The Robert Bosch Tool Corporation introduces the CST/berger CST-300R Series Electronic Reflectorless Total Station— high-end features in a reliable and affordable instrument. The CST-300R models are easy to use and are ideal for modern surveying, construction staking, mapping and GIS, geomarking, environmental studies as well as industrial applications.
Available in January of 2009, the new series features
• Both 2-second and 5-second angle accuracies
• 3-way data transfer: USB port, RS-232, and SD card.
• Nearly unlimited storage with built in SD Card
The reflectorless CST-300R Series is available in 2 models, 2-second or 5-second angle accuracy. Both units provide precise measurement up to 9,842-ft (3000m) with a single prism and 660-ft (200m) without a prism. The 30x powered instruments have a field of view of 1°30′ with a minimum focus of 1.3m.
Data input is convenient too with this reflectorless total station. A dual-sided, four line LCD display is easy to read. The alpha/numeric keyboard is easy to use and program. The CST-300R has the added feature of three onboard language choices for multi-lingual environments. Offering improved productivity, the CST-300R Series features powerful 0n-board software in addition to the freedom of prism-less measurement.
Transfering measurements is simple with the versatility of data transfer the CST-300R Series provides. A SD card slot built into the unit is convenient for use in the field and offers nearly unlimited storage of measurements. Data can easily be downloaded from the instrument to a computer through a USB port, RS-232 port or with a separate card reader. With the CST-300R Series you can even transfer data wirelessly in the field through a PDA with a SD card slot.
The CST-300R Series Reflectorless Total Stations feature water-resistant housing and are powered by an on-board battery. All the components that accompany the instrument fit into a rugged carrying case. The CST-300R Series comes with a two year warranty.
About The Bosch Group
The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. In the areas of automotive and industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology, some 271,000 associates generated sales of over 46.3 billion euros (over $63 billion) in fiscal 2007. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 300 subsidiaries and regional companies in roughly 50 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Each year, Bosch spends more than 3 billion euros for research and development, and applies for over 3,000 patents worldwide. The company was set up in Stuttgart in 1886 by Robert Bosch (1861-1942) as "Workshop for Precision Mechanics and Electrical Engineering." In North America, the Bosch Group manufactures and markets automotive original equipment and aftermarket products, industrial automation and mobile products, power tools and accessories, security technology, thermo-technology, packaging equipment and household appliances. Bosch employs approximately 25,000 associates in more than 70 locations throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico, with reported sales of $9.5 billion in fiscal 2007. For more information on the company, visit www.boschusa.com.