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    Trimble Product Comparisons & Field Tips

    For this how-to guide we get connected through Bluetooth using Trimble Access to a Trimble R8 or R10. This process is the same for ALL Trimble GPS and GNSS receivers using Bluetooth, including R12, R10, R6, SPS881, SPS882, SPS985..etc
    • 2 min read
    There are plenty of options for selling your used Trimble equipment. Some require more or less work than others, and some provide more value for your gear and your time. So, let's look at the best ways you can sell your used survey or machine control equipment.
    • 5 min read

    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

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    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.  

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    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

    The Trimble SPS85x receiver is a versatile modular GPS base station for all projects. Provide RTK corrections simultaneously to machine control, site positioning and surveying GNSS receivers through it's multiple radio and internet connectivity options. 

    We breakdown the capabilities and explain the differences between the SPS85x line up (SPS850, 851, 852, 855).

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    We compare the Trimble R8 Model 3 receiver for survey against the Trimble SPS882 receiver for construction.  Both 220 channel GNSS receivers from the same company.  So what's the difference?
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    We help you narrow down the choices between Trimble's S-series instruments, including the S3, S5, S6, S7 and S9.  What the options are and why it matters
    • 9 min read