Summary of Contents for Emerson RIDGID SeeSnake Max rM200 Series
Operator’s Manual Series This manual covers the following drums: WARNING! Read this Operator’s Man- ual carefully before using this tool. Failure to under- For support and additional infor- stand and follow the con- mation about using your rM200 go tents of this manual may result in electrical shock, to support.seesnake.com/rm200 fire, and/or serious per-...
Table of Contents Introduction Regulatory Statements ..................... 4 Safety Symbols ......................4 General Safety Rules Work Area Safety ...................... 5 Electrical Safety ......................5 Personal Safety ......................5 Equipment Use and Care ..................6 Pre-Operation Inspection SeeSnake rM200 Overview Description........................ 8 Universal Specifications....................
Maintenance and Support Cleaning ......................... 25 Maintaining Components ..................25 Storage ........................25 Support ........................25 Service and Repair ....................25 Disposal ........................26 Appendix Appendix A: Stow Bin Instructions ................26 *Original Instructions – English rM200 – English – 3...
Introduction Safety Symbols In this manual and on the product, safety The warnings, cautions, and instruc- symbols and signal words are used to com- tions discussed in this manual can- municate important safety information. This not cover all possible conditions section is provided to improve understand- and situations that may occur.
General Safety Rules • Keep all electrical connections dry and off the ground. Touching equip- WARNING ment or plugs with wet hands can in- crease the risk of electrical shock. • Do not abuse the cord. Never use the cord for carrying, pulling, or unplugging the power tool.
• If using drain cleaning equipment and • Use the equipment and accessories drain inspection equipment at the in accordance with these instructions, same time, wear RID GID drain clean- taking into account the working con- ing gloves. Never grasp the rotating ditions and the work to be performed.
Pre-Operation 6. Check your work area for the follow- ing: Inspection • Adequate lighting. WARNING • The presence of flammable liq- uids, vapors, or dust that may ig- nite. If present, do not work in area until sources have been identified and corrected.
SeeSnake rM200 Overview Description Each rM200 model includes a built-in sonde The SeeSnake rM200 series con- ® ™ which helps locate problems in the pipe. The sists of the flagship reels, cameras, and rM200A and rM200B feature a FleXmitter ® push cables in the premier product family of sonde inside the spring assembly.
Standard Equipment Universal Specifications • rM200 case System Cable • D2 drum 3 m [10 ft] Length • One (1) stow bin Case Dimensions • Operator’s manual Length 527 mm [20.8 in] • CS6x Versa hanger Depth 349 mm [13.8 in] • Shoulder strap Height 610 mm [24 in] •...
Counter Keypad FleXmitter Sonde ® (D2A and D2B) Camera Spring Drum ID Label O-Ring Push Cable Pull Handle Handle Lock Stow Bin Rear Case CS6x Versa Hanger Slip-Ring Assembly Case Latch Feet Serial Number Label 10 – English – rM200...
rM200A Description D2A Specifications The rM200A consists of the rM200 case with the D2A drum installed. A 61 m [200 ft] Color ID long, moderately stiff push cable makes the System Weight 16.4 kg [36.1 lb] rM200A a versatile pipe inspection system. Drum Weight 7.4 kg [16.3 lb] The rM200A is best suited for lines 38 mm –...
rM200B Description D2B Specifications The rM200B consists of the rM200 case with the D2B drum installed. The rM200B Color ID Orange has a 50 m [165 ft] long, stiff push cable System Weight 17 kg [37.5 lb] and a longer spring with a second, short- er spring nested inside.
Specific Safety • Always use appropriate personal pro- tective equipment when handling and Information using equipment in drains. Wear ap- propriate protective equipment such as WARNING latex or rubber gloves, goggles, face shields, and respirators when inspect- ing drains that might contain hazard- ous chemicals or bacteria.
Operating Instructions Opening the rM200 Case CAUTION Placement Place the rM200 and monitor near the pipe Make sure the camera is completely in- entrance so you can manipulate the push side the drum before unlatching and cable while viewing the display. Lay the opening the rM200 case.
Inspection Overview 5. Unwrap the SeeSnake system cable from the cord wrap. To perform a pipe inspection, connect any See Snake monitor to the reel, power on the 6. Slide all six case latches toward the system, push the push cable through the handle to unlock the rM200 case.
Pipe Guides Camera Head Guide Installation Camera head guides can be used in smaller Pipe guides center the camera in the pipe, pipes to push the camera through stubborn improve picture quality, and help keep the fittings. lens clear. Use pipe guides when possible to reduce wear and tear on the camera sys- 1.
Integrated Counter Ball Guide Installation Ball guides are designed to slip onto the The rM200 comes equipped with an inte- spring and lock into place. Depending on grated counter. The integrated counter mea- work conditions, you can place a ball guide sures the total length of the extended push on the spring behind the camera to tilt the cable.
Drum Keypad Up Arrow/Edit Key Text Key Menu/Back Key Left Arrow Key Right Arrow Key Sonde Key LED Brightness Key Distance Key Date/Time Key Zero/Select Key Down Arrow Key Drum Keypad Meaning Open the Main Menu and exit out of menus and Menu/Back Key screens.
Drum Keypad Meaning Left/Right Arrow Navigate menu choices and text characters. Keys Down Arrow Key Navigate menu choices and text characters. Toggle on or off to show or hide preset text or Text Key* custom text. Toggle on or off to show or hide the date and Date/Time Key* time of the inspection.
Individual Components Pull Handle The pull handle on the rM200 can be locked Handles and Docks in four positions. Each position has a differ- ent purpose which increases usability and Carry Handle maneuverability. The carry handle comes installed on the •...
Stow Bin Self-Leveling Camera The stow bin provides storage for gloves, a If using a drum that features a self-level- paint can, business cards, pipe wrenches, ing camera, the bearings and weight of the or other tools you want to keep nearby. The self-leveling camera may create a swing- rM200 comes with one stow bin.
Bearings Replacing the Bearing The bearing is on the underside of the drum. There are two bearings in the rM200 sys- A different bearing comes with each D2 se- tem. The bearings allow the drum to spin ries drum. The bearing can become dirty smoothly when pushing the cable and pro- and worn.
System Cable Removal System Cable Installation 1. Disconnect the system cable from To install the system cable, follow these the reporting monitor and remove the steps: monitor from the docking system. 1. Align the arrow on the slip-ring dial 2. Unwrap the system cable from the with the unlock symbol on the frame cable wraps.
Docking System Mounting the CS65x or CS12x onto the rM200 WARNING To mount the CS65x or CS12x monitor onto Carrying the system incorrectly can the rM200, follow these steps: cause the digital reporting monitor to 1. Push red slide locks inwards so that disengage from the docking system and they do not obstruct the kick stand.
Ridge Tool Company Technical Service Department firstname.lastname@example.org or, in Push Cable the USA and Canada, call 1-800-519- Run a rag over the push cable and visually 3456. inspect it for cuts and abrasions while push- ing it back into the drum. Replace or repair the push cable if the outer jacket is cut or abraded.
Appendix Disposal Parts of your system contain valuable mate- Appendix A: Stow Bin rials that can be recycled. There are compa- Instructions nies that specialize in recycling that may be found locally. Dispose of the components in compliance with all applicable regulations. Can Holder Orientation Contact your local waste management au- NOTICE...
Stow Bin Installation To remove the stow bin, follow these steps: To install the stow bin on the rM200 case, 1. Unlatch the stow bin hooks from the follow these steps: rM200’s front and rear case. 1. Push the black button on the inside of 2.