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Leica robotic and Smartstation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carlo Alberto Birocco Nov 18, 2018. 3 Replies

I've only always used Topcon GPS and Total stations running Carlson SurvCE and am interested in a used, older but still reliable robotic total station.  In particular, the models that can also be set…Read more →

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Leica robotic and Smartstation

I've only always used Topcon GPS and Total stations running Carlson SurvCE and am interested in a used, older but still reliable robotic total station.  In particular, the models that can also be set up as a Smartstation.  I'm not really sure which ones are capable, but I'm looking at TCRP 1203/1205, 1203+/1205+ models.  What is the difference between the plus and non-plus models?  Also, can the older 1103/1105 models be set up as a Smartstation.  And what are the differences between say…See More
Nov 18, 2018
Carlo Alberto Birocco replied to Branch Echols's discussion Leica robotic and Smartstation
"Hi Branch! Keep in mind, Leica's instruments TPS1200 Series and more recent need the Extended OWI option activated. Otherwise, with Carlson SurvCE (or SurvPC) You will use only basic functions but other commands (e.g. PowerSearch start) will…"
Nov 18, 2018
mike caffery replied to Branch Echols's discussion Leica robotic and Smartstation
"the + instruments have a better power search on them. If you are going one man make sure you get a RH16/17 radio handle as these will work with the CS20 controller Captivate software. Further to the previous reply leica have stopped making parts for…"
Nov 16, 2018
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Nov 15, 2018
David Fitzjohn replied to Branch Echols's discussion Leica robotic and Smartstation
"Hi there. So the main difference between the R’s would be the distance capability of the reflectorless laser. Obvs the R1000 being the better. The plus means better lock and atr. If you need spare parts for a non plus instrument you’ll…"
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Leica robotic and Smartstation

I've only always used Topcon GPS and Total stations running Carlson SurvCE and am interested in a used, older but still reliable robotic total station.  In particular, the models that can also be set up as a Smartstation.  I'm not really sure which ones are capable, but I'm looking at TCRP 1203/1205, 1203+/1205+ models.  What is the difference between the plus and non-plus models?  Also, can the older 1103/1105 models be set up as a Smartstation.  And what are the differences between say…See More
Nov 9, 2018

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I am here because I am a.
Professional Land Surveyor
Surveyor Bio:
I am a freelance surveyor working in the DC Metro area.
Company
Topo-Control, LLC
Licenses Certifications or Awards
PLS
I have experience with the following
GPS, topographic, boundary surveys, construction staking, topographic surveys, control network surveys, GIS, Software Development, Aerial, Construction, Machine Control, Military, GPR
How many years have you been surveying?
15
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, GPS, Surveying Software, Robotics, Automatic Levels, 3D scanners, GNSS, Machine Control

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