The Spectra Ranger 3RC Data Collector with Survey Pro Robotics was especially designed to gather accurate land data even under the most extreme weather conditions. This handheld surveying tool is an essential accessory for any total stations and one of the toughest data collectors available on the market today. Its built-in Windows operating system, ergonomic keypad and military-grade durability maximize productivity in all kinds of surveying, building and construction projects. In addition, this device is economical because it spares you the expense of a separate GPS receiver and camera.
For better viewing of background maps and data even in bright sunlight, the Spectra Ranger 3RC has a dual-layer glass touchscreen color display. It also features a full alphanumeric keypad, which means you can input numbers, letters or symbols quickly and easily.
This surveying field data collector has an integrated GPS receiver that requires less battery power to improve signal and navigation, even under trees and near tall buildings. It also features a 2.4 GHz radio module for using the device easily with existing Spectra robotic total stations and a customized 5-megapixel camera with LED flash that includes geotagging to help you find a variety of location-specific information efficiently. Its integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability allows cable-free connection with other field instruments and PCs. It also works as a host computer as well as a client device via USB connection.
Processor and Memory
The Ranger 3RC comes standard with a high-speed 800 MHz processor and 256 MB RAM for running large applications with ease and 8 GB of onboard memory for storing data. It also has an accelerometer that automatically rotates the graphics on the screen based on the device’s angle and an integrated compass with a robust calibration method for better accuracy. This survey tool also provides USB and 9-pin serial communication options; data can be transferred easily to a PC using a cable, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or a high-capacity SD card media.
This portable data collector runs with Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional operating system, the worldwide industry standard for PDAs. You can run specialized mobile version of all your favorite programs including Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Media Player. It also comes standard with Adobe Reader for viewing PDF files and SatViewer for configuring and enabling the advanced features of the integrated GPS. This application communicates with the GPS receiver to compute your current position, speed, direction and height.
Spectra Survey Pro Robotics Sofware
Spectra Survey Pro Robotics shares all Survey Pro functions and reliably controls your robotic total station with an easy-to-use interface that features intuitive, useful search tools, active maps, automatic repetition and a fine-turning routine that lets you make even precise turns remotely.
Rest assured that your hard-earned survey data is safe and secure with the Spectra Ranger’s high-durability. Its rugged construction complies with military standard for drops, vibration, humidity and extreme temperatures. In fact, it can survive 26 drops from 4 feet high onto plywood-over-concrete floors! With an IP-67 rating, it can withstand sand or dust for at least 8 hours of operation and is sealed against accidental immersion in up to 3.3 feet of water for 30 minutes. This means you can use this field controller in the harshest worksite conditions, such as scorching heat, subzero cold, driving rain or dusty job sites.
Outstanding Battery Life
When battery life and functionality are paramount, you can depend on the Spectra Ranger 3RC Data Collector. This handheld surveying tool has a 2600 mAh ultra-long-life Li-Ion rechargeable battery that provides up to 30 hours of power on a single charge. It can also be removed and replaced at the worksite, eliminating down time due to battery drain.
Customize your Device
You can customize this land surveying data collector by selecting your desired software from the drop down menu in the upper right hand corner of this page. All packages come with a nylon carry case, two stylus pens, stylus tether, USB cable, audio port dust cover, I/O port dust covers, hand strap, two screen protectors, rechargeable Li-Ion batteries, AC international charger, and 1-year manufacturer’s warranty.
For added versatility, the on-board data collector software for the Spectra Ranger 3RC is offered in two different versions. You can choose the one that works best for you and then easily add features as you need them later on. This helps you save money by getting only the software that you currently need and upgrade to a higher version as your project or business expands. The different modules of Survey Pro are readily available and easy to remotely install via electronic "unlock" codes.
With its integrated Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi, robotic radio module and a 5-megapixel camera, the Spectra Ranger 3RC is suitable for everyday use and allows you to manage more data than ever before. This topographic field data collector is a fully integrated solution providing you with many features to make the survey job easier. It is truly a powerhouse of field and office functions in one rugged surveying device.