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PitchAngle

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PitchAngle is a simple app that directly measures Pitch, converts between Pitch and Angle, and sets your Bevel Gauge.

Enter pitch and hit Angle to calculate angle, or enter angle and hit Pitch to calculate pitch.

Enter base length (or run) and the app draws a scaled diagram with angle, pitch and side lengths.

Tap ‘Measure Pitch + Angle’ and lay your Android on an incline to directly measure Pitch and Angle, then tap again to pre-fill inputs with measured angle and re-draw the diagrams.

Scroll down to a full screen diagram with current angles marked, to set your bevel gauge directly from the screen.

SquareUp (Metric)

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Calculate and draw a diagram with diagonals to square up on-site set out.

SquareUp is a simple app to help square up on-site setout.

Just enter 2 side lengths and hit Calculate to draw a diagram with the correct diagonal marked, to layout your square or rectangle with 90 degree (square) corners.

Simple and uncluttered UI (inputs) makes it fast and easy to find correct diagonals on-site, when you don’t want to have to remember complex functions and formulas on your multi function (multi button) calculator.

You can also enter Thickness (or depth) to calculate cubic volume, for fill or concrete slabs.

SquareUp (Imperial)

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Calculate and draw a diagram with diagonals to square up on-site set out.

SquareUp is a simple app to help square up on-site setout.

Just enter 2 side lengths and hit Calculate to draw a diagram with the correct diagonal marked, to layout your square or rectangle with 90 degree (square) corners.

Simple and uncluttered UI (inputs) makes it fast and easy to find correct diagonals on-site, when you don’t want to have to remember complex functions and formulas on your multi function (multi button) calculator.

You can also enter Thickness (or depth) to calculate cubic volume, for fill or concrete slabs.

Enter Inches and Fraction separated by spaces, or Decimal Inches. Eg: 38 3 4 = 3'2~3/4" - or 38.75 = 3'2~3/4".

RunTalk (Imperial)

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RunTalk is a simple app, to help you mark out running measurements at set increments.

Enter start point and increment and RunTalk speaks running measurements as you mark them out. Set timed speech interval in seconds to allow you to move to next mark out point, or lock screen scroll and tap the full screen 'Next' button to hear consecutive measurements.

You can hit Next, Repeat and Back buttons to navigate the spoken list, and the measurements are displayed as they are spoken, so you can scroll back through the list.
Set minimum precision, from 1/32" to 1/2". Measurements are rounded to nearest precision.

THERE ARE NO PAID ADS IN THIS APP. There is 1 text link to developer site and 1 text link to registered charity (Fred Hollows Foundation) at bottom of screen.

RunTalk (Metric)

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RunTalk is a simple app, to help you mark out running measurements at set increments.

Enter start point and increment and RunTalk speaks running measurements as you mark them out. Set timed speech interval in seconds to allow you to move to next mark out point, or lock screen scroll and tap the full screen 'Next' button to hear consecutive measurements.

You can hit Next, Repeat and Back buttons to navigate the spoken list, and the measurements are displayed as they are spoken, so you can scroll back through the list.

You can also use Voice Input to navigate the list with spoken commands - Next, Repeat, Back, Stop, Wait, Faster and Slower.

BlockRebar

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BlockRebar creates and speaks a list of vertical rebar placements for 8” and 6” concrete block walls.

Enter walls as panel, opening, panel, opening etc, separated by spaces, in multiples of 8”. Eg: 96 48 144 = a panel at 8’, then an opening of 4’, then a panel at 12’.

Enter max rebar centers and hit calculate to create the list with all the rebar placements at wall ends, opening edges and adjusted spacings at or under max entered centers in panels.

BlockRebar speaks the measurements as you mark them out. Set timed speech interval in seconds to allow you to move to next rebar point, or lock screen scroll and tap the full screen 'Next' button to hear consecutive measurements. You can hit Next, Repeat and Back buttons to navigate the spoken list, and the measurements are displayed, so you can scroll through the list.

You can also use Voice Input to navigate the list with spoken commands - Next, Repeat, Back, Stop, Wait, Faster and Slower.
Tap the Demo button, to enter a random wall so you can see how it works.

StarterMaster - Starter Bars

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StarterMaster creates and speaks a list of vertical rebar (starter bar) placements for concrete block walls.

Enter walls as panel, opening, panel, opening etc, separated by spaces, in multiples of 200. Eg: 2000 1800 3600 = a panel at 2 metres, then an opening of 1.8 metres, then a panel at 3.6 metres.

Enter max starter bar centres and hit calculate to create the list with all the starter placements at wall ends, opening edges and adjusted spacings at or under max entered centers in panels.

StarterMaster speaks the measurements as you mark them out. Set timed speech interval in seconds to allow you to move to next rebar point, or lock screen scroll and tap the full screen 'Next' button to hear consecutive measurements. You can hit Next, Repeat and Back buttons to navigate the spoken list, and the measurements are displayed, so you can scroll through the list.

You can also use Voice Input to navigate the list with spoken commands - Next, Repeat, Back, Stop, Wait, Faster and Slower.

Tap the Demo button, to enter a random wall so you can see how it works.