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Leica GPS1200

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 4.0 English Leica GPS1200 User Manual...
  • Page 2 The type and the serial number of your product are indicated on the type plate. identification Enter the type and serial number in your manual and always refer to this information when you need to contact your agency or Leica Geosystems authorized service workshop. Type: Serial No.:...
  • Page 3 Important paragraphs which must be adhered to in practice as they enable the product to be used in a technically correct and efficient manner. GPS1200...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents In this manual Chapter How to Use this Manual Description of the System User Interface System Components System Concept 2.2.1 Software Concept 2.2.2 Data Storage and Data Conversion Concept 2.2.3 Power Concept Container Contents Receiver Components Operating Principles Icons Page...
  • Page 5 Working with the CompactFlash Card Working with the Clip-On-Housings for Devices Accessing Survey Application Program Guidelines for Correct Results Operation with a Typical Configuration Set Overview Equipment Setup Getting Started with the GRX1200 Series Transport Storage Cleaning and Drying GPS1200...
  • Page 6: Gps1200

    Safety Directions General Introduction Intended Use Limits of Use Responsibilities International Warranty, Software Licence Agreement Hazards of Use Electromagnetic Compatibility EMC FCC Statement, Applicable in U.S. Technical Data Receiver Technical Data 8.1.1 Tracking Characteristics of the Receiver 8.1.2 Accuracy 8.1.3 Technical Data Antennas Technical Data RX1200 Technical Data...
  • Page 7 Index Table of Contents GPS1200...
  • Page 8: How To Use This Manual

    The index is at the back of the manual. Keys, fields and options on the screens which are considered as self-explanatory are not explained. Validity of this • This manual applies to all GPS1200 instruments. Differences between the manual various models are marked and described.
  • Page 9 User Manual How to Use this Manual Description All instructions required in order to operate the product to a basic level are contained in the User Manual. Provides an overview of the product together with technical data and safety directions. GPS1200...
  • Page 10 Name of Description documentation System Field Manual Describes the general working of the product in standard use. Intended as a quick reference field guide. Applications Field Describes specific onboard application programs in Manual standard use. Intended as a quick reference field guide. The RoadRunner application program is described in a separate manual.
  • Page 11 SmartRover Format of the The GPS1200 CD contains the entire documentation in electronic format. All documentation manuals are also available in printed form except for the GPS1200 Technical Refer- ence Manual. How to Use this Manual User Manual System Field...
  • Page 12: Description Of The System

    To receive the satellite signals from the GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) satellites. The office software including a series of help programs which support working with GPS1200. The reference station software required to operate the reference station receivers of GPS1200.
  • Page 13 Twelve L1, twelve L2 channels, code and phase, real-time capable, with event, PPS, oscillator and NET port, for refer- ence station applications GPS1200...
  • Page 14 Receiver GRX1200 GG Pro The GX1230 GG, GX1230, GX1220, GX1200 with PPS/Event option and GRX1200 Series receivers use the GPS P-code signal, which by U.S. policy is liable to be switched off without notice. Phase measurements on L2 are ensured as these receivers automatically switch to patented tracking techniques.
  • Page 15 LEICA Geo Office • LGO supports the GPS1200 and TPS1200 instruments. It also supports all other Leica TPS instruments. • LGO is based on a graphical user interface with standard Windows® operating procedures. • LGO provides the following functionality: Functionality...
  • Page 16 LEICA GPS Spider The reference station software is known as LEICA GPS Spider. It is required to operate the GRX1200 Series receivers. • to connect from a PC to a GPS1200 receiver locally or remotely. • to configure receiver operation.
  • Page 17: System Concept

    The system software enables a maximum of three languages which can be stored at any one time - the English language and two other languages. The English language is the default language and cannot be deleted. One language is chosen as the active language. GPS1200...
  • Page 18 Custom software specific to user requirements can be developed using the GeoC++ development kit. Information on the GeoC++ development environment is avail- able on request from a Leica Geosystems representative. For RX1210 and RX1220T. This software covers display, sound and communication settings of the RX1210 and RX1220T.
  • Page 19: Data Storage And Data Conversion Concept

    CompactFlash card: Internal memory: Unplugging connecting cables or removing the CompactFlash card during the meas- urement may cause loss of data. Always return to GPS1200 Main Menu before removing the CompactFlash card and switch off the instrument before removing cables.
  • Page 20 Data can be exported from a job in a wide range of ASCII formats. The export format is defined in Format Manager which is a PC tool in LEICA Geo Office. Refer to the online help of LGO for information on creating format files.
  • Page 21: Power Concept

    2.2.3 Power Concept General Use the Leica Geosystems batteries, chargers and accessories or accessories recommended by Leica Geosystems to ensure the correct functionality of the instru- ment. Power options Receiver Power for the receiver can be supplied either internally or externally. Up to two external power supplies can be connected using a Y-cable.
  • Page 22 Description of the System GPS1200 For permanent operations use Uninterruptible Power Supply units as a back-up in case of a main power failure.
  • Page 23: Container Contents

