Product News: Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Distance Meter reads distances up to 229 ft.

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January 21, 2014 - Equipped with backlit, 4-line display, micro LM-400 offers inclination angle measurement system for indirect measurements in hard-to-reach areas; calculation feature that can adjust units instantly to inches, feet, or meters; and enough storage space for saving up to 20 measurements. Via Bluetooth®, meter is compatible with smartphones and tablets, allowing users to view, store, and share data remotely. Meter is IP54 dustproof, splashproof, and shuts off automatically after 3 min of inactivity.

RIDGID

400 Clark St., Elyria, OH, 44035, USA

Original Press Release

RIDGID® Announces micro LM-400 Advanced Laser Distance Meter

Press release date: January 10, 2014

-New distance meter offers quick distance readings, advanced calculations and easy sharing-

ELYRIA, OHIO – RIDGID® announces the micro LM-400 Advanced Laser Distance Meter. Capable of reading distances up to 229 feet in length, it is designed with many noteworthy elements for quickly and easily viewing, storing and sharing measurements.

Specifically, it features a large, backlit, four-line display screen for a clear view of the reading; an inclination angle measurement system for indirect measurements in hard-to-reach areas; an advanced calculation feature that can adjust units instantly to inches, feet or meters, and enough storage space for saving up to 20 measurements at a time. The new meter is also IP 54 dust proof, splash proof and has an auto shut-off after three minutes of inactivity to preserve battery life.

Additionally, the LM-400, via Bluetooth®, is compatible with smartphones and tablets, allowing users to view, store and share data remotely. Available as a free download, the RIDGIDsketch™ App for Android® and iOS® enables wireless transfer of LM-400 measurements to a room floor plan, photo, or sketch.

“The RIDGID micro LM-400 is a strong addition to our line of laser distance meters,” said Eric Huber, Senior Marketing Manager at RIDGID. “Its ability to perform advanced calculations and transfer measurements to a mobile device makes it an ideal tool for complex projects such as mapping out available space in existing structures and new construction.”

The LM-400 comes with a convenient soft carrying case and runs on two included AA batteries.

For additional information about the new LM-400, please visit www.RIDGID.com, call toll free: 1-800-769-7743, or contact RIDGID, 400 Clark St., Elyria, Ohio 44035 U.S.A.

Corporate Contact:
David Roberts   
440.329.4469   
D.Roberts@emerson.com
 
About RIDGID®
RIDGID®, a leading manufacturer of innovative tools and equipment for the professional trades, markets its products in more than 140 countries. The company’s broad offering of more than 300 types of tools serves the rental, plumbing, HVAC/R, utility, industrial, electrical, petroleum, institutional, commercial and hardware markets. RIDGID is part of Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions, a business of Emerson, which brings technology and engineering together to design and produce some of the highest-quality tools and equipment in the world. From wet/dry vacs to the industry’s best-selling pipe diagnostic system, key brands include RIDGID®, PROTEAM® and InSinkErator®

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About Emerson
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2012 were $24.4 billion. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.

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