Reach, ppk/rtk for solo?

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Old topic but did you ever find a answer? I actually own the reach RS+ (Base station and rover aka survey kit) and after a recent steal on a solo I'm looking at expanding my mapping options
 
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Old topic but did you ever find a answer? I actually own the reach RS+ (Base station and rover aka survey kit) and after a recent steal on a solo I'm looking at expanding my mapping options
I've been using the Emlid system on Solo for a couple years. Works quite well.
 
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Good to hear! You have one of The m+ units just plugged in? Firmware recognizes what's going on? Would you be able to share a pic or two of how you configured it?
 
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Not exactly plug and play... I'm using it for mapping, and for some odd reason Emlid doesn't recommend using their GNSS as the primary system for navigation with Pixhawk.

So I have the Reach (the original and the M2- but the M+ would be the same) tucked into the area under the Solo GPS. There is some screwing around to get power to the Reach, either through soldering on the mainboard, or tapping into the accessory bay.

Mounting the Reach antenna is also a pain. My systems are pretty quick and dirty, per the pictures. Using the original Reach antenna velcro-ed to the top of the battery was great, but having a secondary mount for the CP antenna is less elegant.

For mapping, using primarily a Sony Nex5t, and then PPK with the Reach. Modified a mount from Ian.

Newer system will be using a 24mp mapping camera from ADTI. Worked with Ian to make a custom mount for this also. Haven't really used it for mapping yet, but should be superior to the older Sony.
 

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