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Trimble Connected Survey Site

November 1, 2005
Trimble introduced five surveying products as part of its new Connected Survey Site model.



GX Scanner

Trimble introduced five surveying products as part of its new Connected Survey Site model. The Trimble GX Scanner features include flexible power supply options, station setup and a surveying data collector. The scanner’s surveying workflow provides for faster and fewer setups, easy portability and smooth interaction with other surveying systems such as optical and GPS instruments. Real-time autofocus collects precise data in a short time; a 360º servo-driven system scans indoors and outdoors up to 200 meters. For jobs requiring less detail but longer range, Trimble’s OverScan technology increases data acquisition capability up to 350 meters, which allows fewer setups for shorter survey times as well as the ability to scan larger objects. The Trimble GX scanner is supported by Trimble’s PointScape and PocketScape field software, and by Trimble RealWorks Survey software in the office for processing and analysis of point cloud data.



M3 Total Station

The Trimble M3 Total Station is a rugged and accurate mechanical instrument with direct reflect (DR) technology that enables a single surveyor to make long-distance, reflectorless measurements. An optimal plummet in the alidade expedites setup and ensures high accuracy at both 3" and 5" accuracy. The long-lasting battery offers two workdays of typical measurement.



R8 GNSS System

The Trimble R8 GNSS System supports both the new L2C and coming L5 GPS Modernization signals and includes a new RTK engine optimized to perform with the new signals. The Trimble R8 GNSS system’s flexible communication includes an internal receive/transmit 450 MHz radio option and an internal GSM/GPRS option for Internet connectivity.



R3 GPS System

The Trimble R3 GPS System integrates an L1 survey-grade receiver with the Trimble Recon Controller, an ultra-rugged PDA. The system includes field and office software to provide a complete solution to bring precise, sub-centimeter control to survey operations, establish new localized control and collect topographic data. Users can perform Static, FastStatic and Kinematic surveys on short to moderate base lines.



S6 Total Station with GPS Search

Using the Trimble S6 Total Station with GPS Search, surveyors can locate and lock onto targets even faster. By using a simple, consumer-grade GPS receiver connected to the field survey software at the robotic rover, the system provides fast, confident search and lock on the robotic rover. This rapid search capability is available with the Trimble Field User Interfaces. (Trimble, Sunnyvale, Calif.)