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When precision and accuracy matter most
Locate in congested areas and in the presence of strong interfering signals.
Locating and tracing a specific utility in congested areas can be challenging. The RD8200 enables the field technician to confirm they are following the correct line, check for interference and avoid false positives, giving them confidence in the quality of their work.
Produce cm-accurate utility maps
The demand for accurate utility maps is growing rapidly. The RD8200 precision locator can be connected with external GNSS systems, such as the Trimble Catalyst, and RD MAP+ to deliver cm-accurate maps.
A congested area
is a site with multiple cables and pipes buried closely together and often crossing each other, such as industrial or urban environments. Interference is an electrical disturbance that can affect the accuracy of the locator, typically caused by substations and buried or overhead high voltage cables
RD8200 locators: Take the next step in locating buried infrastructure
Locating and protecting buried infrastructure is a key operation for many industries. Locator technicians need reliable equipment that can be used all day, every day in tough environments. They demand tools that can deliver efficient operations, high levels of safety and precise and accurate measurements.
Designed with operators in mind, the new RD8200 and their transmitters are our most advanced cable range of precision locators yet. Created and built in the UK, they are subjected to a rigorous test regime and quality checks before leaving our factory, continuing our long tradition of high quality and reliability.
The RD8200 offer a set of new features to improve operational efficiency and adherence to best practice.
Swing Warning System to drive correct usage:
Locators must be kept perpendicular to the ground for best accuracy. The RD8200 have a built-in gyroscopic measurement system, which alerts the user of excessive swing, driving correct usage.
High performance audio system to allow operations in noisy environments:
The new locators have a new waterproof speaker housing, positioned to provide maximum feedback to the operator and tuned for optimum resonance for the frequency tones chosen. Five power output levels assist technicians working in challenging environments.
Vibration feedback system to reduce the chance of missed warnings:
The locator handle vibrates when alerts activate, leaving the operator to concentrate on the job at hand.
Automatic logging system to influence on-site behavior:
The RD8200 records details on how, when and where it is used. This information can be utilized to drive best practices, identify training needs and maximize operator productivity.
Bluetooth BLE technology to be ready for a connected world:
The new single or dual Bluetooth system offers a new connectivity platform designed to offer future upgrades and connectivity solutions. Radiodetection and their distributor partners can also offer local training, that can be customized to meet specific needs, as well as support to maximize business continuity and efficiency.
The RD8200 Receivers are backed by a three-year warranty when you register your unit online.
RD8200 Specific Information:
- Simultaneous display of depth and current
- Compass, active modes and passive modes (User Configurable
- Dynamic Overload Protector
- Power (50/60 Hz selectable) broad band, selective harmonics
- Power, Power Filters, Radio, CPS (100/120Hz, no more CATV mode
- Depth in Power Mode
- Swing Measurements / Warnings, Haptic Feedback
- Sounds 3db higher than other locators, High Pitch option for noisy environments, Speaker in back
- Improved Battery Monitoring when using ALK, NIMH, LIION. (NIMH, LIION OPTINAL)
- Peak, Null, Peak-Plus, Guidance Mode, Broad Peak
- All Sonde Frequencies (512Hz, 640Hz, 8kHz, 33kHz)
- 22 Locator Frequencies (From 512Hz to 200kHz)
- 14 Current Direction Frequencies 219.9Hz / 439.8Hz to 4096Hz / 8192Hz
- Fault Finding Modes 8kHz and 256Hz
- iLOC (Bluetooth)
- USB Type C
- eCERT over USB
- RD Manager Online (RDMO) Support PC software
- 3 Year Warranty when you register your Receiver Wand with Radiodetection.
- 1 Year Warranty for the Transmitter Box.
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