David White DT8-05


The David White Digital Theodolite has the very latest technology using incremental encoders for increased accuracy in both horizontal and vertical observations. The coaxial Tangent and clamp for precise sighting. The high resolution LCD screen provides easy to read large numbers and has a resolution of 5 seconds of arc. The display has degrees, minutes and seconds and % grade with the ability to read angles clockwise and anti clockwise. With the laser plummet it is easy to set up over the point. The DT8-05 is supplied with two power sources, rechargeable and alkaline battery tray.



  • 5 second Horizontal and Vertical accuracy.
  • Turns angles left and right.
  • Automatic power off.
  • Laser Plummet.
  • Front and Back displays
  • Large LCD Display
  • Reads % slope +/-
  • Incremental encoder.
  • 30 X magnification
  • Two power sources.
  • Quick site both side of telescope.
  • Bright optics and objective lens.
  • Zero Set button
  • Hold angle button
  • Battery Status indicator
  • Detachable tribrach.


Telescope30 X
Objective Lens45mm
Field of view1 : 1.4m
Angle MeasurementAbsolute Encoder
Minimum reading1sec 1"
Unit of AngleDeg/mil/gon and V%
DisplayLCD both sides, Back lit for dark conditions
Auto CompensationVert Tilt sensor
Level Accuracy30 " per 2mm bubble
Waterproof ClassIP 54
Range of Compensation+/- 3' of arc.
PowerRechargeable Ni-MH . and Alkaline ( 4 x 1.5 AA )
Included accessoriesTool Kit and rain jacket