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03/12/2019

How to Use Leica DISTO D810 touch

By bwauters

Disto d810

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

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

touchscreen

 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

activate/deactivate touch
  • 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 icon

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 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 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 c/off to exit settings.

 

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

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch 

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • Tap the settings icon gears once to reach the settings screen.
  • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right touch drag to view the Reset icon reset icon.
  • Tap the reset icon icon twice.
  • On reaching the Reset screen, tap green check icon to reset the device or tap back 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 func key once, to reach the application screen.
  • Select the settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key softkeyunderneath the icon gears.
  • Move to the 2nd page of the settings with the help of  arrows keys.
  • On this screen, Offset setting icon offset icon is located in the top row of the display.
  • Navigate to offset icon icon using arrows keys to select for offset setting. Select the offset icon icon using = key.
  • Use arrows & updown arrows keys to adjust the value.
  • Use soft key softkey under  green check icon to confirm or…
  • Reset the value to 0.00

 touch

How to operate through Touch

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

 

Advanced Operations

Personalized Favourites

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

 touch

How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • Tap the settings icon gears once to reach the settings screen.
  • On this screen, tap the personalized favourites 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 func key once to reach the application screen.
  • Select the Settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key softkeyunderneath the icon gears.
  • On this screen, Bluetooth® icon bt on/ bt offis located at the centre right of the display.
  • Navigate to the icon using arrows keys to select for Bluetooth®. Select the bt on icon using = key.
  • Toggle between  bt onbt off using = key.

 touch

How to operate through Touch

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

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

Leica DISTO sketch app. 

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.  

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

 off

Switches Bluetooth® off.

figure mode 

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:

 off pad

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

send 

Sends the value of the main line to the computer.

txt  

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:

off pad

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

send 

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 D810 touch 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.

table
  • Press the func key once and you reach the application screen.
  • Select the Settings option gears from this screen by pressing the soft key underneath the icon softkey.
  • On this screen, Distance Units icon unit is located at the top center of the display.
  • Navigate to the unit icon using arrows keys to select for Distance Units.
  • Select the unit icon using = key.
  • Choose from the below listed units using arrows 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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • Tap the settings icon gears once to reach the settings screen.
  • On this screen tap the unit 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

 

unit tilt

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

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

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

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

* Tap back 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 mode which means that the distance is being measured from the back of the device.  back of device
  2. You can further change the settings by pressing  under the  screen to adjust the mode to either
  3.  front of device- Measurement from the front of the device,

       lock icon - Lock icon = permanently

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

 
How to adjust the measuring reference

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch 

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

touch

 How to operate through Touch 

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

    * Press c/off 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 on.
  • Next rotate it by 180° and place the device on the surface as it was and press on again.
  • Next stand the device up on a horizontal surface and press on.
  • As indicated rotate the device 18o°in its vertical position and press on again.
  • Next place the device upside down as shown in the picture on the left and press on.
  • Rotate the device again by 180° and place it on the surface and press on
  • calibrate

 

 

Camera Related Functions

Point Finder/View Screen

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

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

    * Press c/off to exit.

 

photo

Photo

photo mode
  • Press the soft softkey key under cameramode  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 updown arrows keys, use the zoom in (2x) or zoom out feature.

  • Press on key once to take photo.

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

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

  • Tap the cameramode 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 pinch spreading the 2 fingers apart. (draw the fingers close to zoom out)
  • Tap the cameramode icon again displayed at the bottom centre to take photo.
  • Tap at icon icon to view the photo taken from the gallery.
  • Also use the navigation arrows keys to view more than one photo from the gallery if taken.

 * Press  c/off  to exit.

 

icon 

Gallery

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

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

* Press  c/off 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

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.

width picture
  • Press the soft softkey key under width measure 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 on key.
  • Use the soft keys under minus & plus 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.

touch 

How to operate through Touch

  •  Tap the width measure 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 width measure icon displayed in the center.
  • Use the on the display length adjustment or minus & plus icons to adjust the desired length for measurement.
  • Tap the width measure 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 c/off to exit.
**It is absolutely necessary to aim with the laser perpendicular to the object 

perpendicular
***Use the navigation updown arrows keys to zoom in/out. Zoom upto 4x for precise aiming.
****Use the navigation  arrows keys to increase or decrease brightness while using this option.

 

 

diamter/girth

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.

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  •  On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right touch drag to view the Diameter application diameter app icon.
  • On this screen tap the diameter app icon twice.
  • Select your desired target and aim the laser perpendicular to the object by tapping diamter/girth icon displayed in the center.
  • Use the on the display length adjustment or minus & plus icons to adjust the desired diameter for measurement.
  • Tap the diameter record 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 Circumference of the object (displayed on top)
  •  circumference areaCircular area of the object (displayed on top)

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

 

area from photo

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.

