Build Your Own APoS Tripod: Manfrotto Ranker Stand Modification Guide

Introduction For a more full-bodied introduction to this topic please see previous post:¬†Refinement of the APoS Survey Tripod¬†or watch the Follow Up Video: WLPC_EU 2016 Ten Talk. I felt confident that I could improve the Manfrotto Ranker stand for the purposes of “AP on a Stick” (APoS) work. There are two aspects that require attention; … Continue reading Build Your Own APoS Tripod: Manfrotto Ranker Stand Modification Guide

Refinement of the APoS Survey Tripod

I have used numerous combinations of tripod, battery pack and PoE injector during my time carrying out “Access Point on a Stick” APoS design and survey work. This post will cover the noteworthy tripod & battery configurations I have tried so far, ending on a high note with my current (as of July 2016) solution. … Continue reading Refinement of the APoS Survey Tripod