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CONTENTS
ňOVERVIEW
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ňMAIN FEATURES
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ňPACKAGE CONTENTS
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ňIMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
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ňDESCRIPTION OF TRANSMITTER PARTS
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ňDESCRIPTION OF RECEIVER PARTS
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ňDESCRIPTION OF LAUNCHER PARTS(QL, PL) 11
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ASSEMBLY AND OPERATION
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ADJUSTING SPRING STRENGTH
SETTINGS
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ňCHARGING THE BATTERIES
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ňRECEPTION
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ňACCESSORIES
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ňBASIC MAINTENANCE
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ňWARRANTY AND REPAIR INFORMATION
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OVERVIEW
OVERVIEW
MAIN FEATURES
Thank you for purchasing
Dogtra remote release bird launcher systems
Multilple releasers : up to 16 launchers
controlled from one transmitter
Dogtra remote release bird launcher system is an
effective tool to train your dogs to hold a point or
stop to flush. With a remote release bird launcher
system you can train your dogs by yourself.
Dogtra remote release bird launcher system uses a
transmitter and a receiver to release the launcher
from a remote location. Sound functions on the
receiver can be used to train a dog or to find a
launcher in heavy cover.
Dogtra remote release bird launcher System allows
you to release up to 16 launchers by using left and
right jack buttons and turning the transmitter
selector dial to the number that corresponds with
the bird launcher. Each setting will operate two
launchers.
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MAIN FEATURES
Multiple sound modes : a receiver emits a duck
call and beep sound
Range : effective within one mile
Scenting : launcher box and bird cradle are
designed for maximum air flow
Quiet launch : prevents dogs from being startled
by a loud release noise
Waterproof : a handheld transmitter is fully
waterproof (receiver is water resistant)
Multi colored LED : 3 types of LED colors show
the remaining battery life
PACKAGE CONTENTS
ňTransmitter and antenna
ňReceiver
ňBattery charger and cables
ňOwner's manual
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DESCRIPTION OF TRANSMITTER PARTS
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
ňDO NOT use the bird launcher until you have read
this manual.
ňTransport the launcher in a safe position. It should
either have the bird cradle open or if it is closed,
the safety pin must be inserted to lock the release
latch.
ňTo store for long periods of time, place the bird
launcher in the open position to prevent the springs
from weakening.
ňTo avoid danger, keep the bird launcher away from
children. Never leave a set bird launcher
unattended. The bird cradle can pop open with
significant force.
ňDo not look down upon it or into it during the
launch process because you may be injured as the
bird cradle opens up.
DESCRIPTION OF
TRANSMITTER PARTS
Transmitter
1. Antenna
2. Indicator Light
(LED)
7. Beeper
Button
8. Duck
Call Button
WARNING
Use caution when using a bird launcher. Keep
your head away from the top of the launcher
when it is loaded. You could be injured if the
dummy or bird is accidentally launched.
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3. Selector Dial
5. Left
Launcher button
6. Right
Launcher button
4. Battery Charging Receptacle
/ Rubber Plug
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DESCRIPTION OF TRANSMITTER PARTS
1. Antenna : A 2 Antenna is supplied with
Dogtra RR Deluxe transmitter. The antenna
must be fastened to the transmitter before
using the unit.
2. Indicator light(LED) : The color of the
light indicates the status of battery life.
(Green = full, Amber = medium, Red =
needs charge) The indicator light glows
when buttons are pressed as well.
DESCRIPTION OF TRANSMITTER PARTS
6. Right launcher button : Right launcher
button releases the launcher connected to
the right jack of the receiver.
7. Beeper button : Beeper button activates the
speaker horn on the receiver to emit a loud
beep sound.
8. Duck call button : Duck call button
activates the speaker horn on the receiver to
emit a series of quacks.
3. Selector dial : By turning the selector dial
you can control the desired launchers (one
to eight).
4. Battery charging receptacle / rubber plug
: Plug the charger cable jack into this
receptacle when charging the collar. After
charging, make sure the rubber cover is
fully seated so that dirt will not enter the
receptacle.
5. Left launcher button : Left launcher button
releases the launcher connected to the left
jack of the receiver.
