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Positioning Solutions was founded to help customers who were frustrated with the lack of buying options for quality pre-owned positioning technology equipment.

Our goal is to bring the best possible equipment and buying process to customers who are looking for GPS & GNSS base / rover systems, conventional / robotic total stations & scanners, 3D machine and grade control systems, and other advanced technology tools used in todays complex building and civil engineering projects.


Buy with Confidence

All pre-owned products include a minimum 30-day limited hardware warranty.  12 month coverage is available on new products and select pre-owned systems.


Fast Shipping

Most orders are shipped from our Arizona office within 24 hours. Expedited and International shipping options are also available


Sell your Equipment

We make it easy and convenient to get a cash offer or trade-in value for your used Trimble equipment. Find out what your gear is worth.

We are focused on saving you money on the tools that enable your business to operate. You not only enjoy huge savings by purchasing the right equipment, but also knowing that what you are purchasing is just as important as who you purchase it from.

Carefully selected

We provide top quality new and pre-owned Trimble products for Construction, Mining and Survey applications. We only select well cared for equipment from reputable dealers and end users and rule out the rest. We never sell equipment that has been damaged, abused or salvaged.

Trimble S9 with TSC3 for Moniotring

Thoroughly inspected

Anything that doesn’t meet our standards is repaired or replaced by our factory trained technicians. All total stations are serviced and calibrated to verify accuracy and original specifications. All GPS and GNSS equipment are fully tested in RTK mode to ensure its field ready and reliable.

Quality checked

We spend several hours on each system testing, cleaning, updating and verifying firmware & software compatibility to ensure all features have been tested, accessories are working, and the system is ready to work when you receive it.

Customized solutions

Whether you know everything or nothing about our products, we’re here to help you select the best system for your application – even if we don’t have the exact fit in our inventory.

Expert Service & Support

We have over 20 years of experience in the industry and strong relationships with Trimble and their dealer network. Our products are serviced by factory trained technicians before - and if necessary - after a sale. All repairs are completed to factory specifications by expert professional technicians. We will never mis-match components or install questionable parts.


A 30-day limited warranty comes with everything we sell. The worry-free limited warranty covers hardware from manufactures defects for a minimum of 30 days, with many systems offering coverage to 90-days.  For additional protection on your investment, we also offer Trimble Protection Plans that extend factory coverage for 12 months or more.

12-month Protection Plans

For the ultimate coverage on your investment, we offer optional 12 month extended service through Trimble Protected Plans which covers everything that that the original Trimble hardware factory warranty covered.  Extend coverage on your total stations, tablets, levels, radios, data collectors, GNSS receivers and machine control systems.

Positioning Solutions highly recommends you are running the latest firmware on your SPS GPS and GNSS receivers as well as Trimble radios and robotic total stations. Check the compatibility chart to see if your hardware will work with the latest version of SCS900 ver 3.74 (TSC3).

SCS900 ver 3.74 (TSC3) Trimble Hardware

A quick guide for setting up your new R8 series or R10 Trimble base and rover receivers using Trimble Access. 

Intended use: 

This is a quick start guide and should be used to test your equipment BEFORE heading out to the field. Use this as a reference only. 

Many of our land survey customers are first-time users of Trimble RTK equipment.  If you've purchased your system from Positioning Solutions, our sales support team has already set up your Bluetooth connections, basic Survey Styles and radio settings so your equipment arrives ready to work.  

Trimble MT1000 Multitrack prisms can contribute to vertical errors if any of the LEDs have been disrupted.  In this user tip, we show you how to check for vertical errors and how to mitigate them using the semi-active option in Access 2017