How to Convert an AutoCAD Drawing so that it can be imported into Topcon SurveyMaster.
Importing an AutoCAD drawing into Topcon SurveyMaster, or any other survey software is not always straight forward, and can give error messages that are not very helpful. I know, I have been struggling with this in the past but have recently developed a solution to this problem and will show you the steps to overcome this hurdle.
All Risk Insurance for Surveying Equipment
So, you have bought your new surveying equipment and are out on site when the unimaginable happens. Did you have your survey equipment insured for any eventuality in any location?
How to Maximise the Range of an GPS RTK System.
The range of an GPS RTK system can be extensive. It is not unusual to have a range of up to 4 miles. However sometimes this range can be severely reduced by interference on the radio channels that are used with this surveying equipment.
How to check a Theodolite.
A theodolite should be checked at least once a month or before any precise work is to be carried out.
Optical Levels Focusing.
There is two parts to focusing on automatic levels. Focusing is very important in achieving accurate results when carrying out levelling exercises.
Optical Level Nomenclature.
Common Nomenclature of an Automatic Level.
Quick and Simple Test for a Tripod.
This is a quick and simple test to check whether your tripod is up to the job. If your tripod doesn't pass this simple test then your tripod will not adequately support your surveying equipment and will adversely affect the accuracy of your surveying equipment
Levelling Procedure Using Optical Levels.
Using an Automatic Level like the Topcon AT G6 should be easy and yield accurate results every time. This easy to follow guide is designed so that you can get accurate results out of your automatic level time and time again.
Setting Up an Automatic Level.