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Trimble produces a wide range of positioning technologies including GPS, laser, optical and inertial technologies with application software, wireless communications, and services to provide complete commercial solutions. It is best known as a GPS device manufacturer and the term is often used to refer to the GPS unit itself.

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Finding the same point with a Trimble DA2/QField and Trimble Zephyr 2.0/ Geo7x

The organisation I work for has historically used a Trimble Zephyr 2.0 receiver with a handheld Geo7x to find, map and mark out points in the field with 1cm accuracy. We use these instruments to mark ...
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Viewing GPS coordinates on Trimble Geoxh 6000 [closed]

I read that the point coordinate system is proprietary. What software do I need to view the points as gps coordinates and how would I go about doing it?
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Can differences in Datum make a big difference in RTK surveying?

I'm a student studying surveying and analysis. I have gathered coordinates data on the same point via VRS, RTK, and Thingstream's PPP. It seems like VRS and RTK goes similar, but PPP keeps getting ...
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Unable to remove listed background files in GPS Pathfinder Office

I use GPS Pathfinder Office to send background data to a Trimble Geo7X unit prior to field data collection. Typically I don't have any problems with this, it simply involves adding the background ...
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Using QField with Trimble DA2 on iOS

Is there a way to use the da2 with QField on an iPhone? Am I only able to connect the da2 via Bluetooth with an Android phone?
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1400 grids in a shapefile that I want grid labels to display in trimble

So I have a grid boundary shapefile where I want to upload into TerraSync so I can collect data and know which grid I am currently in. Is there a way to do that in ArcMap or in TerraSync? I found this ...
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Trimble GNSS Disconnected in TerraSync

I've been trying to get our Trimble up and running after a couple years of not using it. It will connect to satellites alright, but it won't show as connected in TerraSync. I've tried rebooting the ...
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Extract Data from Corrupted TerraSync file, Pathfinder can't correct & won't open

I had an employee recording points for a project with a Trimble Geo XT 7 series receiver attached to a Zephyr 2 external antenna. The receiver went to sleep between collecting episodes. Upon ...
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Why Can't I Create a Base Station File on Trimble GeoXT?

I am trying to create a base station file to log data on a Trimble GeoXT (GeoExplorer 2008 Series). We are mapping buildings at this location. After entering in all necessary information (antenna ...
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What coordinate system does this map use? How to convert it into latitude and longitude?

What coordinate system does this map use: https://kartat.espoo.fi/ims ?` See the "P" and "I" in the bottom right corner. Based on the Trimble logo at the bottom right corner as ...
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Trimble Geoexplorer XT 6000 - Change Language

Does anyone know if it possible and if so how to change the language on the Trimble Geoexplorer XT 6000?
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Why is Differential Correction Wizard unable to download files?

I am using a Trimble Geo7x to map debris flows, and when I attempt to run the differential correction wizard it is unable to "transfer files" and "download files." The image below ...
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Recording Internal GPS coordinates in Terrasync

I work in the exploration department of a mining company. We use a Trimble receiver to record the locations of our drill holes. We also use the Trimble handheld to record the handheld's internal GPS ...
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Highest LiDAR point return per sq m?

I currently have at my disposal QGIS and Trimble Business Center. I am looking for semi-automated solution for extracting the single highest lidar point return per square meter. My area of interest is ...
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Connect Trimble R10 GNSS to iOS and use external position

I want to pair a Trimble R10 to an iOS device and use the location data from the R10 in a iOS app. I found this tutorial and these NMEA Bluetooth settings, but I when I try to connect the iOS device ...
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Trimble Pathfinder giving error closing geodatabase when exporting to fIle geodatabase

I am getting an error on various files when trying to export their .cor files to a file geodatabase. The error message is An error occurred while closing the geodatabase. Unexpected operation. File ...
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Setting up Internet Access on Trimble R8 for RTK-GPS Corrections w/o using a Controller or Trimble Access Software

I am trying to set up direct Internet access for a Trimble R8s receiver in order to retrieve (RTK) position corrections in real-time from our state geodetic survey's CORS network. By direct Internet ...
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QField Tracking problem with Trimble R1

I'm using QField on a Samsung Active 3 Tablet which is connected with a Trimble R1. The GNSS Status App provides the mock location. Previously I had some problems with the R1 positioning me not ...
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Can Trimble Business Center export projection information in any useable GIS format?

