Distance Meters

Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Runzheimer to Present, Exhibit at NAFA Fleet Management Institute and Expo

April 26, 2016

Runzheimer scheduled to present on the expectations of the future workforce at leading fleet management expo WATERFORD, Wis. - Runzheimer, a business vehicle, relocation information and expense management services provider, will be presenting and exhibiting at the NAFA 2016 Institute and Expo in Austin, TX this week, a leading event for the fleet management industry. The Runzheimer team... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Distance Sensor offers dual outputs and IO-Link.

January 7, 2016

Designed with FDA-grade stainless steel housing rated to IP67, IP68, or IP69K, Model Q4X is available with dual discrete outputs, which enable sensor to solve challenging high/low fill level monitoring or dancer arm applications. IO-Link allows for remote configuration, sensor backup, and preventative maintenance. With capability to detect height changes as small as 0.5 mm and sense up to 300 mm, Q4X can solve distance-based applications regardless of target surface reflectivity. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual Zone Radar Sensor detects moving and stationary targets.

December 1, 2015

Featuring narrow 11 x 13° beam pattern, R-GAGE™ Q240 Sensor is suited for monitoring specific area without detecting adjacent objects. Two independent adjustable sensing zones enable sensor to provide far and near proximity warning signs with capability to detect objects over 40 m away. Supplied in IP67-rated housing, Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave sensor operates in temperatures from -40 to 149°F and is suited for outdoor applications, such as port crane collision avoidance. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Vision Systems

System Semiconductor calculates distance using one camera.

February 11, 2015

Offering performance exceeding 30 fps, DR1151 uses Dual Aperture's 4-color 3D image solution technology, which extracts RGB and IR signals from single image sensor, to calculate relative distance to object with single-lens camera. Application of self-developed hardware blocks to process calculations required for extracting relative distance minimizes power consumption, which accommodates demands of mobile and portable applications. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Sensor detects 1 mm distance changes.

January 27, 2015

Designed for difficult distance-based applications over range of 25–300 mm, Model Q4X detects distance changes as small as 1 mm on targets such as black objects on black backgrounds or reflective items. High excess gain and 64-element imager combine to minimize errors in detection, counting, and validating orientation. Supplied in IP67, IP68, and IP69K rated stainless steel housing, sensor has angled 4-digit, 7-segment LED display and provides bipolar outputs.  Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Panel Meters display measurements in feet and inches.

December 29, 2014

Suited for level applications, NEMA 4X-rated ProVu® PD6001 Feet & Inches 1/8 DIN Panel Meter has adjustable brightness display for optimal readability and is also available as ProtEX®-MAX PD8-6001 explosion-proof meter. Field-selectable inputs allow integration of 0–20/4–20 mA or ±10 V transmitters, and meters can be set up as Modbus RTU Slaves. Options include up to 4 relays, 4–20 mA analog output, and dual 24 Vdc power supplies. Expansion modules add 4 relays, two 4–20 mA outputs, and 8 DIO. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Rollin', Rollin', Rollin' -- Calculated Industries Introduces Wheel Master Series Measuring Wheels

July 3, 2014

CARSON CITY, Nev.,  -- Calculated Industries, maker of the award-winning Construction Master(®) calculators, is now offering a line of four durable, competitively-priced measuring wheels. All of the easy-to-use, reliable and accurate devices measure up to 9,999 feet, 11 inches. Every building professional, from contractors and remodelers to flooring installers, landscapers and pavers, can find... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Distance Meter measures up to 229.7 ft.

March 19, 2014

Featuring 650 nm Class 2 laser rated at less than 1 mW, Model DDM-01 measures distances from 0.16–229.7 ft with accuracy of ±0.005 ft and resolution of 0.001 ft. Unit can also make area and space calculations as well as volume measurements from what it records. Using Pythagorean Theorem, meter can indirectly calculate height of object. Equipped with backlit 3-line LCD for use in dark areas, meter reads out in feet, inches, or meters with response time of 0.5 s. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Sensus Deploys FlexNet AMI Solution for SaskPower and SaskEnergy

February 5, 2014

Project expected to generate cost savings for the Province of Saskatchewan RALEIGH, N.C. – One of Canada's most ambitious advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) projects will help support unprecedented economic growth in Saskatchewan, Canada as the provincial electric and natural gas utilities deploy a Sensus communication network and almost 1 million electric meters and gas modules. ... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Time of Flight Sensors feature very small hysteresis.

February 4, 2014

Using time of flight technology, TOF Series Laser Sensors achieve up to 2 mm repeat accuracy at 3 m sensing distance. Self-contained retro reflective and background suppression sensors calculate distance based on time of travel from when beam is emitted to time it is reflected off target and back to receiver. Available with up to 2 NPN or PNP digital outputs, series includes dual output version for hi/lo or slow/stop sensing applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Distance Meter reads distances up to 229 ft.