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DESCRIPTION OF RECEIVER PARTS
DESCRIPTION OF RECEIVER PARTS
Receiver
1. Flexible Antenna
2. Speaker Horn
3. On/Off Switch
6. Left Jack
7. Right Jack
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1. Flexible antenna : Flexible antenna is located
on the top of the receiver. Please do not bend
the antenna forcibly for it can cause serious
reduction in range.
2. Speaker horn : Sound horn emits loud beep
tone or quacking sound when you press
“beeper” or “duck call” button.
3. On/off switch : Press on/off switch to turn on
and off the power.
4. Indicator light(LED) : The color of the light
indicates the status of battery life (Green =
full, Amber = medium, Red = needs charge).
The indicator light glows when buttons from a
transmitter are pressed as well.
5. Battery charging receptacle / rubber plug :
Plug the charger cable jack into this receptacle
when charging the collar. After charging,
4. Indicator Light
(LED)
8. External Speaker Jack
DESCRIPTION OF RECEIVER PARTS
5. Battery Charging Receptacle
/ Rubber Plug
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DESCRIPTION OF RECEIVER PARTS
make sure the rubber cover is fully seated so
that dirt will not enter the receptacle.
DESCRIPTION OF LAUNCHER PARTS (QL, PL)
DESCRIPTION OF LAUNCHER
PARTS (QL, PL)
6. Left jack : Jack located on the left side where a
launcher can be plugged.
7. Right jack : Jack located on the right side
where another launcher can be plugged.
1. Bird Cradle
8. External speaker jack : Jack for an external
loud peaker, which can be purchased separately.
2. Cradle Bar
7. Release
Lever
6. Safety Pin
External loud speaker (sold separately)
5. Latch
4. Solenoid
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3. Launcher Box
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DESCRIPTION OF LAUNCHER PARTS (QL, PL)
Launcher size
DESCRIPTION OF LAUNCHER PARTS (QL, PL)
1. Bird cradle : Bird cradle holds a dummy or bird
for launching.
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- Handles large birds with ease
2. Cradle bar : Cradle bar supports a bird cradle.
3. Launcher box : Launcher box contains large
holes for maximum air flow and scenting
possibilities.
4. Solenoid : Solenoid activates the launcher by
pulling the latch when the launcher button is
pressed.
5. Latch : Latch holds the bird cradle closed when
it is set for launch.
6. Safety pin : Insert safety pin to the hole in the
latch to prevent the bird launcher launching
accidentally.
7. Release lever : Release lever holds bird cradle
when it is set for launch.
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ASSEMBLY AND OPERATION
ASSEMBLY AND OPERATION
ASSEMBLY AND
OPERATION
Assembly
Figure 2. Plugging solenoid cord into the receiver.
2) Plug the solenoid cord into the receiver’s left jack.
Figure 1. Mounting the receiver
1) To mount the receiver, attach the receiver to the
launcher box and push down gently so that it
locks in place. Check to see whether receiver is
attached securely by pulling on the receiver.
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ASSEMBLY AND OPERATION
Assembly for two launchers
ASSEMBLY AND OPERATION
How to launch the Dogtra remote release bird launchers
ňFirst, test the launcher without any dummy or bird
inside.
WARNING
Keep your head away from the top of the launcher
when it is loaded. You could be injured if the dummy
or bird is launched accidentally.
Figure 3. Assembling two launchers in one receiver
1) Mount the receiver to the launcher.
2) Plug the solenoid cord into receiver’s right jack
(A 15 feet extension cable can be purchased
separately.).
Figure 4. Closing the launcher.
1) Close the bird cradle inside the launcher box and
hold it in place.
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ASSEMBLY AND OPERATION
ASSEMBLY AND OPERATION
Figure 5. Setting the latch.
Figure 6. Remote launcher released.
2) Place the release lever under the latch roller
bearing.
4) Press the transmitter’s left or right launcher
button depending on which jack (left or right)
it’s connected to. The remote launcher is
working properly if the bird cradle pops open
like the diagram above.
3) Turn the receiver on. Make sure that the safety pin
has been pulled out.
5) Press the transmitter’s beeper button or duck call
button. You’ll know it’s working properly if the
receiver sound horn emits a loud beep or
quacking sound.
