Laser Distance Meter offers point-and-shoot operation.

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Equipped with backlit, 3-line display, Model DT300 measures targets up to 164 ft away with 0.06 in. accuracy. Pro-grade pocket-sized meter offers min/max readings, indirect Pythagorean calculations from 2 or 3 other measurements, 20-reading memory, addition and subtraction functions, and auto-off. Featuring IP54-rated, dust-proof and water-resistant design, meter enables users to measure distances, compute area and volume, and measure angles.

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New Extech DT300 Laser Distance Meter Measures Up

DT300 speeds up measurements with point-and-shoot ease

(Waltham, MA, USA) Extech Instruments (, makers of the best handheld test and measurement tools, announced the release of its affordable new DT300 compact, pro-grade laser distance meter. The Extech DT300 makes it easy to measure distances, compute area and volume, and measure angles. Users can quickly take measurements with one-button, point-and-shoot convenience, saving time and dollars resulting from estimating errors.

Even in glare conditions, the DT300's bright laser and large, backlit, 3-line display make it easy to measure targets up to 164' (50m) away with 0.06" (1.5mm) accuracy. With its rugged, dust-proof and water-resistant design (IP54-rated), users can take this distance meter anywhere. The lightweight pocket-sized meter is ideal for one-hand operation. Useful functions include Min/Max readings; indirect Pythagorean calculations from two or three other measurements; 20 reading memory; easy addition and subtraction; and auto-off.

The DT300 is ideal for building contractors, renovation and remodeling professionals, estimators and sales, electrical and HVACR professionals and anyone who routinely needs quick precise measurements at work sites.

The Extech DT300 laser distance meter is available now from stocking distributors. To learn more about the DT300, or to find a distributor, please visit

About Extech Instruments

Extech Instruments is recognized as the source for the best handheld test and measurement tools worldwide. Founded in 1971, Extech is known for its depth and breadth of innovative testers and meters suited for electrical, HVAC, building/restoration, as well as a host of environmental testers for measurement of sound, light, humidity and other factors. All Extech meters are distributed worldwide through leading representatives, distributors and OEMs. The company is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, USA and is ISO 9001 2000 certified. Extech is a wholly owned subsidiary of FLIR Systems, Inc.

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