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Fukuda FRE-203XR Laser Kit

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Fully Self Levelling Rotary Laser Level Kit, Including Laser Detector & Remote Control, Surveying Tripod & 4m Measuring Staff (RED Beam, Horizontal, Vertical, 90° Squaring & Dual Grade)

Model: FRE-203XR

SKU: FRE-203XR-Kit

£530.99 Incl. VAT: £637.19
Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

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Product overview:

The Fukuda FRE-203XR is accurate, well-featured & competitively priced. It replaces the extremely reliable Fukuda FRE-301R, to which it shares many of its internal components. It builds upon this foundation to incorporate many new features and improvements. This is currently the only model in the Fukuda range which is extremely robust, having a drop-test specification of 1 metre onto concrete. The top glass "lighthouse" is protected by a metal die cast cover whilst a robust roll cage adds increased durability.

Its a professional laser level kit from the Fukuda Laser Company. They are specialists in their field of laser level manufacture & certified to ISO-9001.


The FRE-203XR quickly auto levels to set horizontals, verticals and 90 degree site squaring. An invaluable feature.


In addition, this laser can be switched to Manual mode where the spinning beam can set a grade (fall) in the X axis, Y axis or both together (dual grade).

You can only grade match with this system and not key in a value, however it will set up to a 1:10 (10%) grade.


For Indoor & Outdoor use with a 635nm, class II red laser
Sealed water-proof construction (IP66)
Self-levelling both horizontally & vertically
Up and Down dot for setting Plumb & groundworks squaring
Accurate 3 axis electronic sensor

One metre drop test specification onto concrete
IR control via handheld Remote
Anti-Drift system (Bump sensor)
Dual Grade & SCAN facility
Auto shut-off - if instrument goes outside of its levelling range
Low battery indication
Rechargeable battery system

Spare alkaline battery pack
Full 36 months parts & labour Warranty

You have the facility to totally stop or move the red dot slowly in either direction using the remote control. Rotational speed is adjustable in 4 increments up to max. of 600 rpm.

For Indoor use, the SCAN facility comes into its own. This enables the User to stop the dot, then make it oscillate as a short intense red line in one area of the room only. Left/right keys on the remote control moves this laser line to the exact area of working. A really useful feature.


DUAL Axis Grading:

You can keep XX axis auto level, whilst setting a Grade (tilt angle) on the YY axis. This is helpful for setting falls of drainage, car-parks & access ways. Or you can set grades in both axis together (ie. DUAL Grade facility).

Additionally, a perfectly plumb laser dot is generated above & below the instrument via the prism system. With the instrument set on its side to spin vertically, these dots can be used to set 90 degree right angles for groundworks site Squaring etc.


Horizontal accuracy: +/- 2.8mm over 30 metres (+/-20 arc seconds)
Vertical accuracy: +/- 2.8mm over 30 metres (+/20 arc seconds)
Auto (self) levelling range: +/-5 degree (instrument will auto level on a surface within 5 degrees of true level)
Measuring range: 500 metres diameter (using the supplied laser detector)

Drop specification test: 1m onto concrete
Rotation speed: 0, 60, 300 & 600rpm 
Dual Grade range in both X & Y axis:  +/-10%  (1 in 10)
Laser Output: 635nm class II visible red laser diode
Laser plumbing: Accuracy +/-1mm / 1.5m
Remote Control range: 20m by infared.
Power supply: Battery Pack containing 4 x 1.2 Volt rechargeable "C" type batteries & an alkaline battery spare pack
Continuous operating: 50hrs approx.
Working Temperature: -20 to +50 deg C
Waterproof protection: IP66
Instrument Dimensions: 215(L) x 215(W) x 210H (mm)
Instrument weight: 2.5kg (with batteries)

Robust & foam lined, carry case: 460 x 360 x 255(H) mm

Technical specification:

+/- 2.8mm @ 30 metres, max. operating diameter 500m (250m either side of the instrument).
An accuracy of +/- 2.8mm @ 30 metres is equivalent to 0.09 mm/m and to put that into perspective, the best premium German spirit level has an accuracy of +/- 0.5 mm/m or +/- 15mm @ 30 metres.