    Container for GX1200 receivers and delivered accessories part 1 of 2 GPS12_135 Description of the System GPS1200 a) Double arm for antennas of devices b) Adjusting pin c) Spare battery d) Supplied stylus e) Antennas of device GX1200 with RX1210 and...
  • Page 24 Container for GX1200 receivers and delivered accessories part 2 of 2 GPS12_136 a) Base for telescopic rod b) Holder for RX1210 on pole with grip for pole c) Spare battery d) Arm 15 cm long for antenna of device e) Telescopic rod Holder for GX1200 on pole g) Tribrach h) Carrier...
  • Page 25: Receiver Components

    Supplied stylus c) Clip-on-contacts for connecting RX1200 without cable d) Recess for RX1200 e) Guide rail for clip-on-housing of a device ON/OFF button g) LED indicators h) Battery compartment 2 or port NET Battery compartment 1 CompactFlash card compartment GPS1200...
  • Page 26: User Interface

    Turn instrument on Press PROG. Turn instrument off The instrument can only be turned off in the GPS1200 Main Menu screen. Press both USER and PROG simultaneously. Hold ESC for 2 s. Lock/Unlock...
  • Page 27 This is valid for RX1250. Leica software and Windows CE desktop RX12_33 User Interface ’Keyboard unlocked’ is momentariliy displayed on the Message Line. GPS1200 a) Icon to start Leica software b) Windows CE desktop c) Task bar d) Start button...
  • Page 28 Access Leica software THEN RX1250 is started the Leica software comes up automatically. Windows CE desktop is double click active SHIFT PROG ( Leica software is mini- double click mised select SmartRover in the task bar to maximise it. Access Windows CE desktop...
  • Page 29 Type the complete selection number in front of the item. ENTER or CONT (F1) are not required. Tap on the item. Description To select a page in a screen, do one of the following: PAGE (F6). Tap on the page tab. GPS1200...
  • Page 30 Appearance and Choicelists have various appearances. selection from a choicelist Closed choicelist Appearance ENTER or tap on the field to access the choicelist. Opening a choicelist reveals either a simple listbox or a comprehensive listbox dialogue. Simple listbox Appearance Description Selection Triangles on the right indi- Use the arrow keys...
  • Page 31 • Listbox dialogues are explained in detail at appropriate places in the manuals. GPS1200 Selection • Highlight an item and CONT (F1) or ENTER. • To exit without changes press ESC or tap .
  • Page 32: Icons

    Description Icons show the current status information of the receiver. The icons provide information related to basic receiver functions. The icons that appear depend upon which GPS1200 receiver is used and the current receiver configuration. Position of the icons on the screen...
  • Page 33 Displays the real-time device configured to be used and its status. Receiver is online in the Internet. Displays the current position mode depending on the config- uration defined. GPS1200...
  • Page 34: Icon Description

    Battery The status and source of the battery is displayed. The remaining power in the battery is indicated by six levels. For GPS1200 receivers: • If two internal batteries are inserted, the battery with the lower voltage is used.
  • Page 35 If an external power supply is connected and one internal battery is inserted, then the external power is used. The status of the SHIFT key is displayed. Shows the quick coding configuration. Can be used with touch screen to turn quick coding on and off. GPS1200...
  • Page 36: Operation

    Operation Equipment Setup The example given is for static operations. Equipment setup Step step-by-step Description Set up the tripod. Mount and level the tribrach on the tripod. Ensure that the tribrach is over the marker. Place and lock the carrier in the tribrach. Screw the antenna onto the carrier.
  • Page 37 Insert the height hook into the carrier. Measure the antenna height using the height hook. Press the ON/OFF button on the receiver for at least 2 s or PROG on the RX1200 to switch the receiver on. The receiver is now ready for operation. GPS1200...
  • Page 38: Battery

    +10°C to +20°C/+50°F to +68°F if possible. • It is normal for the battery to become warm during charging. Using the chargers recommended by Leica Geosystems, it is not possible to charge the battery if the temperature is too high.
  • Page 39 Change battery The batteries are inserted in the front of the receiver. step-by-step GPS12_085 Step Operation Description Loosen the screw of one of the battery compartments. Open the cover of the battery compartment. GPS1200...
  • Page 40 Step Description With the Leica logo facing upwards, slide the battery into the battery compartment and push upwards so that it locks into position. Close the cover of the battery compartment and tighten the screw. Repeat steps 2. to 4. for the second battery compartment.
  • Page 41: Working With The Compactflash Card

    Failure to follow these instructions could result in data loss and/or permanent damage to the card. Insert and remove The CompactFlash card is inserted into a slot inside of battery compartment A on the a CompactFlash front of the receiver. card step-by-step GPS12_086 Operation GPS1200 Battery compartment A...
  • Page 42 Step Format a Compact- Formatting the CompactFlash card before logging data is started is required if a Flash card step-by- completely new CompactFlash card is used or if all existing data needs to be step deleted. Step Description Loosen the screw of the battery compartment A. Open the cover of battery compartment A.
  • Page 43 YES (F4) to continue with the formatting of the selected device. NO (F6) to not continue with the formatting of the selected device and to return to TOOLS Format Memory Device. Once the formatting of the card is completed the system returns to GPS1200 Main Menu. GPS1200...
  • Page 44: Working With The Clip-On-Housings For Devices

