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INSTALLING FIELDGENIUS ON YOUR MOBILE DEVICE OR ONBOARD TOTAL STATION **IMPORTANT: Manually copy your instrument settings before proceeding with any installation** Devices Installation Options Onboard Installation Options SOME DEVICES ARE NO LONGER...
When first delivered, Captivate will launch on a CS20 when you power up the controller. Captivate must be turned off so you can launch FieldGenius, EvidenceRecorder or Layout. This behaviour can be changed. NOTE: This is automatically configured at inst...
MicroSurvey FieldGenius and Evidence Recorder have the ability to connect to an NTRIP or Network correction service even if the receiver does not have a GSM Modem. The data collector must have access to the internet using either a WiFi connection, a SIM...
Information for Connecting FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder to a Leica Disto A6 device.
GEOREFERENCED IMAGES MicroSurvey's desktop CAD software and data collection software can both display georeferenced JPEG/JPG or TIFF/TIF images that have a corresponding TFW or JGW world positioning file, which causes the image to be inserted automatical...
UPDATE: This issue was resolved with the release of FieldGenius 5.0.0 An issue has been identified with some of our current Field products which MicroSurvey would like users to be aware of. To see if you are affected please check in: Menu Home | Abo...
To connect to the Internet using your Leica CS15 controller, you will need this small application. Click here to download Internet Connection Manager [http://s3.microsurvey.com/fieldgenius/Utilities/InternetConnectionManangerSetup.CAB] To install, cop...
CS20 Data collectors require an additional step to utilize the Data Collector Internet option in MicroSurvey's FieldGenius, Layout and EVR programs. The User must establish a connection to the GPRS network before attempting to use the internal modem to co...
Click here to download the "Creating A Local Internet Connection on a Nautiz X7 Hand Held Computer" technical guide [http://s3.microsurvey.com/os/Knowledgebase/documents/LocalInternetGuide.pdf] This guide describes how to create a Windows Mobile 6 Inter...
Under normal circumstances, connecting a mobile device that uses the Windows CE or Windows Mobile operating system to a Windows Vista, 7, 8, 10 or newer PC will launch "Windows Mobile Device Center" (WMDC) which will allow you to browse the contents of t...
If your Allegro MX operating system is unstable you can try to reset things using the steps below: * A simple RESET is accomplished by holding the power button down until you are prompted to reset or power off. Pick Reset and the unit will restart its...
A guide for working with your Allegro MX Data Collector. Click here [http://www.junipersys.com/Juniper-Systems-Rugged-Handheld-Computers/support/Documentation/Allegro-models/Allegro-MX/Allegro-MX-User-s-Guide-Owner-s-Manual] to download the manual from J...
SUMMARY In some cases MicroSurvey FieldGenius/Layout/EVR is unable to connect to a Bluetooth device until Windows Bluetooth Pairing is performed. The steps below are a general reference that can in some cases resolve the connection issue. These steps sho...
If the keys on your Tracker or Tracker Xtreme do not respond with the correct functions you may need to reassign the keyboard inputs. Older Tracker or Newer Tracker or Tracker Xtreme If you have a new Tracker, new Tracker Xtreme, or an earlier version ...
From time to time you might need to do a reset of your Tracker. Before attempting a Hard Reset or a Registry Reset as outlined below, please try a Soft Reset to see if it fixes your problem. This is a much more gentle procedure; there is no risk of losing...
FieldGenius 2004/2005/2006/2007 and Evidence Recorder 3.0/4.0 use the TDS RW5 Raw File format.‚ Complete specifications are available in‚ the following document, provided to MicroSurvey by Tripod Data Systems. TDSRawDataSpec.pdf [http://s3.microsurvey.c...
One of the most common questions the staff at MicroSurvey answer is "My ActiveSync stopped working. How do I get it go again?". We would like to clear up a little confusion about ActiveSync. Some of customers are not aware that ActiveSync is manufacture...
