EASY-TO-USE: Simple, easy to use one button operation starts by pressing button once to begin measuring; The GLM165-40 is compact enough to fit in any pocket; Features a backlit color display that allows measurements to be easily read, even in dark areas
The Bosch Blaze Pro GLM165-40 laser measurer is an exceptionally powerful and durable tool, capable of measuring distances up to 165 feet to within 1/16 inch, which is more than 10 times farther than the long-range measuring capability of our previous top pick, the Bosch GLM165-40. This distance measurer is also very accurate, producing measurements with extreme accuracy within 1/16 inch, which means that you can count on it to measure distances accurately. The distance measurer is also very easy to use; just press a button, and the display will automatically adjust to show the distance in feet or meters. The distance measurer also boasts several convenient features, including auto-square measurements, which allows professionals to quickly calculate square footage for material sourcing; measurement memory, which allows professionals to keep track of distances; and an automatic shutdown feature, which prevents the laser from draining the battery. The Bosch Blaze Pro GLM165-40 laser measurer is also a good long-term investment; it retails for $79.99, which is $10 less then our previous top pick.
Display: Features a backlit display that allows measurements to be easily read, even in dark areas
The Bosch GLM20 is hands down our favorite laser distance measure. Its large display, long battery life and long range make it a good choice for measuring large, difficult-to-see distances. The display is large and easy to read, and the display brightness can be adjusted with a slider to higher and lower settings. The laser is bright, and we found the laser to be accurate (within 1/8 inch) at a distance of 65 feet. The laser distance measure also measures in meters, feet inches and inches only, and has a live measuring mode that automatically calculates distance as you get closer to or farther from your target. The Bosch GLM20 is also small and compact, and fits easily into any pocket. The included holster makes it easy to carry, and the included belt clip makes it convenient to attach to a backpack. The Bosch GLM20 also has a thumb-operated mode for quickly switching between laser and live measuring mode. The laser distance measure's one-button operation makes it easy to use, and we liked the simple interface. The battery life is rated at 3 hours, which is shorter than the 5 hours that we saw in our tests, but the laser distance measure has a long battery life in general. The laser distance measure is also water resistant, which makes it a good choice for measuring in the rain. The laser distance measure was also more accurate than the Bosch GLM20, which cost $90 more. The Bosch GLM20 is our favorite laser distance measure, and it's a bargain at $55.
COMPACT: Features small dimensions and a handy pocket size design so the GLM50C can fit in any pocket
The Bosch Blaze GLM50C is the most accurate laser distance measurer we've ever tested, and it's one of the best laser distance measurers we've tested, period. Its 165 feet of measuring range, 1/8-inch accuracy, and built-in inclinometer and stake out mode make it perfect for home improvements, landscapers, and DIYers. The Blaze GLM50C's inclinometer and stake-out mode are also great for baseball, football, soccer, and basketball, and it's the only laser measurer we've tested with Bluetooth functionality, so you can easily transfer measurements to your smartphone or tablet. The Blaze GLM50C's color display is also extremely easy to read, and its app is intuitive and easy to navigate, but using it can be a little awkward, especially if you're a one-handed user. The Blaze GLM50C's battery life is disappointingly short. The Blaze GLM50C is more expensive than most laser distance measurers, but it's less expensive than many, and it's solidly built, so it's tough to beat.
165ft durable rubber overmold reinforced housing green-beam laser measure features an easy-to-read color display, great accuracy, haptic feedback and target visibility
The Bosch GLM165-25G is a durable, compact, and easy-to-use laser measure. Its IP65 rating makes it dust and rain resistant, and it's small enough to fit in a toolbox or backpack. The laser is bright and easy to see, and the battery lasts 2.5 hours on a charge. The GLM165-25G's accuracy is on par with the other laser measures we tested, and it's more than competitive with other, more expensive models. The laser measure is reliable and easy to operate, and it's a great tool for measuring distances on a job-site or inside a house. We were also impressed by its easy-to-read backlit display, which is helpful in low-light or no-light conditions. The 165-foot range was also impressive, and the laser's accuracy was in line with the other laser measures we tested. The Bosch GLM165-25G is more expensive than many of the laser measures we tested, but it's more durable, more accurate, and easier to use.