In Trimble Business Center, a surveyor can create a local ground system for a given location easily. For example, when building a bridge, the surveyor can create a ground system based on State Plane ...
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Getting altitude with Trimble TDC 100 and QField

In our company we got Trimble TDC 100 and install QFlied for data collection. We collect points and polylines. Our aim is to get vertex and points while saving their altitude (height above the mean ...
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GPS with external antenna. Which piece of hardware is the limiting factor for accuracy?

We have a Trimble Geo 7x (cm edition) which can operate with it's own internal antenna. It's spec sheet states that it can theoretically achieve 1.5 cm + 2 ppm VRMS vertical accuracy. We also have a ...
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Importing a Tracked Line Geometry (from LineString) in a CSV into QGIS (3.4)

I'm very new to GIS work and I hope this is the right place to post this. I haven't been able to find/understand an explanation on how to deal with my issue so I hope that I'm not asking an already ...
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Trimble Data Transfer won't convert files

I was importing files from Trimble Recon for over 3 years and this never happened with me. When I conect my controller and select the file to import, the file load 100% and when start to convert ...
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Unknown encoding format when reading data from USB COM port using Trimble Pathfinder ProXRT receiver

I'm using a Python script to read data from the USB com port and write it to a file. This is a snippet from the same. def read_gps(): ser = serial.Serial() ser.port = "COM3"# "/dev/...
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Terrasync "GPS Disconnected" problem

I have a GeoExplorer 6000 series handheld unit. I have a Terrasync 2.52 Serial key and installation disk. I installed Terrasync 2.52 on the handheld unit but upon trying to connect to the receiver ...
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Trimble RTX GPS NTRIP, DNS failed to resolve IP address

I'm trying to get the RTX correction service going with my Trimble BX992. It is a CenterPoint RTX correction, for which I can see that I am correctly subscribed. I'm getting down to ~0.2m 1-sigma ...
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ArcPad not recording attribute info on Junos

I have some Juno SBs and 3B which are running ArcPad version 10.2. We run a custom Applet and these units will record points and let the user fill in the attribute information however the attribute ...
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NTRIP RTCM 3.0 -3.1

I have a Trimble Geoxplorer XH 2008 that supports RTCM 3.0, with which I have tried to obtain corrections via NTRIP of a base that emits in RTCM 3.1 I have not been able to obtain these corrections ...
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Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 Professional - How to Uninstall VBScript Runtime Library and Install again?

I've been having trouble getting the Trimble Positions for ArcPad Extension to correctly install on my Trimble Geo 7X handheld. I saw that another user asked about something similar and the solution ...
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Change of GPS firmware Geoexplorer Trimble [closed]

Is it possible to install the firmware of a GPS of another brand, the Geoxplorer XH 2005 of Trimble? Informative note: the Geoxplorer XH 2005 has Windows Mobile Operating System 5.1
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Ground Control Point Experience

I have a number of aerial images that do not align with where my GPS says I am. For example, I am standing at the intersection of two roads with a Trimble R10 and a handheld IOS device with the ...
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Adding a data dictionary to Trimble R1 reciever through ArcGIS Online

I don't even know how to properly google this effectively, so maybe someone can help me on here. My company purchased a Trimble R1 GNSS Receiver. The data is managed through ArcGIS Online. I have a ...
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Wrong projection used in Pathfinder

I am having issues with coordinate systems in post processing. Does anyone have a recommendation of videos to watch or online classes that can help me improve on this? This is my current issue: Data ...
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Trimble external antenna settings

I will preface this by saying I am new to this field. I am using a Trimble geo7x with a zephyr 3 to collect elevation points, but my data are not what I expected to see: some are negative and do not ...
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GNSS accuracy, what is it?

