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October 9th, 2014
Nikon-Trimble Introduces New and Updated Nikon Total Stations

The announcement was made at INTERGEO 2014, the world’s largest conference on geodesy, geoinformatics and land management.

The new and updated products include:

Nikon® Nivo™ M+ Series – a new range of compact, high-precision, Bluetooth enabled mechanical total stations. Each new model in the Nikon Nivo M+ Series offers superior Nikon quality optics, performance and reliability, making them ideal for a variety of surveying applications.

The Nivo M+ total stations offer a distance measurement accuracy of up to ±(2 + 2 ppm x D) mm and provide a long-distance reflectorless measurement range of 500 meters (1,640 ft.). In addition, the Nikon Nivo M+ Series include a coaxial laser pointer, Bluetooth connection to external devices such as data collectors, support for USB memory sticks, an optional laser plummet plus onboard storage for 25,000 points. The Nivo M+ Series is available in 2”, 3” and 5” models to meet specific accuracy needs.

Nikon NPL-322+ Series – a new series of reflectorless 2” and 5” total stations providing a strong value proposition in terms of price performance.

The NPL-322+ models also feature a distance measurement accuracy of up to ±(2 + 2 ppm x D) mm and provide a long-distance reflectorless measurement range of 400 meters (1,312 ft.). The Nikon NPL-322+ Series also include a coaxial laser pointer, Bluetooth connection to external data collectors and onboard storage for 25,000 points.

Nikon DTM-322+ Series – a new series of economic, prism-based 2” and 5” total stations offering full featured functionality in an entry-level package.

The DTM-322+ models offer a distance measurement accuracy of up to ±(3 + 2 ppm x D) mm and a measurement range of 2,300 meters (7,540 ft.) to a prism. Additionally, the Nikon DTM-322+ Series include Bluetooth connection to external data collectors and onboard storage for 25,000 points.

Nikon Nivo C Series – The updated Nivo C Series features a Windows® CE touchscreen interface. Field application software functions are supported by advanced Spectra Precision® Survey Pro™ field software for surveying and construction measurement needs, Layout Pro for construction based layout work and the easy to use Survey Basic with Roads software. 

The Nivo C Series offer both prism-based and reflectorless measurements, dual-face displays, cable-free Bluetooth connectivity, plus support for USB memory sticks, and a high-speed data transfer port. The Nivo C Series is available in 1”, 2″, 3″ and 5″ models for a range of accuracy applications.

Survey Basic v1.3 with Roads Software for Total Stations – Further enhancements to the entry-level, onboard software application enable roads to be designed, input and staked out at the instrument.

“The Nikon optical portfolio continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of our customers who appreciate and enjoy the reliability and dependability represented by the Nikon name,” said Olivier Casabianca, Spectra Precision business area director. “Our customers enjoy the benefits of a mature, robust portfolio of survey and construction products from a single supplier they can trust.” 


These new and updated Nikon products are available now available through the Spectra Precision global reseller network. For more information visit: or email:

About Nikon for Surveying 

With the specific needs of the conventional surveying market in mind, the Nikon survey products offer a complete line of optical total stations. Nikon surveying equipment is an economical choice that utilizes established technology for optimal efficiency. With convenience and reliability as the foundation of the Nikon survey products, it is an ideal choice for value. The Nikon survey products are backed with strong technical support that surveyors would expect from a quality name in surveying. Designed to meet the needs of surveyors around the world, Nikon delivers maximum precision, reliability and affordability. 

About Nikon-Trimble Co., Ltd.

Located in Japan, Nikon-Trimble Co., Ltd., is a joint venture between Nikon Corporation and Trimble to address the global surveying and construction markets. The company focuses on the design and manufacture in Japan of surveying instruments including mechanical total stations and related products. Outside Japan, Trimble and it subsidiaries are the exclusive distributors of Nikon survey and construction products. 

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