South G6 or RUID R6 GNSS experience
Anyone use South G6 or the Ruid R6 GNSS for RTK alone with a Network Service? I am going to be using on along with SurvCe GPS software
I’m Using a South Galaxy G1 plus 336 ch in Belgium as a rover on rtk vrs 4 constallation. It uses a trimble bd990 board. Software is survce (gnss only) on a leica cs15 controller. I do not use the imu...you have to calibrate every time on startup. But for its price it works great. Do not know the difference with a G6, but i think they use the same trimble board for the 336 ch.
We have South S82V now back up, and G1 basic base and rover with X11 controller, Survce 5. Very budget conscious company. We had an issue with S82V base radio, it was replaced. No issues with the G1, except needed permanent code/ license set at three months.
Possibly looking at G6 IMU upgrade. But it is more expensive, bit heavier with IMU and dual battery? Not sure about UHF antenna on top of receiver, in the some of the conditions that we work.
Is there much price difference between the South and Ruide? What about dealer, support?
The other option in our remote country is the Stonex S900A.
Thanks for the input. I am interested in running the South or Ruide with my Topcon FC500 that has SurvCe . at this minute I only have TS (total station) but in a few weeks I am going to pay about $1,000.00 and get the GPS upgrade. I see that the SurvCe supports South G1 (I see them for $2,880.00+/- on Ebay) and G6 ($4,800 on Ebay) and Ruide. I am hoping that to purchase a local "Network Service" and do work collecting survey grade data with the South G1 . I hope that the unit will produce data that is within 3 CM. in open canopy ? Do you think that is realistic?
With my g1 plus i have with Gps/Glo/Gal/Bei in Belgium in open sky On average a 30 sats in sight and on the vrs network flepos i get mostly the typical 8 mm horizontal and 15 mm vertical Rtk accuracy. But your network basestations or vrs stations must also receive the 4 constallation to get benefit of Galileo or Beidou. When the 4 const here was up and running i do my surveys with gnss and only have to use the total station for the laser part of the survey minus the very dense wood situations.