Configuring NEW Collector (Aurora) for ArcGIS with Trimble Mapping Receiver

04.09.2019

Configuring NEW Collector (Aurora) for ArcGIS with Trimble Mapping Receiver

  • Press power button on receiver to start pairing mode.
  • Enable Bluetooth on iOS device. Confirm that iOS pairs with receiver. (R2 receivers will be listed as “R2 Trimble,” while R1 receivers will be shown as “GNSS: ” (ie GNSS: 68033).
  • Open up NEW Collector.
  • Open the Collector Map. The GNSS accuracy will be shown across the top.
  • Tap the bar if you wish to see more GNSS Info like number of satellites, PDOP, etc
  • Click on your avatar to open up settings.
  • Click on Provider (under Location).
  • Click Add and choose the Trimble Bluetooth Receiver that you have paired.
    • In the next window, enter the Antenna Height.
    • Enter the real-time correction source (SBAS if not using an internet or other satellite-based correction). Here we are using NTRIP for the NCVRS network.
    • Click Server and enter the url and port. (NC is always rtn.nc.gov and port 2101). Click Connect.
    • Choose the mountpoint. When you click Done, you will be prompted for username and password. This comes from the correction source provider. Click Save.
  • Click Done on the Provider details.
  • Click Profile to return back to settings.

*Note: If you plan to use other real-time correction sources such as NC VRS, be sure to set the Location Profile correctly. See “Setting up Collector for ArcGIS for high-accuracy data collection.”

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