Leica TC805 download to MSCAD 2004

Discussion of MicroSurvey CAD related issues and questions.

Moderators: Brian Sloman, Jason Poitras, James Johnston

Leica TC805 download to MSCAD 2004

Postby louismullen » Fri Oct 01, 2004 1:01 pm


Does anyone have a frt file that will upload to the Leica Tc805 using dxm.exe or LSO



Postby Glen Cameron » Fri Oct 01, 2004 6:43 pm

According to our help file the one supplied with the program should work.

"This system can be used by most of the Leica Total stations models that use the on-board database system for data storage. These include the TC600/800, 605/805/905 and derivatives, along with instruments belonging to the TPS300/700 series."

You mentioned to me that it was saying it was an Unknown Format. Is this the DXM program saying this or the Leica once it is copied to it?

Using the files supplied should allow the unit to download in SDR format.

Did Leica confirm it should work?

Glen W. Cameron, C.E.T.
City of North Bay, Ontario
Glen Cameron
Posts: 1395
Joined: Fri Nov 08, 2002 12:18 pm
Location: Corbeil, Ontario, Canada

Postby Marko » Mon Oct 04, 2004 8:15 am


We use a TC805 and import the downloaded data into MicroSurvey. Contact me if you can't get it working.

Mark Cahill

TC 805

Postby louismullen » Tue Oct 05, 2004 11:57 am


Do you use te frt file or just the coordinate editor in Survey Office.

If you use the frt file please confirm which one.


Postby Marko » Tue Oct 05, 2004 1:15 pm


I use a Q3_m frt file, which allows me to import raw data that includes set-up information recorded with the built-in Leica programs. I think I have a feet version as well.

email me and I'll forward it to you.

cahill3 "at" canada.com


Return to MicroSurvey CAD

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest