How to use Leica DISTO™ D810 Touch

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Operation of Leica DISTO™ D810 Touch can be found within the following:

More information regarding the DISTO D810 touch displays below:

Switching ON and OFF

  • The  key switches and activates the laser in a single press.
  • Press  key once quickly to shoot a distance or...
  • Press and hold  for 2 seconds to activate continuous laser measurement (Tracking).
  • Press  once quickly to switch off tracking.
  • Press and hold the  button for 2 seconds to switch off the D810 Touch. The D810 Touch automatically switches off after 3 minutes of inactivity.

 

​ Using the Touch Screen

Tap on the display to open an onscreen button or to make a selection.

Drag on the display to move to prior or to next screen.

Spread 2 fingers apart to zoom if point finder is activated.

 

Display Overview of the Settings Page

Display Overview of the Functions Page

 

Basic Operations

Beep On/Off
Turn the beep on /off as per your convenience.

  • Press the  key once to reach the application screen. 
  • Select the settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key  underneath the icon .
  • On this screen, **Beep on/off icon   is located at the top right of the display.
  •  Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Beep on/off. Select the  icon using = key.
  • Also toggle between  &   with = key.

​ How to operate beep on /off through Touch.

  • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
  • Touch/Tap the settings icon  once to reach to the settings screen.
  • On this screen tap the  icon once to select.
  • Further tap the  icon repeatedly to toggle between On/Off.

* Press  to exit settings. 

 

Digital Level On/Off
Use the inbuilt digital level as and when required.

  • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
  • Select the settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key  underneath the icon.
  • On this screen, Digital Level icon  /  is located in the 2nd row left column of the display.
  • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Digital level on/off. Select the  icon using = key.
  • Toggle between  &  with = key.

​ How to operate Digital Level through Touch.

  • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
  • Touch/Tap the settings icon  once to reach the settings screen.
  • On this screen tap the  icon once to select.
  • Further tap the  icon repeatedly to toggle between On/Off.

* Press  to exit settings. 

 

 Display Light/Screen Brightness
Adjust the screen brightness as required

  • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
  • Select the settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key  underneath the icon .
  • On this screen, (brightness adjustment) illumination icon  is located in the the 3rd row right column of the display.
  • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for brightness adjustment. 
  • Select the  icon using = key. 
  • Once selected, use the arrow keys to increase or decrease the brightness from the provided 6 levels.

 * Press  to exit settings. 

​ How to Adjust the screen brightness through Touch.

  • ​Press the  key once to reach the application screen. 
  • Tap the settings icon  once to reach the settings screen.
  • On this screen tap the  icon twice.
  • Navigate through tapping  icons to increase or decrease the brightness from the provided 6 levels.
* Press  to exit settings.

     

     Activate/deactivate key pad

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Select the settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key  underneath the icon .
    • On this screen, the lock icon  /  is located in the 2nd row centre column of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for keypad lock on/off. Select the  icon by pressing = key.
    • Toggle between  /  with = key.

    ​ How to Activate/deactivate key pad through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen. 
    • Tap the settings icon  once to reach the settings screen.
    • On this screen tap the  icon once to select.
    • Further tap the  icon repeatedly to toggle between keypad On/Off.

     * Press  to exit settings.

    How to unlock keypad
    Once the keypad lock system is activated, the device when switched on needs to be unlocked within 2 seconds after switching it on, or it will automatically switch off.

    Press the   key within 2 seconds of switching on the device to unlock the key pad (as it will indicate on the display).

     

     Memory
    The device stores last 30 results by default.

    • To view the results stored in the memory, press the  key once.
    • Navigate to the memory  icon with  keys, which is located in the 2nd row left column of the display.
    • Select this icon  using = key.
    • Use navigation keys  to view multiple stored results. 
    • Press the soft keys  underneath icons  &  for deleting memory and using the displyed value for  further actions respectively.

    ​ How to operate the memory through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen. 
    • Tap the memory icon  twice to view the stored memory results.
    • To traverse through all stored results use the on device navigation keys .
    • Tap the  icon showing at the bottom right of the screen to use the displayed value for further actions.
    • Tap the  icon showing at the bottom left of the screen to delete the memory.

    •  

    * Press  to exit settings. 

