Surv ce with topcon Gps
I am running surv ce 6.02 with a topcon hiper v base and rover setup. My question is does anyone else have a problem when the battery dies on base or rover when You reconnect sometimes after I replace battery then go stake out a control point its a couple feet off but then if I go through the process of reconnecting everything again I can go stake out control and it will stake out correct. I have had this happen on previous versions of surv ce also so it’s not just version 6. I have talked to Carlson about it and they say it’s a topcon problem not there software but I have ran survey pro and have never had this problem has this happened to anyone else any solutions?
Sounds like a software issue in SurvCE. I have construction clients using Hiper V with Topcon software that go months without doing a base setup in the same project. No issues at all. Topcon Base get the WGS84 coordinate from the controller at setup. Then it sounds Carlson may be translating this the NAD83 at the rover side. Not sure if Carlson shows this but check your raw file. Everytime you initialize the rover, you should see the base info in raw file. Check coordinate. Topcon Magnet stores this info in raw data.
Might just be an internal memory battery problem. As long as the rechargeable battery has power it usually keeps the internal memory going. Once the main battery dies the internal goes to work. Best way to check is setup a job, then pull the rechargeable battery and let it sit over a weekend, replace battery and see what goes.
Paul in PA
I just read the release notes on the latest Topcon firmware, that may address your problem.
GNSS Firmware v4.7p7
Topcon HiPer V, MC-i4, GRS-1, MC-i31
Sokkia GRX2 and GHX2 (Mesa RTK)
Features and Changes
Improved data backup to memory during receiver reset (HiPer V & GRX2). Also requires
installation of Mainboard Firmware v2.3.
Optimized internal memory usage and processor loading.
Added protections during firmware installation which restricts installation of firmware on