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The Altus GIS-1 is a powerful PDA that integrates modern wireless technologies on a rugged Windows Mobile platform for effective portable computing for mobile survey applications.

The GIS-1 operates with a powerful PXA310 806 MHz CPU with 768 MB memory, in addition to a MicroSD card slot for extended memory.

With the Windows Mobile OS, the GIS-1 is an effective data collector with the APS line of GNSS Rover survey products, with up to 8 hours of operation time.

Together with optional GPS and a 3.2 MP camera, the GIS-1 may also be used by itself for navigation and GIS applications, and as a smartphone as well.

Wireless features include WiFi 802.11b/g. Bluetooth 2.0 and a GSM 3-Band/HSDPA cellular modem.


GIS-1 Features

  • Windows Mobile 6.5/6.1 OS
  • Integrated GSM/GPRS/EDGE/HSPA Modem
  • Integrated Bluetooth
  • Integrated WiFi 802.11 b/g
  • Integrated L1 GPS
  • Integrated 3 MP camera
  • USB & Serial ports
  • Micro SD Card up to 16 GB

The Altus GIS-1 is a mobile computer based on the Windows Mobile OS that features an L1 GPS receiver for use by itself, or connects via Bluetooth to the Altus APS-3 product line for precise RTK solutions. Besides the powerful PXA310 806 MHz processor, the GIS-1 has up to 16 GB memory available from a micro SD card port.

GIS-1 Benefits

Stand Alone GPS For General GIS

  • Integrated L1 GPS receiver for 3 m accuracy, and compatible with SurvCE
  • Integrated cellular modem for data transfer


Data Collector with APS-3

  • Integrated Bluetooth for use as data collector with the APS-3
  • Windows Mobile OS runs popular data collection software



  • Entry level portable computer at lower cost
  • Excellent wireless capability

GIS-1 Specifications

Depth 28 mm
Width 72 mm
Height 149 mm
Weight 250 g
Display TFT colour 3.2", Touch screen
Resolution 240 x 340
Indicators LED, speaker, vibrator
Keys Numeric / Alpha / Function / Volume
Operating System Windows Mobile 6.5 / 6.1
CPU PXA310 806 MHz
Memory 768 MB Memory
Expansion MicroSD, up to 16GB
Camera 3 Mpix
GPS Ublox LEA-6T,
50 Channels GPS L1 frequency, C/A Code
Horizontal Accuracy: Standalone 2.5 m, SBAS 2.0 m
Protection IP 54 Splash proof
Operating temperature -10 degrees to 50 degrees
Storage temperature -20 degrees to 70 degrees
Humidy 20% to 95% RH [non condensing]
Drop test 1.8 m
Battery charger 5 V, 1000 mAh, from USB
Battery 4.2 V 3100 mAh
Operation time over 8 hours
Interfaces USB, Bluetooth, WiFi 802.11 b/g, RS232
Accessories Hand Strap
Protective case with belt clip
Spare Battery


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