Walcon Inc. Estimating Software Solutions



QUIKRULER III (Works with Roll-ups or Tablet Digitizers)

QuikRuler III is a complete measuring system for architects, construction estimators, engineers and surveyors. QuikRuler III quickly and accurately automates blueprint takeoff and drawing measurement processes. It includes a measuring menu and an LCD display with a sophisticated yet easy to use built-in measuring program.

QuikRuler III - Features
Easy to use—absolutely no computer experience needed.
Delivers faster, more accurate takeoffs and measurements, boosting performance up to three times! Perfect for professionals who require fast, accurate measurements from drawings.
Affordable—delivers superior performance at a price below that of conventional large-format digitizers, and doesn't require a computer to operate.
Portable—Light weight and only 1/8 in (3.2 mm) thick, QuikRuler is easily rolled for storage or transport.
Languages: English, French and German.
LCD display module can also be used with Super L IV and Roll-Up III digitizers.

QuikRuler III -
What's in the Box

LCD Display featuring 16 characters x 2 lines (2.25 in x 0.75 in / 57 mm x 19 mm)
Tablet Interface Cable for Roll-Up III and Super L IV 
Measuring Menu
User's Manual
Optional Accessories: Choice of Language for Display and Measuring Menu 
(English, French or German)
    Legacy RS-232 Interface Option for Roll-Up, Roll-Up II, 
Super L, Super L II and Super L III

QuikRuler III - Models

Model Footprint Weight
QR3 5.6 in x 2.6 x 2 in
(142 mm x 66 mm x 51 mm)
6 oz
(175 g)

QuikRuler III - Specifications

Measuring Functions Area, Length Segment, Length Continuous, Count, 
Perimeter, Units, Scale, Auto Scale, Count Scale
Calculator Functions Add, Subtract, Divide, Multiply
Units of Measure Inches, Feet, Yards, Miles, Millimeters, Centimeters, 
Meters, Kilometers, No Units
Scale Any Scale
Thickness 0.078 in (3.2 mm)
Roll Diameter 8 in (203 mm) recommended
Resolution 0.0004 in [2540 lpi] (0.010 mm [100 lpmm])
Hardware Interface Integrated USB, QuikRuler III Legacy available for RS-232
Lock Height Digitize through plan books up to 0.5 in (12.7 mm) thick. 
Simply slide digitizer between plans for thicker plan books.
Power Supply 9V at 500mA/Powered by a Roll-Up III or Super L IV digitizer
Operating Temperature 50 to 104F (10 to 40C)
Storage Temperature -22 to 158F (-30 to 70C)
Warranty Two Year Limited US Warranty; Free Technical Support

QuikRuler III FAQ’s 

Which digitizers can be used with the QuikRuler III?

The Roll-Up III, Super L IV & Super L VI. With a Legacy Kit the original Roll-Up, Roll-Up II, Super L 2+, Super L III, AccuTab, and AccuTab II

How will the QuikRuler III be connected to my PC?

The QuikRuler connects via a USB port.

What operating systems are supported?

Win98se, ME, 2000, or XP.

Do I need estimating software for the QuikRuler III?

No, the QuikRuler III can export data to your PC and into any spreadsheet or other software that takes keyboard input. (i.e. Excel, Lotus, etc.)

What types of transducers (pointing devices) can be used?

Corded Stylus, 4 button, or 16 button cursor.

I get an error message that says “No digitizer”?

Check to make sure QuikRuler is properly connected to the digitizer. For further details refer to the User’s Manual. Also, make sure SuperSet Code S01 is digitized from the SuperSet menu boxes on the digitizer (lower left hand corner for the Roll-Up line and top, center for the Super L and AccuTab line).

I get an error message that says “Bad Ref Point”?

This message occurs when the user selects an invalid left or right reference point when defining the QuikRuler III menu. Make sure the menu is located completely within the white grid area on a Roll-Up and within the corner marks on a rigid digitizer.

I lost my menu location what do I do?

If somehow the menu was moved, tape it down where you want it located.
-Disconnect the power
-Reconnect and listen for four beeps
-When “Press switch to Relocate Menu” is displayed, press down on the tip of the stylus or press a button on the cursor in the digitizer’s active area to enter relocate mode. Then digitize Point 1 and Point 2 on your QuikRuler menu card.

Where can I find Point 1 and Point 2?

They are located on the left and right of your QuikRuler menu card.

What is the “Configuration” button used for?

Digits to the right of the decimal point
Tone selections
Character selections
Language preference

How can I set or change the Scale settings?

Refer to the User’s Manual, for step by step instructions to set-up your Scale. You may manually set a Scale or use the Automatic Scale function. You may also select your Unit of Measure when setting a Scale.

How do I enter my fractional Scale into the QuikRuler III?

Scales entered into the QuikRuler must be converted to a decimal and set up in a 1 to x ratio. There is a table in the User’s Manual and on our Web Site that will assist you with this conversion.

I lost my User’s Manual what do I do?

You can obtain it in electronic form on our Web Site at www.gtcocalcomp.com. It is a .PDF file format. A new manual may also be purchased from our Sales Department.

I still can’t find a resolution to my problem what do I do?

Visit our Construction Estimating Software Website:  www.constructionestimatingsoftware.ca

Contact GTCO CalComp’s Technical Support at 410-312-9221.

Visit the GTCO website for more information


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