Learning Centre for Leica DISTO and Lino

Whether you have a problem or want to find out how to use your measuring tools more efficiently - in our Learning Center you will find answers to many questions. How-to-videos and tutorials explain functions in a simple way and in case studies our customers describe how their daily work has improved thanks to the Leica DISTO or Leica Lino.

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3D Disto - Working with layer templates

This tutorial contains information about the use of a layer system in your measurements

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Webinar: Point-to-Point Technology

Measure the distance between any two points from just one location, and much more... Watch this 45-minute webinar to see how the P2P-Technology can benefit your daily tasks.

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Webinar: Leica 3D Disto

Capture dimensions of complex sites, process the data directly in CAD and project designed points back to reality. Learn more about the digital workflow in this 30-minute webinar.

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Webinar: Lino L6R & L6G

The Leica Lino L6R & L6G are designed to deliver outstanding visibility, and come with many interesting features. Learn more in this 30-minute webinar.

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Webinar: Indirect Measurements

Attend this 45-minute webinar to learn all about indirect distance measurements. We point out helpful tips and tricks which allow you to complete measurements more efficiently.

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Quick adjustment of suspended ceilings

"The clarity and precision of the laser lines is impressive - even in large rooms." says Manfred Tammeger, using the Lino L6G mainly for suspending ceilings and aligning drywalls.

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Building an 8000 m vertical university

“The DISTO D810 ensured that the structures were according to the drawings. The device is easy to operate and also works outdoors due to the built-in camera.” said Priyanka Bista

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Overcome the challenge of large tiles

Eberle & Berti have a lot of experience in this area and show how the DISTO X3 in combination with the DISTO Plan app and the Lino L2P5G simplify their life.

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Simple and precise window installations

The challenge of installing windows especially in large project is that all windows are levelled and aligned. The Leica Lino L2P5G is the perfect tool to overcome this challenge.

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A perfectly fit light band

Dennis Prauss said happily: “A very big benefit was when I have done the installation and I turned off the laser all the lines were gone an I had no pencil lines left on the top.”

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Drop ceiling made easy

“There is no interruption to my work because the Lino L2P5G has rechargeable batteries or can be connected to the power supply while I am working.” says Christian Gerber.

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100% reliable helipad measurements

With the 3D Disto, all details of the pre-installed components, which are aligned slightly differently, can be captured precisely and from one location.

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Check accuracy for P2P measurements

See how you can check the accuracy of your DISTO S910 for P2P measurements.

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High efficiency in drywall construction

In dry wall construction, the alignment of construction elements is very time-consuming. Due to the combination of a Lino L4P1 with a DISTO D2, this effort can be reduced by 50%.

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Measure and document a manhole

With the DISTO S910, a manhole can be measured and the data transferred to a GIS system. Photos document material and condition at the same time.

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Measurements for stair building

Installing new elements in old buildings is a challenge, because many angles and dependencies are simply in the air. With the 3D Disto every detail can be measure precisely.

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Laser technology - up-to-date measuring

Get an overview of measurement technologies for state-of-the-are measurement. This document also answers important questions to select the most suitable measurement solution.

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3D Disto - CAD tools

This tutorial explains the various CAD tools that are available to reduce the measurement effort.

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3D Disto - Measure Application

This tutorial covers the following topics: creating a measurement, determining areas & volumes, measuring hidden points, changing viewpoints and scans.

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DISTO Plan App - Organiser and Export

The Organiser of the Leica DISTO Plan App helps you to quickly access, organise and share your measurement projects.

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DISTO Plan App - Measure Plan

The combination of the P2P Technology and the DISTO Plan App allows to measure detailed floor plans. Capture 3D points which then are automatically processed into 2D plans.

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DISTO Plan App - Smart Room

Create floorplans with the DISTO Plan App by simply taking clockwise or counter-clockwise measurements of a room with your Leica DISTO X3 or X4.

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DISTO Plan App - Measure Facade

The combination of the P2P Technology and the DISTO Plan App allows to measure detailed wall plans, including doors and windows.

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How to use the Earthworks Function

Determine the volume of an excavation with the P2P technology of your Leica DISTO S910 or X4 and the DISTO Plan App.

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How to connect with Android

See how easy it is to connect your Leica DISTO X3 or X4 to an Android smartphone or tablet within the Leica DISTO Plan App.

Quickstart Leica 3D Disto

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica 3D Disto clearly with illustrations.

FAQ Leica DISTO S910

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica DISTO S910.

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How to capture a plot of land

The Leica DISTO S910 and the DISTO X4 P2P package are ideal to capture corner points of a property. Together with the DISTO Plan App the outlines can be drawn directly as a plan.

User Manual Leica DISTO X3

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica DISTO X3 and containing an overview of the technical data.

