Magellan MobileMapper 6 GPS – Part 3

In part 2 of the MobileMapper instructions we collected data in the field. Now we are going to move our data from the Magellan to the PC and post-process it to improve spatial accuracy.

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Magellan MobileMapper 6 GPS – Part 2

Continued from part 1 of the MobileMapper instructions. We assume you did set up the MobileMapper as described there.

The following is a quick guide on using the Mopbilemapper 6 in the field. For detailed instructions see the MobileMapper 6 manuals from Continue reading “Magellan MobileMapper 6 GPS – Part 2”

Magellan MobileMapper 6 GPS – Part 1

SED recently bought a Magellan MobileMapper 6 handheld.  It collects data with 2-5m real time accuracy, which can be improved to 1-2m with post-processing. The other day I tested it in the Peak District, under pretty ideal conditions, and with post-processing I got accuracy well below 1m.  I am very impressed by the GPS positioning accuracy and also by the ease of use of the device, I think it is ideal for the occasional professional user!

The MobileMapper 6  can be borrowed by staff and students. Here are some basic instructions on how to use it:

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