Author Topic: Trimble DGPS to CAN  (Read 831 times)

Offline FluidPowerTom

  • PLUS+1 Guru
  • *****
  • Posts: 268
  • Karma: +20/-0
Trimble DGPS to CAN
« on: May 15, 2021, 12:37:12 AM »
Does anyone have experience interfacing a Trimble DGPS (no specific model info) to CAN so that a PLUS1 controller can see the coordinates?  It looks like these DGPS usually have a RS-232 interface.  Any recommendations on converters?  Maybe a small PLC with a custom conversion program?  Maybe a magic box that does it all seamlessly?

Any thoughts on if a CS100 can be used instead with similar accuracy levels to the Trimble DGPS?
« Last Edit: May 15, 2021, 12:39:04 AM by FluidPowerTom »
Mechanical Engineer
Hydra-Power Systems - Distributor - Pacific Northwest

Offline Tor

  • Administrator
  • PLUS+1 Guru
  • *
  • Posts: 146
  • Karma: +11/-1
Re: Trimble DGPS to CAN
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2021, 07:11:33 AM »
Hi Tom,

Regarding your second question, about the CS100. I have asked the developers about its accuracy, and I hope I'll get a reply soon.


Have a nice day.
Best regards
Tor
PLUS+1 Helpdesk team