The Scalex Map Wheel digital map measurer provides a convenient fast method to calculate distances on maps. There are built-in scales for scanning and the ability to add more scales, if necessary. This multipurpose measurer is easy to use and learn. Use it to examine maps for roads, land, and water routes in your choice of distance measurement. It is an ideal tool to use in place of or in conjunction with your GPS or other mapping device.
Reading Regular and Out-of-Scale Maps
This Scalex digital map measurer provides 19 built-in scales as well as the ability to calibrate custom scales. This enables readings of regular and odd-scale maps. Use the built-in scales to scan common maps that are of normal scales For maps that are reduced, enlarged, or out-of-scale, you have the option to calibrate a custom scale using the auto-scale feature and the ability to store it for later use.
The Scalex Map Wheel measures in miles, kilometers, and nautical miles. This allows for a variety of applications, such as planning straight or curved routes to and from a work sites or planning road construction. You can also use it to strategize personal excursions like hikes, camping sites, road trips, or to find the shortest route to your destination. The nautical units allow you to plan boat trips or analyze cruise routes. Use the “count” and “add” buttons to count the number of stops you will make along the route or to add specific destination lengths along the way.
Features and Functions
The Scalex Map Wheel map measurer has a pen-like feel, making it easy to use and maneuver as you trace a map. There are handy buttons to facilitate in gathering information and an audible beep that indicates when the wheel is reading. Its large screen simultaneously displays length, count, and scale factors.
The Scalex Map Wheel digital map measurer also features memory storage slots, a low battery indicator light, and auto shut-off. Included with this digital measurer are a reference guide, two AAA long life batteries, and a 1 year limited warranty.