Using a Trimble GeoExplorer 6000 Series GeoXT Handheld, I recorded uncorrected GNSS positions, for example: Horizontal estimated accuracy in the field 4 meters. Vertical estimated accuracy in the ...
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What is GNSS Accuracy on a GPS?

What is GNSS Accuracy on a GPS? Is it like if the GNSS accuracy gets lower (3-5m) then the distance from the object you are taking the coordinate increase as compared to a GNSS accuracy of (1-100cm)??
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Trimble coordinates in field not accurate

I am using a Trimble Juno 3E and when I load the points taken in the field on GIS, it is off by a metre or so from the actual object (It doesnt fall on the exact object location). Any help to improve ...
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Editing date in *.ssf files?

So my trimble TSC1 Pro XRS (bought in 2000) is getting old I guess and it change byitself the date. I collected data this week, but it indicate from 1998. I view this info because I can't apply ...
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Working with a Trimble GPS Pathfinder Pro XH and Juno SB to collect high quality GIS point data

Dug an unused, uncharged Trimble Pathfinder Pro XH (XH) out of my companies junk closet. I have learned that this device is supposed to be able to collection GPS points with 30 cm resolution, ...
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Seeking Trimble GGF Geoid File Format Specification?

I want to generate Trimble GGF Geoid files from my software. Can anyone provide me with a format specification for the binary ggf files used by Trimble? I found a basic description on the ...
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Locating unknown destination with Trimble?

I would like to know if it is possible to input coordinates in Trimble Geo7x and be able to locate an unknown destination. If so how do I input the coordinates and also to navigate to the input ...
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Connecting Trimble Geo7x to ArcCollector

I'm looking to link a Trimle Geo7x GPS unit to ArcCollector on Ipad or Windows 10. Is there a way to link these these devices easily or do they not play well together?
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Addin Not working in ArcMap

I'm trying to configure Positions Desktop AddIn (v10.5.0.2) with Esri ArcMap(10.4.1) for the first time yet not having any luck. The Positions single use license is activated and the software is ...
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Coordinates problems [closed]

I have some data that I collected from Trimble Juno 3D. When I download the data, I could not see them in the map. The coordinates are NOT in the correct place where it should be. Their coordinates ...
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Cause and effect of a large number of 'not in feature positions' in trimble .cor files

I have been collecting GPS data in the field using a Trimble G series nomad. The collection site is a forested area with moderate tree cover. The features will be exported into a shapefile for further ...
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What is a Trimble .CAR file?

I have a field team using a Trimble Geo XH from 2008. My usual workflow is to have them email me the raw GPS files, which I copy into a "GIS Folder" for import to Pathfinder where I process it. I ...
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Sending Trimble GeoXH GPS data to an Android Tablet using Bluetooth

Has anyone ever successfully connected a Trimble GeoXH to an android device and consumed the GPS data? I have tried both Bluetooth GPS and Bluetooth GPS Mouse apps with no such luck. They both connect ...
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Any idea why my data is off by 5ft?

I have a shapefile of survey control points (WGS 84) from the public domain provided by my local municipality. I'm using a GeoXH with a zephyr antenna. I have my coordinate system set to WGS 1984. ...
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Trimble Geo 7x Data Transfer from Pathfinder Office

I have developed a data dictionary which i want to transfer to my company's newly acquired Geo 7X but GPS pathfinder office is having trouble connecting to the device even though i can see it in ...
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How Does the Trimble Catalyst Work [closed]

Does anyone have an idea as to how the Trimble Catalyst works? https://catalyst.trimble.com/index.html Where can we find specifications of the DA1 antenna? I don't understand how they have achieved ...
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