What is a total station?

When digital theodolite is fitted with electronic distance measuring units so that the distances and angles can be measured simultaneously they become total station these are operated using a multi-faction keyword which is connected to a microprocessor built into the instrument.

The total station is powered by small rechargeable batteries and built into its memory are a number of self-contained functions which include the measurement of the slope, distance, horizontal distance, vertical distance.

This is a data recording module which is also called as electronic field book. This data recording module record the data and additional information.

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