Topcon CTS-3000 construction total station series
Topcon announced the CTS-3000 construction total station series, which features onboard software to simplify staking. An extended keyboard enables easy operation and data input; the system software can also be operated with a handheld data collector. Reflectorless measurement capabilities up to 250 m (820 ft) and a prism type range of 3,000 m (9,842 ft) to a single standard size prism provide the range needed to cover most jobsites. This unit is designed to carry grades, set or maintain control, and perform layout quickly and easily. CTS-3000 series instruments are built with rugged, weatherproof housings to protect internal components under typical job conditions and use.