Multi - Version 61MK2 - Field Data Acquisition Software
From Multi-Unit Software
The Geomar Multi61MK2 system consists of two programs: field data acquisition component (ML61MK2) and the Windows (98/2K/XP) based data processing software (Multi61MK2). The program ML61MK2 is designed for Allegro field computer (separate program prepared for Pro4000 is included), although, if necessary it can be used with any other IBM compatible computer running an MS DOS operating system and equipped with adequate number of serial ports.
Multi61MK2 software works with virtually any GPS receiver by supporting NMEA messages: GGA, POS, GLL, LLQ, LLK, GGK, and Leica Robotics Total Station TPS1100, and collects up to 5 EM61-MK2 and GPS data into one file simultaneously.
The data acquisition program can process, display, and record 30 readings per second. Readings are displayed in real time as values in mV as well as in graphic mode. The output of each instrument is represented by four bars, for channels 1, 2, 3, and 4 or T (depending on the instrument mode). This allows for very fast visual information about each EM61-MK2 output. The ML61MK2 also continuously monitors the condition of the battery for each instrument. Current Latitude/Longitude and GPS signal quality parameters are displayed as well.
The program allows you to record data while using the standard EM61-MK2 antennas (1 x 0.5 m in two configurations, 1 x 1 m, or 0.5 x 0.5 m) as well as Geonics EM61-MK2 Hand Held sensors.
The program Multi61MK2 is designed to process data collected under the control of program ML61MK2. Main function this program is to position each EM61-MK2 sensor based on recorded GPS positions, the configuration of the system, and several user specified filters. The Multi61MK2 also allows you to correct the collected GPS positions with post-processed GPS files.
In addition to acquiring EM61-MK2 data the system will convert any Field PC to a stand-alone logger for GPS/DGPS data collection, taking away the need to purchase additional more expensive GPS components.