Pipe & Cable Locator with 4 detecting methods and multi-frequency operation.


Pipe & Cable Locator with 4 detecting methods and multi-frequency operation.

The PL-G Pipe and Cable Locator provides an accurate and professional way to locate utilities. With 4 frequencies to choose from and 4 detecting methods the PL-G provides a solution for every demand on the field. It comes equipped with Bluetooth wireless connectivity that transfers the data collected to your Android device. With handy features like vibrating handle, backlit LCD display and auto Direct Mode activation when connected dedicated cable is recognized by the unit, the PL-G makes the locating process fast and efficient.

Key Features

  • Blue-tooth is available on receiver and the collected measuring data can be transferred to your blue-tooth connected smart-phone*.
  • The transmitter automatically switches to “Direct Mode” when the connected dedicated cable is recognized by the unit.
  • Impedance and phase are displayed during loop-check for more accurate performance.
  • Indicator of nearest pipe is clearly displayed on the screen and the vibration mode allows an easier a user-friendly operation.
  • The continuous depth measurement mode displays the depth of the pipe on the screen to ensure there are no sudden changes that can affect the readings.
  • Compass feature. This feature helps the user to maintain a correct path over the pipe or cable by showing visual indication of the orientation of the pipe or cable that’s being tracked.

* The Blue-Tooth feature is only available for Android devices at the moment.


Additional information

Transmitter Size

11.0 in x 9.5 in x 4.1 in (29.9 cm x 24.1 cm x 10.4 cm)

Transmitter Weight

5.5 lbs (2.5 kg)

Transmitter Input Power

DC 12 volts (Four (4) "C" size batteries or external 12v battery)

Transmitter Battery Life

≈ 20 Hours Typical(Alkaline)
≈ 8 Hours at Max Power

Transmitter Operating Temperature

14° to 131° F (-10° to 55° C)

Transmitter Frequency

8 kHz, 27 kHz, and 83 Hz

Transmitter Output Power

0.5/ 1 watt Inductive mode
3.0 watts Direct mode

Transmitter Transmitting Mode

Continuous Wave (non-modulating)

Transmitter Antenna


Transmitter Depth Accuracy

Up to 16 Feet

Transmitter Warranty

3 Years

Transmitter Wireless Transfer

Bluetooth Ver. 2.1 Class 2 SPP Profile

Receiver Size

5.2 in x 11.0 in x 24.0 in (13.2 cm x 27.9 cm x 61.0 cm)

Receiver Weight

4.4 lbs (2.0 kg)

Receiver Power Supply

DC 9 Volts (six (6) "AA" batteries)

Receiver Battery Life

≈ 8 Hours Continuous (Alkaline)

Receiver Operating Temperature

14° to 131° F (-10° to 55° C)

Receiver Frequency Display

8 kHz, 27 kHz or 83 Hz
"Radio" Mode: 15 kHz – 25 kHz
"Live Cable" Mode: 50/60 Hz AC

Receiver Operating Modes

"Maximum Method", "Continuous Depth Measurement", "BAR Method", and "Sonde"

Receiver Sensitivity

0 to 40

Receiver Depth Method

Pull up
Continuous Depth Measurement

Receiver Depth Range

Pull up: 0 to 16.4 feet (0 to 5 m)
Traverse: 0 to 6.56 feet (o to 2 m)

Receiver Warranty

3 Years