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MicroSurvey STAR*NET Data Conversion


How can I convert my raw data files to a STAR*NET format .DAT file?

Link Here to the STAR*NET Import Guide for detailed notes about all import options.


MicroSurvey STAR*NET can be purchased with one or more of the following conversion utilities:

Utility: Creates STAR*NET Data from:
STAR*C&G C&G Software
STAR*Carlson Carlson SurvCE
STAR*DiNi Trimble/Zeiss DiNi series digital levels
STAR*DNA Leica DNA & NA 2000-3003 series digital levels
STAR*FieldGenius MicroSurvey FieldGenius (*.raw). New in STAR*NET 7.0
STAR*GEO Geodimeter
STAR*JobXML Trimble JobXML (*.jxl) New in STAR*NET 7.1
STAR*Leica DBX Leica DBX (Leica System 1200, GPS 900, and newer). New in STAR*NET 7.2.2
STAR*TDS-Level TDS Survey Pro Leveling Module
STAR*TopDL Topcon Digital Level series
STAR*TSC Trimble TSCe/TSC2 DC files

STAR*NET-PRO can also directly import any of the following GPS formats:

Format: Creates STAR*NET Data from:
Ashtech Ashtech vector file (O*.*)
Blue Book Gfile NGS Blue Book Gfile (*.ngs)
Geo Genius Spectra Precision Geo Genius baseline processor (Geolab.txt)
Leica Leica Ski-Pro, Leica Geomatics Office (*.asc)
MicroSurvey FieldGenius MicroSurvey FieldGenius (*.raw) New in STAR*NET 7.0
NovAtel NovAtel GPS baseline processor (*.iob)
NGS OPUS Report NGS OPUS static or rapid-static reports (*.txt) New in STAR*NET 7.0
Sokkia Sokkia GPS baseline processor (*.sgl)
TDS Survey Pro TDS Survey Pro GPS (*.raw, *.rw5)
Topcon Tools TVF Topcon TVF format (*.tvf)
Topcon Turf Topcon old TURF format (*.ts?)
Trimble Data Exchange Trimble Geo Office, Trimble Business Center (*.asc)
Trimble GPSurvey Trimble GPSurvey baseline processor (*.ssf, *.ssk)
Trimble JobXML Trimble JobXML (*.jxl) New in STAR*NET 7.1
Trimble TSC Trimble TSC1/TSCe/TSC2 data collector (*.dc)
Waypoint Waypoint baseline processor (*.exp)

Additionally, some hardware manufacturers have created their own conversion utilities for converting data into STAR*NET .DAT format, including:

Of course, many desktop applications also have a command to export data in STAR*NET .DAT format, including:

  • MicroSurvey CAD (MsTraverse | StarNet Interface)
  • MicroSurvey inCAD (MsTraverse | StarNet Interface)
  • MicroSurvey embeddedCAD (MsTraverse | StarNet Interface)
  • PointCloud CAD (MsTraverse | StarNet Interface)
  • Carlson Survey (CGTrav | Create Star*Net File)
  • Trimble Geo Office
  • and many, many others - check with your software manufacturer to enquire.

Please let us know if there are any others we can add to this list!

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  1. Brian Sloman

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