     

     Timer (Self-trigger) or Auto release
    Timer is used for self triggering the measuremnt once the laser is activated. The delayed release is recommended for precise aiming, e.g. for long distances, as it avoids shaking of the device while pressing the measurement key. 

    • To set the Timer, press the  key once.
    • Navigate to the Timer icon  using  keys, which is located at the top left of the display. 
    • On Timer selection, you reach the screen displayed as 
    • Select the time from the provided options with the help of navigation  keys. 
    • To confirm setting press = key. 
    • Press  key once to aim the laser.
    • Press  key again to start the timer.

    ​ How to operate the Timer (Self-trigger) or Auto release through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen. 
    • Tap the Timer icon  twice to reach the time selection screen. 
    • Tap at any of the provided options to select. 
    • Move to the Basic measuring screen by tapping  icon.
    • Tap  once to aim the laser.  
    • Tap  twice to start the timer.

     

     Calculator

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen the Calculator icon is located at the top centre of the display.    
    • Navigate to the  icon using  keys for Calculator. 
    • Select the  icon using = key.

     

     How to operate the Calculator through Touch

    • ​Press the  key once to reach the application screen. 
    • Tap the Calculator icon  twice to use.

    * Press  to exit settings.

     

    Reset
    Reset setting returns the device to its factory settings. All customization and stored memory is lost.

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Select the settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key  underneath the icon .
    • Move to the next page of the settings using of keys.
    • On this screen, reset setting icon   is loacted in the second row of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for reset setting. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Use soft keys under  or  to confirm reset or cancel respectively. 

     How to operate through Touch 

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Tap the settings icon  once to reach the settings screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the Reset icon .
    • Tap the  icon twice.
    • On reaching the Reset screen, tap  icon to reset the device or tap  to cancel and back to the Basic Measuring screen.

     

    Offset
    Offset setting allows you to add or subtract a set value automatically to or from all measurements.

    • Press the  key once, to reach the application screen.
    • Select the settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key underneath the icon .
    • Move to the 2nd page of the settings with the help of keys.
    • On this screen, Offset setting icon  is located in the top row of the display.
    • Navigate to  icon using  keys to select for offset setting. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Use & keys to adjust the value.
    • Use soft key  under  icon to confirm or…
    • Reset the value to 0.00

     How to operate through Touch

    •  Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Tap the settings icon  once, to reach the settings screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the reset option .
    • Tap the  icon twice.
    • Tap & keys on the display to adjust the digits, and tap  icon to confirm or…
    • Reset the value to 0.00

     

    Advanced Operations

    Personalized Favourites

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Select the Settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key underneath the icon .
    • On this screen, Personalized favourites (a star shaped icon)  is loacted at the 3rd row centre column of the display.
    • Navigate to the  icon using  keys, to select for Personalized favourite. Select the  icon using = keys.
    • Select your favourite functions and add them to your personal list.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Tap the settings icon  once to reach the settings screen.
    • On this screen, tap the  icon twice.
    • This takes you to the main Function screen. Choose your most used or favourite application to add in your personal favourite list.

     

     Bluetooth
    DISTO™ D810 includes Bluetooth® Smart (V4.0) capability that will allow it to automatically send measurements to your tablet or phone. Check out the Leica DISTO™ App Directory  to see results on your Android, iOS or Windows devices.

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Select the Settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key underneath the icon .
    • On this screen, Bluetooth icon / is located at the centre right of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Bluetooth. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Toggle between  &  using = key.

     How to operate through Touch

    •  Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Tap the settings icon  once to reach the settings screen.
    • On this screen tap the  icon twice to Explore **Bluetooth options.

    *Also Bluetooth switches off as soon as the laser distance meter is switched off. 

    Leica DISTO™ sketch app.  is an ideal interface between the Leica DISTO™ with Bluetooth® and a smart phone, tablet or Windows computer. This allows sketches, photographs and Excel lists with dimensions to be created quickly. The data is subsequently able to be sent directly to the office by e-mail.

    Download the Leica DISTO™ sketch app.  from:

    iOS - https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/disto-sketch/id580422524?mt=8
    Android -  https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.ffuf.leica.sketch&hl=en

    Explore **Bluetooth options

     Switches Bluetooth® off.

     Figure Mode: Use this mode if the data needs to be transferred in figures, e.g. working with spread sheets. Ft/in fractional is converted into ft/in decimal.