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ASSEMBLY AND OPERATION
ADJUSTING SPRING STRENGTH SETTINGS
ADJUSTING
SPRING STRENGTH SETTINGS
Figure 7. Using the external loud speaker (optional)
6) Plug the external speaker cable to the external
speaker jack located on the bottom right side of a
receiver. External speaker can be purchased
separately.
7) Press the transmitter’s beeper button or duck call
button. The external speaker should emit a loud
beep or quack sound.
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Figure 8. Positioned for high launch
1) The bird launcher is shipped with the springs
adjusted in the bottom setting. This setting gives
you the high launch. Turning clockwise will
move the springs down for a higher launch: the
very bottom being the highest.
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ADJUSTING SPRING STRENGTH SETTINGS
CHARGING THE BATTERIES
CHARGING THE BATTERIES
Figure 9. Positioned for low launch
2) Turning counter-clockwise will move the
springs up for a low and quiet launch: the very
top being the lowest.
1. Charge the unit about 10 hours before using the
unit for the first time.
2. Do not charge the batteries near any flammable
substances.
3. Fully charge your units every 3 months if your
units are to be stored away for more than a couple
of months or longer.
Recharge the unit if :
ňThe indicator light on the transmitter or receiver is
emitting a red color.
ňThe indicator light on the transmitter or receiver
will not come on.
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CHARGING THE BATTERIES
Battery Charging Procedure
Note : The unit has a partial charge when it leaves
the Dogtra facility, upon receipt of the launcher
systems, be sure to give it a full 10-hour initial
charge before the first use.
1. Attach the charging cables to both the transmitter
and receiver(s), as shown on page 23.
CHARGING THE BATTERIES
4. After charging, cover the battery charging
receptacles with the rubber plugs on the
transmitter and receiver.
Note : Only use Dogtra-approved batteries, chargers,
and accessories for your Dogtra RR Deluxe System.
When a charger is not in use, disconnect it from the
power source.
2. Plug the charger into a 120-volt wall outlet(Use a
230-volt European charger for Europe.). When
properly plugged in, all indicator lights should
glow red. During the charging process, the unit
will shut off. Once the battery cable is unplugged
from the unit after a full charge, you will need to
turn the unit on again before use.
3. Full charge period for the units is 10 hours. The
lights will stay red during the charging process.
After 10 hours, unplug the charger. Now the unit
is fully charged to use.
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ACCESSORIES
RECEPTION
RECEPTION
ACCESSORIES
The
has a range of 1 mile.
Depending on the way you use your transmitter, the
transmitter range may vary.
The following items may be purchased separately by
calling our customer service at (888) 811-9111. You
may also browse the selection at shop.dogtra.com.
Hold the transmitter away from your body and avoid
touching the antenna, to get the greatest range.
For maximum signal strength, keep your unit
properly charged.
Extension Cable
A 15 foot cable allows longer distances between the
receiver and the launcher.
External Loud Speaker
Maximum Range
Attaches to the
and gives you
increase sound for windy days and extended marks
(cord 4 1/2 feet long).
Field Auto Charger
Typical Range
Minimum Range
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Designed for use with the 12-volt cigarette lighter in
your car.
European Charger
Designed for use with 230V AC electrical outlets in
Europe.
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BASIC MAINTENANCE
BASIC MAINTENANCE
WARRANTY AND REPAIR
Be sure that the rubber charging plugs are always
secured when the collar is in use. If your plugs
break or are ripped, please contact Customer
Service at info@dogtra.com or (888) 811-9111 to
obtain replacements.
1-Year Comprehensive Warranty
Dogtra Company provides the original purchaser with a 1-YEAR
WARRANTY for the iQ Pet Series, EF 3000 Gold, RR Deluxe, YS300, and
YS500. The warranty begins from the date of purchase. For the first year,
coverage is for Parts, Labor, and Accessories.
After the first year, the cost of Parts, Accessories, Labor fees, and Shipping
fees incurred are the customer’s responsibility. Labor fees will be variable
depending on the extent of the work required.
After each session, carefully inspect your unit for
any missing parts, or casing damage. Broken
casings on either the receiver or transmitter may
affect the waterproof guarantee of the unit. The
transmitter antenna should be secured and tight for
optimum performance. Rinse the unit after each
session and clean off any dirt or debris.