    Working with the Clip-On-Housings for Devices Devices fitting into Digital cellular phones fitting into a clip-on-housing a clip-on-housing Digital cellular phone Siemens MC45 Siemens MC75 CDMA MultiTech MTMMC-C (US) CDMA MultiTech MTMMC-C (CAN) Radios fitting into a clip-on-housing Radio Pacific Crest PDL, receive Satelline 3AS, transceive Clip-on-housing GFU17...
  • Page 45 On the top side of the clip-on-housing, turn the screw anticlockwise, as shown by the symbols on the screw, to unlock the clip-on-housing from the receiver. Slide the clip-on-housing away from the receiver front panel until the connector is completely unplugged from port P1 or port P3. GPS1200...
  • Page 46 Insert a SIM card For those digital cellular phones that require SIM cards. step-by-step Step Description Take the SIM card, a coin and a pen. Locate the SIM card screw, that covers the SIM card slot, on the bottom of the clip-on-housing. Insert the coin into the groove of the SIM card screw.
  • Page 47 Step Operation Description Turn the coin clockwise to tighten the SIM card screw. GPS1200...
  • Page 48 Remove a SIM card For those digital cellular phones that require SIM cards. step-by-step GPS12_088 Step Description Take a coin and a pen. Locate the SIM card screw, that covers the SIM card slot, on the bottom of the clip-on-housing. Insert the coin into the groove of the SIM card screw.
  • Page 49 Put the SIM card holder back into the SIM card slot, the even side not facing the contacts inside the slot. Place the SIM card screw back on the housing. Turn the coin clockwise to tighten the SIM card screw. GPS1200...
  • Page 50 LED indicators Description Each clip-on-housing for a radio, digital cellular phones or bluetooth communication has Light Emitting Diode indicators on the bottom side. They indicate the basic device status. Diagram GPS12_089 a) Warning LED, available for Satelline 3AS b) Data transfer LED c) Signal strength LED or Status LED for Blue- tooth communication d) Power LED...
  • Page 51 IF the Warning Data transfer Operation GFU14 with Satelline 3AS any device green or flashing green GPS1200 THEN the device is in the configuration mode controlled from the PC via cable. data is not being transferred. data is being transferred.
  • Page 52 IF the Signal GFU19 (US), strength GFU25 (CAN) with CDMA MultiTech MTMMC-C GFU17 with Siemens MC45 THEN device is on, not registered on the network. flashing red device is on, registered on the network. download mode or device is off. call is in progress.
  • Page 53 GFU15 with red or flashing red Pacific Crest GPS1200 THEN call is in progress. no SIM card inserted, no PIN entered or network search, user authentication or network login in progress.
  • Page 54 IF the GFU14 with Satelline 3AS Status Bluetooth communication Power any device THEN red or flashing red the communication link, Data Carrier Detection, is okay on the roving receiver. the DCD is not okay. green bluetooth is in stand-by mode. orange bluetooth is in configuration mode.
  • Page 55: Accessing Survey Application Program

    To accept changes and access the subsequent screen. The chosen settings become active. CONF (F2) Available for <R-Time Mode: None> and <R-Time Mode: Rover>. To configure auto points and hidden point measurements. CSYS (F6) To select a different coordinate system. GPS1200...
  • Page 56 Description of fields Field Option <Job:> Choicelist <Coord Output System:> <Codelist:> Choicelist Output <Config Choicelist Set:> Description The active job. All jobs from Main Menu: Manage...\Jobs can be selected. The coordinate system currently attached to the selected <Job:>. No codes are stored in the selected <Job:>. All codelists from Main Menu: Manage...\Codelists can be selected.
  • Page 57 Choicelist The antenna currently defined to be used in the selected configuration set. All antennas from Main Menu: Manage...\Antennas can be selected. GPS1200...
  • Page 58: Guidelines For Correct Results

    Guidelines for Correct Results Undisturbed satel- Successful GNSS surveys require undisturbed satellite signal reception, especially lite signal recep- at the receiver which serves as a reference. Set up the receivers in locations which tion are free of obstructions such as trees, buildings or mountains. Steady antenna for For static surveys, the antenna must be kept perfectly steady throughout the whole static surveys...
  • Page 59: Operation With A Typical Configuration Set

    <Sat System:> (selection <GPS Only> or <GPS & GLONASS>) and <L2C Tracking:> (selection <Automatic> or <Always Track>). Start the Survey application program. SURVEY Survey Begin <Job: Default> <Coord System: WGS 1984> <Codelist: <None>> <Config Set:> Select a configuration set for static operations. GPS1200...
  • Page 60 Step Description <Antenna: AX1202 GG> CONT (F1) SURVEY Survey: Job Name Type in the point ID and the antenna height. The position mode icon is the moving icon. This indicates that the antenna can be moved around and that no static observations are being recorded. OCUPY (F1) starts logging of static observations.
  • Page 61 SHIFT QUIT (F6) to return to from where SURVEY Survey: Job Name was accessed. ESC until in GPS1200 Main Menu. GPS1200 Main Menu PROG plus USER to turn off the receiver. Take down the equipment and put it back into the transport container.
  • Page 62 The antenna must not be moved while data is logged, otherwise the quality of post- processed coordinates is impaired. The CompactFlash card must be removed in GPS1200 Main Menu. If the card is removed when in any other screen all stored data might get corrupted, preventing...
  • Page 63 Operation GPS1200...
  • Page 64: Reference Station

    GPS and GLONASS raw observations and status information. • can log or stream out data from specific external devices approved by Leica Geosystems, such as meteo and tilt, which can be directly output to an external remote control software package.
  • Page 65 • operate in the same manner as the other GPS1200 receivers. • have the same receiver and measurement performance as the other GPS1200 receivers. Refer to "8 Technical Data" for information on technical data. Special features To operate for specific reference station applications, the GRX1200 Series is, compared with the other GPS1200 receivers, equipped with some special features.
  • Page 66 Power supply Refer to "2.2.3 Power Concept". Commands for Special commands from Outside World Interface or Leica Binary 2 format can be remote control used to control the receiver through the configured port. Documentation for OWI and LB2 is available on request from the Leica Geosystems representative.
  • Page 67: Equipment Setup

    Equipment setup An example for an equipment setup for a reference station is shown in the following diagram. It is a basic serial setup with LEICA GPS Spider, including a meteo/tilt device and a local radio to broadcast real-time data.
  • Page 68 GPS12_027...
  • Page 69 Series to a PC. Connect the cable to port P1, P2 or P3 on the receiver and to the COM port on the PC. Reference Station k) CompactFlash card Radio interface cable m) Radio o) PC for running LEICA GPS Spider software or the web interface p) Serial port q) Data transfer cable for receiver communication Radio antenna...
  • Page 70 Unauthorised radio units should not be connected to the GRX1200 Series. Cable connection Cable connections are identical to other GPS1200 receivers. Additional cables are available from Leica Geosystems for the specific oscillator and Ethernet ports on the GRX1200 Pro. Switch on Hold down the ON/OFF button on the receiver for at least 2 s.
  • Page 71 - Sudden Loss Only and Always. To access the configuration select either: • RX1200: Main Menu: Config...\General Settings...\Start Up & Power Down. • Computer: Configuration - Start Up & Power Down in the web interface. Reference Station GPS1200...
  • Page 72: Getting Started With The Grx1200 Series

    Refer to the seperate "GRX1200 Series - Getting Started" manual for more detailed information. Ways of operating The GRX1200 Series can either be operated with the RX1200 like the other GPS1200 receivers or by remote control, with its web interface or a reference station software. Operation With RX1200 Description The receiver can be fully configured.
  • Page 73 Special commands from OWI or LB2 can be used to control the GRX1200 Series through a remote interface. • For the majority of applications, the GRX1200 Series has to be operated using a suitable application software that supports the OWI or LB 2 commands, such as LEICA GPS Spider. GPS1200...
  • Page 74 Operation Description • For the GRX1200 Classic/GRX1200 Pro/GRX1200 GG Pro, remote control also supports the download of internally logged data and upload of files to the receiver. By web interface • For the GRX1200 Series a web server is included in the receiver that allows remote control from any computer via TCP/IP connection and web browser.
  • Page 75 Flow control: None Must be configured using the RX1200. Refer to "Configure a modem interface step-by-step" for an example. Must be configured using the RX1200 or the Startup Configurator. Refer to "Configure a NET port step-by-step" for an example. GPS1200...
  • Page 76 U.S. Robotics 56k modem for port P1 on the receiver. Refer to the GPS1200 Technical Reference Manual for more information. Refer to the manual of the modem for infor- mation on the modem configuration.
  • Page 77 The receiver is ready to accept an incoming call from a remote application. Connect the modem to port P1 of the receiver using a modem cable. Connect the modem cable to the phone line and to a suitable power supply. GPS1200...
  • Page 78 IP address. The following step-by-step description shows how to create a NET port and assign the remote interface to it. Refer to the GPS1200 Tech- nical Reference Manual and to the "GRX1200 Series - Getting Started" for more information.
  • Page 79 If no, continue with step 12. USE (F6) to use the port NET by remote. Press CONT (F1) twice to return to GPS1200 Main Menu. The receiver is ready to accept an incoming call from a remote application. Connect the receiver port NET to a LAN using a suitable network cable.
  • Page 80: Care And Transport

    Always carry the product in its transport container and secure it. Shipping When transporting the product by rail, air or sea, always use the complete original Leica Geosystems packaging, transport container and cardboard box, or its equiva- lent, to protect against shock and vibration. Shipping, transport...
  • Page 81: Storage

    • Remove batteries from the product and the charger before storing. • After storage recharge batteries before using. • Protect batteries from damp and wetness. Wet or damp batteries must be dried before storing or use. Care and Transport GPS1200...
  • Page 82: Cleaning And Drying

