This articles applies to RD8200 and RD7100 precision locators.
If something goes wrong while updating the locator software, this may corrupt the software and the locator will fail to power up . The backlight may come up but the screen will remain blank
This may happen for example if the USB cable is accidentally disconnected from the locator or power down the unit while updating the unit software.
If this happens you should be able to put the locator in recovery mode and be able to update the software again.
To do this follow these steps: