[OSM-talk] mapping hardware, laser rangefinder

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Fri Oct 30 00:13:24 GMT 2009

Lukasz Stelmach wrote:
> Hello.
> I like mapping and I like gadgets (that's why I like mapping ;) I am
> considering purchase of a laser range finder. I think a cheap one like these
> http://www.stanleytools.com/default.asp?TYPE=PRODUCT&PARTNUMBER=77-018
> http://www.bosch.de/start/content/language2/html/734_6098.htm
> would suffice. Have you got any experience with such devices? Is there
> any particular feature to care about?
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These devices are for measuring internal dimensions of rooms. They need 
a flatish surface to bounce back off.
Is this what your thinking of doing?

Try a GPS (Garmin stc) unit to record  external information.

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