Obtaining RTK fix using Pointman

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Obtaining RTK fix using Pointman

To obtain RTK fix and achieve survey grade accuracy, use the mobile app of your choice.

Please see the RD8200SG technical support page for compatible apps.

Exact settings will vary per app, please consult the mobile app provider’s manual for exact details.
The following instructions relate to the PointMan mapping app. You will need a valid subscription in order to use the app, which can be purchased from Radiodetection.

Instructions for PointMan:
1. Open the app and sign in.*
2. Click on New in the bottom right corner.

*Need to activate your PointMan license? Activation codes for PointMan licenses are printed on the invoice, order confirmation and packing slip.

 

3. Type Project name and click OK

4. You should see a map indicating your location. Click on the menu, top left of the screen.

5. Enter Settings from the menu

6. Click on Settings.

7. In the Devices section, ensure that the BT modules are configured as below, where RTK82SG-XXXXXX is selected in the ‘GPS’ menu, and 82SG- XXXXXX is selected in the ‘Locator’ menu.

8. Click on the drop down next to 'GPS' and select 'Radiodetection'. Then click on the right drop down menu and select the 'GNSS Bluetooth module', starting with RTK-82SG.

9. Click on the drop down next to 'Locator' and select 'Radiodetection'. Then click on the right drop down menu and select the locator Bluetooth module, starting with 82SG.

10. Check the numbers match the serial number printed on the label of your RD8200SG locator.