Pipe Laser Levels- their use and benefits for drainage projects

To ensure that complex projects like pipeline installations and sewer systems maintain their intended gradients and alignments, pipe laser levels have become indispensable. These innovative devices offer unparalleled precision, ease of use, and time- saving benefits for setting and aligning pipes on civil drainage projects. The function of a pipe laser such as the compact […]

New Topcon RL-HV Series Grade Lasers

TOPCON RL-hv1s grade laser level

Available in single or dual grade, the HV series replaces popular SV models with enhanced features and connectivity options. Topcon Positioning Systems has released a new range of grade laser levels, the RL-HV series. Designed for all manner of construction applications and building trades, the HV series replaces the popular RL-SV series laser levels and […]

We’ve tried other brands but Topcon wins every time

Topcon RL-HV2S Grade Laser level

Based in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia, Hunter Bros Earthmovers is a third-generation family business that specialises in a range of earthmoving services including residential, commercial and civil projects. The company uses Topcon lasers to achieve the tight accuracy tolerances that are now required on a lot of jobs.“Nowadays, our clients are specifying higher accuracy […]

The LS-100D: Topcon’s newest compact digital sensor

Topcon LS-100D Laser level detector hero

Topcon Positioning Group announces the release of the latest addition to its line of compact digital laser sensors — the LS-100D. The sensor digitally displays the offset value to on-grade, which is designed to help make elevation and vertical alignment control easier and faster for any application. With on-grade resolution between 0.5 millimetres and 10 […]

Laser receivers are not created equal

Topcon LS-B200W machine laser receiver

Your laser level does most of the work, but without an industry grade receiver at the other end, you could be sacrificing accuracy and productivity. Laser receivers are often included with a laser level package, particularly for exterior applications such as concreting, earthworks and drainage, and thought of as an accessory that isn’t critical to […]

Topcon RL-H5A Next Generation Self-Levelling Rotating Laser

topcon RL-h5a the best rotary laser level

The Topcon RL-H5A self-levelling rotating laser from Aptella is an easy-to-use, high accuracy laser with long battery life and all-weather dependability. Suitable for site preparation, earthworks, concrete, carpentry, drainage and site set-out plus an IP66 rating ensuring the RL-H5A with dual handles, is ‘job site tough’ and can withstand dust, a sudden shower or even torrential rainfall. […]

Topcon RL-H5B Meet the RL-H5A’s Little Brother


Aptella to distribute the Topcon RL-H5B self-levelling construction laser exclusively throughout Australia. Topcon RL-H5B is the perfect laser for all of your horizontal general construction applications, hit the power button and get to work in seconds! This premium laser has an auto height alert alarm. If the legs get bumped the unit will flash a […]

What to look for in a laser receiver

Topcon LS-100D Laser level detector hero

So you want to use your laser level outside? But wait, you can’t see your laser beam anymore! What are you going to do? Cry? Lose the job? Buy a stronger laser level? Slow down there, buddy. There is a solution. It’s called a laser level receiver. ​Laser level receivers are an indispensable accessory and part of […]

The dual grade laser suitable for all jobs

The dual grade laser

Looking for a laser that can do it all at home and onsite? Look no further than the Topcon RL-HV2S dual grade laser! This laser harnesses its self-leveling technology, ideal for indoor/outdoor use either horizontally or vertically and can handle two different grades on the X and Y axis!  With so many laser level options on the […]

Dumpy levels vs laser levels


When you work in construction, getting the right level or grade is essential to getting the job done right. With a wide range of options available when it comes to getting accurate levels, how do you know which tool is right for your job? Dumpy Levels Dumpy levels, also known as surveyor’s levels, builder’s levels […]