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 Rycom 8873 Pipe & Cable Avoidance Locator replaces our popular CAP V3+ ,heavily used by water industries and councils. It competes with the CAT & GENNY, C Scope style Pipe & Cable locators but gives an even easier to use interface and read display.
What makes the Rycom 8873 Pipe & Cable Avoidance Locator one of the simplest units to use especially for infrequent users?
The traditional standard PEAK method of locating. A method used by a majority of Cable avoidance Locators like the CAT4, C Scope. But in addition to that we have simplified operations further by adding the following features. Left Right guidance arrows assist in directing you to the service more easily. Cable orientation takes further guess work away from locating by showing you the direction of the service you are tracing. Automatic Depth, which is displayed when close to the service. You can even determine if the signal is clean or distorted by observing the signals strength and arrows together. No other cable avoidance locator comes even close to these features.
The Standard 3 watt transmitter is the most powerful transmitter in this class of pipe 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 Detector is backed by a two year warranty. You can add the optional 100mm Induction Clamp allows you to easily connect to Power and Telecommunication cables.
The Rycom 8873 Pipe & Cable Avoidance Locator is extremely competitive
Therefore it is one of the cheapest and most affordable pipe & cable locators on the market today. The Rycom 8873 cable avoidance locator kit completes our range in every price segment of the market. consequently we can 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. 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.