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RD Map+ is the official Android companion app for all Radiodetection’s Bluetooth Precision locators, which allows operators to create utility maps in real time and share them directly from the field.

NOTE: RD Map+ is only available for Andoid devices.

Products supported

RD Map+ for Android is compatible with the following Precision Locator products:

RD8200 cable and pipe locators

RD8100 cable and pipe locators

RD8100 cable, pipe and RF marker locators

RD7100 cable, pipe and RF marker locators

NOTE: Support of the RD8200SG is limited to retrieving survey measurements. It does not support NTRIP correction (use of a third party software is required) and it does not retrieve accuracy achieved.

RD7200 and RD7100 cable and pipe locators are not supported



RD Map+ is free to download and use and does not require any registration.

RD Map+ also offers a number of features which require an yearly premium license. These are:

  • Trimble Catalyst support
  • Ability to have more than 1 utility per job
  • SHP export
  • External GNSS support
  • Push high accuracy position measurements into the locator own survey measurements memory
  • Telephone technical support

Premium license are valid for one mobile device only.

RD Map+ will warn you when accessing these features without a valid valid license:



Write to us to find out more about Premium licensing or refer to the Premium License menu for instructions on how to get one 


Minimum System Requirements 

RD Map+ minimum Hardware and Software requirements are:


Android Version

Android 11 (Released September 8, 2020) or later


Minimum: Bluetooth 4.2 LE, WiFi suggestedRecommended: Bluetooth 5, WiFi n or better


Minimum: Snapdragon 7 series or better  (e.g. Snapdragon 710, Eyonox 9116) Recommended: Snapdragon series 8 or better (e.g. Snapdragon 820, Helio G80)

GPU graphical controller

ARM Mali-G72 MP3 (850MHz)(No minimum recommended provided CPU has dedicated GPU)

RAM memory

4GB or better (any spec, DDR4/LPDDR4 or better recommended)

Internal storage

Minimum: ~10Gb free space Recommended: 64Gb device storage or better with 20Gb free space

Required download/upload

Minimum: 3G connectivity 2MPs Recommended: 4G or better 10MBs


While RD Map+ may run Android devices not meeting the specified minimum requirements, its operation is not recommended and not supported