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CAT4 Cable Avoidance Tool (50Hz)

Radiodetection CAT4 Cable Avoidance Tool 50Hz is the standard model of the range. Using it with the Genny4 transmitter, experienced operators will be able to find more buried utilities, faster.

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Radiodetection CAT4 Cable Avoidance Tool (50Hz)

This product is now obsolete. To find out more about other models still available click on the relevant Cable Avoidance Tool: CAT4EN29, CAT4+EN31, GCAT4+EN03.


The CAT4 digital platform delivers highly refined locate capabilities, specifically designed to help the operator find more buried utilities.

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Radiodetection CAT4 Key Features as Standard:

  • Avoidance Mode for rapid surveying - Enables the operator to check an intended excavation area for Power, Radio and Genny signals, rapidly pinpointing a buried utility, tracing it across an area.
  • Genny signal locate
  • Power signal locate - Detects the electromagnetic fields generated by loaded power cables.
  • Radio signal locate - Detects long-range radio signals as they travel along buried cables and pipes.
  • Small Diameter locate frequency
  • eCert - Forms part of an annual service regime and is activated through the CAT Manager PC software (see video and PDF section for more information).
  • Dynamic overload protection - High levels of electrical interference, as found around substations and near high-voltage transmission cables, can overload sensitive electronics. This feature automatically filters out this interference, enabling CAT4 to continue locating where other units struggle.


The various models of the Radiodetection CAT4:

StrikeAlert Warning - Warns of shallow buried utilities, improved in C.A.T4 to minimise false alerts.


Comparison Chart for: Radiodetection CAT4 Cable Avoidance Tool (50Hz)

Avoidance Mode (A)
Genny signal locate (G)
Power signal locate (P)
Radio signal locate (R)
Small Diameter Locate frequency
Dynamic Overload Protection
StrikeAlert OptionOptionOptionOption
Data acquisition
Service due indicator
SWING warning
Bluetooth Low Energy


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