The Keyspan 19 High speed USB adapter is used to convert from D9 Serial (9-pin) to USB when connecting research equipment to personal computers.
Associated Equipment: Sokkia Total Stations, Portable XRF, Magnetometer
The driver needs to be installed on Mac and Windows computers prior to connecting the device.
These golf cases are long enough to hold a 52" stadia rod (collapsed) together with a surveying tripod. A chunk of polyethylene plank foam at each end added later holds items in place.
$200 ea from Golfsmith