Bosch GPL100-30G 125ft Green 3-Point Self-Leveling Laser VisiMax with Technology and Integrated 360° MultiPurpose Mount
Smart Pendulum System allows tool to self-level, and it indicates out-of-level condition for accuracy and protection
The Bosch GPL100-30G laser level offers a full line of Bosch laser technology in a compact package, making it an ideal solution for DIY projects. The laser level combines Bright State-of-the-Art Green-Beam Lasers with a built-in VisiMax technology, which monitors power consumption to maximize line visibility and extend battery life. The laser level also features a three-point Plumb and Level Point projection, which accurately transfers and aligns level, plumb, 90 and grade points. The laser level also comes with a built-in 360Â° MultiPurpose Mount, which makes it possible to use the laser level as a plumb/level reference, a 90-degree angle display, or plumb/level indicators for laying out drywall. The laser level also comes with a removable magnetic base, which makes for easy carrying and positioning. The GPL100-30G comes with a one-year warranty, and is made in the USA.
EASY TO USE: Simple, one button operation press button once to begin measuring. The GLM16510 is compact enough to fit in any pocket. Features a backlit color display that allows measurements to be easily read, even in dark areas
The Bosch GLM165-10 Blaze One Laser Distance Measure is a durable, accurate, and relatively compact laser distance measure. Measuring distances of up to 165 feet to within 1/16 inch, the Bosch Blaze One is more accurate than most laser distance measures, and it's more durable than some, too, thanks to its IP54 rating. The Blaze One features a Class 2 laser product, which means it emits less than 1mw of power, so it won't bother anyone's eyesight. The Blaze One also ships with a special laser safety glasses to protect your eyes, and it comes with a dust cover to keep it in top shape. The Blaze One uses Auto Square to calculate square footage with the push of a button. The Blaze One is fairly easy to use, and getting started with it doesn't take long. It's accurate, easy to use, and durable.
PORTABLE: With a pocket size design and the square shape, the GLM 40 provides portability and ease of use. Its square shape allows you to measure in any direction from a flat surface
The Bosch GLM 40 Laser Measure is an affordable, yet capable measure. It's a good option if you need a tape measure for occasional use, and it's even accurate enough for more advanced users. The GLM 40 measures to within +/-1/16 in. for extreme accuracy and precision, and it has an easy-to-read backlit screen. However, the GLM 40 lacks a few key features, such as a digital level, and it only has 10 memory slots. In addition, the battery life is only 25 hours, and it only measures up to 135 feet. However, it combines the advantages of a digital level with the accuracy of a laser measure, and it's a good choice for a general measure.
DISPLAY: Features a backlit display that allows measurements to be easily read, even in dark areas
The Bosch GLM 35 is a distance measuring tool that offers accurate readings for measuring distance, area, volume, and object dimensions. It provides default real-time measurement that adjusts as you move closer and farther from target, just like a tape measure. The GLM 35s Bosch laser technology allows users to be more productive with greater jobsite accuracy and precision. The laser technology uses Class lA laser products, which are safe for all indoor use, and the GLM 35 is compact and small enough to fit in any pocket. The GLM 35 has 3 measurement modes: distance, area, and volume. The GLM 35 can also measure up to 120-feet to within 1/16-inch, and can calculate area, length, and volume. The GLM 35 is also extremely durable and is waterproof. The Bosch GLM 35 is a great measuring tool to have in your toolbox.
Compact - easily fits into any pocket
The Bosch Glm 30 Professional Laser Measure is well-built, easy to use, and fairly accurate. It delivers good accuracy, especially over long distances, and it's battle-tested, thanks to its IP54 rating. The laser measures are easy to read, and it's compact enough to fit in most tool belts. The laser measures can calculate area, length, and volume, and Bosch says its laser measures measure up to 660 feet, which is farther than any laser measure we tested. The laser measures are easy to operate, and all your measurements are displayed on a large backlit screen. The laser measures are durable and come with a one-year warranty.