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Top 5 Best Rotating Lasers of 2020

This is my top 5 rotating laser levels of 2020 for general site construction use. I have been using rotating laser levels on construction sites for well over 15 years and so my list of the best rotating laser levels is based on my experience using them.

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Topcon DT-205L Theodolite

The Topcon DT-205 and the Topcon DT-205L are part of the Topcon DT-200 series of theodolites. They have remained unchanged for a number of years, testament to the design of the theodolite. These theodolites are straight forward to use and fast to setup, ideal for busy construction sites.  The screen and interface on the Topcon DT-200 series is simple to …

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Topcon LS-100D Rotating Laser Receiver

Is there a better receiver for rotating lasers? The Topcon rotating lasers all come with the Topcon LS-80A receiver as standard.  The Topcon LS-80A receiver is a great receiver for use with rotating lasers, but Topcon also produces a more advanced receiver, the Topcon LS-100D.  Topcon describe the LS-100D receiver as versatile and designed for maximum user convenience.  And this …

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Topcon DL-502 Digital Level

If you have been using optical levels, like the Topcon AT-B4A or the Topcon AT-B3A, and you need the next step up in accuracy for your levelling work then you need to consider investing in a Digital Level like the Topcon DL-502.  The Topcon DL-502 is the more accurate Digital Level in the Topcon Range. Both the Digital Levels produced …

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A Guide to Buying a Total Station.

What is a Total Station? A Total Station is an instrument that measures both horizontal and vertical angles and distances.  It used by Engineers and Surveyors for setting out 3-dimensional points and for recording 3-dimensional points.  Total Stations were invented when an EDM (Electro-Magnetic Distance Measurement) device was added to a theodolite.  Originally these were mounted on top of the …

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Recommended Reading For Construction Industry Professionals

Engineering or Surveying Book of the Month. Every month on this page you will find a book that we feel is recommended reading for either Site Engineers, Site Surveyors or any professional within the construction industry.  January 2020. With the impending IR35 Rules being implemented to the private sector in April 2020, this months recommended read has to be on …

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Topcon DT-205 Theodolite

The Topcon DT-205 and the Topcon DT-205L are part of the Topcon DT-200 series of theodolites. They have remained unchanged for a number of years, testament to the design of the theodolite. These theodolites are straight forward to use and fast to setup, ideal for busy construction sites.  The screen and interface on the Topcon DT-200 series is simple to …

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Topcon DL-503 Digital Level

If you have been using optical levels, like the Topcon AT-B4A or the Topcon AT-B3A, and you need the next step up in accuracy for your levelling work then you need to consider investing in a Digital Level like the Topcon DL-503.  The Topcon DL-503 is the entry level Digital Level in the Topcon Range. Both the Digital Levels produced …