As part of its continuing product development plan Pentax is pleased to announce the introductions of two new series of Total Stations based on the current R-300 series. The new Pentax R-300NX and R-300EX series offer improved performance and higher specifications while maintaining competitive pricing.

The new products offer the following improvements:

  • Increased on-board memory capacity to as much as 20,000 points
  • Initial measurement time to prism / reflector sheet reduced by 40% in Quick Mode setting
  • EDM accuracy is now ± (2+2ppm) on all models except R-326EX ± (3+2ppm) on R-326EX
  • A date clock has been incorporated in all non prism models and 2" and 3" prism models.
  • Reflectorless measurement capability of 200m with a visible dot laser pointer (R-322NX/R-323NX/R-325NX/R-315NX)

The Pentax R-300X series of Total Stations will comprise of 11 models giving a choice of 2", 3", 5" or 6" angular accuracy and a choice of 5 non-prism and 6 conventional distance measurement models. All R-300X instruments come with a choice of on-board software packages.

Source: Western Latitudes, Jan. 27, 2005