Compatibility Requirements

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Identify your gC.A.T4’s software version

Android and iOS compatibility requirements

C.A.T Manager mobile is compatible with any Radiodetection’s gC.A.T4 model running software version 2.11 or higher.

Identify your gCAT4 software version

To identify what software version your gC.A.T4 is running, squeeze the trigger and press the depth button whilst the gC.A.T4 is powering up (the display is showing all the icons). Release the depth button when the letter C appears on the left of the display.

The display automatically step through the following information: configuration number ‘C’, software version ‘S’ and calibration expiry date as day ‘D’, month ‘M’, year ‘Y’.



If required, you can update your gC.A.T4 locator to the latest software by installing and using the C.A.T Manager for PC. This can be downloaded by visiting the C.A.T Manager for PC web page or, if the link does not work, by copying and pasting the following URL into your web browser: Manager/

To use C.A.T Manager for PC you will need a Windows PC with XP or higher operating system. For further information please refer to the C.A.T Manager for PC operational guide.


Android and iOS compatibility requirements

gC.AT4 built before August 2016 are equipped with Bluetooth 3.0 BR + EDR connectivity.

Newer gC.A.T4 built after August 2016 offer Bluetooth 4.0 LE (Bluetooth Low Energy or BLE).

To understand if your gC.A.T4 is compatible with your android devices you can check the label above the battery compartment.

If it says “Works with Android and iOS devices” your g.C.A.T4 is compatible with android devices running operating system 5.0 Lollipop or higher and equipped with Bluetooth 4.0 LE connectivity and with iOS devices running iOS 9 or higher.

If it does not show the statement above your gC.A.T4 is compatible only with android devices running operating system 5.0 Lollipop ,or higher, equipped with Bluetooth 3.0 BR + EDR or higher connectivity.