Utilities

Warning! This page contains firmware and software that are only for authorized users of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS). Any access or download of files not explicitly authorized is prohibited and is in violation of the intellectual property, business, and other laws.

All the firmware and software listed here are tested and approved versions. Please send your comments, bug reports, or help requests to appropriate e-mail addresses listed in the Tech Support section.

TRU – Topcon Receiver Utility

TRU version 2.3 for PC's (file name: TRU_PC_2_3_Sep09_2011.exe)

TRU version 2.3 for Mobile Devices (file name: TRU_Mobile_2_3_Sep09_2011.exe)

Release Notes for TRU version 2.3 (file name: Release-Notes-TRU-v2_3.pdf)

TRU – Topcon Receiver Utility

Currently there is no automatic installation program, so you have to manually install PC-CDU. To do that:

  • unzip the archive into an appropriate directory,
  • create a shortcut for the PCCDU.EXE.

Apart of PCCDU.EXE, the ZIP archive contains also lptaccess.vxd file, which should be placed to the same directory as PCCDU.EXE. This file is strongly recommended, but not required for work via a parallel port.

Available for dowload in the secure site.

TPS2RIN

This is a Win32 console application to convert TPS files to the RINEX format.

There is also a LINUX version of TPS2RIN converter

Available for dowload in the secure site.

FLoader

FLoader is a Windows based firmware loading software program for use with all TPS receivers. It is also used to load Bluetooth® Drivers and FH Modem Firmware. Please see the manual for further details.

FLoader software is designed to perform the following tasks:

  • Firmware loading into a TPS receiver;
  • Firmware loading into a TPS receiver power board;
  • Firmware loading into a CDU-1 controller.

Hardware and software requirements

  • Microsoft Windows® 95/98/ME/NT/2000;
  • At least 640x480 pixels screen resolution;
  • About 1 Megabyte of free hard disk space.

Available for dowload in the secure site.

Standalone Mission Planning tool

Installation instructions

Download to an empty directory, decompress it, and run it.

WARNING!!! If you have Pinnacle software installed on your computer, DO NOT copy the files with identical names between these directory, otherwise Pinnacle or MP will not work!

To do Mission Planning it will be necessary to use a GPS+ almanac in order to know the location of the satellites. Please download the latest Almanac below.

Available for dowload in the secure site.

GPS+ Almanac

To download an almanac for GPS & GLONASS, click on the link below, and save the file to your computer. The link below will download a file that is updated automatically and continuously ( every few minutes ).

The last four digits of the file name are the month and day that the almanac was collected. A Satellite health statement is also automatically updated and is available from this link.

We strongly recommend that you download a new almanac file every time you need to plan your project with the TPS Mission Planning tool.

To create and use your own almanac files, it is necessary to record a minimum of 15 minutes of continuous data.

Available for dowload in the secure site.

Bluetooth®† Config Utility

This utility software is used to configure the name of the Bluetooth® device. It applies only to those GPS+ receivers with Bluetooth®† capability, such as Hiper® Lite and Hiper®+. Manuals can be found in the Manuals Section. Firmware Drivers are available for specific products in the Firmware Section.

Available for dowload in the secure site.

Modem TPS - FH915 Modem Config Utility

The following software is used to interface and configure the FH915 Internal Modem Board equiped in some GPS+ receivers. Manuals can be found in the Manuals Section. Firmware Drivers are available for specific products in the Firmware Section.

Available for dowload in the secure site.

Topcon Link Conversion Utility

Topcon LINK is an import/export utility that aids in the transportation of data to and from various Topcon instruments to a desktop or laptop computer where post processing applications may be used to manipulate the it. It is available from the link below.

Available for dowload in the secure site.

PcRcc software for GMS-100 control

PcRcc, short for "Personal Computer Receiver Controll Center", is is utility control software for the OmniStar/Beacon functions in the Map R (GMS100) receiver. It can be used to check the OmniStar serial number, subscription status, satellite and signal. It can also be used to set the Beacon station and check the signal. It is available from the link below.

Available for dowload in the secure site.

Topcon Downloader

Topcon Downloader is a software utility that facilitates the download of application codes into control boxes. The Downloader is required for use with 9256, 9166, and 9164 machine control codes (above).

Available for dowload in the secure site.

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