GA-92XTd Features

NEW for 2016: GA-92XTd with Membrane Switch & Precision Signal Strength Indicator

Feedback from our customers has always been vital to driving product innovation at Schonstedt. Our popular GA-92XTd magnetic locator was introduced in 2002 and quickly became known as the most portable and easy-to-use locator on the market. And now with a new membrane switch to enhance single-handed control and operation, it remains the locator of choice for all-around use.


  • One hand operation
  • Extended mode for great accuracy; retracts for easy carrying and storage
  • Fingertip control of volume and sensitivity
  • Quick change battery compartment
  • Battery indicator

One hand operation makes finding faster, providing both audio and visual indication of ferrous objects up to 16 feet underground. And the new XTd follows the Schonstedt tradition of ruggedness and reliability. So go ahead, make your move to the new Schonstedt GA-92XTd.

You’re a highly trained, experienced professional but carrying heavy tools is still part of the job. When you have your hands full on the job site, carry the XTd on your hip. With one hand, you can detect the magnetic fields of all ferromagnetic objects property markers, manholes, septic tanks, well casings, valve boxes, cast iron pipes, steel drums, unexploded ordnance up to sixteen feet below the surface.

  • Most portable and ergonomic
  • Smallest for easy storage
  • Membrane Switch for Single-Handed Operation
  • Battery Replacement in grip (does not expose electronics)
  • Audio & Visual Output
  • Battery & Sensitivity Indicators
  • Operates in both retracted and extended modes
  • Signal Strength and Polarity Indications
  • No response to aluminum, brass, or copper
  • Patented HeliFlux® sensors
  • Modular construction; high performance components; 7-year warranty

Need a pipe & cable locator, too?

Check out the NEW Multi-Purpose Combo Kit here.


GA-92XTd Specifications

Audio OutputSignal increases or decreases in frequency with signal strength (gradient field intensity). Audio frequency range - 30 to 4000 Hz.
Visual Output*Visual: Expanding bar-graphs indicate polarity (positive or negative) and signal strength. Digital readout shows gradient field intensity expressed in milligauss (mG). Range – 0 to 500 mG
Battery Indicator4-segment LCD
Gain4-Level LCD - Low (L), Medium (M), High (H), Extra High (XH)
Volume3 Levels, Muted, Medium and Maximum
Input PowerSupplied by one 9V lithium battery (lithium recommended, but not required)
Battery Life24 Hours (intermittent usage)
Operating Temp-13° F to 140° F (-25° C to 60° C)
Overall LengthOpen – 26” (66 cm)
Closed – 15.5” (39 cm)
Water Resistant Length11.5” (29 cm), only when operated in open position
Nominal Sensor Spacing9.5” (24 cm)
WeightApproximately 2.4 lb (1.1 kg)
Construction MaterialHigh impact ABS

(We reserve the right to change specifications)

Standard Equipment

GA-92XTd Standard Equipment

  • Carrying Case (p/n: XT50000)
  • Holster & Belt (p/n: XT30000)
  • 1 – 9V Lithium Battery (in unit) (p/n: B11014)



GA-92XTd Accessories

The following accessories are available to meet every locating need.

  • Headset (p/n: XT40000)