    Device is connected. Favorites disappear and two softkeys appear:

     Allows the arrow keys to move the cursor on your computer.

     Sends the value of the main line to the computer.

      Text Mode: Use this mode if the data needs to be transferred as text, e.g. working with word processing programs.
     

    Device is connected. Favorites disappear and two softkeys appear:

     Allows the arrow keys to move the cursor on your computer.

     Sends the value of the main line to the computer.

    App Mode: Use this mode to transfer the data using an App.

    Special properties: ENCRYPTED is the default setting. In case of trouble with data transfer, select mode UNENCRYPTED.

     

    Changing Distance Units
    Leica Disto™ 810 is provided with the stock of units that you can change as per your requirement. Change from meter to feet to inches, per your convenience.

    • Press the  key once and you reach the application screen.
    • Select the Settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key underneath the icon .
    • On this screen, Distance Units icon  is located at the top center of the display.
    • Navigate to the  icon using  keys to select for Distance Units.
    • Select the  icon using = key.
    • Choose from the below listed units using  keys.
      0.00 m            0.00 ft
      0.000 m         0.00 in
      0.0000 m        01/32 in
      0.0 mm  0’    00” 1/32

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Tap the settings icon  once to reach the settings screen.
    • On this screen tap the  icon twice.
    • Further tap and select from the below listed units in the device.

      0.00 m            0.00 ft
      0.000 m         0.00 in
      0.0000 m        01/32 in
      0.0 mm  0’    00” 1/32

     

    Changing Tilt Units
    You can also change the Tilt unit setting as well to measure your triangle angles.

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Select the Settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key underneath the icon .
    • On this screen, Tilt Units icon  is located at the top left of the display.
    • Navigate to the  icon using  keys, to select for Tilt Units.
    • Choose from the below listed units using  keys.

        360.0 °             0.00 %
      +180.0°              0.0 mm/m
      + 90.0 °              0.00 in/ft

     How to operate through Touch

    •  Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Tap the settings icon  once to reach the settings screen.
        360.0 °             0.00 %
      +180.0°              0.0 mm/m
      + 90.0 °              0.00 in/ft

    * Tap  icon to exit settings. 

     

    Adjusting Measuring Reference/Tripod
    Custom your D810 to measure the distance from its front, rear, middle, from FTA 360 or the tripod thread of the device.

    1. Each time the device is switched on, the display shows the default or the standard mode as  which means that the distance is being measured from the back of the device.
      You can further change the settings by pressing  under the  screen to adjust the mode to either
    2.  - Measurement from the front of the device,
         - Lock icon = permanently

    3.  - Measurement from the tripod thread of the device.
    4.  - Measurement from a Leica DISTO Adapter FTA 360.

     
    How to adjust the measuring reference

    • ​Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Select the Adjust measurement application from the top right section by pressing .
    • Select the  icon using = key.
    • Choose from the provided:
      - from the front
      - back
      - middle
      - FTA 360 or...
      - tripod thread of device

     How to operate through Touch 

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen tap the  icon twice.
    • Further tap and select from the listed options (measure from the front, back, middle, through FTA 360 or the tripod thread of the device).

      *Once the device is switched off, reference goes back to standard setting (rear of the device)

     

    Adjusting/Standardising/Calibration of tilt sensor (Tilt Calibration)

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Select the Settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key underneath the icon .
    • On this screen, Tilt calibration icon  is located in the 3rd row left column of the display.
    • Navigate to the  icon using  keys to select for Tilt calibration. Select the  icon using = key.

     How to operate through Touch 

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Tap the settings icon  once to reach the settings screen.
    • On this screen tap the  icon twice to start the device Calibration.

      * Press  to exit settings.

    (Also)

    Follow these quick 6 steps to adjust or calibrate your device in case of an unlikely discrepancy.
    As indicated on the device display:

    • Place the device on an absolute flat surface with its display up and press.
    • Next rotate it by 180° and place the device on the surface as it was and press again.
    • Next stand the device up on a horizontal surface and press.
    • As indicated rotate the device 18o°in its vertical position and press  again.
    • Next place the device upside down as shown in the picture on the left and press.
    • Rotate the device again by 180° and place it on the surface and press .

     

     

    Camera Related Functions

    Point Finder/View Screen

    • Press the  key on the device to activate the camera mode.
    • With the help of navigation keys  zoom the pointfinder to 2x & 4x zoom.

