The RD8000PDL and PXL are powerful successors to the industry standard RD4000PDL and PXL pipe and cable locators. The RD8000 improves on speed, accuracy and reliability yet remains a cost-effective solution for any application

delivering unique user features. Designed with the latest, patented digital firmware, RD8000 delivers a highly controllable and reliable locate solution to service any industry, anywhere in the world.

The RD8000PXL is the industry standard high performance cable and pipe locator. It has a broad range of active, passive and sonde frequencies as well as a number of unique user features supplied as standard.

The RD8000PDL is Radiodetection’s most advanced cable and pipe locator. The RD8000 delivers a broader range of frequencies and sophisticated fault-finding capabilities. It has all the features of the RD8000PXL and a larger range of active and passive frequencies (including CATV and CPS) plus Current Direction (CD), and Fault Find (FF) modes.

Key Features

a) Ergonomics

Light weight – 28% lighter than industry standard RD4000
IP54 Rating – you can operate it in almost any environment
Transmitter and receiver feature a large, high contrast backlit LCD screen.

b) Centros™
Over 50 software and hardware patents
Combination of new and innovative algorithms with established software on a high-performance processor core
Improves the accuracy and repeatability of measurements
Delivers powerful signal filtering and analysis allowing continued operation even in the most electrically noisy environments.

c) ILOC™
ILOC™ is an advanced Bluetooth® link between the RD8000 locator and transmitter
ILOC allows the operator to control the transmitter remotely
Less time walking and more time locating.

d) SurveyCERT™
Gives the operator the tools to pass survey information to third-party applications for audit, analysis and reporting
1000 locate records can be stored and reviewed
Upload this information to PDA or PC using RD8000 Bluetooth connection.

e) eCAL™
A Radiodetection technique that allows the operator to validate the original factory calibration of the RD8000
eCAL can issue and print validation certificate without needing to return the RD8000 to a service center.

f) TruDepth™
Accurate depth readings as only indicates a locate depth when the locator is correctly oriented directly above the pipe/cable.

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