Digital Theodolites

Spectra Precision DET-2 Construction Theodolite

Full featured digital theodolite for general construction applications

The Spectra Precision DET-2 Digital Theodolite is made for general construction use. It is built to be rugged, affordable, and easy to use. It is designed to provide accurate angle measurements that will increase your productivity when turning angles and setting lines and elevation. The DET-2 has a large suite of programmable settings for the horizontal angle resolution, 90-degree angle beep, vertical degrees or %, and more. This theodolite also features a vertical axis tilt sensor that can be turned off when not needed. It has a dual, backlit LCD screen and telescopic reticle so you can work in low lights and can still be seen easily indoors.

Features and Benefits:

  • 2″ angular accuracy – accurate enough for any construction job, yet the display resolution can be tailored to operator’s preferences for fast readings
  • Vertical axis compensation – tilt sensor provides the highest level of accuracy and can be turned on or off depending on job requirements
  • Dual LCD with extra large characters – easy to see angle readings eliminate errors and reduces eye fatigue
  • Back-lit LCD and telescope reticle – allows work in low light conditions including indoors and extended hours near dawn and dusk
  • Simple six button keypad – quick setups and simple operation with low operator learning curve
  • Large suite of programmable settings – provide multiple options for various users and job requirements


  • Establishing 90 degree reference lines
    Checking angles, alignment, and plumb
  • Anchor bolt alignment
  • Gravity flow pipe laser setup
  • Steel column placement
    Alignment of forms, tilt-up walls, and curtain walls
  • Basic grade work
  • Short range leveling

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