Automated Motorized Total Station

Specto Technology Announces Release of the Auto-Meteo Atomospheric Sensor for AMTS Units Specto Technology is pleased to announce the release of the Auto-Meteo which is a simple, effective, atmospheric sensor and datalogger that can be easily integrated with Automated Motorized Total Stations (AMTS). The Auto-Meteo was designed by Specto to take advantage of the usually empty ethernet port on the same modem used to control an Automated Total Station. The simple design and small size allow the Auto-Meteo to be integrated in to any AMTS installation with little to no modification of the...

Blog Series: Automated Motorized Total Stations (AMTS): Common Issues and How to Correct Them (Blog 3 of 3) In our first blog in the “Automated Motorized Total Stations (AMTS): Common Issues and How to Correct Them” series, we explored Geometry and the how the proper geometry can ensure accurate monitoring. In the second blog, we looked at Reference Locations and the importance of ensuring the stability of reference prisms. In this blog, we will explore the issues of: Weather and Refraction. Defining Refraction Merriam-Webster defines refraction as the deflection from a straight path undergone by a light ray or...

Blog Series: Automated Motorized Total Stations (AMTS): Common Issues and How to Correct Them (Blog 2 of 3) In our first blog in the “Automated Motorized Total Station (AMTS): Common Issues and How to Correct Them” series, we explored Geometry and how the proper geometry can ensure accurate monitoring. We looked at the proper way to set up your Total Station Land Surveying Equipment network in order to get good, reliable measurements and concluded that Software Cannot Fix Bad Geometry.  In other words, if you have laid out your Automated Motorized Total Station...

Automated Motorized Total Station (AMTS): Common Issues and How to Correct Them Specto Technology offers hands-on, in-person training classes on the use of Automated Motorized Total Stations (AMTS) several times a year in our Linden, New Jersey Training Center. These trainings include a troubleshooting section which outlines the common issues that have been experienced with the Automated Total Station and how to correct them. If you have not had the opportunity to attend one of the sessions yet – or if you have attended a training and would like to revisit...