Topcon Announces New CR-G5 ‘Full Wave’ Geodetic Antenna

Tracking technology receives existing and future GNSS signals

Livermore, Calif. – February 13, 2012 –Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) announces the new CR-G5, a high performance choke ring antenna based on the company’s innovative TA-5 full spectrum GNSS antenna element. The new TA-5 technology utilizes an array of vertical convex dipoles to provide “full wave” tracking for all existing and future GNSS signals.
This premium geodetic antenna has excellent vertical phase center stability over the entire GNSS frequency band, providing superior performance in tracking low elevation satellite signals, according to company sources.
It is environmentally designed for the long-term installations required for reference network and monitoring applications. It is shock tested to withstand repeated 1m drops onto concrete, and is IPX7 waterproof and IP6X dustproof rated.
About Topcon Positioning Systems
Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc.(TPS) designs and manufactures precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets. TPS’ parent company, Topcon Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange – 7732), was founded in 1932.