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3D Disto - DXF

This tutorial starts by providing some general information about DXF data, but then goes into specific detail about importing DXF data in conjunction with the Leica 3D Disto.

FAQ Leica 3D Disto

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica 3D Disto.

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How to us DISTO S910 in Zeno 20 Mobile

Determine the position of a couple of trees with Leica DISTO S910 and Zeno 20.

FAQ Leica DISTO D2

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica DISTO D2.

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3D Disto - Pool Covers

This tutorial describes special measuring situations that frequently occur when measuring pool covers.

Quickstart Leica Lino L6R

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica Lino L6R clearly with illustrations.

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DISTO Plan App - Sketch Plan

Create automatically scaled floorplans from your DISTO measurements with the Leica DISTO Plan App. Add details, such as wall openings and view your model in 3D.

Quickstart Leica DISTO D2

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica DISTO D2 clearly with illustrations.

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3D Disto - Kitchens

This tutorial describes special measuring situations that frequently occur when measuring kitchens.

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The Leica Lino accessories

There is a wide range of smart accessories for the Leica Lino series to make your daily work easier.

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3D Disto - Tool Kit Special

This tutorial shows special tools such as plumbing and comfort targeting. Comfort targeting is made for vertical walls with tilted or curved surfaces.

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3D Disto - Coordinates

This tutorial describes how the Leica 3D Disto defines coordinates and axes. With this information it is a lot easier for the design work later in the CAD software.

Quickstart Leica DISTO X3

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica DISTO X3 clearly with illustrations.

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3D Disto - Scan direction

This tutorial shows how the scan direction between two points can be changed.

Quickstart Leica DISTO D510

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica DISTO D510 clearly with illustrations.

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3D Disto - Veranda and Conservatory

This tutorial describes special measuring situations that frequently occur when measuring veranda and conservatory.

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3D Disto - Projector for Experts

This tutorial give some advanced information which should be considered for complex situations such as multiple surfaces, tilted surfaces, curved surfaces or irregular surfaces.

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3D Disto - Projector Quick Start

This tutorial shows how the position of the Leica 3D Disto can be changed during a measurement so that the measurement data still match afterwards.

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How to connect in WiFi to iPhone or iPad

See how easy it is to connect your Leica DISTO S910 in the WiFi Mode to an iPhone or iPad within the Leica DISTO Plan App.

Quickstart Leica Lino L6G

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica Lino L6G clearly with illustrations.

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DISTO Plan App - Sketch on Photo

Take a picture with your tablet or smartphone using the Leica DISTO Plan App and assign distance measurements from your Leica DISTO to the corresponding part of the image.

Quickstart Leica DISTO E7500i

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica DISTO E7500i clearly with illustrations.

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DISTO Plan App - How to connect

Simply manage and connect to your DISTO in the Leica DISTO Plan App.

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Connect a DISTO to a phone or tablet

See how easy it is to connect your Leica DISTO D1, D110 or D2 to a smartphone or tablet within the Leica DISTO Plan App.

Quickstart Leica DISTO D810 touch

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica DISTO D810 clearly with illustrations.

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DISTO Plan App - Settings

Get an overview of all possible settings in the Leica DISTO Plan App.

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How to use the volume function

From a few measurements the Leica DISTO D2 automatically calculates the volume of a room / object; in addition you will get the perimeter and the total wall areas.

FAQ Leica DISTO X3

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica DISTO X3.

Quickstart Leica Lino L2P5G

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica Lino L2P5G clearly with illustrations.

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The Leica Lino L6R and L6G

Find here an overview of the features and benefits of the Leica Lino L6R and L6G

Quickstart Leica Lino P5

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica Lino P5 clearly with illustrations.

FAQ Leica DISTO D810 touch

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica DISTO D810.

User Manual Leica DISTO D110

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica DISTO D110 and containing an overview of the technical data.

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Connect a DISTO D510 to a phone / tablet

See how easy it is to connect your Leica DISTO D510 to a smartphone or tablet within the Leica DISTO Plan App.

Quickstart Leica Lino L2G

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica Lino L2G clearly with illustrations.

FAQ Leica DISTO D110

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica DISTO D110.

User User Manual Leica DISTO E7100i

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica DISTO E7100i and containing an overview of the technical data.

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How to use P2P function with levelling

The P2P-function of the DISTO S910 allows to measure distances between any 2 points. If the device is levelled, you get height differences, horizontal distances and slope angles.

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How to use the painter function

With the painting function of the Leica DISTO D2 you can quickly measure all net wall areas of a room, e.g. to create a quotation or calculate the amount of paint required.

User Manual Leica Lino L4P1

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica Lino L4P1 and containing an overview of the technical data.

User Manual Leica DISTO D1

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica DISTO D1 and containing an overview of the technical data.

FAQ Leica DISTO D1

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica DISTO D1.

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3D Disto - Opposite Point Projection

This tutorial explains how you can project a point perpendicular to a surface.

Quickstart Leica Lino L2P5

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica Lino L2P5 clearly with illustrations.

User Manual Leica Lino P5

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica Lino P5 and containing an overview of the technical data.

Quickstart Leica DISTO D1

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica DISTO D1 clearly with illustrations.

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How to use the Smart Horizontal Mode

With the Smart Horizontal Mode the horizontal distance is determined using the tilt measurement, even if the object cannot be directly targeted because of an obstacle.

User Manual Leica Lino L2P5 & L2P5G

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica Lino L2P5 and L2P5G and containing an overview of the technical data.

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How to use Data Capture in DXF

The Leica DISTO S910 can save all the measured point into a dxf file, as a floor plan, wall layout or even as 3D data, which can be imported later into a CAD software.

Quickstart Leica Lino L2

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica Lino L2 clearly with illustrations.

Quickstart Leica DISTO D110

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica DISTO D110 clearly with illustrations.

Quickstart Leica DISTO S910

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica DISTO S910 clearly with illustrations.

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3D Disto - All about height

This tutorial shows how to measure the difference in height between two points, what is meant by a reference height and how the height of a measured point is defined.

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An integrated complete workflow

Falk Flöther likes to develop entire workflows for his projects to add value, offering an integrated, complete workflow from the initial on-site measurements to the finished plan.

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3D Disto - Wall Cladding

This tutorial shows two methods for Wall Cladding Panels. „Measure“ application for variable fixing points and “Projector” application for pre-set fixing points.

User Manual Leica Lino L2 & L2G

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica Lino L2 and L2G and containing an overview of the technical data.

User Manual Leica DISTO D2

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica DISTO D2 and containing an overview of the technical data.

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How to use the Pointfinder

Outdoor lighting conditions and long distances can limit laser visibility. The digital Pointfinder overcomes this issue and makes tricky outdoor measurements an easy task.

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3D Disto - Projector in stair case

This tutorial shows the whole workflow building a staircase with use of the Leica 3D Disto - from measurement to design, until the installation by projecting of the fixing points.

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How to use the Smart Area Function

Based on the P2P-Technology the Smart Area Function of the Leica DISTO S910 allows to easily measure areas with complex shapes.

Quickstart Leica DISTO E7100i

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica DISTO E7100i clearly with illustrations.

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Crew safety comes first

With the DISTO S910, roofs can be measured from the ground - safely, without danger and in almost any weather condition.

User Manual Leica Lino L6R & L6G

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica Lino L6R and L6G and containing an overview of the technical data.

User Manual Leica DISTO E7500i

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica DISTO E7500i and containing an overview of the technical data.

Quickstart Leica Lino L4P1

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica Lino L4P1 clearly with illustrations.

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3D Disto - Ships and Boats

This tutorial describes special measuring situations that frequently occur when measuring ships and boats.

User Manual Leica DISTO S910

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica DISTO S910 and containing an overview of the technical data.

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How to measure complex rooms

With the Leica 3D Disto you can quickly and easily measure rooms with complex shapes, no right angles, uneven or skewed walls or floors.

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How to use the Smart Room function

Simplify your daily workflow with the Smart Room function. Create floorplans by simply taking clockwise or counter-clockwise measurements of a room.

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How to use the Leica GZM3 target plate

Capture edges, corners and contours with the Leica GZM3 target plate and the Leica 3D Disto.

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Connect a DISTO D810 / S910 to a phone

See how easy it is to connect your Leica DISTO D810 or S910 to a smartphone or tablet.

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How to create a floor plan of a room

Create automatically scaled floorplans with your DISTO measurements. Add details, such as wall openings and view your model in 3D.

Quickstart Leica DISTO X4

The quick-start presents the basic functions of the Leica DISTO X4 clearly with illustrations.

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3D Disto - First Steps

This tutorial shows the most important features of the Leica 3D Disto and its standard applications - measuring, Pointfinder, saving, exporting and CAD.

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How to connect with an iPhone or iPad

See how easy it is to connect your Leica DISTO X3 or X4 to an iPhone or iPad within the Leica DISTO Plan App.

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How to use the Auto Scan function

This function is suitable for complex contours. Simply define the measuring range by a start and end point, set the measuring intervals and start the scan with the Leica 3D Disto.

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How to connect in WiFi to Android

See how easy it is to connect your Leica DISTO S910 in the WiFi Mode to an Android smartphone or tablet within the Leica DISTO Plan App.

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Leica 3D Disto Version 6 - What is new

Organise your measurements in different layers and use the extended CAD tools to quickly draw arcs.

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How to setup a DISTO, FTA 360-S, TRI 70

Tips and tricks on how to mount the Leica DISTO S910 quickly and easily on the TRI 70 tripod and FTA 360-S Adatper.

