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02/25/2019

DISTO D330i (aka D3aBT) Retires

By bwauters

Disto d330i

The Leica DISTO D330i and its European version, the D3aBT, have been discontinued. For a comparable model, please see our Leica DISTO E7500i. 

The Leica DISTO D3aBT (known in the US as the D330i) is a 9 measurement mode LDM accurate to 1/16th of an inch. It features a back-lit LCD display, a tilt sensor, and Bluetooth 2.1.

(Note: The D3aBT (D330i) does not work with iOS).

Pair the D3aBT (D330i) with a compatible Android device to run a variety of apps, including the free Leica DISTO Sketch App. Or Bluetooth measurements to your cursor in AutoCAD® or BricsCAD as you take them with the DISTO Transfer app.  

The D3aBT (D330i) is the ideal LDM for creating an as-built interior space in AutoCAD®. 

Getting as-built dimensions can be a challenge when there obstacles blocking the level horizontal shot you need to get the measurement you want to take.  In Smart Horizontal mode, the D3aBT (D330i) uses angle data from a tilt sensor and does the math to solve for the level horizontal distance to your target.

With a range of up to 330', a small wobble in the tool can translate to the laser point bouncing in wide arcs on your target . For best results when measuring long distances, keep your dot steady with a tripod and Leica's patented Fine Tune Adapter.

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Haden Smith (not verified) Fri, 10/25/2019 Permalink

Is there any more documentation for the D330i than this "retired" page? I installed the Disto Transfer app on my galaxy S9+ phone, and when nothing happens, I have nowhere to go to get more information. Does this mean that Leica just intends for me to forget about using any of the intelligent bluetooth connectivity of this device because I just have to spend top dollar for a newer model? I hope not. Thank you in advance for more information.

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