RD7000+ locators feature a Bluetooth wireless module, as standard, providing the ability to connect to compatible devices such as handheld devices running a compatible application.
NOTE: The RD7000+ marker locator wireless features may be subject to national and or local regulations. Consult your local authorities for more information.
WARNING! Do not attempt any wireless connection in areas where such technology is considered hazardous. This may include: petrochemical facilities, medical facilities or around navigation equipment.
By default RD7000+ marker locators and Bluetooth enabled transmitters are shipped with the Bluetooth wireless connection module disabled.
To switch Bluetooth On:
You can switch Bluetooth off to prolong battery life or comply with regulations in areas where wireless communications are considered hazardous.
To switch Bluetooth off:
Pair the RD7000+ locator to your PDA using your PDA’s Bluetooth software.
NOTE: The procedure for pairing your PDA may differ depending on the PDA make and model. The following procedure should apply to most PDAs.
On the locator:
On your PDA:
8. From the PDA’s Start menu, select Settings then select the Connections Tab followed by the Bluetooth icon.
9. Ensure the Bluetooth radio is switched on and make the PDA visible to other devices.
10. Select the Devices tab and scan for new partnerships.
11. Create a partnership with the RD7M_xxx device.
12. If asked for a passkey, enter 1234.
13. Select the COM Ports tab and make a New Outgoing Port with the RD7000+ locator. Note the port number of the selected COM port.
Successful wireless communication depends on a number of factors including: battery life, electromagnetic interference, device memory and physical obstructions.
Ensure that the RD7000+ locator, and any other wireless device is sufficiently charged for wireless communication. Note that many PDAs will suspend wireless connections when their battery capacity drops below a threshold percentage. Consult your device’s documentation for more information.
Excessive electromagnetic interference can limit the range of wireless communication and / or corrupt data.
Your PDA device may have insufficient memory to maintain a wireless link, particularly if the connection is sustained over an hour or longer. Make sure you quit applications on your PDA using the method described in your device’s documentation.
If you experience problems with the RD7000+ wireless Bluetooth technology features, Radiodetection recommends resetting the connection and then pairing your device again.
To reset the wireless connections:
If an error occurs when attempting to perform any Bluetooth command using the locator to the PDA, the LCD will display a code to help you resolve the problem on the locator.
The codes are as follows: