Static observation (2)

In previous blog, we introduced how to setup a static observation, in today’s article, we will introduce the steps of configuring static parameters with K8 GNSS receivers.


SinoGNSS K8 GNSS receivers allow to modify logging parameters like sample interval, data format and other parameters via WEB UI or data collection software Survey Master, and start data logging. In this article, we will introduce steps of the two methods.


Custom Icon   Receiver Web GUI
step1   Connect Wi-Fi of K8 GNSS receiver

Turn on the GNSS receiver and wait for the serial number to appear under the available Wi-Fi networks on your smart phone or office computer.

For example, N5-N51LXXXXX (where xxxxx represents the last five digits of the receiver serial number).

Enter password: 12345678


step2   Login the Web

Open a web browser and then enter the following IP address:

Tip: Most web browsers for computers / laptops and smart phones / PDAs support the receiver Web GUI.


step3   Enter the default login settings to access the main page

Username: admin Password: admin

After accessing the main page, configuration menus are listed on the left, and receiver’s settings on the right. Each configuration menu will be demonstrated in the following sections.


step4   Data Record

Select section Data record, Click Setup to configure the static settings:


自定义图标 Name: You can choose record1, then the file will be saved in record1 folder.
自定义图标 Sample Interval: Change the sample interval of observations, the maximum data rate is 20 Hz, the minimum is one observation per minute, it supports 0.05/0.1/0.2/0.5/1/2/5/15/30/60 S
自定义图标 File Split: Supports every 15 minutes or 1\2\4\24 hours to save a file, or you can choose Manual mode, then it will save a one file when you manually stop the record by pressing on the static button, or click the Stop button. If you select 24 as file split, it will create two data files when it occurs to 24 o'clock (UTC Time). One is from start time to 24 o’clock, another is from 0 o’clock to end time.
自定义图标 Data format: Supports CNB, RINEX 2.10, RINEX 3.02
自定义图标 Loop: When storage is full, Yes means delete earliest data and store continually, No means stop recording
自定义图标 Storage Space: Separate storage space in internal memory
自定义图标 Record mode: Logging data manual recording or auto recording.
自定义图标 Auto recording: It will record static data automatically when the receiver tracks satellites, and you can stop recording by pressing the static button on the receiver;
自定义图标 Manual recording: It will not record data automatically unless press the static button on the receiver.
step5    Data Download
自定义图标 Firstly, select record Name, File type (CNB\Rinex3.02\Rinex2.10) and the date.
自定义图标 Then click Get Data, you will see data files.
自定义图标 Click Download icon to download the data file you need. Rinex files include observations and ephemeris and not are zip files.
Custom Icon    Data Collector Software Survey Master

Surveyors can also use Survey Master software to configure, store, and view static data. The following are the operation steps.

With Survey Master, surveyors can choose to log static data to controller or receiver memory.

step1     Stored in controller

The default storage path for the files is "ComNavgnss > sm > Raw," and the file names will be based on the local time.

step1     Stored in receiver memory

Modify the default parameters of the receiver through software.

自定义图标 Station name: The static will be stored in this folder,
自定义图标 Record space: Default is 600 MB, this is set record space for the current static file.
自定义图标 Antenna: Set the antenna height and measure type, it will be recorded in the static file.
自定义图标 Sample interval: Choose sample frequency, supports 0.05s, 0.1s, 0.2s, 0.5s, 1s, 2s, 5s, 15s, 30s, 60s.
自定义图标 File split: Choose file split, support every 5\10\15\20\30 minutes or 1\2\4\24 hours to save a file and file split manually, default is manual. If you select 24 as file split, it will create two data file when it occurs to 24 o'clock (UTC Time). One is from start time to 24 o’clock, another is from 0 o’clock to end time.
自定义图标 Data format: Support CNB\ Rinex3.02\Rinex2.10.
自定义图标 Loop: When storage is full, Yes means delete earliest data and store continually, No means stop recording.
自定义图标 Mode: Support manually and automatically recording mode.
Custom Icon    Data download and convert
step1     Download

The data can be downloaded via WEB page, or use USB cable connect to PC, copy from receiver memory.

step1     RINEX Convert

Download and install CRU software from the link below (ensure the driver is properly installed in your PC):

After copy raw observation data to PC, you can convert the data from ComNav binary format (*.cnb) to RINEX in CRU software.

自定义图标 Start CRU software.
自定义图标 Click Folders and select the path of your CNB data.
自定义图标 Click Rinex Convert to check all raw data on main window.
自定义图标 Right click on the file to modify antenna, Convert Settings and Convert to RENIX, or use fast icon in standard bar.
自定义图标 Click to Convert to RINEX, the RINEX data will be save in the same path as raw observation data.




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