RD8000 System: Tx-1, Tx-5 and Tx-10 Transmitter Overview

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Transmitter Features

1. Keypad.

2. LCD.

3. Removable accessory tray.

4. D-cells battery holder.

5. Optional Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery pack.






Transmitter Keypad

6. Power key : Switches the unit on and off. Opens the transmitter menu.

7. Frequency key : Selects frequency. Menu navigation key.

8. Up and down arrows : Adjusts the output signal level. Scrolls through the menu options.

9. Measure key : Used to take voltage and impedance measurements. Opens a sub menu.


Transmitter screen icons

10. Battery icon: Indicates the battery level.

11. Alphanumeric description of selected operation mode.

12. Standby icon: Appears when the transmitter is in Standby Mode.

13. Output level: Displays transmitter output power.

14. Accessory or Measurement indicators: Indicates if an accessory is connected or if measure mode is active.

15. DC icon: Appears when the transmitter is powered from a DC source.

16. Induction indicator: Appears when the transmitter is in Induction Mode.

17. A-Frame (Tx-5(B) or Tx-10(B) only): Indicates when the transmitter is in Fault-Find Mode.

18. CD Mode indicator (Tx-10(B) only): Indicates that the transmitter is in Current Direct Mode.

19. Voltage warning indicator: Indicates that the transmitter is outputting potentially hazardous voltage levels.

20. Volume icon: Displays the volume level.

21. Pairing icon (Tx-5B or Tx-10B only. Appears when the transmitter and locator are connected via iLOC.

22. Bluetooth icon (Bluetooth Tx models): Indicates status of Bluetooth connection. A flashing icon means pairing is in progress.











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