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Rain that evil four letter word

Postby Dylan » Fri Aug 26, 2005 4:12 am

We were measuring a addition for a school using the tracker. It started lightly raining and my touch screen on our tracker stopped working. We've sent it back but i'm not sure that its really what we need. We need water proof. I promise i won't swear any more. I'll be a good boy and go to church too. yeah right.


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Lieca baby yeah

Postby Dylan » Fri Aug 26, 2005 4:14 am

Our total station which is a lieca 1100 or something. works good in the rain.
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Postby Darcy Detlor » Fri Aug 26, 2005 7:33 am

If you want to talk about this you need to call your sales rep.

Nothing is going to happen on the Technical Support User forum.
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Postby Darcy Detlor » Thu Sep 01, 2005 1:42 pm

Hello,

We have more information on this issue. If your Tracker is working correctly, it can be upgraded to an IP65 unit. Please contact your sales representative for more information.

The IP65 rating is available at http://www.2t.com/ip_rating_system.htm
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Ip65

Postby Dylan » Fri Sep 02, 2005 10:01 am

Yes we would definately be interested in that model. However i'm not sure our tracker is still working. You guys will have to repair the touch screen or whatever is wrong with it i would think. We need water proof though. IP 65 sounds good, very good.

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Rain

Postby barryhaupt » Tue Mar 14, 2006 8:55 am

I purchased my Tracker in 2005 and have not used it much, but as I plan to start using it quite a bit starting now, I am disappointed to read about all the problems people are having with rain. Shame on me for not checking into this before I purchased my unit.

What to do now? Idea. What if I purchase a box of poly bags from Uline.com and carry the box in the truck. If it starts to rain, I can put a poly bag over the Tracker and continue to march.

Has anyone else thought of this? If so, does it work?

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Postby surveytech1 » Tue Mar 14, 2006 1:58 pm

With both models of the Tracker, a protective case is supplied. It seems to do a good job, when used

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Postby CHRIS L » Wed Mar 15, 2006 5:58 am

I'd just keep the case in the truck....if it starts raining, slip it in the case...and keep on rocking.....

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