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No need to level with the new FOIF A90 GNSS System. The new fusion of innovation of two different technologies : GNSS and Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) gives a solution of every surveyor's dream - No need to hold the pole vertical to level the bubble of the instrument.

RTS100/RTS100R Series Total Station Instruction Manual RTS102/RTS105 RTS102R3/RTS105R3 RTS102R5/RTS105R5 Ver: 1.1e(2013-07) Suzhou FOIF Co., Ltd. Dear Customer: Congratulations! We, FOIF are proud to present you with these series instrument.

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It is an advanved GPS/GNSS receiver which can work for topographical survey, hydrographic survey, GIS and almost any application.

  • RTS 350 Series Total Station Instruction Manual RTS352 RTS355 Version1.0e English Suzhou FOIF Co., Ltd. Dear Customer: Congratulations! We, FOIF are proud to present you with an RTS350 instrument. Your total station is a rugged and reliable instrument whose performance and design are not surpassed.
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Canadian Novatel 555 Channels mainboard
FOIF A90 features Novatel OEM729 mainboard which has 555 'All-in-view' GNSS channels.

Go for 'Tilt-and-move' with IMU support
A90 has inertial measurement unit or IMU to give accurate coordinates while tilted, enabling the 'tilt-and-move' feature.

Indian IRNSS Supported
A90 offers 'All-in-view' constellation with Indian IRNSS or NAVIQ supported.


Ultra-rugged controller
A90 is bundled with ultra-rugged IP68 grade Android controller.

Variety of operating softwares
A90 can work together with FOIF Survpad, FOIF FieldGenius or Carlson SurvCE. Use what you like!

Hot-swappable battery
A90 features two batteries at the same time which are hot-swappable and with smart display of battery power.

Optional American 800+ Channels mainboard
FOIF A90 features optional Hemisphere Phantom 40 board which has 800+ GNSS channels. P40 is Atlas® L-band capable means FOIF A90 can track Atlas to achieve 4 cm RMS accuracy without base anywhere in the world. Experience Unparalleled Accuracy and Reliability with Advanced Technology Features. Two Advanced technology features: aRTK™ and Tracer™. aRTK technology powered by Atlas, allows A90 to operate with RTK accuracies when RTK corrections fail. Tracer uses special algorithms to sustain positioning in the absence of correction data.

Wifi based WebUI
A90 can be configured using inbuilt wifi and webUI.

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The purpose of the Surveys Manual is to provide a standard for statewide uniformity in surveying, establish and maintain survey standards, improve the overall efficiency of Caltrans’ survey functions, and provide a primary reference source for Caltrans surveying policies, safety, standards, and information. Previous versions (including metric) are available upon request. Please contact Paul Fredrickson for any additional information.

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Surveys Manual Table of Contents

ChapterTitleDate Last Revised
Chapter 1 (PDF)IntroductionJuly 2018
Chapter 2 (PDF)SafetyDecember 2011
Figure 2-1 (PDF)Caltrans Code of Safe Surveying PracticesDecember 2011
Chapter 3 (PDF)Survey EquipmentOctober 2015
Chapter 4 (PDF)Survey DatumsMay 2013
Chapter 5 (PDF) Accuracy Classifications and StandardsApril 2015
Figure 5-1 (PDF)Caltrans Orders of Survey AccuracyApril 2015
Chapter 6 (PDF)Global Positioning System (GPS) Survey SpecificationsDecember 2012
Chapter 7 (PDF)Total Station Survey System (TSSS) Survey SpecificationsSeptember 2006
Chapter 8 (PDF)Differential Leveling Survey SpecificationsSeptember 2006
Chapter 9 (PDF)Control SurveysDecember 2016
Figure 9.6-2 (PDF)Project Control Diagram ExampleDecember 2016
Chapter 10 (PDF)Right of Way SurveysDecember 2019
Chapter 11 (PDF)Engineering SurveysSeptember 2006
Chapter 12 (PDF)Construction SurveysNovember 2012
Figure 12 (Link to Form DPD3013)Revised Construction Staking Request FormJune 2009
Chapter 13 (PDF)PhotogrammetrySeptember 2006
Chapter 14Survey RecordsPending
Chapter 15 (PDF)Terrestrial Laser Scanning SpecificationsJune 2018

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Interim Guidelines

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ChapterTitleDate Last Revised
ADA SIB 18 01 Attachment (PDF)Guidelines for Engineering and Construction Surveys of ADA FacilitiesMarch 2018
AMG SIB 18 02 Attachment (PDF)Implementation of Automated Machine Guidance (AMG)March 2018
Estimating Sea Level (PDF)Estimating Sea Level for Project Initiation DocumentsMarch 29, 2012