    Cleaning and Drying Product Use only a clean, soft, lint-free cloth for cleaning. If necessary, moisten the cloth with water or pure alcohol. Do not use other liquids; these may attack the polymer components. Damp products Dry the product, the transport container, the foam inserts and the accessories at a temperature not greater than 40°C/108°F and clean them.
  • Page 83 Care and Transport GPS1200...
  • Page 84: Safety Directions

    Safety Directions General Introduction Description The following directions should enable the person responsible for the product, and the person who actually uses the equipment, to anticipate and avoid operational hazards. The person responsible for the product must ensure that all users understand these directions and adhere to them.
  • Page 85: Intended Use

    • Modification or conversion of the product. • Use after misappropriation. • Use of products with obviously recognizable damages or defects. • Use with accessories from other manufacturers without the prior explicit approval of Leica Geosystems. Safety Directions GPS1200...
  • Page 86 • Inadequate safeguards at the surveying site, for example when measuring on roads. • Controlling of machines, moving objects or similar monitoring application without additional control- and safety installations. Warning Adverse use can lead to injury, malfunction and damage. It is the task of the person responsible for the equipment to inform the user about hazards and how to counteract them.
  • Page 87: Limits Of Use

    Danger Local safety authorities and safety experts must be contacted before working in hazardous areas, or in close proximity to electrical installations or similar situations by the person in charge of the product. Safety Directions GPS1200...
  • Page 88: Responsibilities

    Geosystems, is responsible for supplying the product, including the user manual and original accessories, in a completely safe condition. Manufacturers of The manufacturers of non Leica Geosystems accessories for the product are non Leica Geosys- responsible for developing, implementing and communicating safety concepts for...
  • Page 89: International Warranty, Software Licence Agreement

    Leica Geosystems. Such software is protected by copy- right and other laws and its use is defined and regulated by the Leica Geosystems Software Licence Agreement, which covers aspects such as, but not limited to, Scope of the Licence, Warranty, Intellectual Property Rights, Limitation of Liability, Exclusion of other Assurances, Governing Law and Place of Jurisdiction.
  • Page 90 Safety Directions GPS1200 lation or use of the software or any part thereof, is deemed to be an acceptance of all the terms and conditions of such licence agreement. If you do not agree to all or some of the terms of such licence agreement, you may not download, install or use...
  • Page 91: Hazards Of Use

    Precautions: Periodically carry out test measurements and perform the field adjustments indi- cated in the user manual, particularly after the product has been subjected to abnormal use and before and after important measurements. Safety Directions GPS1200...
  • Page 92 Danger Because of the risk of electrocution, it is very dangerous to use poles and extensions in the vicinity of electrical installations such as power cables or electrical railways. Precautions: Keep at a safe distance from electrical installations. If it is essential to work in this environment, first contact the safety authorities responsible for the electrical instal- lations and follow their instructions.
  • Page 93 Always ensure that the survey site is adequately secured. Adhere to the regulations governing safety and accident prevention and road traffic. Warning Only Leica Geosystems authorised service workshops are entitled to repair these products. Warning If computers intended for use indoors are used in the field there is a danger of elec- tric shock.
  • Page 94 Before transportation or shipping contact your local passenger or freight transport company. Warning Using a battery charger not recommended by Leica Geosystems can destroy the batteries. This can cause fire or explosions. Precautions: Only use chargers recommended by Leica Geosystems to charge the batteries.
  • Page 95 Attach the external antenna professionally. The external antenna must be secured additionally, for example by use of a safety cord. Ensure that the mounting device is correctly mounted and able to safely carry the weight of the external antenna (>1 kg). Safety Directions GPS1200...
  • Page 96 Precautions: Product specific treatment and waste management information can be downloaded from the Leica Geosystems home page at http://www.leica-geosystems.com/treat- ment or received from your Leica Geosystems dealer. Danger If the product is used in exposed locations, for example on masts, mountains or buildings, it is at risk from lightning.
  • Page 97 If there is a risk of a thunderstorm, or if the equipment is to remain unused and unattended for a long period, protect your product additionally by unplugging all systems components and disconnecting all connecting cables and supply cables, for example, receiver - antenna. Safety Directions GPS1200...
  • Page 98 Lightning conduc- Suggestion for design of a lightning conductor for a GPS system: tors 1. On non-metallic structures Protection by air terminals is recommended. An air terminal is a pointed solid or tubular rod of conducting material with proper mounting and connection to a conductor.
  • Page 99 Air terminal arrangement, plan view GPS12_059 Safety Directions a) Antenna b) Support structure c) Air terminal GPS1200...
  • Page 100 Grounding the receiver/antenna GPS12_060 a) Antenna b) Lightning conductor array c) Antenna/receiver connection d) Metallic mast e) Connection to earth...
  • Page 101: Electromagnetic Compatibility Emc

