Leica GS16 GNSS Receiver & CS35 Tablet PC – Quick Setup Steps Rev1

Leica GS16 GNSS Receiver & CS35 Tablet PC with Captivate SW Quick Setup Steps

Author: Bob LeMoine – Technical Support Specialist

• Mount the GS16 GNSS Receiver to the Carbon Fiber RTK Pole,
• Power ON the GS16 GNSS Receiver,
• The GS16 BT LED will be GREEN,
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Leica Geosystems – GS16 GNSS Receiver – PXS8 CDMA Cellular Modem Setup for Verizon Wireless Rev2

Leica Geosystems – GS16 GNSS Receiver – PXS8 CDMA Cellular Modem Setup for Verizon Wireless, Internet Connection for Network RTK Rover Surveying.

Author: Bob LeMoine  –  Technical Support Specialist

Activate, Register the Verizon Wireless Internet the GS- Internal CDMA modem inside the GS16 GNSS Receiver.

Turn on the GS16 GNSS Receiver and CS20 Data Controller, make sure you have an active Bluetooth connection between the GS16 GNSS Receiver and the CS20 Data Controller; from the Leica Captivate Software,

On the CS20 Data Controller, Select/tap > Fn Instrument,

 

Select (•) Use GS only, then Select/tap F1 OK button,
User is return to Captivate Home screen,

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Leica Geosystems CS20 Data Controller CS – PXS8 CDMA Cellular Modem Setup for Verizon Wireless Rev2

Leica Geosystems CS20 Data Controller CS – PXS8 CDMA Cellular Modem Setup for Verizon Wireless, Internet Connection for Network RTK Rover Surveying.

Author: Bob LeMoine  –  Technical Support Specialist

Activate, Register the Verizon Wireless Internet the CS- Internal CDMA modem inside the CS20 Data Controller.

Turn on the CS20 Data Controller, start the Leica Captivate Software,  On the CS20 Data Controller, Select/tap > Fn Instrument,

Select (•) Use GS only, then Select/tap F1 OK button,
User is return to Captivate Home screen,


Select/tap Settings,
From the Settings panels,
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Leica CS35 Tablet – Important Safety Notice from Panasonic Revised

Panasonic, the manufacturer of the Leica CS35 tablet mainly used in conjunction with Leica Viva TPS & GNSS solutions, Leica Nova TS/MS Solutions and Leica Captivate Software, has issued an important safety notice in relation to the tablet’s battery pack. Under certain scenarios and for certain production lots, this pack can overheat and ignite.

Panasonic provides how to proceed on their official website. Panasonic outlines the risk scenarios, gives detailed instructions on how customers can identify affected units, and provides a step by step guides on how to proceed. Find detailed steps here: Panasonic Support Information

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New England Area – GNSS Station Upgrades & Installations

SmartNet field staff are in the New England market conducting  maintenance, upgrades and new installations.  This deployment will make huge strides to improve geometry, spacing and GNSS correction availability in MA, RI and CT.  In addition to hardware upgrades, a number of existing stations also required an upgrade to the physical monumentation to bring the installations up to SmartNet standards.

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Improved Field-to-Finish from Captivate to Carlson Office

Good news for users of Leica Captivate who cooperate with Carlson Office users: The Carlson Office Field-to-Finish routine now supports the import of LandXML files. This facilitates the import of Leica Captivate field drawings.

Leica Captivate automatically creates drawings in the field by using modern coding and linework functionalities. So far these drawings could not directly be imported to Carlson Office without one or more time consuming conversion steps.

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