One of our most popular products is the trusty Topcon RL-H5A rotating laser and our most popular customer question when buying one... What's the different between the Topcon LS-80L receiver and Topcon LS-100D receiver?
There are several features separating these two laser receivers so we've put together a blog post highlighting a few of the main differences.
- Firstly the LS-80L has a simple up/down arrow and dead band for when you are level - that's it. The LS-100D has a millimetre reading meaning whenever the laser hits the receiver, you'll get up/down arrows and a specific mm reading accurately displaying the exact distance to level. This really speeds up your work on site as you can see exactly what action is required to achieve level.
- Beam detection window. The beam detection window is the thin red window running vertically along the receiver and that is where the receiver detects the laser beam. The LS-80L has a 50mm beam detection windows whereas the LS-100D has a larger 90mm beam detection window - this makes it easier to "catch" the laser at a longer distance as you have a larger area on the receiver.
- Environmental Rating. The LS-80L has a IP66 rating where as the LS-100D IP67 rating meaning it is built for harsher conditions on site.
In summary, the LS-100D has added benefits to improve your productivity on site. It costs a little bit more but is well worth the investment!