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3D Mesh Surface Reconstruction Options The parameters used in the creation of the 3D MESH are shown in the Properties panel. ...
There is a drop down selection in the SURVEY / DREDGEPACK program that is used to set the scale of the map to a pre-determined s...
Recently I've got a report from the customer that he can't open BOAT SHAPE EDITOR program. Well, that happens sometimes that som...
Recently I have had an issue where the time of HYPACK and a Multibeam was asynchronous. After all possible efforts finally I hav...
Selecting a background color of a tiff to make it the specified color transparent. 1. Expand the background file folder to vie...
Creating Planned lines in a lake from a border file   The easiest way to create planned lines for a Lake is to use the Line ...
In HYPACK 2015 the Target Editor had a makeover.  In order to be able to make targets consistent within each HYPACK program the ...
Lately we have seen a number of users having issues opening their data in Singlebeam Editor.  The raw data displays in the HYPAC...
When working in a chart datum sometimes it is hard to determine the difference in datum values. NOAA has a very useful website f...
Most dredgers want to track what station the cutter head or spud is located at. To do so you will need to do the following:   ...
If you are using ENC (Electronic Navigation Charts) all of the colors based on contours are configurable.  To configure these co...
When exporting any soundings in HYPACK to a DXF file the resolution of the DXF soundings are created using the Settings tab in t...
Finding Vdatum Zone Coverage   Vdatum Zone coverage can be found by locating the Vdatum Google Earth KML file in the HYPACK ...
GPS DIFFERENTIAL MODE AND WAAS I have recently become aware of a change in the WAAS satellites numbers that can affect man...
WE HAVE RECEIVED SOME INQUIRIES WITH REGARDS TO HOW THE UPCOMING ADDITION OF THE LEAP SECOND (SCHEDULED JUNE 2015) will effect H...
GGA - essential fix data which provide 3D location and accuracy data. $GPGGA,123519,4807.038,N,01131.000,E,1,08,0.9,545.4,M,4...
HYPACK is becoming better and better in a way we handle non-Latinic characters in the file names, folder names and so on. Few ...
To load a license file sent through our help desk or our automated Key Database, please follow the steps listed below. To load...
HYPACK has many predefined Geoid Models in HYPACK Geodesy. I want to talk about the HYPACK 2012a US Geoid Model that we have.  ...
The newest features of the upcoming release of HYPACK 2015 were recently demonstrated at our HYPACK 2015 Training Event in San A...
HYPACK launches but fails to operate on Panasonic Toughbook CF-53.    The default Intel HD video driver is not compatible wi...
***** Recommended NMEA messages: If these messages are output from the GPS receiver then more GPS Windows are available in the...
Sometimes after you click HYPACK icon (either from the Desktop or from Program Files menu), nothing happens. Below are two exa...
http://www.hypack.com/wiki/doku.php?id=devices:start [http://www.hypack.com/wiki/doku.php?id=devices:start] There is a section...
We are aware that some of the newer HYPACK keys (dongles) are not compatible with the older HYPACK Versions (2009A and 2010).  Y...
HYPACK has a stand alone CLOUD Program.  This program is found under Utilities - Cloud or Cloud (64 bit).     Excepted forma...
The POSMV status codes are not the same as a NMEA GPS. In the table below the codes are defined from documentation found on the ...
PPS TROUBLESHOOTING To use the PPS signal from a GPS for time sync you must use a HYPACK PPS box interfaced between the GPS an...
There was a discussion today about the preferred POSMV group for POSITION. There are three options to choose from in the Applani...
The convention for offsets to a mobile that references the position of a parent mobile is that the offsets are entered as if you...
REMOTE SUPPORT ON YOUR COMPUTER In the HELP menu item there is a menu item named REMOTE ASSISTANCE. When you select this m...
As part of our tools for supporting our customers we are switching to Bomgar and away from the current Team Viewer system. The f...
In HYPACK 2014 the s63 user interface was redesigned.  The programmer Bill Bergman wrote a good article explaining how to load y...
I am sure you all know the typical hot keys in HYPACK Survey when working with line files.   Ctrl+I   = select the next line (...
HYPACK has a utility under side scan which will convert HSX files to XTF or GSF file as well as convert a number of different fo...
Many times we have been asked why HYPACK xxxx doesn't work in an old version of WINDOWS. Mainly the problem is that as WINDOWS i...
One of the questions that we encounter are the different aiding options on the POS MV. (e.g. Auxiliary, Closely Coupled, and Tig...
In some cases Sidescan TIF images from other software packages have a border other than white that is not transparent in HYPACK....
TOPCON RTK GPS BASE AND ROVER SETUP - HYPACK AND TRU (TOPCON CONTROL SOFTWARE) Setup the Base Station * Enter Base Lat, Lo...
The KTC record in a raw file can be created from several different devices. Below is a table that explains the values of the KTC...
A couple of reasons why HYPACK 2014 opens in viewer mode: * The HYPACK dongle is not plugged in, the license is not valid fo...
What version of HYPACK will work in WINDOWS 8?   HYPACK 2013, HYPACK 2013a and HYPACK 2014 all have been tested in WINDOWS 8...
HYPACK 2015 with the June or July Supplemental is compatible with Windows 10 Computers.     To download the July 2015 Supple...
XML FILES - IMPORTING AND CONVERTING HYPACK has the ability to bring in XML files. XML files can be of collected survey data o...
XYZ Files in the HYPACK Shell - Thin the Soundings for display Most modern surveys contain a high resolution of data and is ha...