LASER RANGER - THE NEW DISTANCE MEASURING INSTRUMENT FOR SURVEYORS

THE LASER RANGER IS A RECENT ADDITION TO THE ELECTRONIC DISTANCE MEASURING INSTRUMENTS CURRENTLY SERVING THE SURVEYING PROFESSION. IT HAS SEVERAL ADVANTAGES OVER SOME OF THE EARLIER TYPES OF DISTANCE MEASURING EQUIPMENT, AND EMPLOYES A HELIUM--NEON LASER BEAM AS THE LIGHT SOURCE. IT HAS A BUILT-IN COMPUTER THAT IS CAPABLE OF CORRECTING THE INSTRUMENT AND REFLECTOR OFFSETS AS WELL AS THE PARTS PER MILLION CORRECTION FOR TEMPERATURE AND PRESSURE. THE FINAL READOUT IS MADE WITH THE NEW BRILLIANT NIXIE TYPE (NUMITRON FULLY AUTOMATIC SEGMENTED INCANDESCENT NUMERICAL DISPLAY). /AUTHOR/

  • Authors:
    • Feldman, H R
  • Publication Date: 0

Media Info

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202916
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: pp 514-518
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 8 1971 12:00AM