TOPCON POSITIONING GROUP announced a new data controller – the FC-500 – with numerous features and benefits, including a large 4.3-inch touchscreen display and 5MP camera with built-in LED flash. The FC-500 is designed for the professional operating Topcon MAGNET® Field, Site and Layout software and Topcon’s Pocket 3D. The standard model has both Bluetooth® and WiFi connectivity, while the FC-500 GEO has Bluetooth, WiFi and GPS.  A third model comes with the addition of a 3.5G cellular modem that allows access to the MAGNET Enterprise Solutions suite. For the GIS professional using MAGNET Field software, the FC-500 has a geo-tagging feature that allows imprinting file information, including GPS location, directly on photos.


Topcon FC 500