Topcon Announces New GTS-250 Series Total Stations

Posted: 6/19/2013

Total stations are used on construction sites for accurate measurements and positioning information that is crucial to completing the job. Topcon, an industry leader in positioning technology and equipment, has recently announced their new GTS-250 series construction total stations that are designed to be highly accurate yet economical. These high-performance total stations are field-ready to handle typical measuring and positioning applications.

Topcon designed the GTS-250 total station to be a moderately priced, economical measuring solution with a compact design. This total station is built with a durable, water resistant exterior case with an IP54 environmental rating and measuring features that can accurately map the dimensions and topography of a construction site. Its single-prism range can reach up to 2000 m or 6560 ft with 2" and 5" accuracies to choose from. The GTS-250 total station also features dual-axis compensation as a standard feature along with optical plummet, a battery, battery charger, and two displays.

The on-board software of the GTS-250 total station allows for quick, accurate point plotting and it can be connected to most data collectors and computers. With the on-board software, operators can shoot points for adjustments or resets and store up to 24,000 points of data. This software can also connect to other Topcon field controllers that run MAGNET software using a standard interface cable to create more advanced construction layouts for more complex projects. The technological features of the GTS-250 total station make it ideal for use as a stakeout total station on construction sites as well.

The measuring features and the on-board software of the GTS-250 total station provide sophisticated layouts for precise measurements at entry-level value. Its compact design is field-ready and economical with a rugged case that protects against water and dust and it can withstand temperatures between -4 and 122 degrees F. With the ability to quickly plot layout points in the field and connect to other data collectors for more complex layouts, the Topcon GTS-250 total station is an excellent choice for highly accurate measuring solutions.