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SA
Version Comparison
There are three versions of Surveyor's Assistant available, SA Basic, SA I and SA II. SA Basic supports many basic data collection functions as well as some COGO and point staking functions. SA I and SA II are more comprehensive, each adding more COGO, graphing and other surveying functions. The chart below will display the functions of the different SA versions:


SABasic 2  SA 1.40  SA 2.05  SA 2.2  
Field Work  BFBF, BFFB, BBFF  BFBF, BFFB, BBFF  BFBF,
BFFB, BBFF Prism Constant Correction Pressure/Temperature Correction Collimation Correction EDM Correction 
BFBF,
BFFB, BBFF Prism Constant Correction Pressure/Temperature Correction Collimation Correction EDM Correction Remote Measurements Offset Measurements Prism Constant 
Cogo  Traverse 2 Point Resection 3 Point Angle Resection Inverse to Point Intersection 
Horizontal Curve Traverse 2 Point Resection 3 Point Angle Resection Inverse to Point Intersection Scale, Rotation, Translation Area Calculations Area Hinge Cuts Area Bearing Cuts Traverse by Scale Inverse to Line 
Horizontal
Curve Traverse 2 Point Resection 3 Point Angle Resection Inverse to Point Intersection Scale, Rotation, Translation Area Calculations Area Hinge Cuts Area Bearing Cuts Traverse by Scale Inverse to Line Station Offsets Curve between Tangents Vertical Curve Spiral Curve Corner Angle 
Horizontal
Curve Traverse 2 Point Resection 3 Point Angle Resection Inverse to Point Intersection Scale, Rotation, Translation Area Calculations Area Hinge Cuts Area Bearing Cuts Traverse by Scale Inverse to Line Station Offsets Curve between Tangents Vertical Curve Spiral Curve Corner Angle 
Data Reduction  Compass  Compass  Compass Transit Least Squares Find Bad Angle Curvature/Refraction Correction Grid Correction 
Compass Transit Least Squares Find Bad Angle Curvature/Refraction Correction Grid Correction 
Stakeout  Point Stakeout  Point Stakeout Offset Stakeout Slope Stakeout 
Point
Stakeout Offset Stakeout Slope Stakeout 
Point
Stakeout Offset Stakeout Slope Stakeout Elevation Stakeout 
Earthworks  N/A  N/A  Cross
Section Borrow Pits Volume Curvature Volume 
Cross
Section Borrow Pits Volume Curvature Volume 
Software Updates  N/A  N/A  N/A  SA 2.2 Updates are free and available for download off the internet. 
File Transfer  Code SA, Lietz, ASCII (Plain) WILDsoft, WILD 
Code SA, Lietz, ASCII (Plain) WILDsoft, WILD 
Code SA, Lietz, ASCII (Plain) WILDsoft, WILD, AASHTO ETILietz, ETIWILD UserDefined Format 
Code SA, Lietz(Sokkia), ASCII (Plain), WILDsoft, WILD, AASHTO, ETILietz, ETIWILD UserDefined Format 
Raw Data, Coordinate Data, Stakeout Data  Raw
Data, Coordinate Data Stakeout Data Horizontal Curve Stakeout 
Raw Data, Coordinate Data Stakeout Data Raw Closure Horizontal Curve Stakeout Vertical Curve Spiral Curve Stakeout 
Raw Data, Coordinate Data Stakeout Data Raw Closure Horizontal Curve Stakeout Vertical Curve Spiral Curve Stakeout 

Plot  OnScreen Graphics  Modify
Scale OnScreen Graphics 
Modify Scale OnScreen Graphics 
Modify Scale OnScreen Graphics 
Calculator  PopUp RPN Calculator  PopUp RPN Calculator  
Miscellaneous  Code Desc. Files Display Job Size and Free Space 
Code Desc. Files Display Job Size and Free Space 
Display
Job Size and Free Space Code Desc. Files Angle Average Sets 
Display
Job Size Display Free Space Code Desc. Files Set Date/Time Angle Average Sets Onscreen help Graph and Stakeout data Recompute Coordinates 
Surveyor's Assistant
can be purchased in a variety of hardware/software configurations. Please refer to the SA Package Pricing document for more detailed information about
configurations and pricing.
What does Surveyor's Assistant
do for you?
What
about PC mapping and transfer software? In addition to field and office software, CMT also manufactures the highest quality Total Station Cables available. These molded, massproduced cables will connect to any PC or handheld with a PCAT pinout. 