    Warning Electromagnetic radiation can cause disturbances in other equipment. Although the product meets the strict regulations and standards which are in force in this respect, Leica Geosystems cannot completely exclude the possibility that other equipment may be disturbed. Caution There is a risk that disturbances may be caused in other equipment if the product is...
  • Page 102 Although the product meets the strict regulations and standards which are in force in this respect, Leica Geosystems cannot completely exclude the possibility that the product may be disturbed by very intense electromagnetic radiation, for example, near radio transmitters, two-way radios or diesel generators.
  • Page 103 Although the product meets in combination with radio or digital cellular phone devices recommended by Leica Geosystems the strict regulations and standards which are in force in this respect, Leica Geosystems cannot completely exclude the possibility that other equipment may be disturbed or that humans or animals may be affected.
  • Page 104: Fcc Statement, Applicable In U

    FCC Statement, Applicable in U.S. Applicability The grayed paragraph below is only applicable for products of the GPS1200 System without radio, digital cellular phone devices or Bluetooth. Warning This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC rules.
  • Page 105 Warning Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Leica Geosystems for compli- ance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. Labelling GPS1200 Type: GX......
  • Page 106 Labelling Type: RX1210 ... RX1210 ......... .
  • Page 107 Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired GPS12_103 Safety Directions ..GPS1200...
  • Page 108 Labelling GFU19, Type: GFUXX GFU25 ........
  • Page 109 This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. GPS1200...
  • Page 110: Technical Data

    Technical Data Receiver Technical Data 8.1.1 Tracking Characteristics of the Receiver Receiver SmartTrack+/SmartTrack technology Satellite reception GX1230 GG: GX1230/GX1220/GRX1200 Series: GX1210: Receiver channels GX1230 GG, GRX1200 GG Pro: GX1230/GX1220/GRX1200 Series: GX1210: Dual frequency Dual frequency Single frequency 14 channels continuous tracking on L1 and L2 (GPS);...
  • Page 111 Carrier phase, C/A code Carrier phase, C/A code Carrier phase, C/A code Carrier phase, C/A code GX1230 GG/GX1230/GX1220/ GRX1200 Series C/A code GPS1200 Carrier phase, C code (L2C) and P2 code Carrier phase, P2 code Carrier phase, P2 code GX1210 Reconstructed carrier...
  • Page 112 Condition GX1230 GG/GX1230/GX1220/ GRX1200 Series L2, AS off Reconstructed carrier phase via P2 code L2, AS on Switches automatically to patented P code-aided technique providing full L2 reconstructed carrier phase GLONASS Condition GX1230 GG Reconstructed carrier phase via C/A code Reconstructed carrier phase via P2 code GX1210...
  • Page 113 Carrier phase smoothed code measurements: P2 code Carrier phase smoothed code measurements: Patented P code- aided code GX1230 GG Carrier phase smoothed code measurements: C/A code Carrier phase smoothed code measurements: P2 code GPS1200 GX1210 Carrier phase smoothed C/A code measurements...
  • Page 114 Satellites tracked GX1230 GG GX1230/GX1220/GRX1200 Series: Up to twelve simultaneously on L1 and L2 + up GX1210: Up to 14 simultaneously on L1 and L2 (GPS) + up to twelve simultaneously on L1 and L2 (GLONASS) + up to two SBAS to two SBAS Up to twelve simultaneously on L1 + up to two SBAS...
  • Page 115: Accuracy

    Normal baselines with GX1230 GG/GX1230/GX1220/GRX1200 Series plus in post-processing AX1202/AX1202 GG Static Horizontal 5 mm + 0.5 ppm Technical Data Kinematic Vertical Horizontal 10 mm + 0.5 ppm 10 mm + 1 ppm GPS1200 Vertical 20 mm + 1 ppm...
  • Page 116 Long baselines with GX1230 GG/GX1230/GX1220/GRX1200 Series plus AT504 Static Horizontal 3 mm + 0.5 ppm Short baselines with GX1210 plus AX1201 Static Horizontal 10 mm + 1 ppm Differential phase GX1230 GG/GX1230/GX1220/GRX1200 Series plus AX1202/AX1202 GG in real-time Static Horizontal 5 mm + 0.5 ppm Vertical 6 mm + 1 ppm...
  • Page 117: Technical Data

    Receiver weights without battery and radio: Type GX1230 GG/GX1230/GX1220/GX1210/GRX1200 Classic GRX1200 Pro/GRX1200 GG Pro Recording Data can be recorded on the CompactFlash card or in the internal memory, if fitted. Technical Data Length [m] Width [m] 0.212 0.166 GPS1200 Thickness [m] 0.079 Weight [kg]...
  • Page 118 Type CompactFlash card Internal memory • Power Power consumption: External supply voltage: Battery internal Type: Voltage: Capacity: Capacity [MB] Data capacity • 64 MB is typically sufficient for about GPS only (8 satellites) • • 500 h L1 + L2 data logging at 15 s rate •...
  • Page 119 Operating times will be shorter when working in cold weather. Equipment Type Static Rover Rover Technical Data NiMH 12 V GEB171: 8.0 Ah Radio Digital cellular phone Pacific Crest PDL, receive Siemens MC45, Siemens MC75 GPS1200 Operating time 15 h continuously 10 h continuously 10 h continuously...
  • Page 120 Environmental Temperature specifications Type All receivers Leica CompactFlash cards, all sizes Battery internal Protection against water, dust and sand Type All receivers Operating temperature [°C] Storage temperature [°C] -40 to +65 -40 to +80 -20 to +55 Protection IP67 (IEC 60529)
  • Page 121 Up to 100 % The effects of condensation are to be effectively counter- acted by periodically drying out the receiver. 3.3 V = High 50 Ω 1 ms Coinciding with the beginning of each epoch. Selectable via RX1200. LEMO ERN.0S.250.CTL GPS1200...
  • Page 122 Event input For GX1200 with PPS/Event option and GRX1200 Pro/GRX1200 GG Pro Pulse type: Pulse length: Voltage: Pin definition: Socket: External oscillator For GRX1200 Pro/GRX1200 GG Pro input External clock input: Frequency: Input impedance: Input VSWR: Signal level: Frequency stability: Wave shape: Connector: TTL, positive or negative going pulse...
  • Page 123: Antennas Technical Data

