Good morning colleagues.The Construction Surveyor, more widely known as the Layout man in North America. I work as a High rise Layout Man in Canada using a Sokkia SRX5 fully tracking robotic Total Station with all accessories including the Allegro Mx and Carlson SurvCE2.5 Software.mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-fareast-font-family:Calibri;mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin;mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New…See More
"Good explanation, it is not an error, it is the way the station works, moreover you can check the accuracy of your targets looking the residuals of your resections, and the results of your backsights"
"Hi, I copied this comment from my Sokkia SRX manual, hope it helps
Search operation during Auto Pointing
When the target enters the field-of-view within the set time limit for Auto Pointing completion,
the SRX stops moving and the offset between…"
"My response would be, if you can achieve centimeter accuracy, with random error, on top of a highrise, which is constantly moving anyway, and leaning from the sun, then that would be "good enough" to check in your grid lines from…"
"Now what kind of GNSS receiver/antenna you do need ? We are very much happy with the SinoGNSS T300 of ComNav Technology Ltd.Shanghai as they are developing their own OEM boards (like NovAtel and Trimble and Septentrio) and to start logging GNSS…"
"It's what we developed for the first time at Dubai for the Burj Khalifa. We introduced the concept of "Active GNSS Control Points". It's about screwing a GNSS antenna/receiver on top of a 360° reflector (or circular reflector…"
I'm a latin-American Civil Engineer currently working as a Layout Man for a forming Co. in Canada. I want to do my work more accurate and faster, this is the reason to be here, looking for comments and advice about new equipment and software in my field.
I have experience with the following
I work as a Layout person for a forming Co. Recently I started using a Sokkia SRX5 robotic total station to do my work. What a machine!!!!!
How many years have you been surveying?
More than 20 years / Construction staking 9; Surveying 7
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Robotics, Laser level, theodolites and precision levels. SRX Robotic Total Station