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Schonstedt GA-52Cx Underground Magnetic Locator


Schonstedt GA-52Cx Underground Magnetic Locator

$1,135.00 $1,238.00

Schonstedt GA-52Cx Magnetic Locator

The Schonstedt GA-52Cx has been an industry standard for over 40 years.  Simple and dependable, the GA-52Cx can withstand the rigors of daily on-the-job usage in a wide range of environmental conditions. Pinpoint buried rebar, magnails, valve boxes, manhole covers and other ferrous objects without interference from non-ferrous objects.  Detects pipe lines up to spec limits of depth vs diameter.   The GA-52Cx comes with a hard shell carrying case and batteries. Size: 7 lbs. 1 oz. (45x6x4 inches).

  • Unmatched sensitivity allows you to find what you’re looking for quickly, without the risk of passing over your target.
  • Schonstedt locators last 100% to 250% longer than others, making your investment a solid one.


The GA-52Cx Locator detects the magnetic field of iron and steel objects. Both provide audio detection signals that peak in frequency when the locator’s tip is held directly over the target.

Only two Controls! Designed for one-hand operations, the On/Off-Sensitivity and Volume controls are located on the underside of the cover. This provides easy access, protects the knobs and contributes to their overall ruggedness and dependability.

  • Most Sensitive
  • Audio Output
  • 5 Levels of Sensitivity
  • No response to aluminum, brass, or copper
  • Patented HeliFlux® sensors
  • Modular construction; high performance components
  • 7-year warranty

GA-52Cx Specifications

Input Power Supplied by two alkaline 9V batteries
Battery Life 40 hours (intermittent usage)
Output Approximately 40 Hz idle tone in speaker. Tone frequency increases (or decreases) with gradient-field intensity.
Weight Approximately 2.5 lb (1.13 kg)
Operating Temp -13° to 140°F (-25° to 60°C)
Overall Length 42-5/16 in. (107.4 cm)
Waterproof Length 34-1/2 in. (87.6 cm)
Nominal Sensor Spacing 20 in. (50.8 cm)
Construction Rugged, modular all solid state in aluminum casing


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