leica_tcr_1205 – Leica TCR 1205

Description

This is a quite recent total station. Data were provided by Joseph Reeves of Oxford Archaeology.

Connection

Baudrate

higher than 19200

Bytesize

8

StopBits

1

Parity

None

Data format

The data format is ASCII, quite simple.

The only thing to note is that data dumps contain both relative and absolute measures.

leica_tcr_1205 – Leica TCR 1205

nikon_npl_350 – Nikon NPL-350

Description

Connection

Even the brute method cat /dev/ttyS0 > file creates an ASCII file without any problem, so probably the default parameters for the serial port are OK.

Baudrate

higher than 19200

Bytesize

8

StopBits

1

Parity

None

Data format

The data format is in ASCII format.

nikon_raw_v200 – Nikon RAW format V2.00

trimble – Trimble

Description

Connection

Baudrate

9600

Bytesize

8

StopBits

1

Parity

None

Data format

The data format is ASCII, quite simple.

trimble_are – Trimble AREA format

zeiss_elta_r55 – Zeiss Elta R55

Description

This is a quite old device, in use at the University of Siena. The first steps in TOPS development were achieved with it.

Connection

The hardware interface consists of a serial RS232 cable, that works also with a common serial-USB adapter .

Baudrate

9600

Bytesize

7

Parity

None

Output formats

The Zeiss Elta R55 total station can output data in four different formats, only one of which is currently supported: