Test & Measurement
More options with Bosch’s new GLM 50 C laser measure
By Renée Francoeur
August 17, 2015 – Bosch is bringing Bluetooth, a colour screen and customization to its laser measure lineup with the GLM 50 C.
The GLM 50 C offers Bluetooth functionality where users can transfer measurements to a smartphone or tablet using free Bosch apps (measure & document and FloorPlan). It also has a backlit colour display with large numbers to easily see measurements, and full-word function description.
The laser measure has accuracy of 1/16-in. and overall range is 165 ft, the company notes. The GLM 50 C includes the option to toggle between length, area, volume, indirect measurements and other functions. Three indirect measurement modes are offered along with a built-in inclinometer that determines the angle of pitch and when the tool is level, allowing for even faster measurements.
The GLM 50 C also includes stakeout measurement that pinpoints recurring marks along a line, such as every six inches.