Topcon x30 problems

Secret Agronomist

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Arable Farmer
Just started using a new to me x30 in a bateman. It keeps getting confused and thinks I'm going backwards instead of forwards. Recalibrating the compass fixes it but its a pain, any suggestions.
 

Stretchy

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Mixed Farmer
I have an X25 in a Househam and had the same issue with the X25! I haven't had to recalibrate since letting it get a fix before moving.
 

AndrewB

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Kincardineshire
My X30 in my 2013 Bateman does the same, especially when reversing in to corners you get used to watching the direction and pushing the button on the screen as soon as you start moving.
maybe I’ll try a recalibration.
 

Stretchy

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Mixed Farmer
Ok I have an AGI4 receiver on RTK and only had the problem if I started the GPS while moving but once I let it get a fix and then move I don't have any issues. But there's no reverse button on the AGI4 system I don't think I'm much help.
 

AHDB winding down horticulture and potatoes operations as Ministerial decision awaited

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AHDB has announced yesterday it is winding down significant activities on behalf of the horticulture and potatoes sectors.

While still awaiting a decision on the future by Ministers in England, Scotland and Wales, AHDB wants to reassure levy payers their views have been heard following recent ballots in the two sectors.

AHDB is now stopping programmes of work that could be restarted in the future by grower associations, individual growers or the supply chain. This work includes for example, export market access and promotional international trade event work, consumer marketing campaigns and market pricing and insight information. AHDB will continue to deliver limited emergency work on pests and diseases, including the Extension of Authorisation for Minor Use (EAMU)’s and some...
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