Manufacturers data:

News: Laser Levels Online have announced the introduction of an extension to their Fukuda rotary laser level warranty.

  • Fukuda Rotary Lasers purchased prior to 15/10/2015 - 1 year parts and labour warranty
  • Fukuda Rotary Lasers purchased between 15/10/2015 and 31/12/2019 - 2 year parts and labour warranty (excludes eBay purchases)
  • As of 1st January 2020, all Fukuda branded ROTARY laser levels, now come with a 3 years parts and labour warranty. Customers are already confident in Fukuda's high-quality products, but now have the added confidence of a three-year parts and labour warranty as well.

Fukuda CROSS & MULTILINE laser warranties remain unchanged with 1 year parts and labour warranty.

Included in the kit:

A compact Laser Detector (receiver) to extend the range of the FRE-203XR to 500 metres diameter.

Large detecting range compatible with visible red output lasers
from 635 nm to 780 nm.
High accuracy.
Audible and visual indication of set LEVEL.
Staff mounting clamp bracket

Detecting accuracy: fine & course settings +/- 1mm & +/- 2mm
Display: Front & back LCD
Audible pitch warning. (selectable On/Off)
Power supply: 1 x 9V battery
Operating time: Approx 30 hours continuous, at 20 deg C.
Low battery warning via LCD
Power Conservation: 10 minutes auto cut-off.
Dimensions: 63 x 23 x 135mm
Weight: 350g (with battery & bracket)

Also included in the kit:

The Fukuda FRE-203XR kit also includes the following accessories:


Telescopic Levelling Staff (Model: TLS4S)

(Colours / Brand may vary)

4m, 5-section, Telescopic Levelling Staff. 
Five robust aluminium sections with abrasion proof scale.
Closed length height 970mm, extending to maximum height of 4m.
Automatic locking buttons when extended.
Millimetre scale on back and E-graduations (1cm) markings on front
Rear mm scale (for use with laser levels) has ZERO mm marking at ground level.
Red / Black coded front sections.
Accepts all Laser detector mounting brackets.
Removable, rear mounted circular Bubble Level.
Carry sleeve.
Height: 0.97m closed length to extended max 4m. 
Weight 1.15kg.


Surveying Tripod (Model: S-LAT)

(Colours / Brand may vary and may have branding on tripod leg)

Maximum 1.5m height. 
Robust aluminium tripod. 
Extending legs with quick-release, toggle clamp adjustment. 
Flat top, mounting head. 
Head size 130mm
5/8 inch x 11 thread. 
Closed length 0.925m
Max. Opened height 1.5m approx.
Weight: 3.4kg
Carry strap

Purchase options:

Upgrade the kit to include the Spectra HL450 Detector - the ideal choice for the The perfect choice for the Fukuda FRE-203XR!


The Spectra Precision HL450 Detector is an easy-to-use tool that accurately measures elevations across the site, and is ideal for use with any rotating laser level.

The HL450 features a digital readout of elevation that provides a numeric display of ±40 mm to 1mm resolution. The readout is displayed on the large front and rear LCD's and shows exactly how far the elevation is from on-grade.

Accurate measurements can be made without moving the rod clamp, saving time and increasing productivity.

The HL450 has a 102 mm (4 inch) reception height, double the typical industry standard, which allows quick acquisition of the laser beam. Also included is a patented anti-strobe sensor that prevents construction lights from setting off the Detector and makes it easier to identify the laser beam signals.

The Detector is designed to survive the tough construction site conditions. It is totally waterproof (IP67) and can withstand a drop up to 1.5 meters (5 feet) onto concrete.



Digital Readout of Elevation allows faster readings by displaying the exact numerical distance from grade, eliminating the need to move the detector to get to "on-grade".
Anti-Strobe Sensor stops construction strobe lights from setting off the detector and eliminates phantom strikes for easier identification of true laser beam signals.
Large reception height allows faster readings by acquiring the beam quickly, and makes it easier to stay in the beam.
Durable in tough environments provides less downtime due to damage or service requirements after accidental drops.


HL450 Detector upgrade includes:

HL450 instrument
Alkaline batteries x 2
Mounting bracket
Instruction & safety manual
36 Months Warranty

Please Note: If you upgrade to the HL450 Detector, the default Detector will be removed from the kit.


Calibration and servicing:

We check and calibrate all Lasers prior to dispatch, to ensure they meet or exceed the manufacturers published specifications at the time of shipment from the factory.
If you routinely work on large job sites, which require you to have a physical Calibration certificate, issued in your name and matched to the Laser via its serial number, you must ensure you tick the above box marked "Paper Certificate" (where applicable) to add a Calibration certificate to your order. The Certificate will then be generated and included with your Laser. Please note the issuing of a Calibration certificate DOES NOT delay or hold up the despatch of your Laser in any way.

Kit comprises of:

Calibrated Fukuda FRE-203XR Laser instrument 
Laser Detector with mounting clamp bracket (Option to upgrade to Spectra HL450 with Digital Readout mm / inch)
IR Remote Control
Rechargeable battery pack for laser
Mains charger

Spare alkaline battery pack for laser

Batteries for Detector & Remote Control

Red laser enhancement glasses
Red magnetic target plate
Instruction & Safety manual
Robust & foam lined, carry case 

Surveying Tripod
4m Measuring Staff
Automatic 3 Year Warranty

Delivery prices for commonly delivered to places:

Delivery to UK (including Northern Ireland, Scottish Highlands & Islands) - FREE Delivery for all customers in the United Kingdom

Delivery to Republic of Ireland - DPD Local - 2 Working Days - FREE Delivery for all customers in the Republic of Ireland

Delivery to Jersey / Guernsey / Alderney / Sark / Isle of Man - DPD Local - 2 Working Days: £15.99.

Delivery to Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, Holland, Belgium - Courier Service (3-6 Working Days): £24.99 GBP.

Delivery to all other locations - full details available at checkout.

VAT Invoice:

When the order is dispatched, a PDF (digital copy) of the VAT invoice will be attached to the dispatch confirmation email and a paper copy of the VAT invoice will be in the box.

Key information:

Model FRE-203XR
Brand Fukuda
Type Rotary Laser
Laser beam Dot
Laser colour Red Beam
Beam axis Horizontal & Vertical
Levelling Fully Self Levelling
Usage Indoor & Outdoor
Facilities Scan
Slope setting Dual grade
Setting out Squaring / 90° Setting Out
Mounting thread 5/8 inch
Power source Rechargeable
Laser output Class 2
IP rating IP66 (Dust tight / Protected against powerful jets of water)
Warranty Automatic 3 Year Warranty

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Posted by Joseph Perry on Sunday 3rd of May 2020


Hi Just wondering if theres a due in date on this level please? Kind regards m Joe Perry

Posted by Philip on Monday 27th of January 2020


Hi, where can I find the operating instructions for this laser level please. Thank you


(1 Answer)
Posted by Awais on Thursday 12th of December 2019


Fukuda 102AR Price.


Posted by Patrick o Neill on Monday 8th of July 2019


Can this laser be used to square out houses on the foundation when doing footings


  • Posted by Laser Levels Online - Support on Monday 8th of July 2019

    Hi Patrick,

    Thank you for your message.

    The Fukuda FRE-203XR is a multi-function rechargeable, fully self-levelling rotary laser level which has an accuracy of ±2.8mm @ 30m and can level on the horizontal, vertically and square at 90deg with a range of 500m diameter. It also has the ability to set slopes and gradients. It is a general use laser for all trades and so will be ideal for all types of groundworks, foundations footings and setting out.

    A guide on how to square with a rotary laser can be seen here:

    Best regards

    Mark Roberts

    Laser Levels Online



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