Supervisor GPS Tablet

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Clients can find out the version of the Novatel firmware by tapping Equip — GPS Rover and then clicking the blue “i” button and will want to consult with the Technical Support team ( or by phone at +1-606-564-5028) for assistance on obtaining and/or applying firmware updates (if needed).
The Carlson Supervisor+ GPS Tablet enables users to work from the office or the field.

The “Super G” is here! Carlson’s popular Supervisor tablet computer has been be upgraded to include an integrated high-precision GNSS receiver, providing wireless support for Bluetooth, 802.11 b/g WiFi and GSM or CDMA cellular communications via a built-in Gobi™ modem.

Officially named the Carlson Supervisor+ GPS Tablet, the “Super G” is designed to allow surveyors, contractors, builders, engineers and many others to bring their office to the field or to the project, and vice versa.

Use it everywhere: In the field;  In the office; In your car or truck. The “Super G” be used with Carlson SurvPC, Carlson’s popular PC-based data collection software, or with Carlson Grade Supervisor, an easy-to-use software made for construction grade management.

The Carlson Supervisor and the Carlson Supervisor+ GPS Tablet have been developed by Carlson Software to complement its comprehensive line of land development and mining software.

  • All of the Features found in the Carlson Supervisor tablet, plus,
  • Integrated high-precision GNSS receiver
  • Option for an unprecedented 3-year replacement warranty
  • 0% lease financing available

GNSS Technical Specifications (615)

Channel Configuration
Channels2 120
Signal Tracking GPS: L1, L2, L2C


Galileo: E1, GIOVE-A/GIOVE-B (test)



Horizontal Position Accuracy (RMS)
Single Point L1 1.5 m
Single Point L1/L2 1.2 m
SBAS4 0.6 m
DGPS 0.4 m
RT-205 0.2 m
RT-2™ 1 cm+1 ppm
Initialization time < 10 s
Initialization reliability > 99.9%
Measurement Precision (RMS)
Fully independent code and carrier measurements:
L1 C/A Code 4 cm 8 cm
L1 Carrier Phase 0.5 mm 1 mm
L2 P(Y) Code6 8 cm 8 cm
L2 Carrier Phase6 1 mm 1 mm
L2C code7 8 cm 8 cm
L2C carrier phase7 0.5 mm 0.5 mm
Maximum Data Rate8
Measurements 50 Hz
Position 50 Hz
Time to First Fix
Cold Start9 < 50 s
Hot Start10 < 35 s
Signal Reacquisition
L1 < 0.5 s (typical)
L2 < 1.0 s (typical)
Time Accuracy11 20 ns RMS
Velocity Accuracy 0.03 m/s RMS
Velocity Limit12 515 m/s

1 Typical values. Performance specifications subject to GPS system characteristics, US DOD operational degradation, ionospheric and tropospheric conditions, satellite geometry, baseline length, multipath effects and the presence of intentional or unintentional interference sources.

2 Tracks up to 60 L1/L2 satellites.

3 The Compass signal is not finalized and changes in the signal structure may still occur. Designed for Compass Phase 3 compatibility.

4 GPS only.

5 Expected accuracy after static convergence.

6 L2 P for GLONASS.

7 L2 C/A for GLONASS.

8 50 Hz while tracking up to 20 satellites.

9 Typical value. No almanac or ephemerides and no approximate position or time.

10 Typical value. Almanac and recent ephemerides saved and approximate position and time entered.

11 Time accuracy does not include biases due to RF or antenna delay.

12 Export licensing restricts operation to a maximum of 515 metres per second.

Product Price
Carlson “Super G” System Contact your regional Carlson Software representative or your local dealer for pricing and to purchase.

For all upgrade pricing, call Carlson Software, 800-989-5028, or your local dealer.

The Carlson Super G has been field proven since 2011 and works on more total stations, robots and GPS systems than any other solution!