Frequently Asked Questions


[FAQ312] What features & menus are in Carlson SurvCE and SurvPC? (a running thread)

FAQ: What are the latest improvements in Carlson Software?

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Features and Benefits of SurvCE and SurvPC 5.x

Carlson SurvCE is the first choice in data collection software, combining advanced functionality, ease-of-use, and sheer capability:

  • Get the software that supports a wide variety of equipment, old or new.
  • Enjoy excellent, free (and prompt) technical support
  • Be heard – Carlson listens to its customers’ input for new features or drivers for all of its products

Carlson SurvCE is a complete data collection system for Real Time (RTK) GPS and Total Stations with in-field coordinate geometry. It supports the widest range of popular and new release RTK GPS and conventional/robotic total stations.

SurvCE and its full-windows companion SurvPC can be configured with various combinations of 4 modules: Total Station (Basic), Robotics (requires Basic), Carlson GPS and Advanced Roading (Requires Basic or other Carlson GPS).

Refer to this FAQ to see if your hardware is supported in SurvCE & SurvPC

Refer to this FAQ for system requirements

Menus in SurvCE and SurvPC 5.x

File Menu

SurvCE and SurvPC 5 File Menu

Equip Menu

SurvCE and SurvPC 5 Equip Menu

Survey Menu

SurvCE and SurvPC 5 Survey Menu


SurvCE and SurvPC 5 COGO Menu

Road Menu

SurvCE and SurvPC 5 Road Menu

Select Equipment

SurvCE and SurvPC Select Equipment Options

Map View | FILE Menu

SurvCE and SurvPC 5 Map View | FILE Menu

Map View | VIEW Menu

SurvCE and SurvPC 5 Map View | VIEW Menu

Map View | DRAW Menu

SurvCE and SurvPC 5 Map View | DRAW Menu

Map View | COGO Menu

SurvCE and SurvPC 5 Map View | COGO Menu

Map View | TOOLS Menu

SurvCE and SurvPC 5 Map View | TOOLS Menu

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