GA-52Cx Features

Schonstedt’s underground magnetic locators have been setting the standards for reliability and dependability for over 40 years. They are designed to withstand the rigors of daily on-site usage and a wide range of environmental conditions.

  • Unmatched sensitivity allows you to find what you’re looking for quickly, without the risk of passing over your target.
  • Our locators last 100% to 250% longer than others, making your investment a solid one.
  • 85% of the Surveyor market can’t be wrong.


The GA-52Cx Locator detects the magnetic field of iron and steel objects, with unmatched sensitivity.

No. 1 Around the World in Performance and Reliability.

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 PowerSupplied by two alkaline 9V batteries
Battery Life40 hours (intermittent usage)
OutputApproximately 40 Hz idle tone in speaker. Tone frequency increases (or decreases) with gradient-field intensity.
WeightApproximately 2.5 lb (1.13 kg)
Operating Temp-13° to 140°F (-25° to 60°C)
Overall Length42-5/16 in. (107.4 cm)
Waterproof Length34-1/2 in. (87.6 cm)
Nominal Sensor Spacing20 in. (50.8 cm)
ConstructionRugged, modular all solid state in aluminum casing

(We reserve the right to change specifications)

Standard Equipment

GA-52Cx Standard Equipment

  • Carrying Case (p/n: 206038)
  • 2 – 9V Alkaline Batteries (in unit) (p/n: B11013)

GA-52Cx Accessories

The following accessories are available to meet every locating need.

  • Headset (p/n: H30006)