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. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

ULP Transceiver supports phase-difference technology.

March 6, 2013

As 2.4 GHz IEEE 802.15.4 radio transceiver, AT86RF233 supports distance measurement between 2 radios (ranging). Integrated technology, combining wireless sensor networks with real-time location (RTLS) capabilities, uses measurement of phase differences between radio signals and enables items to be tracked within wireless network for industrial and consumer applications.<br /> <br /> Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Distance Meter measures cable length and locates faults.

December 11, 2012

Helping to ensure compliance, VDV Distance Meter measures voice, data, video, doorbell, siamese, lamp-wire, and NM cables up to 1,500 ft. Unit has 6 pre-programmed nominal cable length constants for RG59, RG6, and RG11 coaxial as well as Cat3, Cat5e, and Cat6 twisted pair. User can adjust capacitance/ft constant based on cable being tested. In addition, tester identifies cable runs outside specification and determines if cable run is broken or damaged. Read More

Portable Tools, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments, Green & Clean

Keson Earns STAR Award from Construction Marketing Association for Product Package Design and Fab 40 Status from Conservation Group for Sustained Commitment to Environment

December 10, 2012

Aurora, Illinois-based tool manufacturer garners recognition for outstanding marketing and business operations activities with two separate awards<4444>AURORA, IL - Keson Industries, a leading supplier and manufacturer of innovative, high-quality, measuring and marking tools, has received recognition from national and local peer groups. On November 8, Keson was named one of The Conservation... Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Trimble Introduces New Laser Distance Measuring Tools for Construction

November 19, 2012

ORLANDO, Fla. - Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) introduced the Spectra Precision® QM55 and QM95 Quick Measure distance meters. These handheld laser distance meters can be used in a wide variety of applications and are designed to give contractors a one-person distance measuring tool that is easy-to-use, can be carried in a pocket and withstands the rigors of the construction jobsite. The QM55 and QM95... Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cable Measurement Tool provides accuracy up to ±1% and ±3 ft.

October 10, 2012

Utilizing time domain reflectometry spread spectrum technology, Ranger&trade; TDR Kit measures voice, data, video, doorbell, siamese, lamp-wire, and NM cables up to 3,000 ft without interference. Fault finder determines if cable run is broken or damaged, while tone generator, featuring 4 tone cadences, identifies and traces cable. With single tool, professionals can confidently determine status of each wire in data, power, or communications/video system. Read More

Optics & Photonics, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser Receiver Tool takes rod-less grade readings.

August 13, 2012

Combining laser receiver, laser distance meter, and built-in tilt sensor, Spectra Precision® DR400 DigiRod(TM) provides information required to take rod-less grade readings, even at tilt angles up to 30°. Various grade rods can be emulated including direct elevation rods, cut/fill rods, and indirect reading rods. Receiver has 5 in. vertical reception range that does not require centering on-grade to obtain reading. As stand-alone distance meter, DigiRod can measure up to 160 ft with ±1/16 in. accuracy. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Distance Measurement System supports ProfiNET communications.

June 11, 2012

ProfiNET LE-200 laser distance measurement system provides communication option for users looking for real-time, closed loop distance feedback application solutions. Incorporating phase-shift differential technology, unit delivers accurate (±2 mm) and reliable positioning technology over 0.2-240 m range. Cooling and heating options are available for extreme environments, and other available protocol options include EtherNET/IP, DeviceNET, Profibus, Interbus, and CAN. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Laser-Guided Distance Measure is for indoor use.

August 24, 2011

Accurate to 99.0%, Laser Dimension Master II enables one person to make room measurements up to 50 ft within seconds. Ultrasonic device measures 5 in. long, comes in zipped protective cover, and has built-in laser aimer/pointer. For operation, user presses button and aims laser at wall or surface. After 2 beeps, measurement is displayed in feet-inches or meters on backlit LCD. Potential users include appraisers, estimators, contractors/builders, designers, remodelers, and DIYers. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Handheld Laser Distance Meter is certified as explosion proof.

January 6, 2011

Certified for ATEX and IECEx Zone 1 IIC T4, LaserMETER 3000XP accommodates needs of maintenance, operations, and safety personnel working in hazardous environments. Elements of construction include cast aluminum chassis and toughened safety glass doubly encased in anti-static overmold. Large, raised buttons and touch controls accommodate users wearing required safety clothing, and on-board mathematics enable user to calculate volume, area, and Pythagoras' theorem while in field. Read More