Bosch GLM50C 165 ft. Laser Distance Measure

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Bosch GLM50C 165 ft. Laser Distance Measure

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Measure smarter with Bosch's new GLM50C 165 ft. Laser Distance Measure. Accurate, intuitive and easy to use, the GLM50C offers plenty of features to measure almost any area while providing accurate and sure readings every time. Now with an upgraded color display and Bluetooth functionality!
Features:
  • Measuring distance extends to 165 ft. with +/- 1/16 in. accuracy
  • Class 2 Laser Product, < 1mW Power Output, Wavelength 635 nm
  • Upgraded color display with back lighting for increased visibility
  • Bluetooth functionality
  • Built-in inclinometer allows for advances features like angles, min/max, stake out and double indirect
  • Default real-time measurement shows how distances move in relation to the target
  • Functions include real-time length, length, area, volume and indirect
  • Handy pocket-size design
  • Back lighting allows users to see information in dark areas
What’s Included:
  • 165 ft. Laser Distance Measure - GLM50C
  • (2) AAA Batteries
  • (1) Hand Strap
  • Target Cards
  • Storage Pouch
Power Source
Cordless
Wifi compatibility
No
Batteries Included
2
Battery Type
Alkaline
Automatic Shut-Off
No
Protection Class
IP54
Case Included
Yes
Case Type
Belt Pouch
Effective Range
165 ft
Bluetooth Compatibility
No
Accuracy
+/- 1/16 in
Motor Type
Brushed
Voltage
1.5V
Laser Diode
635 nm = 1 mW
Laser Class
Class FDA lla, ll; Class IEC 2, 2M
Charger Included
No
Weight
0.22 lbs.
Warranty Term
1 Year

Reviews :

4.4 / 5.0
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Would you recommend this product?
Yes (5)
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Easy To Use (4)
Value (2)
Lightweight (1)
Best Uses
Frequent Use (1)
Small Projects (1)
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Jobsite (1)
Rated 5 out of 5
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Value
Quality & Value
Bosch quality is always been solid, and this is an excellent product. Realtime measurements on the fly, bright display for low light situations
October 9, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Describe Yourself:
Professional
Rated 3 out of 5
Great tool, eats batteries too fast
I love the tool, but hate throwing away alkaline batteries. With Bluetooth On, this problem is very obvious. And that seems the only solution with this tool, as rechargeable batteries (NiMH) with a nominal voltage of 1.2V each are near unusable. It honestly feels as if it was designed for Li-Ion batteries but then the production cost was too high and they reverted to "customer-supplied" AAA batteries. I would love to know if I can safely use a custom Li-Ion or Li-Po battery @3.7V instead of the 2xAAA @3.0V (good electronics could be able to cope, but...). If I continue to have to buy AAA batteries, I might just try my luck anyway and hope for the best!
September 13, 2020
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Rated 2 out of 5
Stopped measuring in inches
I don't know what happened, but the unit I purchased less than a year ago has suddenly decided to not allow me to switch the display from feet to inches. No matter what I try. Pretty frustrated.
July 31, 2020
Originally posted at
Rated 4 out of 5
Great tool
The device itself is excellent, with a clean interface and simple operation. Docking one star because of the companion app, 'Measuring master', which is free but a little clunky. There are a number of small usability changes that would result in an vast improvement in operation and workflow. (Happy to share full details if the app is still undergoing development!
May 16, 2020
Originally posted at
Rated 5 out of 5
Excellent all-around value for your money
I use this thing everyday now and never know I needed it all on such a perfect accuracy I have put it up against my tape measures and this thing is just as accurate actually better love fthe leveling feature makes my work more productive
March 24, 2020
Originally posted at
Rated 5 out of 5
Happy with my purchase
I am happy with my purchase of the GLM 50CX its easy to use and I am still learning how to use all the features of the MeasureOn app that I think will be a great help with some of the projects that I have in mind.
February 22, 2020
Originally posted at
Rated 2 out of 5
Hoping for more!
So far, I’ve not been able to get the GLM to Bluetooth to my IPad. While other items will Bluetooth, the GLM will not. I will keep trying and rate at another time.
February 21, 2020
Originally posted at
Rated 4 out of 5
Enjoying this new tool
This tool has all the tools you could want for figuring jobs or getting tough measurements by yourself. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because you can't make it read just 1/16ths. It reads down to the 32nd. It's nice to be that accurate at times. But most framing work switching to 1/16ths would be much nicer on the brain calling out measurements to the cut guy. But still a great tool to keep in the toolbelts. You can find your roof angles in a second. And level 4 directions at a time. Like a transit bubble level is the best way to describe the leveling action. And the layout function is pretty sweet too.
January 24, 2020
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Rated 2 out of 5
No app for android!
So the whole reason I bought this was because of the Bluetooth connectivity and what it could do. Come to find out weeks later that the measure on app isn't on Google Play Store anymore. They deleted the app!
January 18, 2020
Originally posted at
Rated 3 out of 5
No bluetooth app available.
I asked Bosch about the measureon app because I couldn't download it. I ordered the unit anyway, now I still c8ant download the apps. I ha e an android device. But my assistant does have an iPhone, so let's see. But still have no word deon Bosch.
January 6, 2020
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can it be used for outside measurements?
A shopper on Nov 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: how well does this work outside
Does it work for outside measurements?
Tommy K on Aug 19, 2017
Will this unit measure in metric as well as English?
FCB72 on Dec 1, 2015
BEST ANSWER: This does not measure in metric.
Does it have an eye sight?
Steve on Dec 11, 2016
how I can connect Bluetooth?
A shopper on Sep 20, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Your question will be best answered by the manufacturer, who can provide you with the accurate information. The number to reach the technician directly is 1-877-267-2499 or online at www.boschtools.com.
Does the unit accommodate an extension pole?
Christopher K on Oct 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Model GLM50C can not be used on a tripod.
does this model have the function too measure in inches only?
A shopper on Jul 6, 2017