WHEN MEASURING WITH A TOTAL STATION... ANGLE MEASUREMENT ERROR This will occur when shooting a measurement if the program does not receive an angle measurement from the instrument. The most common causes of this are: * If you had been successfully t...
ISSUE Sometimes when‚ starting FieldGenius, the‚ data collector‚ may‚ display a‚ message‚ "Available free memory space is‚ 11 MB and a minimum of 12 MB is required, continuing may cause inconsistent program behaviour.‚ Continue with program start up?" an...
‚ ‚ ‚ A FieldGenius Project or Evidence Recorder Scene is a folder which contains a range of files, depending on what features and options you are using.‚ The folder and all the files within (with the exception of some raw files) have the same basic name....
The Pentax V-200 will work with FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder.‚ However, the default setting of the V-200 ¢‚¬ËœSetup Communication¢‚¬„¢ must be changed as follows: Signal Control: OFF (default is ON) XON/XOFF: OFF (default is ON) The rest of th...
If you are using older versions of our data collection software with the old Activesync Support software, you may occasionally see a message about "FieldGenius or EvR is running on your data collector."‚ This message will appear on your desktop while you ...
ISSUE: Sometimes we hear from customers whose Allegro MX, CE or CX will start up just fine but the the touchscreen does not respond to the stylus at all. They are forced to use the arrow keys to operate the device. SOLUTION: This has likely happened bec...
If you notice that tapping your touchscreen does not seem to correspond where the data collector detects the tap, then you can recalibrate the touchscreen which will bring it back in alignment with your taps. Please use the instructions below for your dat...
From time to time you may need to reset your registry back to factory defaults. Use the following steps to reset it. NOTE: These steps will not erase any data from your device, it is only resetting the registry. * Go to My Device which opens the fil...
QUESTION Can FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder collect data in the UTM NAD83(CSRS) datum? ANSWER As long as the reference station is programmed and transmitting a coordinate that was derived in the UTM NAD83 CSRS system, the coordinates computed in Fie...
When I have setup a new partnership using Active Sync, and then go to the Options button to select FieldGenius, so it can be synced, it tells me the program is not installed. What has caused this? What do I do now? How do I get my data collector working...
NOTE: The Datum Grid Editor is NO LONGER SUPPORTED in FieldGenius, Evidence Recorder or Seismic Surveyor. Use this utility if you are using FieldGenius 2010 or older. Datum Grid Editor. If you reference Elevations to the Geoid Datum when using GPS in th...
This article applies to the ActiveSync Support option FieldGenius 2005 and Evidence Recorder 3.0. This method of transfering files between FieldGenius and your desktop computer has been replaced by the MicroSurvey Transfer program. MicroSurvey Transfer ca...
Some Archers have a problem that prevents the device from restarting after it has gone into power saving mode.‚ Users report that they have to perform a reset in order to get it operational. This problem can be resolved by this procedure noted at the Ju...
_Note: Windows Mobile Device Center must be installed in Windows 7 or Vista before the data collector can be connected with a computer. It is a free download from Microsoft at __this link._ [http://support.microsoft.com/kb/931937] PROBLEM: Users who h...
Please pick on the link below for a guide to maintaining your Tracker and Tracker Xtreme battery: Tracker Battery Maintenance [http://helpdesk.microsurvey.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/746]
The Panasonic CF-P1 Toughbook occasionally loses contact with its Storage Card.‚ If you try to run FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder you will receive an error message telling you that EVR or FieldGenius or one of its components can't be found.‚ If you use ...
CONNECTING YOUR DATA COLLECTOR THROUGH A SERIAL COM PORT TO WINDOWS MOBILE DEVICE CENTER ON WINDOWS VISTA PROBLEM Using default settings, a‚ serial connection can not be used for connecting a data collector to the Windows Mobile Device Center 6.0 on‚ a ...
