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Interfacing to total stations.
One of the more difficult tasks is the successful down loading and integration of data collected in the field to the CDS package. Generally however once the procedure has been mastered the first time; subsequent downloads become routine. Please follow the links below to some of the instruments we have documented.
An expensive Swiss instrument known for its solid engineering and design. The GSI format output however is totally user definable which means that software vendors like us are struggling to decode the data coming out. Leica realized  this and introduced an additional format called IDEX to help overcome this. However they failed to implement it on half there total stations(the expensive survey ones). Follow the link for a discussion of how to set up the instrument so that what comes out is understood by us.