November 29, 2012 In Field Controllers

Compact, ruggedized, hand-held, Windows Mobile 6.5, field controller

806MHz Processor
Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system
Live video capable – perfect for use with Topcon’s IS Imaging Total Station
RS-1 Radio capable
Compact, ruggedized design
Easy access Compact Flash and SD Media card slots deliver memory expansion and connectivity options
Built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology and WiFi
Removable Li-ion batteries
Ultra-bright, TFT, color touch screen display


Topcon’s FC-250 – The compact controller for big-time results Design

  •     Ultra-bright, TFT sunlight-active, color touch screen display
  •     Wireless connectivity available for Topcon GPS+ and W-series total stations
  •     Cable-free operation


  •     Ruggedized, shock absorbing environmentally sealed housing
  •     Separately sealed battery makes swapping a snap
  •     Shock Resistance, 1 meter drop resistant

Compact, Ruggedized Design

The FC-250 field controller incorporates Windows Mobile® 6.5 operating system on a crisp, bright, color touch screen display that makes your field data come alive. This powerful operating system, combined with the versatility of dual removable media for data storage and transfer; the easy-access, long-life rechargeable battery; and the compact design that is small on size, but not in performance, makes the FC-250 the perfect field controller for any job.

Easy Access Compact Flash and SD Media Card Slots

Extra memory cards can be placed into the protected card slots easily. No tools or extra process needed to access the card slots. Utilize SD or CF cards for data transfer and exchange with other devices.

Removable Li-ion Batteries

The small yet powerful battery is designed for quick replacement while in the field. A second battery can be charged externally as backup.

Built-in Bluetooth and WiFi

The FC-250 has built-in Bluetooth® wireless technology and WiFi. Both the Bluetooth and WiFi components are hardwired inside the device leaving the CF card slot open and available for other CF devices.


Microprocessor Marvel PXA320
Processor Speed 806MHz
Operating System Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5
Memory DDR SDRAM 256MB
Flash Memory 1GB (NAND)
Interface Serial: D-sub 9 pin
USB: (2 ports) USB rev 1.1 (Type Mini-B and Type A)
Card Slot: SD (Memory and I/O)
Compact Flash (Memory and I/O)
Bluetooth Capable Yes
Wireless LAN Yes (802.11b/g)
LCD Display 640 x 480 VGA (portrait)
Color Sunlight Readable 3.7 inch color TFT transparent type
Backlight Backlight (LED)
Touchscreen Resistive touch screen/passive
Keyboard 7 key w/smart keyboard
External Power Yes
Audio Sealed Speaker (mono)
Sealed Microphone Yes (mono)
Environmental IP-66
Operating Temperature -4°F to +122°F (-20°C to +50°C)
Dimensions 7.72 in. x 4.21 in. x 2.40 in. (196 x 107 x 61mm)
Weight 1.5 lbs (0.7kg )
Batteries Removable Li-ion batteries
Internal rechargeable backup battery
Operation (main battery) No less than 10 hours without communications
No less than 8 hours with Bluetooth
No less than 6 hours with WLAN

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