January 30, 2008
LIVERMORE, CA — Topcon Positioning Systems™ (TPS) new generation of slope lasers the RL-100 series sets a new industry standard for simplicity and accuracy. It features a new encoding system that provides the highest grade repeatability (5 arc seconds) of any laser.
Available in single slope (RL-100S1) and dual slope (RL-100S2) models both instruments feature up to 25% grade range and up to 2,500 feet operating rangeâ€”ideal for machine control. Its all-electronic operation makes setup easy and its high-contrast display makes entering grade quick and simple. The rechargeable battery pack provides up to 50 hours of operation; it also accepts alkaline batteries.
Both instruments include the new Topcon LS-80 laser sensor featuring 13 channels of grade information, plus laser HI and low battery alert. The RL-100S2 also includes full remote control operation â€” check operation status, change grades, verify battery life â€” from up to 1000™ feet away.
Brian Juroff, TPS national construction sales manager, said, The RL series slope lasers combine the most advanced features and performance with traditional Topcon value. Their unmatched repeatability, extended grade and laser range, and job-tough design add up to an instrument you can rely on to get the job done faster with industry-leading accuracy.â€
Both packages include a hardshell carrying case and a 1-year warranty and a rod clamp for the laser sensor.
About Topcon Positioning Systems: Topcon Positioning Systems, a developer and manufacturer of positioning equipment, offers the world™s leading selection of innovating precision GPS, GIS, laser, agriculture, optical surveying, and machine control products, software, and applications. Topcon Corporation is traded on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (7732).