Trimble 4800 GPS Total Station, 1997

The Trimble 4800 was designed for professional surveyors. It provided accuracy to within a centimeter or better and allowed surveyors to take accurate readings quicker than with traditional surveying tools.

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The Trimble 4800 GPS Receiver was used by professional surveyors.
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Creator: Eric Long
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The Trimble 4800 GPS Receiver was used by professional surveyors.