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

GradeStar Version 5.0Interchangeable between the company's Survey Total Stations and GPS positioning sensors, GradeStar Version 5.0 is Leica's latest generation of machine-control systems for grading and dozing. The GSM5 consolidated sensor module — the central communications point between positioning sensors and the GradeStar interface — can also have an internal GPS for space savings and ease of installation. The component can be easily exchanged between machines. The system features a universal control panel to reduce operator training from machine to machine.

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