Locating In Action

Video, news and features of Schonstedt locators on the job.

Spot Membrane Switch

Spot the improvements?

When Schonstedt customers talk, our engineers listen. The new changes we made to the Spot magnetic locator aren’t ground-breaking. They just make our next generation “yellow stick” a little better, and your locating job a little easier. Spot now comes with a new anti-roll guard, an improved control panel, and with the implementation of “gain memory”, the gain setting is memorized when the unit is turned off. >> Learn more about “Spot 2.0” on our Website  

RD5100H20+ Precision Pipe & Cable Locator

Schonstedt is Now Offering the Radiodetection 5100H2O+

In partnership with Radiodetection, Schonstedt Instrument Company is proud to welcome the RD5100H2O+ Precision Pipe & Cable Locator to the Schonstedt family of underground locating equipment. The RD5100H2O+ brings several innovative features to Schonstedt’s pipe & cable line. iLOC™ allows the operator to control the transmitter remotely using the receiver 4k CD* (Current Direction) allows the operator to accurately identify the correct pipe or cable cable among a number of other parallel pipes or cables StrikeAlert™ provides visual and audio warnings of shallow cables to further reduce the risk of accidents     Learn more about the RD5100H2O+ Precision Pipe and Cable locator by…

Loki Pipe & Cable

Loki Sweeps the Locating World

Schonstedt Instrument Company is pleased to announce the launch of Loki, a multi-frequency locator designed to “sweep” large areas to quickly and easily locate buried assets. Loki is designed for utilities and construction crews seeking a user-friendly, lower-cost pipe and cable locator. Available in two models, Contractor and Utilities, each model is optimized to perform in the demanding environments of the construction and utilities industries. Loki combines new and innovative features to find buried pipes and cables more efficiently. As the first Schonstedt pipe and cable locator with “Dual Mode” capabilities, Loki can simultaneously search for and identify transmitter and…

Schonstedt Humanitarian Demining Locators Deployed to Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Since the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s independence in 1960, the country has been locked in a spiral of armed conflict that has resulted in nationwide contamination of explosive hazards. The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) has been present in the DRC since 2002, supporting the National Mine Action Authority (CCLAM) in coordinating the survey and clearance activities of suspected hazardous areas identified throughout the country. In August 2018, the Schonstedt Humanitarian Demining Initiative (SHDI) deployed ten (10) locators to the DRC to aid in the detection of buried landmines, explosive remnants of war (ERW) and other unexploded ordnance…


Schonstedts at work in Baku

AS REPORTED BY AZERNEWS 06/27/17 — By Rashid Shirinov An unexploded 76-millimeter artillery shell was detected in the Sabunchu district of Baku on the territory called ‘Gulchuluk state farm’ while inspecting a garden, the Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) told Trend on June 26. ANAMA took the detected ammunition from the territory to defuse it. In general, ANAMA specialists detected 5,780 unexploded ordnance, as well as 191 anti-tank and 30 anti-personnel mines, in Azerbaijan since early 2017. >Read the full story here


New Field Training Video Page

You asked for it, you got it! Now you can access the field training video clips you need from your mobile device. This new library of clips uses “responsive design” to optimize viewing of the most requested training segments. Click here to access the page

Is Maggie YOUR New Best Friend?

Reports from the field are in, and users of the new Maggie—especially surveyors—are loving this new pistol-grip locator! Maggie combines the best features of two flagship Schonstedt products: the sensitivity and precision of the GA-52Cx, and the single-handed operation of the GA-92XT. Also getting rave reviews is Maggie the Mascot, our canine companion trained to sniff out underground ferrous metals! Learn more about Maggie here!

SHDI in Azerbaijan

The Schonstedt Humanitarian Demining Initiative (SHDI) continues to help save lives in countries that need it the most. Here’s a recent posting from the Azeri News Agency (APA). Baku – APA. Azerbaijan National Agency for Mine Action (ANAMA) on Wednesday released a report on the unexploded ordnances (UXO) discovered in the Terter district. According to the report, two UXOs, as well as the detonating fuse of a 122 mm artillery shell were seized as a result of the inspection conducted at five explosion sites in the Jamilli village of Terter. In general, from 7 April to 22 June, ANAMA inspected…