Trimble FieldLink v5.8 Updates
Trimble recently released it’s much-anticipated FieldLink software update — v5.8. We’ve compiled a list of some of the best new features, so take a few moments and check out what’s new.
There has been an increase in the size of the corner bullseye feature along with the ability to control the transparency
Zoom control change
Zoom-In is now limited to 1/16″ (1.6mm) (.005’) to better align with Graphics Engine capabilities.
Reference Elevation/Benchmark Transfer Tool
Improved Benchmark Transfer Tool now includes Laser Mode with Auto Adjust.
Updated icons for RPT600 and X7
The icons for devices RPT600 and X7 have been updated.
Section box export
Improvements to export using the section box selection.
Layout Digital Terrain Models
New ability to layout using Digital Terrain Models (DTM’s). Current supported file format is LandXML. You must be licensed for the Surface Model to use this new feature.
Component Based Setup
The Trimble X7 can now utilize Component Based Setup.
Remove Level Constraint
During the refine process for you can now remove then level constraint from a station when required.
Field Calibration Report
A new report providing details about the Trimble X7, including laser status, firmware version, battery level, and calibration information.
The new Inspection feature provides you the ability, in the field, to compare a point cloud to the design model. This is an exciting evolution for use of scan data in the field, enabling customer to identify potential issues or validate installed elements based on the comparison of 3D data sets.
New Floor Analysis feature for Floor Flatness and Floor Levelness. This new feature compares the scanned surface to a selected or entered reference height and calculates high and low points and contours, based on a user defined tolerance, that can then be identified and marked out in the field. Within the Floor Analysis tool, you can also run an FF/FL analysis and report.
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