     How to operate through Touch

    •  Tap the  icon on the home screen or press the  key on the device to activate the camera mode.
    • Zoom in the pointfinder to 1x, 2x & 4x by pinching or  spreading the 2 fingers apart. (draw the fingers close to zoom out)

      * Press  to exit.

     

    Photo

    • Press the soft  key under  icon to activate the camera for photo. (you can also find the photo option on the function screen at the bottom left)

    • With the help of navigation keys, use the zoom in (2x) or zoom out feature.

    • Press  key once to take photo.

    • Press the soft  key under icon  to view the photo taken from the gallery.

    • Also use the navigation  keys to view more than one photo from the gallery if taken.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Tap the  icon on the home screen to activate the camera for photo. (you can also find the photo option on the function screen at the bottom left)
    • Zoom in the pointfinder to 2x by pinching or  spreading the 2 fingers apart. (draw the fingers close to zoom out)
    • Tap the  icon again displayed at the bottom centre to take photo.
    • Tap at icon to view the photo taken from the gallery.
    • Also use the navigation  keys to view more than one photo from the gallery if taken.

     * Press  to exit.

     

     Gallery

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen, the Gallery application  icon is located at the bottom right of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Gallery application. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Use the navigation  keys to view more than one photo from the gallery if taken.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen tap the icon twice located at the bottom right of the display.
    • Use the navigation  keys to view more than one photo from the memory if taken.

    * Press  to exit.
    ** If the device is connected to the computer via USB cable, you can download or delete the gallery.
    *** It is not possible to upload any data.

     

     

    Width (Measure with a Picture)
    A revolutionary feature that allows you to determine the width, height, area or even the diameter of an object. One measurement at right angles to the object is all it takes. Then the desired dimension is marked using two arrows in the picture and the measured value appears in the display.

    • Press the soft  key under  icon to activate the camera for Measure Width with a picture application. (you can also find the Width measurement option on the function screen 2nd page, bottom right)
    • Select your desired target and aim the laser perpendicular to the object by pressing  key.
    • Use the soft keys under  &  to adjust the on display arrows to alter the desired length for measurement.
    • Confirm measurement by pressing = key.
    • The device automatically calculates the width of the object.

     How to operate through Touch

    •  Tap the  icon on the home screen to activate the camera for Measure Width with a picture application. (you can also find the Width measurement option on the function screen 2nd page, bottom right)
    • Select your desired target and aim the laser perpendicular to the object by tapping icon displayed in the center.
    • Use the on the display length adjustment or  icons to adjust the desired length for measurement.
    • Tap the  icon again to record the measurement.
    • Confirm measurement by pressing = key.
    • The device automatically calculates the width of the object.

    *The device also calculates:  It also calculates the distance to the object (displayed on top)

    * Press  to exit.
    **It is absolutely necessary to aim with the laser perpendicular to the object 
    ***Use the navigation  keys to zoom in/out. Zoom upto 4x for precise aiming.
    ****Use the navigation  keys to increase or decrease brightness while using this option.
     

     

     

    Diameter/Girth (Measure with a picture)
    The application allows you to determine the diameter of an object. The the desired dimension is marked using two arrows in the picture and the measured value appears in the display.

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Move to the second page of application screen using keys.
    • On this screen, the Diameter application  icon is located at the bottom right of the display.
    • Navigate to the  icon using  keys to select for Diameter application. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Select your desired target and aim the laser perpendicular to the object by pressing  key.
    • Use the soft keys under  &  to adjust the on display arrows to alter the desired diameter for measurement.
    • Confirm measurement by pressing = key.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    •  On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the Diameter application  icon.
    • On this screen tap the  icon twice.
    • Select your desired target and aim the laser perpendicular to the object by tapping icon displayed in the center.
    • Use the on the display length adjustment or  icons to adjust the desired diameter for measurement.
    • Tap the  icon again to record the measurement.
    • Confirm measurement by pressing = key.
    • The device automatically calculates the diameter of the object.

    *The device also calculates:  

    •  Circumference of the object (displayed on top)
    •  Circular area of the object (displayed on top)

    * Press  to exit.
    **It is absolutely necessary to aim the laser perpendicular to the middle of the round  object.
    ***Use the navigation  keys to zoom in/out. Zoom upto 4x for precise aiming.
    ****Use the navigation  keys to increase or decrease brightness while using this option.

