MobileMapper 120

MobileMapper® 120 is the newest generation of handheld mapping devices from Spectra Precision. Designed for GIS data collection and mapping, the MobileMapper 120 integrates an open operating system, built-in communications and Ashtech’s powerful Z-Blade technology.

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The MobileMapper® 120 is the newest generation of handheld mapping devices from Spectra Precision. Designed for GIS data collection and mapping, the MobileMapper 120 integrates an open operating system, built-in communications and Ashtech’s powerful Z-Blade technology. Z-Blade allows the MobileMapper 120 to operate in extreme GNSS environments while maintaining the high accuracies desired by GIS professionals.

The MobileMapper 120 delivers state-of-the-art features in a smart, compact, and lightweight handheld, giving users the ultimate field experience. Combined with MobileMapper Field proprietary software or our Business partners’ offerings, MobileMapper 120 brings the openness, flexibility and scalability needed to answer any mobile GIS requirements.

High-Accuracy Handheld
      True handheld operation
      Powerful Z-Blade processing technology
      Sub-meter or decimeter real time accuracy
      Extended position availability in urban canyons and under canopy

Designed for the Field
      Compact & lightweight design for optimal mobility, use and comfort
      Integrated communications for easy data transfer and differential GNSS
      Powerful electronics for fast data collection and seamless processing
      Ruggedised for outdoor use in extreme conditions

      Extended connectivity and multimedia features
      Windows Embedded Handheld for full 3rd party software compatibility
      Ancillary sensor interfacing
      GNSS scalability: GPS or GPS/GLONASS configurations
      Compatible with 3rd party networks (VRS, FKP, MAC)?

MobileMapper Field and Office Software

Complete Solution:
The MobileMapper software suite includes all GIS features that professionals really need without the burden of complicated and rarely used functions. It also provides a direct interface to external sensors such as laser range-finders.

Versatile Application:
MobileMapper Field is the perfect solution for GIS data collection, asset management, area measurements, map creation and update.

Easy to Learn, Easy to Use:
Spectra Precision software is very intuitive, requiring a minimum of user training. It enables rapid deployment across the workforce for large scale GIS data collection or maintenance.

Features & Benefits

Sub-meter real time accuracy modes
Integrated communications
Flexible and powerful platform
Ruggedised for professional use
Very lightweight and compact design


GNSS Characteristics
     • 45 parallel all-in-view channels – GPS – GLONASS – L1 C/A – SBAS: WAAS/EGNOS/MSAS/GAGAN
     • Z-Blade technology powered by Ashtech for optimal performance.
     • DGPS and post processing with MobileMapper Office software
     • Up to 20 Hz GPS, GLONASS, SBAS position output and raw data (code and carrier)
     • NMEA 183 messages output
     • RTCM2.3, RTCM3.1, CMR and CMR+, ATOM (Ashtech Optimised Messaging)
     • Real time Network: VRS, FKP, MAC
Accuracy Specifications (Horizontal RMS)
     • Real-time SBAS: < 50 cm typical
     • Real-time DGPS: < 30 cm typical
     • Post-processing: < 30 cm down to sub dm
     • Marvell® PXA 320
     • Frequency clock 806 MHz
Operating System
     • Microsoft Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5
     • Languages available: English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Korean
     • Software package includes:
          – GNSS Toolbox to control GNSS
          – Internet Explorer
          – Microsoft Office Mobile
          – ActiveSync
          – Transcriber (handwriting recognition)
Communications Cellular
     • Built in GPRS, EDGE class 12 modem Cinterion MC 75i
     • Quad band 850/900 MHz, 1800/1900 MHz Bluetooth
     • Bluetooth 2.1 (class 2) with DER
     • Profiles: SPP, DUN, FTP, OPP, HSP, A2DP Other
     • RS232, USB through docking station
     • Wireless LAN 802.11b/g (SDIO slot)
Physical Characteristics
Size Receiver: 190x90x43 mm (7.5×3.5×1.7 in)
Weight Receiver only: 0,48 kg (1.06 lb)
Receiver with battery: 0,62 kg (1.43 lb)
User Interface
Keyboard Alphanumeric virtual keyboard
4 ways navigation, Ok, menu, escape, zoom in/out, contextual keys
Illuminated keyboard
Display Colour TFT High resolution display sunlight readable with touch screen, LED backlight.
Size: 3.5” portrait
     • 256 MB SDRAM
     • User data storage: 2 GB Nand Flash (non volatile)
     • SDHC memory card
Environmental Characteristics
Operating Temperature -20° to +60°C (-4 to 140°F)
Storage Temperature -25° to +70°C (-13 to 158°F)
Humidity 10 to 90% non condensing
Vibration and Shock ETS300 019, vibration MIL-STD-810 method 514.5
Free Drop 1.2 m on concrete
Power Characteristics
Removable battery Li-Ion, 6600mAh
Battery life > 8 hrs @ 20 ºC with GNSS on
Charging time 3 hours
External power 9-28 VDC
Multimedia & Sensors
     • Camera 3MP with auto focus
     • E-Compass
     • G-Sensor
     • Speaker
     • Microphone
Software Options
     • MobileMapper Field and Office Software
     • Post-processing feature available for MobileMapper Field software
     • ESRI® ArcPad® software bundle (USA only) 
Standard Accessories
     • Integrated stylus
     • Docking station:
         – Unit charging
          – RS232 Interface
          – USB Host and Device
          – Additional battery charging slot
     • Universal A/C adapter
     • USB data cable 
Optional Accessories
     • ASH-660, L1 GPS/GLONASS external antenna with cable
     • ASH-661, L1/L2 GNSS external antenna with cable
     • Pole bracket
     • Automotive external antenna
     • Carrying case 


Download the MobileMapper 120 Brochure here

Upgrade MobileMapper Field 3.8
GNSS Toolbox v3.6 SW
Field Software Release notes v3.8
MobileMapper Office v4.7
MobileMapper Office v4.7 Release notes
ArcPad 10 DLL v2.6
Service Layer FW v2.3 (W214He27)
Service Layer FW v2.3 (W214He27) Release Notes

User Guides
MobileMapper 120_HandheldPlatform GettingStartedGuide
MM100 FAQs_Oct2010
MobileMapper 100 & ArcPad 10
MobileMapper 100 BT Connection to Ext Cell Phone
Technical Note – Raw Data File Storage Location
WiFi Application Note_SpecTec 821