DISTO ™ Family goes from strength to strength

Over the years their Leica DISTO ™ product range, has enabled more than three quarters of a million professionals worldwide, to easily, quickly and accurately measure internal and external distances.

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Leica Geosystems Swiss Technology and Quality

Whether you have to stake out a construction site perform control measurements, collect height and angle data, align concrete forms, install ceilings and partitions, lay gravity flow pipe, locate underground services or complete site preparation and earthworks – Leica Geosystems offers the right instrument for your application.

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The history of the DISTO ™

The original laser distance meter

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