Making the Right Choice for Your Measuring Needs
Trying to decide which Scalex tool is right for you? Take this short quiz to help you decide!
Choose the scenario that best describes your needs.
a. I need a tool to measure distances in miles (or nautical miles or kilometers) on maps only. Best tool: MapWheel (Features 19 built-in map scales, and nearly unlimited user-programable scales) Price: $34.95
b. I need a tool that will measure lengths in inches, feet, yards, or centimeters, and meters [all PlanWheels also measure in miles & kilometers] and count items on construction blueprints, architectural drawings or plans, in a variety of scales, and I DO NOT need to connect to a computer for downloading data. Best tool: PlanWheel SA2 (all PlanWheel models feature 111 built-in scales and nearly unlimited user-programable scales) Price: $64.95
c. I need a tool that will measure lengths in inches, feet, yards, or centimeters, and meters [all PlanWheels also measure in miles & kilometers] and count items on blueprints, architectural drawings or plans, in a variety of scales and I DO NEED to connect to a computer for downloading data to a spreadsheet or other Windows based estimating programs and...
i. I already have a USB Cable and communication interface software. Best tool: PlanWheel XLU3 (Can also be used as a stand-alone device, not connected to your computer) Price: $84.95
ii. I do not already have a USB Cable and communication interface software. Best tool: Scale-Link USB3 kit (Includes PlanWheel XLU3, USB Cable, Ready Connect Software, & Protective Case) Price: $124.95
iii. I would like to have a wireless PlanWheel option. Best tool: Scale-Link Wireless3 kit. (Includes PlanWheel WL3 with 16 user-selectable communication frequencies (channels), Charging Cradle, USB Cable, Ready Connect Software & Protective Case) Price: $249.95
If you are still unsure or need further clarification about features or how any of our tools function, please contact our customer support department at 1-800-653-3532 ext. 519.
PlanWheel XLU3The PlanWheel XLU3 is the perfect tool for taking scaled digital measurements from blueprints, architectural plans and maps. Just select the built-in scale factor to match the plan and roll the PlanWheel. The measurement is displayed instantly.
PlanWheel SA2This stand-alone version offers all the same great features of the PlanWheel XLU3 without the computer interface option. The PlanWheel SA2 is the perfect tool for taking scaled measurements from blueprints, plans and maps. Just select the built-in scale factor to match the plan and roll the PlanWheel. The measurement is displayed instantly. Portable, uses two AAA batteries (included).
MapWheelScalex MapWheel provides a simple, fast and accurate way to measure distances on maps, whether in straight lines or along curves. (MapWheels are not intended for use on blueprints or to do estimating takeoffs – please see our line of PlanWheels for those purposes.)
Scale-Link Wireless 3All new version! Interface the PlanWheel with your estimating software without the interference of a cumbersome cable. The Scale-Link Wireless 3 includes the PlanWheel WL3, Charging Cradle with USB Cable, Scalex Ready Connect Software, Software Guide, Rechargeable batteries (2 AAA) and a Protective Case.
Scale-Link USB3Scale-Link USB3 is the original and industry standard computer-input plan scaler. Includes: PlanWheel XLU3, Scalex Ready Connect software, Software Guide, USB cable and Protective Case.
Protective CaseSpecially designed for all models of the PlanWheel and MapWheel digital measuring tools. Made of high impact ABS, this rugged case provides the protection required on the job. With a hot-stamped Scalex legend and flocktex interior, the case can also hold an extra set of batteries.
PlanWheel Interface KitSoftware to transfer PlanWheel measurements into any Windows program using your computer’s USB port. Ideal for use with spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel, as well as all construction estimating software programs. Includes Scalex Ready Connect Software CD, 8 foot USB Cable, and Software Guide.