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Rycom 8873 Pipe & Cable Avoidance Locator Kit

  • Low cost, simple to use Pipe & Cable locator
  • Simple PEAK location with left right guidance assist
  • High performance Passive Power & Radio (RF) Modes
  • Cable orientation with Automatic Depth
  • 33 kHz Locate Frequency with option of 131 kHz High Frequency mode
  • 512, 640 Hz and 33 kHz Sonde/Camera Frequencies
  • Class Leading 3 watt high Powered Transmitter
  • Transmitter display to indicate signal quality
  • Included Bag, Direct Connecting leads & Earth-stake
  • Perfect for Water Authorities, plumbers or Councils
  • Option of including a 100 mm Clamp for locating power


NOTE: This is not a Telstra compliant locator

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Pipe & Cable Avoidance Locators or as the industry describes as cable avoidance tools, are a low cost and effective and easy way of locating services. The 8873 replaces our popular CAP V3+ ,heavily used by water industries and councils.

What makes the Rycom 8873 Pipe & Cable Avoidance Locators one of the simplest units to use especially for infrequent users?

Standard PEAK method of locating, Left Right guidance arrows to assist in directing you to the service. Cable orientation takes further guess work away from locating by showing you the direction of the service you are tracing. No need to press depth keys as the 8873 automatically displays Depth when close to the service.

The Standard 3 watt transmitter is the most powerful transmitter in this class of locator. It is at least 2 watts more than most of our competitors. Extra power allows the operator to push stronger signals out onto a service, important when locating larger pipes. The Rycom 8873 Pipe & Cable avoidance locators are backed by a two year warranty. The optional 100mm Induction Clamp allows you to easily connect to Power and Telecommunication cables.

The Rycom 8873 Pipe & Cable Avoidance Locators is extremely competitive

being one of the cheapest and most affordable pipe & cable locators on the market today. This now completes our range in every price segment of the market. We can also offer special discounts with multiple purchases.  Customers have the option to attend our comprehensive training sessions. We can arrange this onsite, or at our training centre, call for further details and pricing. In the future we will be offering videos for our customers on the basic use of the machine so stay tuned for these.

The Rycom 8873 is not a Telstra compliant locator. When required to locate Telstra’s infrastructure you should become accredited and use a compliant locator. The Rycom 8869 S or Rycom 8869 PRO are good choices as a low cost alternative for a Telstra compliant locator. A requirement for your DBYD assessment. For further information on what type of locator is required by Telstra please read our article in what makes a Compliant locator for Telstra & DBYD accreditation requirements.


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