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james e mcgrew  Member


Anyone tried this yet ?

It is a matter of time until technology eventually gets less expensive and more available, I have always tried to keep my eye on this and lately most tech seems to rehash previous tech

This looks Interesting and I may order it just to check initially, it requires a subscription so keep that in mind

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1/28/20       #2: App measure tools ...
jonathan mahnken


Ive been looking into these lately as well. What is the tolerance on this particular app? All of the others ive seen similar to this are +-1/2". Then you step up to the Leica which looks like a total pain in the butt to use and carry around...

1/28/20       #3: App measure tools ...
james e mcgrew  Member


They might be being conservative on the tollerance,, looks like is for carpet guys !

1/28/20       #4: App measure tools ...
Alan F.

Might be okay for getting close before shops or something, tolerance seems to much for anything other than rough measurements.

How accurate is Moasure?

99.5% for single dimension measurements, for example +/- ¾ inch for a 12ft length

97-98% for area and volume measurements, dependant upon shape, for example +/- 3 to 4.5 ft2 for a 150ft2 area

98-99% for 2D and 3D linear measurements, dependant upon shape, for example +/- 1½ inch in each dimension for a 12ft x 12ft room

1/28/20       #5: App measure tools ...
Kip  Member


I’ve been using an inexpensive Leica with Bluetooth and my iPad with My Measures app for about 5 or 6 years with fantastic results. Very reliable and extremely accurate

1/28/20       #6: App measure tools ...

We just added a Leica with CabinetVision.

Same comment as always, “should have done it sooner”

1/28/20       #7: App measure tools ...
james e mcgrew  Member


I have been on You tube watching Leica vids,, I can see why I need that next !

1/29/20       #10: App measure tools ...
jonathan mahnken


Kip what model Leica do you have? what is the name of the app? are there situations where it doesnt function well?

1/31/20       #12: App measure tools ...
Kip  Member


Leica D2. My measures Pro. I can’t think of anything specific that doesn’t work well. It’s very inexpensive so not a huge loss if you don’t like it. It has evolved significantly since I first started using it. I do recommend it.

1/31/20       #13: App measure tools ...
Pat Gilbert

20' = +or- 1 1/4" accuracy

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1/31/20       #14: App measure tools ...
SteveL Member

What is the learning curve for My Measures?
Do you use your Leica for just straight L,W,H measurements or do you use it for finding square and that complex stuff?

I'm really intrigued by this I always forget to measure something or write down a wrong number while the homeowner is standing there talking.

1/31/20       #15: App measure tools ...
jonathan mahnken


Thanks Kip! Can you verify that your system has tighter tolerances than those that Pat has posted?

2/1/20       #16: App measure tools ...
Kip  Member


I guess the learning curve would be just getting use to the steps. Not a very hard process to master. I literally threw away my note pad and I haven’t taken one to a job in years! As far as verifying numbers, I’ll just say that they have never been wrong unless I did something wrong, like using the wrong reference spot in the Leica device which is not a big issue with this model. My first Disto from years ago, was a little more finicky. I only use the straight measuring function. Never had a need for the other stuff.

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