Preparing the GRS-1 for Use
GRS-1 Operator’s Manual
Center (Windows Vista) is required. The following software may be
useful for taking full advantage of the integrated features found in the
• TopSURV – full-featured data collection software used on a hand
held controller. TopSURV is structured into several modules to
provide the user with a scalable, cost effective application that
can be utilized for all Surveying tasks. Use TopSURV to
measure and capture rich survey data sets with all types of
• Field Tools for ArcPad – field data collection software used on a
hand-held controller for GIS surveys. It is structured to provide
the surveyor with capture and update functions for geographical
data in a wide range of GIS-related applications.
• Topcon Receiver Utility (TRU) – a utility that configures GPS
and DGPS receivers connected to a hand-held controller.
Installing software onto the GRS-1 requires a connection to a
computer that contains the software. Software is first downloaded
onto a desktop/laptop computer, then installed onto a connected
controller via Microsoft ActiveSync.
Refer to the corresponding manual for specific instructions to install
software onto the GRS-1.
Installing Microsoft ActiveSync ActiveSync or Windows Device
Center is available for free from the Microsoft website
(www.microsoft.com) and must be installed on the computer before
installing software onto the GRS-1.
Installing an Optional SD Card
SD (secure digital) cards can be purchased at a local computer supply
store. When inserted into the GRS-1, an SD card provides additional
data storage, as well as data transfer. The GRS-1 supports SD cards
with up to 2 GB capacity. This device does not currently support