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Working with NTRIP service

Overview#

This guide explains how to configure Reach to get correction messages from NTRIP service.

tip

NTRIP correction input setup can be done at home before the survey. In that case, you just need to connect Reach to the Internet in the field.

Update Reach#

If you just received your Reach, you need to update it to make sure you have all the latest features. The instruction is in a carry case Reach comes with.

You can also follow the video guide:


Video Guide#

The video below covers the process of setting up Reach RS2 to receive RTK corrections over the Internet.


Text Guide#

Connect Reach to the Internet#

Reach requires the Internet connection to work with NTRIP.

There are 2 ways on how you can connect Reach RS2 to the Internet:

  1. Insert a SIM card and enable Mobile data on Reach
  2. Turn on mobile data on your smartphone and share it over Wi-Fi hotspot. Reach will connect to your network and get access to the Internet

Check these tutorials for more information about how to provide Reach RS2 with Internet access:

  1. Connecting Reach to Internet via built-in modem
  2. Connecting Reach to Internet via Wi-Fi

Configure Reach for RTK mode with NTRIP#

Open ReachView 3 and go to GNSS settings. Set everything to the same options as on the screenshot below and apply changes.


Now go to the Correction input tab, select NTRIP and fill in the information from your provider. Choose the nearest reference station to receive the corrections from.

tip

Check the website of your NTRIP provider to find out which mount point suits you better.


note

If you are using VRS service, you need to enable Send receiver's position to the provider.

Press Apply.

Provide Reach with a clear sky view#

Reach RS2 needs to have a clear view of the sky approximately 30 degrees above the horizon. There should be no obstacles that could block the view like buildings, trees, cars, humans, laptops etc.


Learn more about Reach setup in the Placement section of Reach RS2 docs.

Collect and export data#

Check tutorials on how to create new projects, collect points, and export projects: