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TOPCON GTS 4 DOES NOT DISPLAY

Started this discussion. Last reply by TOBY MUTAMBO Jun 13, 2016. 6 Replies

HELLO MEMBERS. I JUST BOUGHT A TOPCON GTS 4 TOTAL STATION. I KNOW IT IS A VERY OLD MODEL. IT TURNS ON BUT BOTH DISPLAYS JUST SHOW BUNCH OF LCD LINES/PIXELS…Read more →

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TOPCON GTS 4 DOES NOT DISPLAY

HELLO MEMBERS. I JUST BOUGHT A TOPCON GTS 4 TOTAL STATION. I KNOW IT IS A VERY OLD MODEL. IT TURNS ON BUT BOTH DISPLAYS JUST SHOW BUNCH OF LCD LINES/PIXELS. IS THIS A FIXABLE PROBLEM.PLEASE ADVICE ME MEMBERSSee More
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Jun 13, 2016
TOBY MUTAMBO replied to TOBY MUTAMBO's discussion TOPCON GTS 4 DOES NOT DISPLAY
Jun 13, 2016
TOBY MUTAMBO replied to TOBY MUTAMBO's discussion TOPCON GTS 4 DOES NOT DISPLAY
"I have tried the bollock display but all it does is just increase the contrast with more lcd lines being shown. I have charged the battery so it does not seem to be a battery problem so i am thinking it might be the display. Fingers crossed i hope…"
Jun 13, 2016
Gav Walker replied to TOBY MUTAMBO's discussion TOPCON GTS 4 DOES NOT DISPLAY
"Hi, My first thought was also the black dial/knob under the display as suggested above. I guess if it is not that then you will struggle to navigate to the parameters as I guess you cannot read the display? Could be faulty display but seems odd that…"
Jun 13, 2016
⚡Survenator⌁ replied to TOBY MUTAMBO's discussion TOPCON GTS 4 DOES NOT DISPLAY
"According to Stan Denison at Superior Survey Services in Tampa, the following"
Jun 12, 2016
Kevin D. Allen replied to TOBY MUTAMBO's discussion TOPCON GTS 4 DOES NOT DISPLAY
"All black on an LCD like that can indicate a short or it may have overheated. These LCD use current to heat the crystal backing to shift from clear towards black. If this unit was left in the hot sun then the display is probably toast and needs…"
Jun 12, 2016
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TOPCON GTS 4 DOES NOT DISPLAY

HELLO MEMBERS. I JUST BOUGHT A TOPCON GTS 4 TOTAL STATION. I KNOW IT IS A VERY OLD MODEL. IT TURNS ON BUT BOTH DISPLAYS JUST SHOW BUNCH OF LCD LINES/PIXELS. IS THIS A FIXABLE PROBLEM.PLEASE ADVICE ME MEMBERSSee More
Jun 12, 2016
Ange Baba Kone replied to TOBY MUTAMBO's discussion TOPCON GTS 4 DOES NOT DISPLAY
"first, check the batteries, recharge all the batteries and try again many time or replace batterie. maybe the machine was stored during a long time in bad conditions. if it does not work , your dealer hid information about the history of the machine."
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TOPCON GTS 4 DOES NOT DISPLAY

HELLO MEMBERS. I JUST BOUGHT A TOPCON GTS 4 TOTAL STATION. I KNOW IT IS A VERY OLD MODEL. IT TURNS ON BUT BOTH DISPLAYS JUST SHOW BUNCH OF LCD LINES/PIXELS. IS THIS A FIXABLE PROBLEM.PLEASE ADVICE ME MEMBERSSee More
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I am here because I am a.
Just a surveyor
Surveyor Bio:
I am a surveyor based in Kampala , Uganda i mainly do cadastral surveys , but also deal in survey equipment, and have provided some equipment to some government departments.
Company
PHOENIX SURVEYING AND EQUIPMENT
Location for Member Map
KAMPALA , UGANDA
Licenses Certifications or Awards
BSC LAND SURVEYING MAKERERE UNIVERSITY
AISU ASSOCIATE MEMBER INSTITUTE OF SURVEYORS OF UGANDA
I have experience with the following
cadastral, topographic, boundary surveys, Equipment Repair
How many years have you been surveying?
8 years/ 7
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, GPS, Surveying Software, Automatic Levels, Old school surveying, theodolite, Chain, compass

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At 11:06pm on May 6, 2013, Walter Ebenezer Kowero said…

And about the traditional boundaries, what you are doing is great, when people see them sketches they usually feel like their properties are known in the map. Do that is very great but after that teach them the importance of having Title(certificate of occupancy) like to easy get loan from any bank and do some development to themselves. Then if the feel worth it then do cadastral survey for them. Good luck for that.

At 10:56pm on May 6, 2013, Walter Ebenezer Kowero said…

Oh, since they are very precise, zero order control points are very useful in all aspects, for instance, establishing of first order control points extension, for engineering works(road.railway or bridge constructions). For topographical survey. etc But most of the time we use them for control extension thus you can imagine how many first order are there! And they was there long ago, but there was project called TRIMBLE GPS CAMPAIGN and we were remeasuring them(0 order).

At 1:57am on May 5, 2013, Walter Ebenezer Kowero said…

Yes Toby in Tanzania we do have approximately ten zero order control points Kagera, Mwanza, Mara, Kigoma, Mbeya, Ruvuma, Lindi, Mtwara, Iringa and Tanga. I don't know about you there.

At 9:19pm on May 3, 2013, Walter Ebenezer Kowero said…

Oh that is the easy one the most commonly used plants for local boundary demarcation or even security is MICHONGOMA (swahili-TZ)

Also visit mitiki.blogspot.com/2009/05/michongoma.html

 
 
 

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