Milwaukee Laser Distance Meter 2282-20


A while back we did a review of the Milwaukee Laser Distance Meter 2280-20.  Now we are here to tell you about the 2282-20.  Ok there we told you.  Ok your probably thinking about the stats and should you upgrade.  First is the question of upgrade.  If you own the 2280, no I wouldn’t spent my money.  The meter does have 7 measurement function: length, area, volume, indirect measurement (Pythagoras), and stake-out, timer and horizontal mode.  Accuracy of 1/16″ and a range of up to 260ft.

The screen is easy on the eyes and even someone like me or an 80 year old woman can easily figure this out.  I do like this laser, but a bluetooth meter might intrigue me a little more.

What we Like

  • Accurate
  • Range
  • Ease of use

What We Don’t Like

  • Doesn’t have a bottle opener


Distance Range 2″ to 260′
Basic Accuracy 1/16″
Length Area Volume Yes
Addition Subtraction Yes
Memory Storage Last 20 Readings
Display Backlight Yes
Display Type Black on White Display
IP Rating IP54
Tool Warranty 5 Years
Battery Type Alkaline (AAA)




  1. Nice intro…lol I’m looking into them now myself.. still using the old school tape measures… would be great for AC installs, and duct Fab….

  2. I really want one of these things. I’ve narrowed it down to the Bosch (GLR225), DeWalt (DW03050), Johnson (40-6005), & now this Milwaukee version. I have a couple of projects this spring/summer that I think this type of tool will be useful. Wish me luck. Laters TIA


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