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Topcon unveils new receiver/steering controller

02/01/2013 @ 3:15pm

The AGI-4, from Topcon Precision Agriculture, is the industry’s first completely integrated steering solution that can simply and easily interface with many manufacturer’s virtual terminals.

This solution features multiple-constellation GNSS satellite reception, state-of-the-art inertial sensors for full terrain compensation, plus Topcon’s industry-leading line acquisition and on-line steering functionality.

“The AGI-4 is an industry first in all-in-one integrated receiver/steering controllers,” says Kevin Cobb, Topcon Precision Agriculture director of product management.

The AGI-4’s modular design includes “antenna, multi-constellation GNSS satellite receiver and steering controller, with optional high-accuracy inertial sensors snap-in module offering unmatched upgradeability,” he notes.

AGI-4 comes standard with WAAS and EGNOS steering functionality and an RTK communication module is also an option. “AGI-4 is easily upgradeable to 2cm accuracy with RTK radio options,” adds Cobb.

NTRIP capability allows a user to tap into existing reference networks via mobile phone connection (depends on local availability) and uses existing data plans and infrastructure to minimize costs.

To learn more about Topcon's AGI-4 visit ag.topconpositioning.com/.

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