Storage Maintenance
Your unit should be fully charged for 10 hours
before extended storage. During storage, the unit
should be charged every 3 months for 10 hours, and
once before the first use.
When traveling, try to store your units in room or
slightly warmer temperatures, do not transport the
unit exposed in extreme climates.
Troubleshooting:
If you have any questions or concerns, you may
direct your inquiries to info@dogtra.com or call
(888) 811-9111.
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WARRANTY AND REPAIR
To Qualify for the Dogtra Warranty
All products must be registered and/or a proof of purchase is required to
initiate repair work under warranty. To register your Dogtra product, log onto
our website at www.dogtra.com, click on the warranty registration link, and
fill out the required information. Registration must be completed within 30
days of purchase. If you do not have access to a computer, you can call our
toll free number at 1-888-811-9111, and one of our customer service
representatives will register the product for you. If you were unable to register
your product within 30 days of purchase, we will accept all products for repair
with a proof of purchase. We strongly recommend keeping the original
receipt. If your product is not registered and a proof of purchase is not
available at the time of service, Dogtra will estimate the age of the unit by the
serial number. Serial number estimates can differ from the actual purchase
date. A serial number estimate is the only method of determining an
approximate date of purchase without product registration or a proof of
purchase.
Not Covered Under Warranty
Dogtra DOES NOT offer warranty for products that have been bought
secondhand or as a resold product.
Dogtra DOES NOT replace defective units or provide refunds for products
purchased from us after 30 days from the date of purchase.
Dogtra DOES NOT cover the cost of shipping outside of the Continental
United States.
Issues of replacement and refunds on units purchased less than 30 days from
an authorized dealer must be addressed to the dealer directly. If the products
purchased from an authorized dealer are after 30 days from the date of
purchase, please send the units to Dogtra for service and repair.
Dogtra DOES NOT cover the cost of repairs and replacements due to misuse
by the owner or dog, improper maintenance, and/or lost units. Any water
damage on the Water Resistant Transmitters of the 175NCP, 180NCP,
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200NCP Series, 1400NCP Series, 1500NCP Series, and iQ Pet Series, and the
Water Resistant Receivers of the RRS, RRD, and RR Deluxe, will not be
covered. All replacement costs for either the transmitter or receiver will be the
owner’s responsibility.
The warranty is void if the unit has been altered or an unauthorized person
has damaged the unit while attempting repair work.
Battery replacement by the customer during the first year of the 1-Year
Comprehensive Warranty is not recommended. If the customer chooses to
replace the batteries, any damage to the unit during the change-out by the
owner will void the warranty.
The removal of serial numbers from any Dogtra products will void the
warranty.
Dogtra reserves the right to retain and discard any parts or accessories that
have been found damaged upon replacement and repair.
Procedure for Repair Work
If the unit is malfunctioning, please refer to the “Troubleshooting Guide” in
the Owner’s Manual and call customer service at 1-888-811-9111, for
technical support, before sending it to Dogtra for Service.
The cost of shipping products under warranty back to Dogtra is the
customer’s responsibility. Dogtra is not responsible for units damaged or lost
in transition to Dogtra. Dogtra is not responsible for loss of training time or
inconvenience while the unit is in for repair work. Dogtra does not provide
loaner units or any form of compensation during the repair period.
A copy of the sales receipt showing the purchase date may be required before
warranty work is initiated.
Please include a brief explanation outlining the problem and include your
name, address, city/state/zip code, daytime phone number, evening phone
number, and email address. Or you can visit our website at www.dogtra.com
for a service request form. If the repair costs are not covered under warranty,
we will call you for payment information and authorization. For any questions
concerning your Dogtra products, call us toll free at 1-888-811-9111, M-F
8:30AM - 4:00PM, Pacific Standard Time, or email us at repair@dogtra.com
for specific repair inquiries.
A self-addressed stamped envelope should be sent to :
Dogtra Company / Repairs
22912 Lockness Avenue
Torrance, CA 90501
U.S.A.
The diagrams and representations in the manual may differ slightly from the
actual product depending on the model type.
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