RD7100 - System Overview

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RD7100 Locator

Locator Features

  1. Keypad
  2. LCD with auto back-light

  3. Speaker

  4. Battery compartment

  5. Optional Lithium-Ion battery pack

  6. Accessory connector

  7. Headphone connector

  8. USB connector (inside the battery compartment)

Locator keypad functions

9. Power key : Switches the unit on and off. Opens the locator menu

10.Frequency key : Selects frequency. Closes sub-menu.

11.Up and down arrows : Adjusts the locator signal gain. Scrolls through the menu options.

12.Antenna key : toggles Peak, Peak+, Null, Broad Peak and Guidance modes. Opens a sub-menu.


Locator screen icons

13. Indicates the signal strength and Peak marker

14. Signal strength: Numerical indication of signal strength.

15. Null / Proportional Guidance arrows: Indicates the location of the line relative to the locator.

16. Battery icon: Indicates the battery level

17. Gain readout

18. Volume icon: Displays the volume level

19. Radio Mode: Indicates when Radio Mode is active.

20. Power Mode: Indicates when Power Mode is active.

21. Accessory indicator: Indicates when an accessory is connected.

22. A-Frame icon: Indicates when the A-Frame is connected.

23. Frequency / current / menu readout.

24. Antenna mode icon: Indicates antenna selection: Peak, Null, Peak+ and Guidance Mode (model dependent).

25. Sonde icon: Indicates that the signal source is from a sonde.

26. Line icon: Indicates that the signal source is from a line.

27. Compass indicator: Shows the direction of the located cable relative to the locator.

28. Transmitter standby indicator.

29.Depth readout.

30. GPS Status icon (GPS models only): One bar indicates that GPS is active. 3 bars indicates that the GPS has locked to the GPS satellite system.

31. GPS Signal quality icon (GPS models only): Indicates the quality of the signal being received