Surveying Field Controllers: Why You Need One

Surveying Field Controllers: Why You Need One

The goal of a surveyor is to complete projects as accurately and efficiently as possible so that they can move on to their next job. The faster they deliver good work the more their reputation grows and the more money they can make. This is why it is important to ensure that one has access to the best devices that increase both accuracy and productivity.

In this article, we will explain what a surveying field controller is as well as the benefits one can experience when using one. 

What Are Field Controllers?

Field controllers are hand-held devices that ultimately store data as it is being collected while performing a survey. They are also referred to as hand-held data controllers. They are most commonly utilised within the construction and surveying industries as they allow you to quickly and easily store and review the data collected. 

Benefits of Field Controllers

There are multiple benefits to field controllers which have made them popular devices within the surveying industry. Some of these benefits include: 

  • Durability: The industries within which these hand-held devices are utilised require users to operate in harsh environments. Therefore, these devices have been designed and built to work effectively within the harshest of conditions. From dust to water, and extreme temperatures (-30℃ to 60℃) these field controllers can handle a variety of obstacles. 
  • Efficient Communication: Your field controller can connect to your equipment via WiFi and Bluetooth, ensuring that your data can be transferred easily and efficiently. 
  • Superior Data Handling: Due to its transferring capabilities, you can have immediate access to your data in real-time. 
  • Increased Productivity: Efficiency and productivity are key within the surveying and construction industries, thus the faster you can access your data, the more efficiently you can complete projects. 

Where to Find Field Controllers

Afgen stocks three types of field controllers, each suitable for work within the construction and surveying industries. They have all been tirelessly tested to ensure that you have a product that is of a high standard. The three field controllers stocked by Afgen consist of: 

To find out more about which benefits a field controller can offer you or which model would best suit your requirements on-site, contact Afrgen.

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