By Heather Burlingame, Senior Production Editor | September 28, 2010

Leica GeosystemsFifth-generation Disto handheld laser-distance measuring tools are available in two models. Using easy point-and-click functions, both models measure distances from 0.7 to 650 feet with an accuracy of 1/8 of an inch. The compact, lightweight Disto Lite5 features an ergonomic keypad and large, clear backlit display. The Disto Classic5 includes a built-in, 2X telescopic viewer for long-distance measurements and a built-in leveling bubble. It has integrated calculator and indirect height- and distance-measurement functions.