Use this as a guide to configuring a Trimble Geodimeter 5600 or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder and to control the Total Station Robotically.
Download the MicroSurvey DC5 manual from the link below: DC5 Manual [http://s3.microsurvey.com/fieldgenius/TechnicalGuides/DC5-manual-Rev1c.pdf]
The following document will help you upgrade to Evidence Recorder 4.0.
This is a printable copy of the Evidence Recorder 6 Manual, in PDF format. Note, this manual is installed with the Tablet Edition of Evidence Recorder 6. Link: Click Here
This is the PDF manual for EVR 7 Link: Click Here
This document outlines all the new features, changes, and bug fixes included in EVR 5. Link: http://s3.microsurvey.com/os/evr5/EVR5_ReleaseHistory.pdf [http://s3.microsurvey.com/os/evr5/EVR5_ReleaseHistory.pdf]
This article will explain how to connect the Disto Laser Measuring Device to Evidence Recorder using Bluetooth and how to use the tape measure tool to enter measurements in an interior scene.
Download the complete manual for EVR 4.1.1.
Please review the attached article
Post this on your bulletin for a quick overview of the steps in Downloading and Uploading Evidence Recorder Scenes to and from Mapscenes Pro.
Instructions for installing and using ActiveSync Support for MapScenes 2006 on non-Administrator accounts.
Post this on your bulletin for a quick overview of the steps in Downloading and Uploading Evidence Recorder Scenes to and from Mapscenes 2006.
Please link here [http://s3.microsurvey.com/fieldgenius/TechnicalGuides/Archer-2-Manual.pdf] to download the Archer 2 Users manual. NOTE: the Serial port is identified as Com 1 in the Archer 2.
You can view the Evidence Recorder Training Movies online by using the links shown below: Or you can download the entire series [https://s3.amazonaws.com/EVR/movies/EVR-Training.zip] to your computer. (149 MB zip file) Unzip the file and double click ...
You can view the Evidence Recorder 4.0 movies online by using the links shown below, or you can download the entire series [http://www.mapscenes.com/support/movies/EVR4/EVR4Movies.zip] to your computer. (51.7MB zip file) NEW FEATURES IN EVR 4 Coordinat...
This document explains how to connect FieldGenius on a Leica RX1250 Controller to a 1200 series robotic total station. See all RX1250 documents and movies here: http://helpdesk.microsurvey.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/283 [http://helpdesk.mi...
This document explains how to connect FieldGenius on a Leica RX1250 Controller to a 1200 series total station, using either a serial cable or a wireless bluetooth connection. See all RX1250 documents and movies here: http://helpdesk.microsurvey.com/index...
This document explains how to correctly set prism offsets for Leica total stations. (Note: This document applies to all Leica instruments, not just the 1200.) See all RX1250 documents and movies here: http://helpdesk.microsurvey.com/index.php?/Knowledgeb...
JULY 24, 2007 EVIDENCE RECORDER VERSION 4.1.1. VIEW THE RELEASE NOTES HERE [HTTP://WWW.MICROSURVEY.COM/HELPDESK2/INDEX.PHP?/DEFAULT_IMPORT/KNOWLEDGEBASE/ARTICLE/VIEW/688]. STEP 1: INSTALL MICROSURVEY TRANSFER Our new MicroSurvey Transfer program stil...
If the shortcut to FieldGenius, Evidence Recorder, or Field Connect has gone missing from your PDA desktop, it probably DOESN'T mean your program is missing. Here's why: FieldGenius and Evidence Recorder are installed in a permanent location on the PD...
Information for Connecting FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder to a Leica TCA 1100 robotic total station using GeoCOM Communications.
Information for Connecting FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder to a Leica TCA 1100 total station using GSI Communications.
This document will help you connect FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder to a Sokkia SRX Total Station.
This document will help you connect FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder to a Sokkia SRX Robotic Total Station.
