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Trimble SPS780 Basic Smart GPS Antenna

Quick Overview

Trimble SPS780 Smart GPS Antenna Basic is a Rover-only receiver and has a  2 Hz measurement update rate.

 Ideal for contractors new to GPS as a starter system or operating multiple small projects

Upgradeable to Max version 

Item ID: 1111
Condition: Brand NEW
Warranty: 90 Day Exchange


Trimble SPS780 Smart GPS Antenna


Trimble SPS780 Smart GPS Antenna
Highly portable, flexible GPS receiver
General Description
The Trimble® SPS780 Smart GPS Antenna is the simple solution to all your site measurement and stakeout applications. The rugged smart antenna includes an integrated radio, GPS receiver, GPS antenna and battery in a single, lightweight housing designed for maximum portability, quick setup and optimal flexibility. The SPS780 Smart GPS Antenna offers contractors an easy-to-use, wide area measurement system for a variety of site preparation and grade checking applications. It can be used as either a rover for site measurement and stakeout or as a base station for site measurement and machine control operations. As a base station, the SPS780 takes little or no setup time and only requires a single keystroke each day to start up.

Basic option features

• Rover-only receiver option
• 2 Hz measurement update rate
• 1.5 km (0.93 mile) operational range from the base station
• Entry level price point for lower cost of rover system ownership
• Ideal for contractors new to GPS as a starter system or operating multiple small projects
• Upgradeable to Max capability

Standard System Features
• Small, lightweight design – 1.31 kg (2.89 lb) (receiver only with battery) 3.7 kg (8.16 lb) complete system weight (Rover including controller and rod)
• Quick setup, high mobility base and rover receiver system ideal for small to mid size jobsites and for working on multiple jobsites on a daily or weekly basis.
• 24-channel L1/L2 GPS receiver
• Internal, removable, smart Li Ion battery provides up to 5.5 hrs GPS rover operation per battery. Batteries can be changed when flat, and returned to office or truck for charging leaving the receivers working in the field.
• Bluetooth® wireless technology for cable free, no hassle base or rover operation
• Simple keypad with on/off key and LED indicators for power, radio and satellite tracking
• 10 Hz update rate (Max and Extreme rovers); 2 Hz update rate (Basic rovers)
• Allows measurement from a moving platform e.g. mounted on a vehicle, boat or ATV for increased efficiency on large jobsites

General characteristics Specifications
Keyboard and display On / Off key for one button start up
LED indicators For satellite tracking, radio link reception and power monitoring
Receiver type Fully integrated “Smart” GPS antenna
Physical characteristics Specifications
Dimensions (WxH) 19 cm (7.5 in) x 10 cm (3.9 in) including connectors
Weight 1.28 kg (2.88 lb) receiver only with internal battery
3.70 kg (8.16 lbs) complete system weight (Rover including controller and pole)
Operating -40 °C to +65 °C (–40 °F to +149 °F)
Storage –40 °C to +75 °C (–40 °F to +167 °F)
Humidity 100%, condensing
Waterproof IPX7 for submersion to depth of 1 m (3.28 ft)
Shock and vibration
 Shock - non operating  - Designed to survive a 2m (6.6 ft) pole drop onto concrete
 Shock – operating - To 40 G, 10 msec, sawtooth
 Vibration - MIL-STD-810F, FIG.514.5C-1
Performance characteristics Specifications
Advanced Trimble Maxwell™ Custom GPS chip
• High-precision multiple correlator for L1 and L2 pseudorange measurements
• Unfiltered, unsmoothed pseudorange measurements data for low noise, low multi-path error, low time domain correlation and high dynamic response
• Very low noise L1 and L2 carrier phase measurements with <1mm precision in a 1 Hz bandwidth
• L1 and L2 Signal-to-Noise ratios reported in dB-Hz
• Proven Trimble low elevation tracking technology
• 24 Channels L1 C/A Code
• L1/L2 Full Cycle Carrier
• WAAS/EGNOS support
• Trimble R-Track™ technology for tracking the new L2C Civil Signal - GPS modernization (Extreme option only)

Code differential GPS positioning
 Horizontal accuracy - ±(0.25 m + 1 ppm) RMS
 Vertical accuracy - ±(0.5 m + 1 ppm) RMS
WAAS differential positioning accuracy - Typically <5m 3D RMS