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Trimble Catalyst is simple, convenient, easy-to-use and affordable way to collect on-demand high-accuracy data. Leveraging a small, lightweight antenna that plugs directly into your Android phone or tablet's USB port, Catalyst can be purchased as a subscription with with accuracy options to meet the needs of your application.


How accurate is Trimble Catalyst?

Catalyst is available in different accuracy subscription levels: 1 Meter, Sub-meter, Decimeter, and Precision. The accuracy that you achieve depends on the subscription level, and the environment and method of use of the receiver.


What devices are compatible with Trimble Catalyst?

Trimble Catalyst can run on many Android devices but due to the processing requirements it will not work on older model devices. In order to check if your device is compatible, download Trimble Mobile Manager from the Google Play store where you can check to see if your device is capable of running Catalyst.

The minimum hardware requirements are for your device to be running Android 5.0 or higher on a minimum 64-bit CPU with 1.4 GHz quad core processor and 1.4 GB of RAM.


Can I use Apple OSX, iOS, or Microsoft Windows devices with Trimble Catalyst?

Trimble Catalyst is currently only compatible with Android 5.0 or higher.


What type of USB connector does my Android device need?

The DA1 connects to your Android device via USB. The antenna is supplied with a micro USB connector, which is compatible with most Android devices today. If your device is fitted with a Type-C connector, you will need an adapter to connect your antenna. Not all USB Type-C adapters are the same. Trimble recommends the Huawei AP52 Micro USB to USB Type-C Adapter, available worldwide.


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