Surveyor2 Rugged Data Collector

Carlson Surveyor2 Rugged Data Collector

The Carlson Surveyor2 rugged data collector is designed for surveying, stake out, construction layout and GIS mapping.



Fast, durable and powerful, the Surveyor2 from Carlson Software is completely ruggedized, with an IP68 water and dust resistant Ingress rating.

Weighing just two pounds, the unit offers an easy-to-grip design and QWERTY keyboard that makes data entry easy even when wearing gloves. The unit’s backlit keys and large, bright display screen allow users to work effectively in all lighting conditions.

Surveyor2 is even more rugged than its popular predecessor. It comes with a larger, brighter screen with a higher resolution, easier-to-read color display with scratch-resistant glass.

Available options include an integrated camera, 3G modem and GNSS receiver. Surveyor2 can be bundled with Carlson SurvCE.


  • Faster processor
  • More on-board storage space
  • Long-range Bluetooth
  • Extended battery life
  • Larger, brighter display
  • Higher resolution, easier to read color display with scratch-resistant glass
  • IP68 water & dustproof; shock resistant
  • Lightweight – still just 2 pounds
  • QWERTY keyboard speeds data entry
  • Integrated camera (optional)
  • 3G modem (optional)
  • GNSS receiver (optional)

Technical Specifications

Processor & Memory
Processor:1.0 GHz ARM Cortex A8 i.MX53
RAM:512 MB
Operating System & Software
Operating System:Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5.3
Multiple OS Languages:English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese
Software:Adobe Reader LE
Memory & Data Storage
Memory:8 GB flash storage
Data Storage:User-accessible micro SD / SDHC Slot
Active Viewing Area:4.3 inches VGA LCD TFT (640 x 480) Landscape Display
Screen:High-visibility backlit LCD
Battery:Intelligent Li-Ion battery 3.7VDC @ 10600 mAh, 38.7 Whr
Life/Charge:20+ hours
Time to Charge:2 to 4 hours
Size:5.4 inches W x 10.2 inches H x 1.6 inches D (standard models)
Weight:2 lbs (with battery)
Operating Temperature:–30 °C – 60 °C
Storage Temperature:–30 °C to 70 °C
Shockproof:Multiple drops from 5 inches (1.5 m) onto concrete
Camera (Geo Models)
Camera:5 MP resolution with autofocus and LED illuminator + video capture
Juniper Geotagging™:Embed and emboss photo with date, time, and GPS position
GPS/GNSS (Geo Models)
Receiver:High-sensitivity GPS/GLONASS/SBAS receiver
Accuracy:SBAS 2 meters; autonomous 5 meters
Output:NMEA and BINR


The Surveyor2 rugged data collector from Carlson Software is available through Canal Geomatics. If you would like to learn more about it, please use the Request Pricing form to get in touch with us.

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