AGPS-PIPE

RTK-GPS Drain Tile Design & Installation Software
AGPS-Pipe Pro’s proven technology has been used by professional contractors to install tile with RTK-GPS for over 21 years! AGPS-Pipe software automatically calculates tile depth & slope, then controls installation! 

AGPS-Pipe Pro's industry leading feature set saves drainage pipe (tile) installers time, effort, and money.

 

AGPS-PIPE I

Entry level machine control

AGPS-PipeFM (Farm Model) is a unique software that saves farmers time, effort, and money while installing drainage tile. This software calculates the slopes and grade breaks for an entire main or lateral using Vertical Curve Technology™ and controls the machine grade during installation. Also captures lines during install to easily make CAD maps showing drain layout.

AGPS-PIPE II

Machine control + guidance

Pipe II software includes the ability to set grid lines, and import background images and drawings. Ideal for viewing pre-designed lines or contour maps.

AGPS-PIPE III

Recommended for Professional Contractors

Our exclusive PTL (Previous Topo Lay) feature allows profiles to be calculated from field survey points, rather than surveying with the machine, or pre-designing. Footage reports and size labeling make it easier to track progress.

AGPS-PIPE PRO

Auto-steer capable

AGPS-Pipe Pro (or Pipe IV) includes all feature capabilities, as well as automatic steering on compatible self-propelled tile plows & trenchers.

AGPS-DITCH PRO

Ditch Pro is software to ease the operation of creating or re-cutting surface ditches. This software calculates the optimum slopes and grade breaks for an entire ditch using Vertical Curve Technology™. Then provides guided or automated control while cutting. Also captures lines with unique labels for record of ditch location.

 

GPS DITCHING IS AS EASY AS 1-2-3!
1. Drive to the high point and press a button
2. Drive ditch path to low point and press a button
3. Start ditching!
With automatic blade control, enjoy a more precise cut with less operator fatigue. Plug-and-go with JD 8xxx, 9xxx, R, and RT series, MT Challenger, and CNH tractors. An external valve is available for other tractor models.

AGPS Software uses unique AGPS-Vertical Curve Technology™ (VCT™) to design drainage solutions. Users set preferred parameters required in their drainage project and VCT™ designs a drainage solution that uses a finite number of grade breaks through the drainage path. VCT™ allows drainage paths to retain nutrient rich soils, yet move the minimal amount of soil to provide desired drainage. In the case of a ditching application VCT™ allows ditches to be placed with acceptable drainage in unfavorable landscapes. This saves considerable time over conventional laser systems that require a point to point drainage path. VCT™ allows a drainage path to be designed without regard to axis alignment as laser systems require.

AGPS-DIRT PRO

AGPS-Dirt Pro is software that saves time, money, and effort for land forming or site work. The working screen shows the operator cut/fill amount to plan grade anywhere on the job site. Automatic grade control makes work accurate and simple.

 

Increase your efficiency and accuracy when you’re on the job site with AGPS Dirt-Pro. Import your complex multi-slope design and let AGPS Dirt-Pro control the machine using high accuracy RTK-GPS.

Any Brand RTK-GPS (single or dual antenna)

Touch-Screen Control

Single or Multi-Slope Design

Dual Cylinder Machine Control

Design efficiently In-Field Level/Multi-Slope or Import Seamlessly from Most 3rd Party Design Programs
Color Cut/Fill Map with Dynamically Updating Grid
Elevation and Slope Machine Control
Real-Time Design Slope Information
Real-Time Cut/Fill Information 
Background Drawings or Images

TERRACE & WATERWAY BUNDLE

Terraces and Waterways are often designed with station and cross section.

This bundle combines in cab station and cross section design capabilities, with Dirt and Ditch programs.

 

Define the terrace or waterway sections with a distance and rise/fall from centerline. Multiple sections allow easy grade changes.

Automatic blade control can be operated in either direction parallel to centerline or perpendicular.

WHAT IS VERTICAL CURVE TECHNOLOGY™?

AGPS Software uses unique AGPS-Vertical Curve Technology™ (VCT™) to design drainage solutions. Users set preferred parameters required in their drainage project and VCT™ designs a drainage solution that uses a finite number of grade breaks through the drainage path. VCT™ allows drainage paths to retain nutrient rich soils, yet move the minimal amount of soil to provide desired drainage. In the case of a tile plow application VCT™ allows tile to be placed at optimum depth in variable terrain. This saves considerable time over conventional laser systems that require a point to point drainage path or manual grade breaks. VCT™ allows a drainage path to be designed without regard to axis alignment as laser systems require.

 

GNSS AND COMPUTER HARDWARE

Electronics have a common rule: Garbage in = Garbage out.

GPS/GNSS systems are no exception, because not all RTK equipment is created equal.

Premium grade control requires reliable hardware.

Note that the products listed below are what Cook's AGPS LLC sells based on our experience.
Some of our dealers offer different hardware to coincide with their product lines.

 

RUGGON VX601

System

  • Intel® Core™ i5 6300U 2.4GHz

  • 4GB DDR3L SODIMM

  • M.2 2280 SSD, SD slot

Durability

  • IEC 60529 IP66

  • Vibration : MIL-STD-810G

Display

  • 12.1", 1200 nits brightness, support auto-dimming

  • 5-wire resistive touch

I/O Interface

  • RS-232 x 2

  • USB 2.0 x1, USB 2.0/ 3.0 x 1

Communications

  • Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45 )

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

  • Bluetooth V4.0 Class 2

Function Button

  • Programmable button x 9

  • Brightness adjustment button x 2

  • Volume adjustment button x 2

  • Display on / off x 1

Power 9~60 VDC input​

NOVATEL GNSS HARDWARE

The PwrPak7 or PwrPak7D are ideal for RTK on a drainage machine.  NovAtel RTK engines have several advantages not available with some other RTK systems on the market, including;

  • AdVance™ RTK: for faster more reliable RTK locks.

  • Configurable through AGPS software (easier to set up and diagnose)

  • Supports current and future GNSS signals, with 555 channel capability and all-constellation tracking

  • Click here to view the complete OEM7® brochure.

  • Dual antenna receiver for RTK accuracy plus Heading. Ideal for Tile plow Autosteer, Dual GPS scrapers, Excavator guidance, or any application needing cost effective dual antenna reading.

New April 2020: Utilizing Galileo satellites in the RTK engine. Additional satellites makes the signal quality more reliable near trees. Click here to view the comparison study


  • NovAtel GNSS products are available for all your WAAS, Terrastar, and RTK accuracy needs.

  • Replace or enhance some Ag GPS systems.

  • We stock GNSS antennas that can replace failed antennas from other brands too. They have ultra-durable watertight enclosures, and have been proven to sustain intense vibration, earning the MIL-STD-810G rating.

IEI AFL3

More economical computer option for machine cabs that don't need a sealed display. 

  • 12.1” 500 nits brightness, PCAP touch
  • Intel® Celeron® Processor J3455
  • 4GB DDR3L
  • 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
  • 2X RS232
  • 2 x USB 3.2
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 9V~30V DC Input

DAC CONTROL MODULE

The DAC 7000 & 8000 Valve Controller is an intelligent multi-valve control module that will interface directly with a tractor’s Selective Control Valve (SCV) or directly plug into a variety of valves simultaneously.
Optional DAC2X-2 slope sensor enables tilt compensation or slope control.

Westphalia, Michigan, USA

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