Leica

By Heather Burlingame, Senior Production Editor | September 28, 2010

GradeStar 3D Version 4.2GradeStar 3D Version 4.2 now provides GPS- and TPS-based machine-control capability for dozers as well as motor graders. Position data from the sensor is transmitted via a radio link to the onboard computer, where the position, tilt and rotation of the blade are compared with a stored digital terrain model. The computer then calculates deviations in real time to control the blade position.

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