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How to use Sketch Plan

Create automatically scaled floorplans from your DISTO measurements with the Leica DISTO Plan App. Add details, such as wall openings and view your model in 3D.

User Manual Leica DISTO D510

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica DISTO D510 and containing an overview of the technical data.

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3D Disto - Installation with Projector

This tutorial uses a staircase to show how the Leica 3D Disto supports installation by simply projecting the predefined mounting points using the "projector function".

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How to use the Organiser

The Organiser of the Leica DISTO Plan App helps you to quickly access, organise and share your measurement projects.

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How to measure manually

When measuring manually, the points are targeted and recorded individually. The Leica 3D Disto, carries out all calculations in the background and only displays the final results.

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How to use Measure Plan

The combination of the P2P Technology and the DISTO Plan App allows to measure detailed floor plans. Capture 3D points which then are automatically processed into 2D plans.

User Manual Leica DISTO D810 touch

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica DISTO D810 and containing an overview of the technical data.

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How to use Sketch on Photo

Take a picture with your tablet or smartphone using the Leica DISTO Plan App and assign distance measurements from your Leica DISTO to the corresponding part of the image.

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How to use Smart Room

Create floorplans with the DISTO Plan App by simply taking clockwise or counter-clockwise measurements of a room with your Leica DISTO X3 or X4.

User Manual Leica DISTO X4

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica DISTO X4 and containing an overview of the technical data.

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The Leica Lino series

Find here an overview of the features and benefits of the Leica Lino P5, L2, L2G, L2P5 and L2P5G.

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How to measure a facade

The combination of the P2P Technology and the DISTO Plan App allows to measure detailed wall plans, including doors and windows.

User Manual Leica 3D Disto

Detailed operating manual describing all functions of the Leica 3D Disto and containing an overview of the technical data.

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How to measure a metre mark

This function is used to transfer any required height from a reference point, such as the metre mark, within the whole construction site, with the Leica 3D Disto.

FAQ Leica Lino

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica Lino laseres.

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DISTO Plan App - Earthworks

Determine the volume of an excavation with the P2P technology of your Leica DISTO S910 or X4 and the DISTO Plan App.

FAQ Leica DISTO E7100i

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica DISTO E7100i.

FAQ Leica DISTO E7500i

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica DISTO E7500i.

FAQ Leica DISTO X4

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica DISTO X4.

FAQ Leica DISTO D510

Here you will find answers to questions that are frequently asked regarding the Leica DISTO D510.

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How to use the P2P function - DISTO S910

The P2P-function of the Leica DISTO S910 allows you to measure distances between any 2 points from one position. This is very helpful when inaccessible areas are to be measured.

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How to create precise plans

P2P technology allows you to measure detailed floor and wall plans, including doors and windows. Capture 3D points which then are automatically processed into 2D plans.

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Use the multi-functional end-piece

Whether measuring out of corners, slots or from edges, with this end-piece you are prepared for all measuring situations and the measurement reference is set automatically.

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DISTO Transfer and CAD Plugin

With the Leica DISTO S910 and Leica DISTO Transfer with CAD Plugin you can directly transfer the 3D measurements into AutoCAD or BricsCAD on site.

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How to use the P2P function

The P2P-function of the DISTO X3, X4 and S910 allows you to measure distances between any 2 points from one position. This is helpful when measuring inaccessible areas.

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Change batteries of a DISTO D810

If necessary, the Li-Ion battery of the DISTO D810 can be replaced. The replacement battery is supplied together with the required tools.

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Change batteries of a DISTO S910

If necessary, the Li-Ion battery of the DISTO S910 can be replaced. The replacement battery is supplied together with the required tools.

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Measure outdoors with Pointfinder

The Pointfinder allows precise aiming, even in bright sunlight, at distant objects. If the laser dot can no longer be seen, the target is clearly visible on the colour display.

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Change batteries of a Leica DISTO

The battery compartment of the DISTO D2, X3, X4 and D510 is tightly closed to ensure that no dust or dirt can get in. However, it can be easily opened to change the batteries.

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Designed for tough rugged conditions

The DISTO X3 and X4 combine innovative measurement technology with a site-proof design. They withstand drops from up to 2 metres and are dust and water jet protected.

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How to measure inaccessible distances

P2P technology allows you to measure distances between any two points from one location. You can also determine any area by measuring the corner points.

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How to determine a height profile

With the DISTO D510, D810 or S910 it's easy to create a height profile. Based on a reference point, the following measurements will give you the height differences.

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How to use the export function

Start your digital construction process by exporting your plans as DXF or DWG files. Share and archive plans, attach photos as high-resolution JPGs, create PDF reports.

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3D Disto - Relocation

This tutorial explains the tool “Relocation” that allows to change the position of the 3D Disto in a measurement, if measurements cannot be done from one position.