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Bosch GLR225 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer
Model#: BSHNGLR225

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Bosch GLR225 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer

Model#: BSHNGLR225
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  • Seven measuring modes for versatile applications including length, area, volume, min./max., continuous, indirect length, and multi-surface area measurements
  • Four measurement systems including inches, ft. and inches, decimal ft., and metric
  • Four measuring reference points featuring back, front, inside corners or channels with swing-out extension pin, or center of optional tripod (tripod not included)
  • Min./max. measurement mode for accurate measurement to the shortest/longest distance from a fixed reference point
  • Indirect length measurement mode to calculate inaccessible distances that cannot be measured directly (due to obstruction or lack of reflecting surface)
  • Multi-surface area mode calculates the total area of several individual surfaces with a common length or height
  • Precision laser measuring technology allows the laser beam to do both pointing and measuring
  • Built-in bubble vial that provides a visual reference when measuring horizontal distances
  • Pocket-sized at only 4 in. tall
  • 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer - GLR225
  • Hand Strap
  • Belt Pouch
  • (4) AAA Batteries


Weight: 6.35 oz.
Automatic Shutoff: No
Batteries Included: 4
Battery Life (Approx.): 30,000 Measurements
Battery Type: AAA
Laser Class: 2
Laser Diode: 635nm < 1mW
Measuring Accuracy: +/- 1/16 in.
Measuring Range: 225 ft.
Protection Rating: IP54


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  • Reviews

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    by PowerReviews
    Bosch230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer

    (based on 56 reviews)


    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.


    • Compact (25)
    • Accurate (24)
    • Lightweight (19)
    • Reliable (15)
    • Ergonomic (8)


      Best Uses

      • Commercial (17)
      • At home (13)
      • Minor projects (9)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Professional (18), Avid do-it-yourselfer (5)

      Reviewed by 56 customers

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      I like the product

      By Mike

      from Chicago

      Verified Buyer


      • Accurate
      • Compact
      • Ergonomic Design
      • Lightweight
      • Reliable


        Best Uses

        • Commercial

        Comments about 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer:

        Good item


        for solo measuring

        By Gianni

        from Glenview, IL 60025, United States

        Comments about Bosch 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer:

        When measuring for crown molding this is by far one of the best tools I've ever used. Its extremely accurate and dumby proof.


        One star away from being AWESOME unfortunately

        By windowguy

        from Georgetown, TX, United States

        Comments about Bosch 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer:

        I really like the ease of use and function of the GLR225, HOWEVER it is just one feature away from being completely worth it. This device will not allow you to edit or change the value of the measurement to a custom setting. I need measure inside mounts for window coverings, I just need these measurements to the nearest 1/8 of an inch. This unit is hard set to 1/16 of an inch settings, which is great for more precise needs, but there is no way to adjust or change the default settings to anything else. Several other manufactures of laser measurement devices offer customizable settings to meet the users needs, I just thought this one would be comparable, but it was not, so shame on me for not researching this one in more depth before I purchased. Other than this comment the unit is solid if you take it as it comes and don't need any custom settings. Bosch engineers please add this function into your future product development lines.


        It's all in the name !

        By JerryB

        from Norridge Illinois

        Comments about Bosch 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer:

        This tool is as good as the BOSCH name. It does all that it is designed for. Am very satisfied with the purchase.


        great tool

        By Donn

        from Massachusetts, United States

        Comments about Bosch 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer:

        I bought it a year ago and keep finding new uses for it each time.

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        • 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer


          Does it measured square feet? Adds it up?
          Asked on 10/1/2014 by Marcelo from Linden NJ

          2 answers

          • Staff Reviewer


            The GLR002 offers four measurement systems including inches, ft. and inches, decimal ft., and metric

            Answered on 3/30/2015 by Ray from Atlanta
          • A:

            Yes it does measure the area.

            Answered on 10/1/2014 by Community Answer from None
        • 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer


          We need something to measure distances in the woods. Is this device suitable for this?
          Asked on 9/5/2013 by Dick from Franklin, VA

          1 answer

          • Staff Reviewer


            You, would be able to use in the woods. The only thing is the beam must hit something to be operable.

            Answered on 9/12/2013 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
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        Factory-Reconditioned products have been returned to the manufacturer and are restored to like-new operating condition; they go through a rigorous testing and inspection process. Plus, they offer a significant savings vs. new.
        • Reconditioned products may have minor cosmetic blemishes or scratches that do not affect item performance.
        • Reconditioned products may not come with all of the consumables the new version comes with (bits, sanding pads/papers, cases, etc.).
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        Condition: New Factory Reconditioned
        Features: Same Same
        Specs: Same Same
        Includes: 230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer - GLR225,
        Hand Strap,
        Belt Pouch,
        (4) AAA Batteries
        230 ft. Laser Distance Measurer - GLR225-RT,
        Hand Strap,
        Belt Pouch,
        (4) AAA Batteries
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        Bosch Laser & Measuring Tools Warranty Robert Bosch Tool Corporation ("Seller") warrants to the original purchaser only, that all Bosch lasers and measuring tools will be free from defects in material or work­manship for a period of one (1) year from date of purchase. Bosch will extend warranty coverage to two (2) years when you register your product within eight (8) weeks after date of purchase. Product registration card must be complete and mailed to Bosch (postmarked within eight weeks after date of purchase), or you may register on-line at

        If you choose not to register your product, a one (1) year limited warranty will apply to your product. 30 Day Money Back Refund or Replacement If you are not completely satisfied with the performance of your laser or optical instrument, for any reason, you can return it to your Bosch dealer within 30 days of the date of purchase for a full refund or replacement. To obtain this 30-Day Refund or Replacement, your return must be accompanied by the original receipt for purchase of the laser or optical instrument product. A maximum of 2 returns per customer will be permitted.