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Topcon Introduces PS-AS Robotic

The new instruments are designed for applications such as stakeout and as a key component of a local positioning system, which is used for 3D machine control.

The new instruments are designed for applications such as stakeout and as a key component of a local positioning system, which is used for 3D machine control.

Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) introduced a new series of robotic total stations specifically designed and configured for the construction market. The new instruments are designed for applications such as stakeout and as a key component of a local positioning system, which is used for 3D machine control.

This auto-tracking total station series combines the latest in tracking, motorized turning, angle accuracy and software technology “to set a new industry standard,” according to Scott Langbein, TPS director of product marketing.

“The PS-AS has a strong prism-tracking ability and the fastest reacquisition time in the industry,” he said. “Tracking faster with high accuracy measurements equates to a savings of time and money on every job.”

Top features include TSshield — Topcon’s advanced security and maintenance technology, PowerTrac technology to increase prism tracking power and a “fast and powerful EDM,” he said. “Additionally, the new series includes Topcon’s exclusive LongLink communications technology, advanced angle accuracy and a water resistant IP65 design.”

Data collector software options include Topcon’s Pocket3D or magnet field site.

The PS-AS series is available in 1 and 3 arc second interval versions. The standard kit includes two batteries, dual-tray battery charger, USB flash drive and accessories.

For more information, call 925/245-8300 or visit www.topconpositioning.com.