Author: Bob LeMoine – Technical Support Specialist
Bob has develop this quick guide to help users connect to Leica SmartNet RTK Network using a Leica GS16 Rover with CS 20 Data Collector loaded with Captivate software.
Leica GS16 GNSS Receiver + CS20 Data
Controller with Captivate Software
RTK Rover Wizard: Leica SmartNetNA
Maine Technical Source – November, 2017
Leica Geosystems Captivate Software
This Quick Guide outlines the steps within the Leica Captivate Software, from the
Settings > Connections > RTK Rover Wizard to create a new Profile for Network RTK Surveying using the GS16 GNSS Receiver and CS20 Data Controller with a Cellular Internet connection to the Leica Geosystems SmartNetNA, (Real-Time Network).
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Finally, surveyors, engineers, contractors an municipalities no longer need to incur cost or hassle of setting up and monitoring temporary base stations. Through affordable subscription service, you can gain access to the Leica SmartNet RTK Network and its extensive array of 1,300 permanent base station with coverage for 44 states and 8 provinces. The Leica SmartNet RTK Network allows you to locate positions via internet for both "Nearest Site" and "Network" RTK solutions.
If you want to request a subscription please call Dan Blais @ 800-322-5003 extension 121.
Why use the Leica SmartNet Network?
Save Money. No need to invest in a base station, when you can receive corrections for a 1st order control Network Base Station. Should you already own a base station, even another brand of equipment, you can easily convert it into a productive quickly. Fast rover initialization to get you up to speed and productive quickly.
Fast rover initialization to get you up to speed and productive quickly.
Real-time data collection - errors are instantly corrected in the field.
Centimeter-level accuracy up to 40 Kilometers from each base station.
Reduce dependency on ground control monuments.
Flexibility to connect with Leica SmartNet RTK network, anytime - day or night.
Superior Leica reliability, backed with around-the-clock monitoring by MTS.
Direct Internet connectivity with password-restricted access.
If you need more information on our different Subscription plans for centimeter-accuracy or Rentals to test drive on a project give us a call.
If you have questions or require assistance, contact Dan Blais or Bob LeMoine at Maine Technical Source at (800) 322-5003.
SmartNet North America - RTN coverage map for the Maine Technical Source – New England
Region, November 2017.
Step 1- From the Captivate Software
Main Menu, Job Carousel, Select any current Job,
Step 2- From the Apps Carousel,
Select Settings > Connections,
Step 3- From the Connections panel,
Select RTK rover wizard
Select F1 OK
Step 4- From the RTK Rover Wizard panel, One or more RTK profiles already exist. What would you like to do?
Panel, select the option,
(•) Create a new profile
Select F6 Next