Topcon introduces 3D GPS systems for wheel loaders

LIVERMORE, Calif. – January 17, 2011 – Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) introduces a new product to its 3D machine control lineup, a machine control package for wheel loaders.

Tony Vanneman, TPS construction product marketing manager, said, “This new 3D-MC product combines Topcon’s dual mast GPS system with three TS-1 tilt sensors, the rugged, easy to use GX-60 control box, MC-R3 receiver, plus two MC-G3 GPS antennas.”

In addition, he said, optional light bars for enhanced elevation and steering control are available as options.

“Perfect control at every step of the operation is assured with this new system,” Vanneman said.

Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc. (TPS) designs and manufactures precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets. TPS’ parent company, Topcon Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange  â€“ 7732), was founded in 1932.