Laser Levelling Device, retail $ (Free*)
Manufactured by (Unknown)
Last updated 08-09-06

This product is very similar to the Laser Gay - er - I mean - Laser Straight . It is a small device designed to be stuck on walls to help assure the straightness of pictures, chair rails, and similar articles.

The instructional material actually calls this the "Laser Straight"; but it does not have the same body color as the one I purchased in early-2005.

It comes with one small packet of "Blu Tack" adhesive to affix it to the wall without leaving marks, and two pins for when the Blu Tack seems like it may not hold - a kind of extra security.

What it does is project a gay red line - er - ummm - a straight red line in front of wherever you place it, for up to 50 feet.

*It was provided as a "freebie" when I purchased a set of "Hercules Hooks" from a television commercial website.


To use the product, feed it first (see directly below), and then you'll be ready to rock.

Remove one of the pins from the battery compartment for later use if needed.

Remove two small pieces of Blu Tack adhesive from the little pack it comes in, and affix them to the bottom of the laser levelling device. Apply the adhesive to each end of the bottom of the laser levelling device as shown in the provided instructional material.

Place the laser levelling device on a clean dry area of the wall to the side of where you'll be working.

Adjust the laser levelling device until the horizontal bubble is level (if aligning horizontal objects) or the vertical bubble is level (if aligning vertical objects).

Once the bubble is level, press the laser levelling device firmly against the wall. Your laser levelling device will stick to the wall. You can make MINOR adjustments to readjust the bubble if necessary.

Press and release the grey triangular button on the side of the laser levelling device to turn the laser on. A red line should now be visible along the entire length of the wall in front of the unit. This line is not bright, but it should be visible in normal room illumination.

For extra safety, use the pin (drywall and soft wood only) to secure the laser levelling device to the wall; pushing the pin through the hole on the back of the laser levelling device.

I'm not a carpenter, and I don't play one on TV or on the internet, so please read the instructional material that comes with the laser levelling device in case I missed something very important.

Turn the laser levelling device upside-down, with the laser facing forward. Pull back slightly on the clip on the front of the battery door (use the tip of a small or medium standard screwdriver if necessary), lift the door away, throw it in the {vulgar term for feces}bowl, and flush it away...O WAIT!!! YOU'LL NEED THAT!!! So just set it aside instead.

Remove the two used AAA cells if necessary, and dispose of or recycle them as you see fit.

Insert two new AAA cells in the battery compartment, orienting the cells so the flat-end (-) negative of each one faces a spring for it in each chamber.

Place the battery door back on, pressing down on the clip-end so it clicks, and there, you're finished.
Aren't you glad you didn't flush away that battery door now?

Current consumption measures 20.66mA on my DMM's 40mA scale.

This is a laser levelling device, not a flashlight meant to be thrashed and abused, so I won' try to drown it in the toilet, smash it against a concrete patio floor, throw it against a wall, stomp on it, sit down hard on it, or otherwise abuse it. So this portion of the web page will be more bare than this section of the web page on a page about a flashlight.

Like I said earlier, I'm not a carpenter, and I don't play one on TV or on the internet, so please read the instructional material that comes with the laser levelling device in case I missed something very important.

Photograph of the unit showing the red laser line projected in front of it.
Measures 5.111mW on a laser power meter.

Photograph of the beam produced by the laser levelling device.
The unit was oriented so the bottom of it was facing the right for this photograph.

Spectrographic plot
Spectrometer plot of the laser in this product.
Ocean Optics USB2000 Spectrometer on loan from TWO-CUBED.

Unit was provided as a "freebie" when I purchased a set of "Hercules Hooks" from a television commercial website, and was received on 08-08-06.

Product was made in China. A product's country of origin really does matter to some people, which is why I published it on this web page.

UPDATE: 00-00-00



    MANUFACTURER: Unknown/not stated
    PRODUCT TYPE: Laser leveling device
    LAMP TYPE: Diode laser
    No. OF LAMPS: 1
    BEAM TYPE: Narrow in one axis; wide in the other axis
    SWITCH TYPE: Pushbutton on/off on side of product
    BEZEL: Plastic; plastic window protects laser & optic
    BATTERY: 2xAAA cells
    ACCESSORIES: One pk. Blu Tack, two map pins
    WARRANTY: Unknown/not stated


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