Customer Review #256
By: Brad BI have had four of these, and like their performance, but have lost 3 or 4 of the screw-on caps; they like to come off. Sport Dog is pretty good about sending extra caps, if you get the right service person, but sometimes you don't. So, make sure to use something to lock the caps on and you will not suffer a lost dog. Alternatively, you can talk your friends into using them and swipe their caps!
Review ID: 256
out of 5-stars.
Customer Review #163
By: Dean BThis beeper collar is pretty good. I use it on my GSP in thicker cover where I can't see him. I use it only in point-only mode. The motion sensor is a little too sensitive for my liking. If he pauses to sniff something for even a second or two, the thing starts beeping. I wish it would wait for a 5-second point before starting to beep. My unit is 4 years old, maybe they have improved that by now. I use it in hawk screech mode and at times I am sure it helps me get another bird or two because I think the roosters hold better, but not always.
Review ID: 163
out of 5-stars.
Customer Review #5500
By: Steven Fischerfrom PAgerman wire
. Works as advertised. Makes locating a point in heavy cover efficient. Not a 5 star due to difficulty in keeping unit properly placed & point tone activates too quickly.
Review ID: 5500
out of 5-stars.
Customer Review #4149
By: David McLaughlin From ABGriffon
. Hunts. Family pet. Needs better volume adjustment. Its too loud, even on low, my dog hates it and stops hunting/pointing and runs back to me.
Review ID: 4149
out of 5-stars.
SportDOG Deluxe Beeper DSL-400Rated stars from 2 user ratings.
SportDOG Deluxe Beeper Locator DSL-400
Know when your dog is pointing birds, even when you can't see him.
Know when your dog is pointing birds, even when you can't see him. The SportDOG DSL-400 beeper locator is the smallest and lightest beeper on the market. It has many built in quality features that lend to it being the most advanced and user-friendly locators on the market.
DSL-400 Features Overview
4 selectable beeper sounds: Standard Beep, Hawk Scream, Bob White recall, and Trill
Audible out to 400 yards
3 selectable modes:
Low battery detect
Waterproof and rugged
Long life 3 volt lithium battery CR123A
Manufacturer Two Year Warranty (parts and labor)
- Silent run-beep every second on point
- Beep every 5 seconds on run-beep every second on point
- Beep every 10 seconds on run-beep every second on point
Left Mode Switch Settings
- Single P/O - Single Beep with Point Only (rapid beep when the dog is on point)
- Single P/R - Single Beep with Point and Run (same as above, but beeps approximately every 5-6 seconds while dog is running)
- Single P/R - Single Beep with Point and Run (same as above, but beeps approximately every 9-10 seconds while the dog is running)
- Low battery check - Turn the knob to this setting to test the battery.
Good battery = a quick high tone double beep
Low battery = a long low tone single beep (replace battery at this time)
Right Sound Switch Settings
S - Standard Beep Tone
H - Hawkscream Bird Call
B - Bob White Bird Call
T - Trill Tone
LO - HI switch to adjust the speaker volume
Attaching the Locator to a Collar
The DSL-400 was designed to be both an add-on to an existing training collar, or to be used independently.
If you plan to add the Locator to you training collar, simply remove both lids and slide the collar through the brackets. The Locator collar brackets were designed to fit most sporting collars (1/10 by 1 inch collar). Make sure that the training receiver is positioned below the dog's neck, and that the locator is positioned so that it is on top behind the dog's head.
Both the training receiver and the buckle are used as counterweights to balance the Locator on top of the dog's neck. This will direct the loudness of the locator behind the dog. The collar can be attached to the collar provided in the same manner.
Turning On the Locator
Choose between the features and adjust the switches accordingly.
Make sure the LO-HI switch is set to the LO position for first time use. Then tighten the lid snugly to ensure the lid is watertight.
Please match the "+" and "-" polarity on the battery to the super imposed symbols on the outside of the battery compartment.
Insert the battery into the case and tighten the lid. Please note that the battery lid has an additional feature that allows it to be used as an ON/OFF switch.
Turn the lid until it begins to get difficult to turn. Then align the dot to either the ON or OFF position.
In order to test the unit, turn the dot to align in the ON position, and hold the unit motionless for 2 seconds. The unit should then begin to beep in the point mode.
The battery lid is waterproof in both the ON and OFF position. This feature was designed to allow the hunter to easily turn the unit off in the field without having to remove the collar.
Regular Maintenance and Frequently Asked Questions
Use a damp cloth and mild soap for cleaning. Do not use harsh abrasives or solvents, because these products will damage the casing
Routinely check the tightness of each lid
If volume of the beep begins to get noticeably low, check or replace the battery
When not in use, just turn the battery lid to the OFF position. No need to remove the battery.
DO NOT BE ALARMED WITH THE INTERNAL RATTLING SOUND. THE MOTION SENSOR INSIDE THE CASE CAUSES THE RATTLE TO OCCUR.
While using the Locator with an additional training receiver, be sure to separate the Locator from external antennas and the training receiver for better performance. The antenna can cause unwanted vibrations.
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