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Using the Menu

 

The RD8200 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 frequency key.pngand antenna key.png keys act as left and right arrows.

When browsing the transmitter menu the frequency key.pngand measure key.png 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 power key.pngkey to enter the menu.
  2. Use the up arrow.png or down arrow.png keys to scroll through the menu options.
  3. Press the antenna key.png key to enter the option's sub-menu.
  4. Use the up arrow.png or down arrow.png arrows to scroll through the sub-menu options.
  5. Press the frequency key.pngkey to make a selection and return to the previous menu
  6. Press the power key.pngkey to return to the main operation screen.

Locator Menu options

VOL Adjust the speaker volume from 0 (mute) to 5 (loudest)
SMLOG Manage survey measurements and its communication over Bluetooth
ILOC Enable, disable, reset or pair iLOC connections
GPS Enable / disable the internal GPS module and SBAS augmentation (8200G model) or select an external GPS source
UNITS Select metric or imperial units
UTIL Enable or disable utility selection
ULIST Utility Selection – Only visible if utility section is active
LANG Select menu language
POWER Select local power network frequency: 50 or 60Hz
ANT Enable or disable antenna modes
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.
VALRT Enable or disable vibrating handle warnings.
AUDIO Set audio tone frequency level high or low
SWING Enable or disable swing warning
INFO Run a Self-Test, show the locator software version and revision, display the date of the most recent service recalibration (CAL) or the most recent eCert calibration (ECERT)
CDR CD Reset (when in CD mode)

Navigating the transmitter menu

  1. Press the power keykey to enter the menu.
  2. Use the up arrowordown arrowkeys to scroll through the menu options.
  3. Press the measure keykey to enter the option's sub-menu.
  4. Use the up arrowor down arrowarrows to scroll through the sub-menu options.
  5. Press the frequency keykey to make a selection and return to the previous menu or exit the menu.
  6. Press the power keykey 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)
iLOC Enable, disable or pair Bluetooth connections (TX10B model only)
INFO Show the transmitter software version and revision

 

 

 

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