     

    Area from the Photo
    The application allows you to measure the area of an object. The the desired dimension is marked using 4 direction arrows in the picture and the measured value appears in the display.

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Move to the second page of application screen using keys.
    • On this screen, the Area from the photo application  icon is located at the bottom right of the display.
    • Navigate to the  icon using  keys to select for Area from the photo application. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Select your desired target and aim the laser perpendicular to the horizontal center line of the area by pressing  key. (This area must be perfectly flat on the vertical plane)
    • Use the soft keys under  &  to adjust the on display arrows to alter the desired area for measurement.
    • Confirm measurement by pressing = key.
    • The device automatically calculates the area of the object.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the Area from the photo application  icon.
    • On this screen tap the  icon twice.
    • Select your desired target and aim the laser perpendicular to the horizontal center line of the area by tapping icon. (This area must be perfectly flat on the vertical plane).
    • Use the on the display length adjustment or  icons to adjust the desired area for measurement.
    • Tap the  icon again to record the measurement.
    • Confirm measurement by pressing = key.
    • The device automatically calculates the area of the object.

    *The device also calculates:

    •   Width of the object (displayed on top)
    •  Length of the object (displayed on top)
    •  Circumference/ Total linear distance of the object (displayed on top)

    * Press  to exit.
    **It is absolutely necessary to aim the laser perpendicular to the middle of the round  object.
    ***Use the navigation  keys to zoom in/out. Zoom upto 4x for precise aiming.
    ****Use the navigation  keys to increase or decrease brightness while using this option. 

     

    Basic Device Applications

    Straight line single distance measurement
    Basic usage is quite simple.

    • To begin, press the  key once to switch the laser on and aim at your target.
    • Pressing  again records the measurement and shows the result on the device display.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Tap the  icon once to switch the laser on and aim at your target.
    • Tap the  icon again to record the measurement.

    For measurements, where there is nothing obvious at the other end for the laser to reflect back, it is recommended that you use Leica branded Target plate for maximum measurement range.

    * Press  to exit.

     

     Permanent / Minimum-Maximum measurement
    This function determines the minimum or maximum distance from a specific measuring point, e.g. the determination of room diagonals (maximum value) or horizontal distance (minimum value).

    • To activate permanent measuring, press and hold the  key for 2 seconds. This will activate the continuous laser.
    • Aim the laser at wall corners (maximum value) or horizontal distance (minimum value). The display would show the max. & min. values on the screen.
    • To stop permanent/minimum-maximum measuring press  key or tap  icon once.

     How to operate through Touch

    • This application can only be operated through the device keypad.

    * Press  to exit. 

     

    Add/ Subtract function

    • Add / Subtract are two basic functions in D810. The keys are displayed on the device for this application.
    • Press  once to add the next measurement to previous one.
    • Press  twice to subtract the next measurement to previous one.

     How to operate through Touch

    • This application can only be operated through the device keypad.

    * Press  to exit. 

     

     

    Area Measurement
    Area measurement is a basic function provided in all Leica Disto devices. This helps you calculate the area of wall or surface just by measuring its sides from the same reference point.

    • For measuring the area of a surface, press the Function key  once.
    • On this screen, the area application  icon is located in the 3rd row of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Area application. Select the  icon using = key.
    • To begin, press the  key once to switch the laser on and aim at your target to take the 1st reading.
    • Then focusing from the same reference point take the 2nd reading by measuring the adjacent wall length. (as the area icon will indicate on display)
    • Once this process is completed the device automatically calculates the area for you.

     How to operate through Touch

    •  Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen tap the icon twice.
    • Take the first reading of the length by tapping the  icon at the bottom centre of the screen.
    • Then focusing from the same reference point take the 2nd reading by tapping the  icon.
    • Once this process is completed the device automatically calculates the area for you.

    * Adding and subtracting areas
    You can measure two separate areas and add or subtract them from each other with the help of    or  keys.

    **The device also calculates:  The total linear distance or the circumference.
    *** Press  to exit.

     

    Volume Measurement

    • For measuring the volume of an object press the Function key  once.
    • On this screen, volume application  icon is located in the 3rd row of the display.
    • Navigate to the  icon using  keys to select for Volume application. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Measure the three adjacent lengths (l x b x h) using. (as the volume icon will indicate on display)
      *All measurement needs to be taken from the same reference point.
    • Once this process is completed the device automatically calculates the volume on the display.

