Articles & Tips

Distance Measuring Equipment Overview
An article explaining the types of devices that are commonly used for distance measurement such as DMIs and measuring wheels, including advantages and disadvantages, and applications of each type of instrument.

Distance Measuring Instrument (DMI) Installation Instructions
Installation instructions common to most types of vehicle-install Distance Measuring Instruments.  This article provides an overview of installation procedures that is application all makes and models of DMIs including Numetrics Nitestar NS-50/NS-60, JamarTech RAC Plus I/III, and Microdynamics DOT-2000 and the new DOT-Z1.

DMI Accuracy Explained
An article explaining the accuracy of vehicle-installed Distance Measuring Instruments.  This also explains the different sensor types and their effects on accuracy, and how to gain the most accuracy of your DMI by using the appropriate installation and calibration procedure.