Be sure to check out the following blogs for more information on laser distance measurers and laser levels. From advice by industry insiders to FAQ's & How-To's, we have what you need.

Steven Kendall of Rigstar uses his Leica DISTO D810 Touch

Set the Stage with the D810 Touch and Rigstar

Written by kevin.rinaldi-young on February 1st, 2016

We visited Steven Kendall of Rigstar to find out how he uses his DISTO D810 Touch to lay out bridle systems for the rigging industry. Steve teaches a wide range of professionals in theatrical and industrial rigging at his shop in Northampton, Massachusetts. Steve has been working in the rigging industry since the wild west days of the 1970's. His tours with bands like Heart, Stix, Jethro Tull, Lynyrd Skynyrd and many more, taught him everything you'd ever want to know about lifting gear, people and the occasional piano or dirt bike.

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Leica DISTO D410 also known as E7500

Owner's FAQ DISTO E7500 aka D410

Written by jrecords on January 4th, 2016

Discover more about the Leica DISTO™ E7500 also known as the D410 outside of North America. 

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Leica DISTO A6

Owner's FAQ DISTO A6

Written by jrecords on December 18th, 2015

All about the DISTO™ A6 and its software DISTO™ transfer

Which system requirements does my PC need to work with DISTO™  transfer?
Generally the DISTO™  transfer works on all desktops, labtops, tablet PCs and UMPCs equiped with Microsoft Windows SE, ME, XP or Vista. Of course the computer must have a Bluetooth interface or you have to install a Bluetooth stick. Using an external Bluetooth stick the computer must fullfil the requirements of the Bluetooth stick.

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Software Partners

Written by jrecords on December 18th, 2015

The companies listed are certified developers of (third party) software that can be used with our bluetooth devices Leica DISTO™ S910, D810 touch, D510, and D110. Details like "for which profession is the software or which languages do they offer?" you will find in the enclosed xls-file.

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Leica DISTO DXT

Owner's FAQ DISTO DXT

Written by jrecords on December 17th, 2015

Learn more about the Leica DISTO™ DXT

How do I change batteries of DISTO™ DXT?
Fold out the end-piece and open the locking mechanism with a coin or a screwdriver and lift the battery compartment cover. Insert batteries, observing the correct polarity. Close the battery compartment carefully. To ensure the instrument remains watertight, any dirt on the battery compartment seals should be avoided.

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Leica DISTO D3

Owner's FAQ DISTO™ D3

Written by jrecords on December 17th, 2015

Find out more about our Leica DISTO™ D3

How accurate is the tilt sensor in the Leica DISTO™ D3? 
The accuracy of the tilt sensor is +/- 0.3° to the laser beam and +/-0.3° to the housing. The accuracy varies according to the measured angle and distance. 

What units of tilt are integrated into the Leica DISTO™ D3? 
You can set the Leica DISTO™ D3 to use different units of tilt. The user can select between ° and %. The units can be changed in menu item 2

 

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Leica DISTO D5

Owner's FAQ DISTO™ D5

Written by jrecords on December 17th, 2015

Find out more about our Leica DISTO™ D5

How many zoom levels does the Leica DISTO™ D5 have?
The integrated digital Pointfinder in the device has 1x, 2x and 4x zoom. You can see on the left up corner which zoom level you have selected. To change from one zoom level to the next one you have to press the “Digital Pointfinder” key.
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Leica DISTO D8

Owner's FAQ DISTO D8

Written by jrecords on December 17th, 2015

Take a deeper peek at our Leica DISTO™ D8

How many zoom levels does the Leica DISTO™ D8 have?
The integrated digital Pointfinder in the device has 1x, 2x and 4x zoom. You can see on the left up corner which zoom level you have selected. To change from one zoom level to the next one you have to press the “Digital Pointfinder” key.

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