This document explains how to connect FieldGenius on a Topcon FC-2200 controller to a Topcon GPT-9003A robot. (Note: requires FieldGenius 2008 v4.0.0 or newer)
This document explains how to connect FieldGenius on a Topcon FC-2200 controller to a Topcon GPT-9003A directly. (Note: requires FieldGenius 2008 v4.0.0 or newer)
HOW TO ENABLE YOUR DATA COLLECTORS EXTERNAL GPS FOR ROUGH POSITIONING In this article we will explain how to set up your Data collector's internal GPS reciever with our FieldGenius software to produce an uncorrected (Rough Hikers grade) GPS positi...
It may be necessary to reset a DC4 or DC5 data collector to its factory defaults. This may be necessary if the device is displaying a different Device ID in the "About" screen than was used to register the software, or if the device is having trouble r...
Please pick on the guide below to resolve this issue. Less advanced users may need to involve their IT department as this is a complex procedure.
MapScenes Forensic CAD and Evidence Recorder can be used to calculate the volume of debris that was excavated by an explosive blast. This technique can be used in many situations, but a bomb crater is used in this example. Pick the links below for a...
In this brief article we will address the issue of losing lock while in tracking mode after taking a shot. In certain cases it has been reported that while in Tracking Mode on a Leica Total Station using MicroSurvey FieldGenius, it will lose the loc...
The Handheld Nautiz has a battery which is rated to last for a full 8 hour workday. But these numbers are typically reported after testing under optimal conditions, it is entirely possible to have the battery run down in less than 8 hours if all the na...
EVIDENCE RECORDER 3.0 Each of these are full installs of the complete product. Select the Windows CE device you are going to install EvR 3.0 on. The program will have a 10 point limit until it is purchased and a valid machine password is obtained from...
The Leica Disto is a precise distance measuring tool that can be used with Evidence Recorder. It will easily measure distances using a laser but will require manual input for directions. Pick on the link below for a guide on how to use it: ‚ Connect...
Use this as a guide to configuring a Trimble Geodimeter GEO 600 or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder.
Connect FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder to a Zeiss Elta R50 total station.
Use this as a guide to configuring a Trimble Geodimeter 5600 or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder using a cable or Bluetooth.
Trimble Geodimeter GEO 600 Setup Guide.
Use this as a guide to configuring a Topcon GPT 8003 or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius, Seismic Surveyor or Evidence Recorder and to control the instrument robotically.
Use this as a guide to configuring a Leica TPS TCRP or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder using a Bluetooth link.
Use this as a guide to configuring a Trimble Geodimeter or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder.
Use this as a guide to configuring a Topcon GTS 815A or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder using an RC-2 or similar optical device to control the instrument robotically.
Use this as a guide to configuring a Topcon GTS 815A or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder using a Radio for robotic control.
Use this as a guide to configuring a Topcon GPT 8003 or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder using an Optical device such as RC-2, 3 or 4 to control the instrument robotically.
Use this as a guide to configuring a Topcon AP-L1A or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius, Seismic Surveyor or Evidence Recorder.
Use this as a guide to configuring a Sokkia SET 530R or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius, Seismic Surveyor or Evidence Recorder.
Connect FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder to a Leica TPS TCRP 1203 Total Station
Use this as a guide to configuring a Leica TCR 803 or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius, Seismic Surveyor or Evidence Recorder.
Connect FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder to a Leica TPS TCRA 1100-Series Total Station
Connect FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder to a Leica TCR 703 Auto Total Station
Use this as a Guide to connecting the TC 805 or a similar instrument to FieldGenius, Seismic Surveyor or Evidence Recorder.
Use this as a guide to configuring a Leica 307 or similar instrument to connect with FieldGenius, Seismic Surveyor or Evidence Recorder.
This guide describes how to connect a Leica TPS1200 to a Viva controller using Evidence Recorder. This guide describes 3 different connection methods: robotic radios, Bluetooth, and using a cable.