      How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen tap the  icon twice.
    • Measure the three adjacent lengths (l x b x h) by tapping  as it will indicate on the display.
    • Once this process is completed the device automatically calculates the volume on the display.

    *The device also calculates: 
     Ceiling/floor area
     Wall areas 
     Total linear distance (circumference)

    ** Press  to exit.

     

    Triangular Area Measurement

    • For measuring the area of a triangular surface, press the Function key  once.
    • Move to the second page of application screen using keys.
    • On this screen, Triangle Area Measurement  icon is located in the top row of the display.
    • Navigate to the  icon using  keys to select for Triangle Area Measurement application. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Measure all three sides of a triangle aiming lasers at 1st, 2nd and 3rd target points using  as indicated .
    • Once this process is completed the device automatically calculates the area for you.

     How to operate through Touch

    •  Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the Triangular area icon .
    • On this screen tap the  icon twice.
    • Measure the three adjacent lengths of the triangle by tapping as it will indicate on the device display.
    • Once this process is completed the device automatically calculates the area of a triangle.

     *The device also calculates:
     The total linear distance or the circumference and
    Angle between the 1st and 2nd measurement

    ** Press  to exit.

     

    Smart Horizontal Mode™

    • For measuring the distance from an object through Smart Horizontal Mode™, press the Function key  once.
    • On this screen, Smart Horizontal application  icon is located in the 2nd row, towards right of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Smart Horizontal application. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Aim the laser at an angle of a certain tilt and record the measurement by pressing .
    • The device automatically calculates the horizontal distance from the target.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen tap the  icon twice.
    • Tap the  icon to aim the laser at an angle of a certain tilt.
    • Tap it again and record that measurement.
    • The device automatically calculates the horizontal distance from the target.

    *The device also calculates:
      angle of the tilt
     length of the tilt and
     the vertical height from the device.

    ** Press  to exit.

     

    Long range Mode
    The long range mode allows measuring of difficult targets in unfavourable conditions such as bright light or extremely reflective objects.

    • To activate the long range mode press the Function key  once.
    • Move to the next page of the application screen using keys.
    • On this screen, Long range mode  icon is located at the Top middle of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for long range mode. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Toggle between  &  using = key.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the Long range mode   icon.
    • Tap the  icon once to select.
    • Further tap the  icon repeatedly to toggle betweeen  &  .

    * Press  to exit. 

     

     Level
    Level displays inclinations of upto 360°. It helps you achieve the absolute 0° or 90° apart from finding the actual inclination of an object such as staircase railings; sloped floors etc. Ideal for horizontal and vertical adjustments.

    • To activate the Level function, press the Function key  once.
    • On this screen, Level icon  is located in the 3rd row of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Level. Select the  icon using = key.
    • The device automatically starts tracking the Level. Beeps at absolute 0° and 90°.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Tap the  twice to start Level application.

    * Tap to exit. 

     

     Date and Time

    • To set Date and time for your device, press the Function key  once.
    • Select the settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key  underneath the icon .
    • On this screen, Date and time adjustment  icon is located at the bottom centre of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Date and time adjustment. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Using the navigation  keys, set the time on the device.
    • Press the soft key  underneath  to return or  icon to further set the date using   keys.

     How to operate through Touch

    • To set Date and time for your device, press the Function key  once.
    • On this screen tap the settings  icon once to reach the settings screen.
    • On reaching this screen tap  icon twice located at the bottom centre of the display to select.
    • Using the navigation  tabs set the time on the device.
    • Tap  to return or  icon to further set the date using   keys.

     

    Compass
    Compass helps you identify true North and other directions.

    • To start Compass function, press the Function key  once.
    • On this screen, Compass  icon is located at the bottom centre of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Compass. Select the  icon using = key.
    • The device would then ask if you would need to calibrate the compass.
    • Use soft keys under  or X to confirm or cancel calibration. 
    • Compass calibration – Calibrate the compass by rotate the device slowly in a figure 8 motion until OK icon appears on the display. 

      How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • Tap the  twice to start Compass application.
    • The device would then ask if you would need to calibrate the compass.
    • On reaching the calibration screen, tap  icon to calibrate the device or tap X to cancel.
    • Compass calibration – Calibrate the compass by rotate the device slowly in a figure 8 motion until OK icon appears on the display. 

