Makita LD030P - Laser Distance Meter Manual

Makita LD030P - Laser Distance Meter Manual


Makita LD030P - Laser Distance Meter Manual



  1. Display
  2. On/Measure
  3. Area /Units
  4. Clear / Off

Technical data

Accuracy with favourable conditions * ± 2.0 mm / ± 0.08 in ***
Accuracy with unfavourable conditions ** ± 3.0 mm / ± 0.12 in ***
Range with favourable conditions * 0.2-30 m / 0.6-98 ft
Range with unfavourable conditions ** 0.2-20 m / 0.6-66 ft
Smallest unit displayed 1 mm / 0.04 in
Laser class 2
Laser type 635 nm, < 1 mW
Ø laser point at distances 6 / 18 mm
10 / 30 m
Protection class IP54
Autom. laser switch off after 90 s
Autom. power switch-off after 180 s
Battery durability (2 x AAA) up to 5000 measurements
Dimension (H x D x W) 115 x 53 x 25 mm
4.5 x 2.14 x 1 in
Weight (with batteries) 95 g / 3.4 oz
Temperature range:
  • Storage
  • Operation
-25 to 70°C
-13 to 158°F
0 to 40°C
32 to 104°F

* favourable conditions are: white and diffuse reflecting target (white painted wall), low background illumination and moderate temperatures.
** unfavourable conditions are: targets with lower or higher reflectivity or high background illumination or temperatures at the upper or lower end of the specified temperature range.
*** Tolerances apply from 0.2 m to 5 m with a confidence level of 95%.
With favourable conditions the tolerance may deteriorate by 0.1 mm/m for distances above 5 m.
With unfavourable conditions the tolerance may deteriorate by 0.15 mm/m for distances above 5 m.

Message Codes

If the message Error does not disappear after switching on the device repeatedly, contact the dealer.
If the message InFoappears with a number, press the Clear button and observe the following instructions:

No. Cause Correction

Calculation error

Perform measurement again.

Temperature too high

Let device cool down.

Temperature too low

Warm device up.

Battery voltage too low for measurements

Change batteries.

Received signal too weak, measuring time too long

Change target surface (e.g.white paper).

Received signal too high

Change target surface (e.g.white paper).

Too much background light

Shadow target area.

Measurement outside of measuring range

Correct range.

Laser beam interrupted

Repeat measurement.

Laser classification

Wavelength 635 nm
Maximum radiant output power used for classification 0.95 mW
Pulse repetition frequency 320 MHz
Pulse duration >400ps
Beam divergence 0.16 mrad x 0.6 mrad


  • Clean the device with a damp, soft cloth.
  • Never immerse the device in water.
  • Never use aggressive cleaning agents or solvents.

Areas of responsibility

The person responsible for the instrument must ensure that all users understand these directions and adhere to them.

Responsibilities of the manufacturer of the original equipment:
Makita Corporation Anjo, Aichi 446-8502 Japan /
Makita, Jan-Baptist Vinkstraat 2, 3070, Belgium
The company above is responsible for supplying the product, including the User Manual in a completely safe condition.
The company above is not responsible for third party accessories.

Responsibilities of the person in charge of the instrument:

  • To understand the safety instructions on the product and the instructions in the User Manual.
  • To be familiar with local safety regulations relating to accident prevention.
  • Always prevent access to the product by unauthor-ised personnel.

Documents / Resources


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