Leica GPS 1200 Series

GPS1200 receivers
Power supply Two Li-ion 3.8 Ah/7.2 V plug into receiver. One Li-ion 1.9 Ah/7/2 V plug into ATX1230 and RX1250
Plug-in Li-ion batteries
(Same for GPS and TPS)
Power receiver + controller + SmartTrack antenna for about 15 hours (for data logging)
Power receiver + controller + SmartTrack antenna + low power radio modem or phone for
about 10 hours (for RTK/DGPS)
Power SmartAntenna + RX1250 controller for about 5 hours (for RTK/DGPS)
External power External power input 10.5 V to 28 V.
Weights Receiver 1.20 kg Controller 0.48 kg (RX1210) and 0.75 kg (RX1250) SmartTrack antenna 0.44 kg
SmartAntenna 1.12 kg Plug-in Li-ion battery 0.09 kg (1.9 Ah).
Carbon fiber pole With SmartTrack antenna and RX1210 controller: 1.80 kg.
All on pole: carbon fiber pole with SmartAntenna RX1250 controller and plug-in batteries:2.84 kg.
Operation: Receiver -40ºC to +65ºC
Antennas -40ºC to + 70ºC
Controllers -30ºC to + 65ºC
Controller RX1250c -30ºC to + 50ºC
Storage: Receiver -40ºC to + 80ºC
Antennas -55ºC to + 85ºC
Controllers -40ºC to + 85ºC
Controller RX1250c -40ºC to + 80ºC
ISO9022, MIL-STD-810F
Receiver, antennas and controllers
Up to 100% humidity.
Protection against water, dust and sand
IP67, MIL-STD-810F
Receiver, antennas and controllers:
Waterproof to 1 m temporay submersion.
Dust tight
Shock/drop onto hard surface Reciever: withstands 1 m drop onto hard surface.
Antennas: withstand 1.5 m drop onto hard surface.
Topple over on pole Receiver, antennas and controllers:
withstand fall if pole topples over.
Receiver, antennas and controllers:
withstand vibrations on large construction machines. No loss of lock.
SmartTrack+Advanced GNSS measurement technology Time needed to acquire all satellites after switching on: typically about 50 seconds. Re-acquisition of satellites after loss of lock (e.g. passing through tunnel): typically within 1 second.
Very high sensitivity: acquires more than 99% of all possible observations above 10 degrees elevation:
Very low noise. Robust tracking.
Tracks weak signals to low elevations and in advers conditions.
Multipath mitigation. Jamming resistant.
Measurement precision:
Carrier phase on L1: 0.2 mm rms.
OnL2: 0.2 mm rms.
COde (pseudorange) on L1 and L2: 20 mm rms.
SmartCheck+Advanced, long range RTK technology Initialization typically 8 seconds.
Position update rate selectable up to 20 Hz.
Latency < 0.03 secs.
Range 30 km or more in favorable conditions.
Self checking.
Horizontal: 10 mm + 1ppm, kinematic
Vertical: 20 mm + 1ppm, kinematic
Horizontal: 5 mm + 0.5 ppm, static
Vertical: 10 mm + 0.5 ppm, static
Reliability: 99.99 % for baselines up to 30 km:
Formats supported for transmission and reception:
Leica proprietary, CMR, CMR+,
RTCM V2.1/2.2/2.3/3.0.
Reference station networks RTK rover fully compatible with Leica's Spider i-Max & Max formats, VRS and Area Correction (FKP) reference station networks.
GX1230 (GG),
ATX1230 (GG),
GX12220 - standard
GX1210 - optional
DGPS, includes support of WASS and EGNOS.
RTCM V2. 1/2. 2/2. 3/3.0. formats supported for transmission and reception.
Baseline rms: typically 25 cm rms with suitable reference station.
Position update rate and latency

NMEA output
Applies to RTK, DGPS and navigation positions.
Update rate selectable from 0.05 sec (20Hz) to 1 sec.
Latency less than 0.03 secs.
NMEA 0183 V3.00 and Leica proprietary.
Post -processing with Leica Geo Office software
All GPS1200 dual-frequency receivers
Horizontal: 10 mm + 1 ppm, kinematic
Vertical: 20 mm + 1 ppm, kinematic
Horizontal: 5 mm + 0.5 ppm, static
Vertical: 10 mm + 0.5 ppm, static
For long lines with long observations
Horizontal: 3 mm + 0.5 ppm, static
Vertical: 6 mm + 0.5 ppm, static
Notes on performance and on accuracies Figures quoted are for normal to favorable conditions. Performance and accuracies can vary depending on number of satellites,satellite geometry, observation time, ephemeris, ionosphere, multipath etc.

High contrast, 1/4 VGA display with colour option (RX1250)
Touch screen, 11 lines x 32 characters.
Windows CE 5.0 on RX1250.
Full alphanumeric QWERTY keypad.
Function keys and user definable keys.
Illumination for screen and keys.
Can also be used with TPS1200 for alphanumeric input and extensive coding.
Operation With controller
Same for GPS and TPS
Via keypad and/or via touch screen:
Graphical operating concept:
Function keys and user definable keys.
All information displayed.
Displayed informations All information displayed: status, tracking, data logging, database, RTK, DGPS, navigation, survey, stakeout, quality, time, power, geographical, cartesian, grid coordinates etc.
Graphical display of survey
Same for GPS and TPS
Graphical display (plan) of survey: Zooming. Can access surveyed points directly via touch screen
Stakeout display
Same for GPS and TPS
Graphical with zoom.
Digital, polar and orthometric.
Accuracy: 10 mm + 1 ppm at 20 Hz (0.05 sec) update rate. No degradation with high update rates.
Operation without controller
GX1200 only
Automatic on switching on.
Led status indicators.
For reference stations and static measurements.
Data logging
Same cards used for GPS and TPS Capacity
On CompactFlash cards: 64, 256 MB and 1GB
Optional internal receiver memory:
64 and 256 MB.
64 MB sufficient for (30 % less for GPS/Glonass):
About 500 hours L1 + L2 data logging at 15 sec rate:
About 2 000 L1 + L2 data logging at 60 sec rate. About 90 000 RTK points with codes.
Data managment
Same for GPS and TPS
User definable job managment.
Point identifiers, coordinates, codes, attributes etc.
Search, filter and display routines.
Multi point averaging.
Five types of coding systems cover all requirements.
Coordinate systems
Same for GPS and TPS
Ellipsoids, projections, geoidal models, coordinate, transformations, transformation parameters, country specific coordinate systems.
Application programs
Same for GPS and TPS
Standard: Full range of COGO functions.
Hidden point.
Optional:RoadRunner, Reference Line,
DTM Stakeout, Reference Plane, Area Division and X-Section Survey
Same for GPS and TPS
User programmable in GeoC++.
Users can write and upload programs for their own special requirements and applications.
Data links
One or two of the following devices can be connected: Radio modem, GSM, GPRS, CDMA.
Different frequencies and/or formats can be received and transmitted.