MAGNET Field: How to configure a network rover for Topnet Live

This quick guide shows you the step-by-step process for setting up a network rover in Topnet Live.

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MAGNET Field: How to configure a network rover for Topnet Live

Setting up the network rover configuration

Go to Configure > Survey > Select from Library.

MAGNET Field contains several pre-defined configurations that can be used as a template.

Select My Network RTK.

Tap Add.

Make sure the Type is set to Network RTK.

Tap Next.

Select the Manufacturer type.

Tap Next.

Use the drop-down menu to select your rover type and antenna height.

In this example, this is with a HiPer VR.

Tap Next.

Select Controller.

Tap Next.

Tap Add to add the NTRIP service network settings.

Input the name, Topnet IP address, port, login, and password.

For Topnet, use address

If using a different service outside of Topnet, contact your NTRIP service provider for the connection details.

Once done, tap the green check mark, and tap Next.

Make sure the box next to Automatic Rover Pos is checked.

Tap Next.

If the user is in the Americas, make sure GLONASS, BDS, Galileo, and QZSS are checked.

If located in Asia, make sure the box next to Use NavIC is checked.

Click the green check mark until you reach the MAGNET Field home screen.

Connecting to the rover

Tap Connect.

Tap Connect again.

Tap on the desired rover, and tap Select.

On the Connections screen, a Network tab will appear.

Tap Connect.

Use the drop-down menu to select the desired mountpoint.

For a HiPer VR or HiPer HR, use mountpoint RTK_MSM. This will allow you to receive corrections with GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou, and QZSS satellites.

Once connected, you will see a message saying, Connected as <Your username>.

Now you are ready to start surveying!