Connecting to an Asteri

How Do I......

Connect to an Asteri GNSS receiver?

Quick Help-

For connecting the MFI Asteri (Gold label) please review the "Connecting Asteri MFI section - For connecting the Asteri BLE (Black label) please refer to the "Connecting Asteri BLE section.

Detailed Help-

Turn on and place the Asteri receiver in clear view of the sky before you begin pairing to your iOS device. This will allow the receiver to acquire a good position fix while you complete the pairing process. On your iOS device (iPhone, iPad, etc..) go into the main settings and ensure BlueTooth is on. Look for “ASTERI-(last 3 of SN)” in the list of Nearby Devices, and select it to connect. It should now say “Connected” next to the receiver name.
You will know the receiver is paired when the BT light on the receiver turns on. Now launch Orbitas for iOS and click on the Globe and Gear Icon. Ensure Integrated Location Services is turned OFF. Create or open a job and you should notice a colored teardrop icon on your map screen.
Red: has yet to acquire a signal. Once acquired the sat L.E.D on the Asteri will turn on and one of the below icons will be displayed in Orbitas. Orange: connected to Asteri and receiving autonomous GNSS positions (uncorrected data- check accuracy level before collection) Yellow: connected to Asteri and receiving SBAS real-time corrections (ensure accuracy is sufficient before collecting) Green: connected to Asteri and receiving ATLAS real-time corrections or HPRTK corrections (requires subscription to service)
Now launch Orbitas Field on your iOS device and click on the Globe and Gear Icon. Ensure Integrated Location Services is turned OFF. Create or open a job and you should notice a colored teardrop icon on your map screen. The colors indicate the following status:
Red: has yet to acquire a signal. Once acquired the sat L.E.D on the Asteri will turn on and one of the below icons will be displayed in Orbitas. Orange: connected to Asteri and receiving autonomous GNSS positions (uncorrected data- check accuracy level before collection) Yellow: connected to Asteri and receiving SBAS real-time corrections (ensure accuracy is sufficient before collecting) Green: connected to Asteri and receiving ATLAS real-time corrections or HPRTK corrections (requires subscription to service)
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