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Leica Geosystems Introduces the Leica TPS1200+

(Norcross, GA 11 October 2007) Leica Geosystems introduces the most advanced Survey Grade total Station with leading edge enhancements in accuracy, productivity, and scalability.

The new Leica TPS1200+ Total Station introduces the most precise automatic positioning ever seen in this class of instruments along with several other accuracy improvements. Users no longer have to trade pointing accuracy to gain the convenience of robotic instruments. In combination with the new positioning camera, the PinPoint reflectorless EDM range and accuracy has increased two fold. The improved features of the telescope and the new high contrast color display make this instrument the best in its class.

Through continued reaserch and development, Leica’s PinPoint reflectorless technology has once again been improved. PinPoint reflectorless EDM’s can now measure to distances to over 3000 feet. You can have the assurance of accurate measurements at maximum range from the industries most precise reflectorless EDM. The combination of range, accuracy and laser spot size make this the best reflectorless EDM on the market today.

To improve instrument performance to reflectors, a new CMOS camera system has been developed. This camera now makes pointing accuracies of 1 sec (ISO 17-123-3) possible. To improve the overall instrument distance accuracy, a new red-diode EDM has been designed to bring the base EDM accuracy to 1mm. This type of quality has always been reserved for special application instruments, but now is available in all Leica 1200+ instruments.

Increased Speed and Productivity
A new color display allows users to see and interact with their instruments in vivid detail. Drawing colors can now imported directly to the instrument with data. The brilliant color map screen allows users to select items and use them for real working functions. Map screens are now a tool in the field to be used, not just for pretty pictures. Built in DXF file support makes sure that all drawing programs are supported both in the field and in the office.

Improved Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) sensors in the TPS 1200+ follow the prism with unmatched speed and precision. If lock is interrupted, then the PowerSearch sensor quickly relocks onto the prism either automatically or with the push of a single button. TPS 1200+ can position itself in seconds to accuracy levels never before achieved by robotic surveying instruments. You no longer have to trade speed for quality in your work.

Flexibility and scalability
Leica Geosystems’ scalable system philosophy allows the Leica TPS1200+ to be fully GNSS compatible. With Leica’s SmartStation, SmartRover and SmartPole options, the user can customize their surveying equipment to their specific tasks, crew’s needs and budget. Leica System 1200 combines TPS and GNSS in the most efficient and complete way. System 1200 is a complete solution that is ready to be expanded when you are.

Leica Geosystems – when it has to be right
With close to 200 years of pioneering solutions to measure the world, Leica Geosystems products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them capture, analyze, and present spatial information. Leica Geosystems is best known for its broad array of products that capture accurately, model quickly, analyze easily, and visualize and present spatial information.

Those who use Leica Geosystems products every day trust them for their dependability, the value they deliver, and the superior customer support. Based in Heerbrugg, Switzerland, Leica Geosystems is a global company with tens of thousands of customers supported by more than 2,400 employees in 22 countries and hundreds of partners located in more than 120 countries around the world. Leica Geosystems is part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden.

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