Stabila's LD400 Laser Measure calculates length (up to 200 feet), area, volume, continuous measure, square footage, and diagonals with an accuracy of +/- 1/16 inch. It stores up to 10 measurements and has a backlit screen and a metal hook that sets edge points for inside corner and diagonal measurements. A stake-out function helps with layout of equal distances.
¦ Price: $249. 800-869-7460. www.stabila.com.
CST/Berger's electronic self-leveling Mini-Line and Point Laser Tool XLP-34 provides a 90-degree horizontal and vertical layout grid with bright red laser lines and self-leveling accuracy up to 1/8 inch at 100 feet. It projects a horizontal laser layout line, two vertical lines, a laser-cross to the ceiling, and a plumb down beam to the floor. The device comes with a multimount bracket, three AA batteries, laser glasses, and a case.
¦ Price: $350. 800-435-1859. www.cstberger.com.
DeWalt's DW030 Laser Distance Measurer covers distances up to 100 feet with 1/8-inch accuracy. It calculates square footage and volume, and offers continuous measurement function for layout. The unit has large, clearly marked buttons for selecting units and functions. Features include rubber overmolding and a backlight display.
¦ Price: $149. 800-433-9258. www.dewalt.com.
Hilti's PMC 46 Combilaser features Hilti Pulse Power technology for accuracy in level, plumb, and squaring functions. It includes the company's Impact Protection System and Calibration Service plus rubberized drop points for durability and 20-hour battery life. It comes with a PMA 78 universal adapter, a wall mount, a ceiling clamp, a magnetic bracket and drywall stand, and a PMC 20 compact tripod.
¦ Price: $679. 866-445-8827. www.us.hilti.com.
Johnson's Tile/Flooring Laser Level 40-6616 projects two 90-degree laser level beams that are visible over multiple surfaces with an accuracy of +/- 1/4 inch for up to 60 feet. It features manual leveling (with vials) and one-button "on" operation. It's sold with batteries, a floor target, and a storage pouch.
¦ Price: $78. 888-953-8357. www.johnsonlevel.com.