Configuring Catalyst In ESRI Collector

Document created by Tom Harrison on Dec 8, 2017
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To configure Catalyst In Collector 

NB Ensure you are signed in to Trimble Mobile Manager before going through this process. Although not critical this will save time 

Please refer to Configuring the correct GNSS Receiver Coordinate System In ESRI Collector for help with Coordinate system setup


  1. Plug the Catalyst Antenna Cable into your smart device
  2. Start ESRI Collector and Sign In
  3. When prompted select OK to Allow the app Trimble Catalyst Service to access the USB device
  4. Go to Settings  > Location Provider
  5. Select + Add a receiver
  6. Select Catalyst from the list - If Catalyst is not displayed please remove the USB and reinsert. Wait until the prompt in Step 3 appears, select OK then retry. The Catalyst USB service must be running before it is recognised as a receiver option in Collector

  7. Enter the Antenna Height an select OK
  8. If you have not signed in to the Trimble Mobile Manager (TMM) application you will be prompted to sign in at this stage via 'Trimble Login Required'

  9. Select the Catalyst receiver from your list and start your project to begin using Catalyst