    Complies with IGS type 'T' antenna, JPL design. Optional protective radome. GPS1200 With GX1210 receiver. With GX1220, GX1230, GX1230 GG receiver or GRX1200 Series. With GX1220, GX1230, GX1230 GG or GRX1200 Series where higher precision is required.
  • Page 124 Dimensions Type Height Diameter Connector AX1201/AX1202/AX1202 GG: AT504: Mounting All antennas: Weight AX1201/AX1202/AX1202 GG: AT504 Electrical data Type Voltage Current Frequency AX1201 AX1202/ AX1202 GG 6.2 cm 6.2 cm 17.0 cm 17.0 cm TNC female N female 5/8" Whitworth 0.4 kg 4.3 kg, radome 1.1 kg AX1201/AX1202 AX1202 GG...
  • Page 125 1246.4375-1254.3 MHz Typically 27 dBi Typically 27 dBi Typically < 2 dBi Typically < 2 dBi Operating temperature [°C] Storage temperature [°C] -40 to +70 GPS1200 AT504 GPS L2 1227.60 MHz Typically 27 dBi 3 dBi max 40 MHz min...
  • Page 126 Protection against water, dust and sand Type Protection AX1201/AX1202/ IP67 (IEC 60529) AX1202 GG Dusttight Protected against water jets Waterproof to 1 m temporary immersion AT504 IP57 (IEC 60529) Dustprotected Waterproof to 1 m temporary immersion Humidity Type Protection AX1201/AX1202/ Up to 100 % AX1202 GG The effects of condensation are to be effectively counter-...
  • Page 127 Up to 92 % The effects of condensation are to be effectively counter- acted by periodically drying out the antenna. to antenna Supplied cable lengths [m] AX1201/AX1202/ AX1202 GG AX1202/AX1202 GG 1.2 AT504/AX1202/ AX1202 GG GPS1200 Optional cable lengths [m]...
  • Page 128: Rx1200 Technical Data

    RX1200 Technical Data Control unit Display: Keyboard: Angle Display: Distance Display: Touch screen if fitted: Dimensions Type RX1210 RX1250 X Weight Type RX1210 RX1250 X with GEB211 1/4 VGA (320 x 240 pixels), monochrome, graphics capable LCD, illumination, optional touch screen 62 keys including 12 function keys, illumination 360°’", 360°...
  • Page 129 340 h data logging at 15 s rate • 1360 h data logging at 60 s rate • 90000 real-time points with codes Consumption [W] GPS1200 External supply voltage Nominal voltage 12 V DC ( Voltage range 11.5 V-28 V...
  • Page 130 Type RX1250 X Internal battery Type RX1250 X Li-Ion Environmental Temperature specifications Type RX1210/RX1250 X Consumption [W] Bluetooth to SmartAntenna, digital cellular phone powered from GHT56 Battery Voltage Capacity 7.4 V GEB211: 1.9 Ah 11 h Operating temperature [°C] Storage temperature [°C] -30 to +65 Bluetooth: -25 to +65 External supply voltage...
  • Page 131 The effects of condensation are to be effectively counter- acted by periodically drying out the RX1210. 8 pin LEMO-1 For power and/or communication For power and communication to For power and/or communication For communication to GHT56 GPS1200 Special clip-on interface GPS1200 and GPS1200...
  • Page 132: Conformity To National Regulations

    FCC Part 15 (applicable in US) national regula- • Hereby, Leica Geosystems AG, declares that the RX1250 is in compliance with tions the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. The declaration of conformity may be consulted at http://www.leica-geosys- tems.com/ce.
  • Page 133 Ouput power Type RX1250, Bluetooth Antenna Type RX1250, Bluetooth Technical Data Output power [mW] Antenna Integrated antenna GPS1200 Gain Connector Frequency [dBi] band [MHz]...
  • Page 134: Receiver

    FCC Part 15 (applicable in US) national regula- • Hereby, Leica Geosystems AG, declares that the Receiver is in compliance with tions the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. The declaration of conformity may be consulted at http://www.leica-geosys- tems.com/ce.
  • Page 135 Output power Type Receiver Antenna Type Technical Data Output power [mW] Receive only External GNSS antenna element (receive only) GPS1200...
  • Page 136: Gfu16, Bluetooth Communication

