Fluke 414D distance meter

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    Ziggy Portsborough
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    So how do these actually work anyway?


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    John C
    John C
    Galco Representative

    Hello Ziggy thanks for asking Galco today. The most common form of laser rangefinder operates on the time of flight principle by sending a laser pulse in a narrow beam towards the object and measuring the time taken by the pulse to be reflected off the target and returned to the sender. Due to the high speed of light, this technique is not appropriate for high precision sub-millimeter measurements, where triangulation and other techniques are often used.


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