TOKYO, June 16, 2006 – Nikon-Trimble
Co., Ltd. introduced today the 602 Series of Nikon® Total Stations,
new high-precision mechanical total stations that includes both a prism
and prismless (reflectorless) model.The Company also added a reflectorless
model to the popular Nikon 502 Series. Each of the new models combine
superior Nikon quality, performance and reliability, making them ideal
for a variety of construction and surveying applications. The new Nikon
products are expected to be available by the end of June 2006 through
Tripod Data Systems (TDS) in the United States and Trimble internationally.
“The new total stations extend Nikon’s functionality
and performance advantages for virtually any construction and surveying
application,” said Johan Westberg, chief operating officer
of Nikon-Trimble Co, Ltd. “The accuracy, reliability and quality
of the new models make them a valuable positioning tool.”
The 602 Series Models
The 602 Series adds extensive functionality to the Nikon Total Station
solutions. Both the DTM-652 and NPL-632 feature a CompactFlash (CF)
slot and a USB port, making it fast and easy for surveyors to transfer
field data to their office computers. The high accuracy model DTM-652
is one of the fastest total stations in its class, and it offers
1” angle and 2+2 ppm distance measurement capabilities.
NPL-632 features 2” accuracy and reflectorless operation with
3+2 ppm distance measurement accuracy.
The 502 Series Model
The NPL-522 adds prismless operation to the speed and precision
the DTM-522 one of the best-selling 3-second total stations
in America. It features 3” accuracy and reflectorless operation
with 3+2 ppm distance measurement accuracy.
As with all Nikon survey products, the DTM-652, NPL-632 and NPL-522
include Nikon’s world-renowned optics, which deliver brighter
images even in low-visibility conditions. Their all-weather construction
and long-life batteries allow surveyors to work all day in any weather
About Nikon-Trimble Co., Ltd.
Located in Japan, Nikon-Trimble Co., Ltd., is a joint venture with
Nikon Corporation and Trimble to address the global surveying and
The company focuses on the design and manufacture
of surveying instruments including mechanical total stations and
related products. In Japan, the joint venture distributes Nikon's
survey products as well as Trimble's survey products including Global
Positioning System (GPS) and robotic total stations. Outside of Japan,
Trimble is the exclusive distributor of Nikon survey and construction
products. For more information, visit:http://www.nikon-trimble.com.
Lea Ann McNabb