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

touch

 How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right touch drag to view the Area from the photo application area app icon.
  • On this screen tap the area app icon twice.
  • Select your desired target and aim the laser perpendicular to the horizontal center line of the area by tapping area from photo icon. (This area must be perfectly flat on the vertical plane).
  • Use the on the display length adjustment or minus & plus  icons to adjust the desired area for measurement.
  • Tap the area from photo 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 objectWidth of the object (displayed on top)
  • length of object Length of the object (displayed on top)
  •  circumferenceCircumference/ Total linear distance of the object (displayed on top)

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

 

Basic Device Applications

Straight line single distance measurement
Basic usage is quite simple.

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • Tap the dist icon icon once to switch the laser on and aim at your target.
  • Tap the dist icon 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 c/off to exit.

min max meas

 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).

image
  • To activate permanent measuring, press and hold the on 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 on key or tap dist icon icon once.

touch 

How to operate through Touch

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

* Press c/off to exit. 

 

add subtract

Add/ Subtract function

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

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

* Press  c/off to exit. 

 

area icon

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.

area pic
  • For measuring the area of a surface, press the Function key func  once.
  • On this screen, the area application area icon icon is located in the 3rd row of the display.
  • Navigate to the area icon icon using arrows keys to select for Area application. Select the area icon icon using = key.
  • To begin, press the on 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.

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 How to operate through Touch

  •  Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • On this screen tap the area icon icon twice.
  • Take the first reading of the length by tapping the first length icon at the bottom centre of the screen.
  • Then focusing from the same reference point take the 2nd reading by tapping the second length 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  plus  or minus keys.

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

 

volume

Volume Measurement

volume
  • For measuring the volume of an object press the Function key func once.
  • On this screen, volume application volume icon is located in the 3rd row of the display.
  • Navigate to the volume icon using arrows keys to select for Volume application. Select the volume icon using = key.
  • Measure the three adjacent lengths (l x b x h) using on. (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.

touch  

How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func  key once to reach the application screen.
  • On this screen tap the volume icon twice.
  • Measure the three adjacent lengths (l x b x h) by tapping l,b , h 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
 Ceiling/floor area

wall areas
 Wall areas 

total linear distance
 Total linear distance (circumference)

** Press  c/off to exit.

triangular area measure

Triangular Area Measurement

triangle area
  • For measuring the area of a triangular surface, press the Function key func once.
  • Move to the second page of application screen using arrows keys.
  • On this screen, Triangle Area Measurement triangle icon icon is located in the top row of the display.
  • Navigate to the triangle icon icon using arrows keys to select for Triangle Area Measurement application. Select the triangle icon  icon using = key.
  • Measure all three sides of a triangle aiming lasers at 1st, 2nd and 3rd target points using on  as indicated  123.
  • Once this process is completed the device automatically calculates the area for you.

 touch

How to operate through Touch

  •  Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right touch drag to view the Triangular area icontriangle icon .
  • On this screen tap the triangle icon icon twice.
  • Measure the three adjacent lengths of the triangle by tapping1,2 , 3 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:

triangle lineaer distance
 The total linear distance or the circumference and

angle
Angle between the 1st and 2nd measurement

** Press c/off to exit.

Smart Horizontal Mode

Smart Horizontal Mode™

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

touch

 How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • On this screen tap the smart horizontal app icon twice.
  • Tap the aim laser 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 tilt
  angle of the tilt

length of tilt
 length of the tilt and

vertical height
 the vertical height from the device.

** Press  c/off to exit.

Long Range

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

touch

 How to operate through Touch

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

* Press c/off  to exit. 

level

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

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

* Tap back to exit. 

 

calendar 

Date and Time

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

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

 

compass

Compass
Compass helps you identify true North and other directions.

  • To start Compass function, press the Function key func once.
  • On this screen, Compass compass icon icon is located at the bottom centre of the display.
  • Navigate to the icon using arrows keys to select for Compass. Select the compass icon icon using = key.
  • The device would then ask if you would need to calibrate the compass.
  • Use soft keys under  green check or X to confirm or cancel calibration
    calibration yes or no
  • Compass calibration – Calibrate the compass by rotate the device slowly in a figure 8 motion until OK icon appears on the display.
    figure 8 calibrate

  touch

How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • Tap the compass icon twice to start Compass application.
  • The device would then ask if you would need to calibrate the compass.
  • On reaching the calibration screen, tap green check  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.
    figure 8 calibrate

*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

 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  func once.
  • Select the settings option from this screen by pressing the soft key softkey underneath the gears icon .
  • On this screen, Compass adjustment compass adjust icon icon is located at the bottom right of the display.
  • Navigate to the icon using arrows keys to select for Compass adjustment. Select the compass adjust icon icon using = key.
  • Using the navigation updown arrows keys, select the nearest location  location and the device adjusts the declination accordingly.

touch 

How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • On this screen tap the settings gears icon once to reach the settings screen.
  • On reaching this screen tap compass adjust icon icon twice to start Compass adjustment.
  •  Using the on device navigation updown arrows tabs, select the nearest location  locationand 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.

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

touch 

How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right touch drag to view the Sloped objects icon slope icon.
  • Tap the reset icon icon twice.
  • To measure the slope, measure points a. & b. from the same reference point.
    A. Tap at the laser 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:

1
 Angle included in the measurement of point b.

2
 Distance to the point b. from the device

3
Vertical height between both points and 

4
 Distance between the 2 points

5
 The angle included between both the points

6
 Horizontal distance between the 2 points

*This application requires tripod.
** Press c/off  to exit. 

trapezium

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

trapezium house
  • Press the Function key  func once.
  • Move to the second page of the application screen using arrows keys.
  • On this screen, Trapezium application icon trap icon is located in the 2nd row of the display.
  • Navigate to the icon using arrows keys to select for Trapezium application. Select the trap icon 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 on key.
    B. Press the on 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 on key again to record that measurement.

touch

 How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right touch drag to view the Trapezium application trap icon.
  • Tap the trap icon icon twice.
  • To measure the Trapezium, measure points a. & b. from the same reference point.
    A. Tap at the  1 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 2 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  2 again to record that measurement.

*The device also calculates:

1
  Height to point a.

diagonal
 Diagonal length or pythagoras to point b.

2
 Angle included to point b.

slope
 Length of the slope

area
 Area of the Trapezium

angle
 Angle included between a. & b. from 90° horizontal

*This application requires tripod.

** Press  c/off  to exit. 

Height Profile

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

height profile measurement
  • Press the Function key func once.
  • Move to the second page of the application screen using arrowskeys.
  • On this screen, height profile measurement application icon height profile app is located at the Top row of the display.
  • Navigate to the icon using arrows keys to select for Height profile application. Select the height profile app 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 on .
  • Next aim the device at the second reference point as shown in the figure on the left and record that measurement by pressing on.

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

touch

 How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func key once to reach the application screen.
  • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right touch drag to view the height profile measurement icon height profile app .
  • Tap the height profile app icon twice.
  • Tap at the profile height laser aim icon displayed at the bottom centre of the display and aim at a certain reference point and record that measurement by tapping the profile height laser aim 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
Horizontal distance from the device.

height difference
Height difference from the previous reference point.
***This application requires tripod. 
 

height tracking

 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.

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

touch

  How to operate through Touch

  • Press the func  key once to reach the application screen.
  • On this screen, drag your finger to move to the next screen towards right touch drag  to view the Height Tracking icon icon.
  • Tap the icon  icon twice.
  • Tap at the laser  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  laser icon again.
  • Further tap at the icon  icon to start height tracking. Keep aiming the laser upwards until you have reached your desired point.
  • Tap  icon icon again to record the final point.
  • The device automatically calculates the height.

 *The device also calculates:

1
 Inclination angle at point a.

2
 Length from the device to point a.

1
 Tracking angle at point b.

1
 Vertical tracking height between both points a. & b. and

1
 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. 
 

 

 icon

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

indirect meas
  • Press the Function key  func once.
  • Move to the second page of the application screen using arrows keys.
  • On this screen, 2 point indirect length measurement application icon icon is loacted at the 3rd row of the display.
  • Navigate to the icon using arrows keys to select the option for 2 point indirect measurement. Select the icon 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 
    on.
    B. Next aim the laser at point b. as shown in the figure on the left and record that measurement by pressing on again.

touch

 How to operate through Touch

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

    B. Further tap at then displayed icon icon to aim at point b. and record that measurement by by tapping the icon icon again. 

*The device automatically calculates:

icon
 The distance from a. to b.
The distance from the device to points a.  

icon

& b. 

icon

**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.
 

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

3 point
  • Press the Function key  func once.
  • Move to the second page of the application screen using arrows keys.
  • On this screen 3 point indirect length measurement application icon icon is located in the 3rd row of the display.
  • Navigate to the icon using arrows keys to select for 3 point indirect measurement. Select the icon 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 
    on.
    B. Next aim the laser to point b. as shown in the figure on the left and record that measurement by pressing  on again.
    C. Repeat the process for calculating c.

touch 

How to operate through Touch

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

    B. Further tap at then displayed icon icon to aim at point b. and record that measurement by tapping it again.
    C. Repeat the process for calculating c.icon.

*The device automatically calculates:

icon
  The distance from a. to c.
The distance from the device to points a. 

icon

 b.  

icon

& c.

 icon.

**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.

 

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