If you hate replacing batteries on gadgets all the time, give laser meters with rechargeable batteries a try. The Hammerhead HLMT130 is a great choice as it can be charged via USB port, plus it provides all the basic functions a DIYer may need.
This compact model measures up to 130 feet with accuracy up to 1/8 inch. Thanks to its three modes of operation, it’s super-simple to use. It also helps it has an LCD display that is easy to read. The features – length, area, and continuous measurements – may be basic but are all most people and DIYers need anyway. Now, for the most interesting part – the HLMT130 has an integrated lithium rechargeable battery as well as micro USB port, meaning you can recharge it pretty much anywhere you go.
This is a very small, compact device that easily fits in a shirt pocket, making it ideal for interior decorators, real estate agents and of course folks who do a lot of projects around the house.