Menu Options

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Using the Menu

The RD7100 locator and transmitter menus allow you to select or change system options. Once entered, the menu is navigated using the arrow keys. Navigation is consistent on both the transmitter and the locator. In the menu the options will appear in the bottom left-hand corner of the display. Note that when browsing the locator menu, the and keys act as left and right arrows. When browsing the transmitter menu the and keys act as left and right arrows. The right arrow enters a sub-menu and the left arrow selects the option and returns to the previous menu.

Navigating the locator menu

  1. Press the key to enter the menu.
  2. Use the or keys to scroll through the menu options.
  3. Press the key to enter the option's sub-menu.
  4. Use the or arrows to scroll through the sub-menu options.
  5. Press the key to make a selection and return to the previous menu
  6. Press the key to return to the main operation screen.

Locator Menu options

VOL Adjust the speaker volume from 0 (mute) to 3 (loudest)
GPS Enable / disable the internal GPS module and SBAS augmentation (GPS models)
UNITS Select metric or imperial units
INFO Run a Self-Test, display the date of the most recent service re-calibration (M CAL) or the most recent eCert calibration
CAL Displays the date of the last calibration or eCert calibration validation
LANG Select menu language
POWER Select local power network frequency: 50 or 60Hz
ANT Enable or disable antenna modes with the exception of Peak
FREQ Enable or disable individual frequencies
ALERT Enable or disable StrikeAlert
BATT Set battery type: Alkaline, NiMH or Li-Ion
ARROW Select NULL or proportional Guidance (GUIDE) arrows in Peak+ mode
COMP Enable or disable display of the Compass feature.

Navigating the transmitter menu

  1. Press the key to enter the menu.
  2. Use the or keys to scroll through the menu options.
  3. Press the key to enter the option's sub-menu.
  4. Use the orarrows to scroll through the sub-menu options.
  5. Press the key to make a selection and return to the previous menu or exit the menu.
  6. Press the key to return to the main operation screen.

Transmitter Menu options

VOL Adjust the speaker volume from 0 (mute) to 3 (loudest)
FREQ Enable or disable individual frequencies
BOOST Boost transmitter output for a specified period of time (in minutes)
LANG Select menu language
OPT F Run SideStepauto™ to auto-select a locate frequency for the connected utility
BATT Set battery type: Alkaline, NiMH or LiIon. Select Eco mode (alkaline batteries only)
MAX P Set the transmitter to output its maximum wattage.
MODEL Match the transmitter setting to the model of your locator
MAX V Set the output voltage to maximum (90V)
   



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