This document contains setup instructions for connecting FieldGenius or Evidence Recorder to a Leica Flexline.
Instructions on installing and using the BAFO Technologies USB to Serial Adapter to connect a MicroSurvey Tracker with a computer that does not have a 9-pin serial port.
Recommended Configuration Settings for Satel 3ASd Radios
Please download the pdf version of the Allegro CE Manual here.
Please download the pdf version of the Allegro CX Manual Here.
This document describes how to connect FieldGenius, Seismic Surveyor or Evidence Recorder on a Windows Mobile 6.0 TDS/Trimble Nomad to an instrument using a Bluetooth connection. Please note that this procedure is no longer necessary using Current v...
This document describes how to connect FieldGenius on an Allegro CX to an instrument using a Bluetooth connection.
This document will explain how to maintain the Tracker and Tracker Xtreme battery for maximum life.
Download this manual for information on your Tracker Xtreme Data Collector.
This document explains how to connect the MicroSurvey Tracker to a bluetooth instrument. Note, the Tracker does not have integrated bluetooth hardware, you must use a Socket Bluetooth CF card.
Connect Juniper Systems Archer with a total station using Bluetooth. Please note that this procedure is no longer necessary using Current versions of FieldGenius, Seismic Surveyor and Evidence Recorder. You can configure the Bluetooth connection wit...
Connect a Sokkia PDT to an XP desktop computer.
Panasonic Toughbook connection tips.
A Guide to connecting the Tracker to a PC using the Serial Port.
Download the Tracker hardware manual.
This is the manual for the Nautiz X7 by handheld.
IMPORTANT: These Instructions refer to a file which must be downloaded from the article linked to below: http://www.microsurvey.com/helpdesk/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/748/0/tracker-operating-system-updater-files
Connect the Tracker Xtreme do your desktop computer for file transfer.
Connect your Tracker Xtreme to a Bluetooth Instrument.
Beam files between Tracker Xtremes
Connect the Tracker to a desktop computer using an add-on Bluetooth card
This will guide you to use Bluetooth with an ipaq data collector
Pick here to download the PDF version of Handheld`s Algiz Tablet PC
Download this comprehensive Guide for your Archer Data Collector Link: http://landsurveyingsoftware.com/images/helpdesk/FGEVR/ArcherReferenceGuide.pdf [1] Links: ------ [1] http://landsurveyingsoftware.com/images/helpdesk/FGEVR/ArcherReferenceGuide.pdf
You can view the Evidence Recorder 3.0 movies online by using the links shown below, or you can download the entire series to your computer. DOWNLOAD: Download Entire Series [1] (19.1 MB Zip File - Right click link and press Save Target As...) FL...
For legal reasons and simple data integrity, we are protecting your original collector data for you.1) When you download from a data collector (any brand or model), into MapScenes or MapScenes Pro, you get an ASCII format file and that file is the one spe...
The 1100 series Total Stations from Leica, record data to a PCMCIA card. You do not have to use the download routine in any of the MicroSurvey programs, as the card (with the adapter) can be plugged into the computer and accessed just like any other drive...
Evidence Recorder 2.0 Allegro CE DAP Ranger iPAQ / Recon Mobile Symbol 2800 Symbol 8100 Panasonic ToughbookTracker (right-click and saveas - then copy cab file to your SystemCF directory and execute the cab file by opening Windows Explorer from Start but...
Some users have reported their Tracker turns off unexpectedly. They may also report that their battery does not charge fully or that the "Low Bat" light comes on after only a few hours of use. It's easy to fix. Just open the battery compartment...
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If you have an Altus APS-3 and want to use the GSM module to make your receiver a "Network Rover" you need to contact your internet service provider and ensure that the SIM card they will provide meets these requirements: * GSM SIM card (not UMTS) ...
Evidence Recorder LiteEmulator FeX21 iPAQ Panasonic Toughbook Activesync Desktop Communication Support for EvR