TopSurv 7.3 is now available for the FC-2500 Controller

TopSURV 7.3 is now available for the FC-2500 controllers from the Topcon Positioning Website. You will need to register on the site to be able to download TopSURV 7.3 for the FC-2500.   Topcon Positioning Website Caution: With the upgrade to TopSurv 7.3 it may well be necessary to update the firmware on your controller unit. It is advisable to …

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How to set the Radio Channel on a Topcon GPS RTK System.

Once you have identified the radio channel you want to use with your GPS RTK System it is likely that your GPS Rover unit is not set to the desired radio frequency. The following will guide you through the configuration process for setting your GPS Rover Unit to your Base Station. This guide is using the Topcon TopSURV 7.3 Field …

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Topcon RL-H3C Review

Topcon RL-H3C Rotating Laser Review. Topcon have a reputation for providing top quality, professional construction devices and surveying equipment at affordable prices. The Topcon RL-H3C entry level rotating laser is an excellent choice if you want to start to use one of Topcon’s construction lasers on you latest project, either at work or at home, but have to remain on …

TopSurv Version Updates

During November 2009 Topcon released the latest version of their TopSURV field controller software, TopSURV 7.3. Most users will only notice the changes within the menu system but there have been a substantial improvements hidden away that improve the tracking of prisms and satellites.   Caution: With the upgrade to TopSurv 7.3 it may well be necessary to update the …

Topcon X-trac 7 Technology

Topcon’s X-TRAC 7 Technology Advances Robotic System Performance. Topcon has released a Software and Firmware upgrade to their GTS-900, GPT-9000, and Imaging Stations X-TRAC 7 is an advancement that provides them with the latest and most reliable tracking technology available. Improved Prism Tracking. The new X-TRAC 7 prism-tracking strength and allowable prism movement speed is increased. X-TRAC 7 uses a …

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. Setting Up the Tripod. Before taking the automatic level out of its protective box, …