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Trimble SPS855

Manufacturer: Trimble
Measurement Category: Location
Operating Environment: Above Water, Dry Enclosed Space
Version(s): Optional upgrades to receive GPS L5, GLONAA, Galileo, or BeiDou; Cellular modem comm option SNM940;
Mounting: Bolt
Communication Protocol: Cellular, Ethernet, Radio
Operating Mode: Free Streaming, Stand Alone
Power Supply Type: Battery, VDC
Power Specification: Internal Li-Ion provides 12 hr base station GPS/charge
External Input: GNSS Correction input


The Trimble SPS855 GNSS Modular receiver is ideal for the following site development and construction applications: Base station for precision GNSS applications such as site positioning and machine control; Location RTK and Precision RTK services; correction using Location GNSS augmentation; receiver has a keypad and display, so you can configure the receiver without using a controller or computer. It can be ordered with a 410 MHz to 470 MHz UHF receive and transmit radio or a license-free 900 MHz receive and transmit radio; All the receivers can optionally record GNSS data to the internal memory, and transfer the data over a serial or Ethernet connection.

Instrument Measurements

  • Geodetic Position (Position)

Measurement Specifications
GNSS Receiver and radio, with numerous RTK upgrades; Accuracy: <1 m without RTK; <10 cm Horz and Vert with RTK. 5 Hz to 20 Hz measurement update rate

Optional Sensors

No optional sensors provided. Please add sensors.

Notes, Considerations & Recommendations

Compatible Software: SCS900 Site Controller Software; Trimble xFill™ RTK service is available as a one-time purchase option for rover systems with the SPS855 modular receiver. Optional SPS555H Heading Add-on receiver available. Compatible antennas: Zephyr 2; Zephyr 2 rugged; GA830 Marine; GA530; GA530 Rugged;

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