The latest addition to the DigiTrak® family, the DigiTrak® F5®  locator offers all of the features of the Eclipse® locator but with enhanced ease of use, style, and versatility to overcome jobsite interference with 5 transmitter frequency options.


  • Five frequency options for maximum interference reduction.
  • Intuitive graphical user interface with full-color display.
  • Dual-frequency transmitters allow in-ground frequency change.
  • DataLog® LWD™ (Log-While-Drilling) option with Bluetooth technology.
  • Patented 3D antenna technology.
  • Target-in-the-box® locating.
  • Compatible with SST® steering tool and TensiTrak® monitoring system.
  • 24 clock positions.
  • 4-way toggle switch for simple operations.
  • Compatible with all F Series™ transmitters.
  • Allows driller to view (scroll through) all data logged by the F5® receiver, not just the real-time data.
  • F5® receiver is compatible with the FSD™ (F Series™ Display) remote and the DigiTrak® Multi-Function Display (MFD®).


Part Number F5R
Frequencies 1.3, 8.4, 12, 18.5, 19.2kHz
Power Source DigiTrak® Lithium-ion battery pack
Battery Life 8 – 12 hrs (approx.)
Battery Charger 12 V DC or 110/240 V AC
Functions Menu Driven
Controls Trigger and toggle switches
Graphic Display Full-color LCD
Audio Output Beeper
Depth Range Up to 85 ft (25.9 meters)
Telemetry Range 1800 ft (550 m)
Telemetry channels 4 channels
Compatibility Reads F5®, F Series™, DuckTrak™, TensiTrak®, and SST®transmitters
Operating temperature range -4° F to 140° F (-20° C to 60° C)
Accuracy ± 5% absolute


Height 11 in. (27.94 cm)
Width 5.5 in. (13.97 cm)
Length 15 in. (38.1 cm)
Weight (with battery) 8 lb (3.63 kg)


F Series™ Display

The F Series™ Display (FSD™) lets you see drilling information at the drill and can receive telemetry signals from the F5®, F2®, SE™, Eclipse®, Mark III, and Mark V locating systems. The FSD™ remote display is equipped with externally mounted antenna. Additional antenna options available upon request for increased telemetry range.

F5® Transmitters

DCI offers several different transmitters for use with the F5®system. Go to the transmitters page for more information. The F5® Locating System is compatible with DCI’s DucTrak™ transmitters, which are used for tracking existing non-metallic ducts.

F Series™ Lithium-ion Battery Charger

DigiTrak® F Series™ lithium-ion battery charger and lithium-ion battery packs have LEDs to provide quick status checks.

MFCB — Multi-Function Cable Box

The DigiTrak® Multi-Function Cable Box (MFCB) is required when using an SST® transmitter or an F Series™ or Eclipse® cable transmitter. The MFCB provides power to the cable transmitter and the remote display, and it sends


F5®  Operator’s Manual

F5™ English Brazilian Portuguese
French German
Spanish Russian
Romanian Hindi
Danish Polish
Italian Dutch
Turkish Chinese – Simplified

F5® Quick Start Guide

F5 QSG English Chinese – Simplified
Russian Hindi

DataLog® Log-While-Drilling (LWD™) Operator’s Manual

LWD™ English Russian
Hindi German
Chinese French

Log-While-Drilling (LWD™) Quick Start Guide

LWD QSG English Russian

DataLog® Quick Start Guide

DataLog QSG English Russian

MFD®/FSD™ Operator’s Manual

MFD® English German
Russian Hindi
Chinese – Simplified Danish

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