    *The compass may not work properly at following places:
    -  Inside of buildings
    - Close to high voltage lines (e.g. on train platforms)
    - Close to magnets, metal objects or electrical household appliances

    **The arrow always points to true north.
    **The compass has to be calibrated before every first measurement after switching on the device.
    ***Check that multifunctional end piece is not folded out.
    ****Keep the device away from any magnet.
    *****If an error message occurs, the device is tilted too much (>20° over the front / > 10°sidewise).

     

     Compass Adjustment
    Depending on your geographic location, the angle of declination may vary from other locations, as the geographic and magnetic poles are aligned. However, if the reference location is not selected, the difference in declination between the poles can differ greatly.
    For best results, select the nearest geographic reference point, using the steps below.

    • To reach Compass adjustment, press the Function key  once.
    • Select the settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key  underneath the icon .
    • On this screen, Compass adjustment  icon is located at the bottom right of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Compass adjustment. Select the  icon using = key.
    • Using the navigation  keys, select the nearest location  and the device adjusts the declination accordingly.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen tap the settings  icon once to reach the settings screen.
    • On reaching this screen tap  icon twice to start Compass adjustment.
    •  Using the on device navigation  tabs, select the nearest location  and the device adjusts the declination accordingly.

     

    Advance device Applications

    Sloped Objects
    This function is used to measure the angle and length of a sloped object.

    • For measuring the length of a sloped object, press the Function key  once.
    • Move to the second page of application screen using keys.
    • On this screen, Sloped object measurement application  icon is located in the 2nd row of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Sloped object application. Select the  icon using = key.
    • To measure the slope, measure points a. & b. from the same reference point.
      A. Aim the laser with the  key to the top or the upper point of the slope and press the  key again to record that measurement.
      B. Same way aim the laser at the lower target of the slope and measure that point.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the Sloped objects icon .
    • Tap the  icon twice.
    • To measure the slope, measure points a. & b. from the same reference point.
      A. Tap at the icon displayed at the bottom centre of the screen to aim the laser to the top or the upper point of the slope and tap it again to record that measurement.
      B. Same way aim the laser at the lower target of the slope and measure that point.

    *The device also calculates:
     Angle included in the measurement of point b.
     Distance to the point b. from the device
    Vertical height between both points and 
     Distance between the 2 points
     The angle included between both the points
     Horizontal distance between the 2 points

    *This application requires tripod.
    ** Press  to exit. 

     

     Trapezium
    This function helps you measure the detailed measurements of a Trapezium (an object whose 2 lengths are of 2 different sizes).

    • Press the Function key  once.
    • Move to the second page of the application screen using keys.
    • On this screen, Trapezium application icon  is located in the 2nd row of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Trapezium application. Select the  icon using = key.
    • To measure the Trapezium, measure points a. & b. from the same reference point.
      A. Measure the height of the shorter side of the Trapezium using  key.
      B. Press the  key again and from the same reference point aim the laser diagonally at the 2nd point of the Trapezium as shown in the figure. Press  key again to record that measurement.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the Trapezium application .
    • Tap the  icon twice.
    • To measure the Trapezium, measure points a. & b. from the same reference point.
      A. Tap at the  icon displayed at the bottom centre of the screen and measure the height of the shorter side of the Trapezium by tapping it again.
      B. Similarly tap at  icon from the same reference point and aim the laser diagonally at the 2nd point of the Trapezium as shown in the figure. Tap it  again to record that measurement.

    *The device also calculates:
      Height to point a.
     Diagonal length or pythagoras to point b.
     Angle included to point b.
     Length of the slope
     Area of the Trapezium
     Angle included between a. & b. from 90° horizontal

    *This application requires tripod.

    ** Press  to exit. 

     

     Height Profile measurement
    This function helps you measure the height differences between 2 or more reference points.

    • Press the Function key  once.
    • Move to the second page of the application screen using keys.
    • On this screen, height profile measurement application icon  is located at the Top row of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Height profile application. Select the  icon using = key.
    • To measure the height difference between 2 or more reference points aim at a certain reference point and record that measurement by pressing .
    • Next aim the device at the second reference point as shown in the figure on the left and record that measurement by pressing.

    * You can repeat this process to measure the difference between more than 2 points.

