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Disto E7500i Efficiency Tips

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Sophomore Member
Mar 11, 2017
Professional Status
Appraiser Trainee
Hello, thank you for reading this

just got a Disto a few days ago. Expensive, but it's worth it, I think.
I have been measuring with it lately, and indirect measurement (Pythagora) seems very accurate. That was my only concern, as direct measurement is for sure accurate.
Please share with me some tips that you wish you knew when you first started.
For instance, do you use camera?
What about a tripod?
Of the two triangle measurement modes (3 vs 2 measurements) which is more accurate?

Thanks a lot


Senior Member
Jan 15, 2002
Professional Status
Gvmt Agency, FNMA, HUD, VA etc.
Business Card stuck in trim for a target where you don't have one. Seen someone use post it notes for that as well. On two person inspections trainee down at one end holding up hand or paper to bounce laser off of. Nice thing is an overall length/width of house when you have several "jogs".
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