Government Professional

Hi folks,

Can anyone tell me how to make my Pentax R-325N and my MicroSurvey 2010 talk the same language regarding Eastings - Northings or Northings - Eastings. Here in Scotland (UK of course) we have the former standard. The Pentax records data E-N but when I transfer the data to the CAD software it always has the N - E option enabled with the wrong coordinates.


Pulling my Elvis Hair Out Now !!

Anyone got any fixes ??


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  • Government Professional

    Hi Gary,


    Thanks for that, it appears that the Pentax collects data on the PN,E,N,Z format and the MicroSurveyPN, N,E,Z,

    I just have remember and change the data within the software.


  • Settings, settings, settings.  Both on the equipment if possible and in the software you use to download to.....  Let us know if you find the setting.  I have the option on my software to bring in the points using the PNEZD format.  Sound like your instrument uses the PENZD format. Point number, East, North, Elevation, Description  Z=Elevation comes from the work Zenith (reference direction up or down from x-y or East-North.

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