Tripod Data Systems, Corvallis, Ore., announced that two lightweight, waterproof Trimble total stations are currently available at authorized TDS dealers.
The company is offering special prices on the Trimble 3603DR and 3306 total stations through September 30 when purchased in software-hardware bundles that include TDS software.
The mid-range bundle includes the Trimble 3603DR total station with TDS Survey Pro software onboard. It includes QuickDrive, Endless Slow Motion and clamp-free operation. When upgraded to include DR reflectorless measurement, tracklight, laser plummet and TDS onboard software, the 3603DR offers a cable-free environment, large LCD display and up to 4 Mb of internal data storage. Dealers are offering it at an introductory price of $10,995, and it will normally retail for $12,565.
The entry-level bundle includes the Trimble 3306 total station, HP 48GX data collector, TDS Survey card, 512K RAM card, environmental case, e-case bracket, download cable, instrument cable and TDS Survey Link. Dealers are offering it at the introductory price of $6,999, and it will normally retail for $8,239.