Wild Distomat DI5S

Description:

Wild Heerbrugg described the Distomat DI5S as a small, compact, and highly accurate electronic distance measuring instrument. It had a range of up to 5 km with a 3mm + 2ppm standard deviation, and was designed to fit on any Wild theodolite in such a manner that it could be fully transiting. The DI5S was introduced in the mid-1980s. The National Imagery and Mapping Agency transferred this example to the Smithsonian in 2000.

Ref: Wild Heerbrugg, DISTOMAT™ DI5S Operator’s Manual (Heerbrugg, 1986).

Maker: Wild Heerbrugg

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Related Publication: Wild Heerbrugg. DISTOMAT Wild DI3000

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2000.0257.19aAccession Number: 2000.0257Catalog Number: 2000.0257.19a2000.0257.19

Object Name: EDM

Measurements: overall: 6 3/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 7 11/16 in; 16.1925 cm x 9.525 cm x 19.4945 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-8918-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_997347

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