    FCC Part 15 (applicable in US) national regula- • Hereby, Leica Geosystems AG, declares that the GFU16 is in compliance with tions the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. The declaration of conformity may be consulted at http://www.leica-geosys- tems.com/ce.
  • Page 137 Antenna Type Gain Technical Data Internal patch antenna 2.7 dBi GPS1200...
  • Page 138: Gfu17, Siemens Mc45

    FCC Part 15 and 24 (applicable in US) national regula- • Hereby, Leica Geosystems AG, declares that the GFU17 is in compliance with tions the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. The declaration of conformity may be consulted at http://www.leica-geosys- tems.com/ce.
  • Page 139 Technical Data GAT 3 900 or 1800 MHz Detachable λ/2 antenna 0 dBi GPS1200 GAT 5 850 or 1900 MHz Detachable λ/2 antenna 0 dBi...
  • Page 140: Gfu24, Siemens Mc75

    FCC Part 15, 22 and 24 (applicable in US) national regula- • Hereby, Leica Geosystems AG, declares that the GFU24 is in compliance with tions the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. The declaration of conformity may be consulted at http://www.leica-geosys- tems.com/ce.
  • Page 141 Technical Data GAT 3 900 or 1800 MHz Detachable λ/2 antenna 0 dBi GPS1200 GAT 5 850 or 1900 MHz Detachable λ/2 antenna 0 dBi...
  • Page 142: Gfu19 (Us), Gfu25 (Can) Cdma Multitech Mtmmc-C

    8.4.6 GFU19 (US), GFU25 (CAN) CDMA MultiTech MTMMC-C Conformity to • FCC Part 15, 22 and 24 (applicable in US) national regula- • The conformity for countries with other national regulations not covered by the tions FCC part 15, 22 and 24 has to be approved prior to use and operation. Frequency band Dual-Band CDMA850/CDMA1900 MHz Output power...
  • Page 143 The product must be used with the recommended antenna. A separation distance of at least 20 centimeters should be kept between the antenna and the body of the user or nearby person within the intended application. Technical Data GPS1200...
  • Page 144 Index AC, power supply unit ... 21 In Diagram ... 69 Accuracy ... 115 Antennas ... 123 Type ... 123 Used with receivers ... 14 Application program software ... 15 Area, icon ... 34 Attach, clip-on-housing ... 45 Battery Change in receiver ... 39 External, receiver ...
  • Page 145 Data streaming, reference station ... 66 Detach, clip-on-housing ... 45 Device Clip-on-housing ... 44 Status ... 50 Dimensions Antennas ... 124 Receivers ... 117 RX1200 ... 128 Documentation ... 9 Drive OMNI ... 20 PC card, on office computer ... 20 GPS1200...
  • Page 146 Electrical data, antennas ... 124 Environmental specifications Antenna ... 125 Receiver ... 120 RX1200 ... 130 Equipment setup ... 36, 67 Event input ... 122 Exchange data Between receiver and PC ... 15 External power supply ... 21 Fields ... 8 Flashing LED on clip-on-housing ...
  • Page 147 Clip-on-housing, description ... 51 Housing ... 50 LEICA Geo Office ... 12, 15 GPS Spider ... 12, 16 Index Leica software on RX1250 Access ... 28 Activate ... 27 Exit ... 28 Minimise ... 28 LGO ... 15 Light Emitting Diode, clip-on-housing ... 50 Li-Ion battery ...
  • Page 148 NiCd battery ... 119 OFF button ... 25, 37 OMNI drive ... 20 ON button ... 25, 37 Operating times ... 119 Operation GRX1200/GRX1200 Pro ... 72 GX1200 ... 59 Options ... 8 Output power GFU16, Bluetooth communication ... 136 GFU17, Siemens MC45 ...
  • Page 149 Select from menu ... 29 Setup ... 36 Reference station ... 67 SHIFT ... 35 Icon ... 35 Siemens MC45 GFU17, technical data ... 138 Siemens MC75 GFU24, technical data ... 140 SIM card Insert ... 46 Remove ... 48 GPS1200...
  • Page 150 RX1200 ... 130 Spider ... 12, 16 Status, device ... 50 Stop bit ... 75 Survey application program ... 55 Switching, Leica software and Windows CE ... 27 System software ... 15 Technical data ... 110 Receiver ... 117 Temperature Antenna Operating ...
  • Page 151 Unlock, keyboard ... 26 Upload software ... 18 UPS ... 22 User interface ... 26 Index Weight Antennas ... 124 Receiver ... 117 RX1200 ... 128 Windows CE desktop, access ... 28 Windows CE, activate ... 27 Windows key symbol ... 28 GPS1200...
  • Page 152 International Standards of Quality Management and Quality Systems (ISO standard 9001) and Environmental Management Systems (ISO standard 14001). Ask your local Leica Geosystems dealer for more information about our TQM program. Leica Geosystems AG Heinrich-Wild-Strasse...