     How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the height profile measurement icon .
    • Tap the  icon twice.
    • Tap at the  icon displayed at the bottom centre of the display and aim at a certain reference point and record that measurement by tapping the  icon.
    • Further aim at the second reference point as shown in the figure and record that measurement.

    * You can repeat this process to measure the difference between more than 2 points.

     **The device also calculates:
    Horizontal distance from the device.
    Height difference from the previous reference point.
    ***This application requires tripod. 
     

     

     Height Tracking
    Use this function to measure the height of an object from a distance. This especially works when you are measuring the height of buildings or trees, objects without suitable reflective points.

    • For tracking the height of an object, press the Function key  once.
    • Move to the second page of application screen using keys.
    • On this screen, Height Tracking application icon
    •  is located iin the 2nd row of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for Height Tracking. Select the  icon using = key.
    • To track the height, measure points a. & b. from the same reference point.
      A. Aim the laser using  key at the lower point of the object and record that measurement by pressing  key.
      B. Press the  key 3rd time to start Height tracking. Keep aiming the laser upwards until you have reached your desired point. Press  key for 4th and the final time to record that last measurement.

      How to operate through Touch

    • Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the Height Tracking icon .
    • Tap the  icon twice.
    • Tap at the  icon displayed at the bottom centre of the display and aim at the lower point of the object and record that measurement by by tapping the  icon again.
    • Further tap at the  icon to start height tracking. Keep aiming the laser upwards until you have reached your desired point.
    • Tap  icon again to record the final point.
    • The device automatically calculates the height.

     *The device also calculates:
     Inclination angle at point a.
     Length from the device to point a.
     Tracking angle at point b.
     Vertical tracking height between both points a. & b. and
     Horizontal distance between the device and the object

    *The upper point can be targeted with the digital point finder and does not need a reflective laser target as the device only measures the inclination.

    **This application requires tripod. 
     

     

     2 point indirect horizontal length measurement
    This function helps you measure the length of an object indirectly just by focusing on 2 points.

    • Press the Function key  once.
    • Move to the second page of the application screen using keys.
    • On this screen, 2 point indirect length measurement application icon  is loacted at the 3rd row of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select the option for 2 point indirect measurement. Select the  icon using = key.
    • To measure the horizontal length through this application, measure points a. & b. from the same reference point.
      A. Aim the laser at point a. and record that measurement by pressing .
      B. Next aim the laser at point b. as shown in the figure on the left and record that measurement by pressing again.

     How to operate through Touch

    •  Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the 2 point indirect length measurement icon .
    • Tap the  icon twice.
      A. Tap at the  icon displayed at the bottom centre of the display and aim at point a. and record that measurement by by tapping the  icon again.
      B. Further tap at then displayed  icon to aim at point b. and record that measurement by by tapping the  icon again. 

    *The device automatically calculates:
     The distance from a. to b.
    The distance from the device to points a.  & b. 

    **This application requires tripod.
    ***This application is applicable only to measure the horizontal length. To measure the vertical height please use the Height Tracking function.
     

     

     3 point indirect horizontal length measurement
    This function helps you in measuring the length of an object by focusing on 2 points.

    • Press the Function key  once.
    • Move to the second page of the application screen using keys.
    • On this screen 3 point indirect length measurement application icon is located in the 3rd row of the display.
    • Navigate to the icon using  keys to select for 3 point indirect measurement. Select the  icon using = key.
    • To measure the horizontal length through this application, measure points a.,b. & c. from the same reference point.
      A. Aim the laser at point a. and record that measurement by pressing .
      B. Next aim the laser to point b. as shown in the figure on the left and record that measurement by pressing again.
      C. Repeat the process for calculating c.

     How to operate through Touch

    •  Press the  key once to reach the application screen.
    • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right  to view the 2 point indirect length measurement icon .
    • Tap the  icon twice.
      A. Tap at the  icon displayed at the bottom centre of the display and aim at point a. and record that measurement by by tapping the  icon again.
      B. Further tap at then displayed icon  to aim at point b. and record that measurement by tapping it again.
      C. Repeat the process for calculating c..

    *The device automatically calculates:
      The distance from a. to c.
    The distance from the device to points a.  b.  & c. .

    **This application requires tripod.
    *** This application is applicable only to measure the horizontal length. To measure the vertical height please use the Height Tracking function.