FAQ

 What is needed for a complete Emlid Reach RS2 base/rover setup?

A complete base/rover setup should include two receivers, rod, bipod, tripod with removable rod, hard carrying case, data collector with pole mount cradle, and data collector software.

What survey accessories are needed for an Emlid Reach RS2 base station setup?

A typical base station setup with the Emlid Reach RS2 should include a tripod with removable rod.

What is needed in order to set up a tripod over a known point?

The simplest way to set a tripod over a known point is to use a carbon fiber rod set on the point, stabilized by a pole tripod.

What survey accessories are needed for a rover setup?

A rover setup with the Emlid Reach RS2 should include a rover rod, bipod, and a pole clamp cradle for your data collector.

What is the difference between carbon fiber and aluminum survey accessories?

Carbon fiber is lighter than aluminum.  Because aluminum is a conductor, in colder weather, the aluminum rods can become quite cold.   

Can the Emlid Reach RS2 be used as a base station for PPK enabled drones?

Yes, the Emlid Reach RS2 can be used as a base station for PPK, so long as your post-processing software utilizes standard formats such as RINEX.

What is NTRIP?

NTRIP (Networked Transport of RTCM via Internet Protocol) gives the ability to collect centimeter accurate data while only having a rover on site.  NTRIP providers act as a base station and stream their correction data over the internet to the rover. See our blog post on using NTRIP with the Reach RS2 here.

If I missed the Getting Started With Emlid's Reach RS2 Webinar, is there a recording I can watch?

Yes, there is a recording of a previous session you can find on our YouTube page. If you have further questions, please contact us at sales@event38.com

Does E38 Survey Solutions offer educational discounts?

E38 Survey Solutions offers educational discounts on the Emlid Reach RS2, Emlid Reach RS+, and more.