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Tx-5 Signal Transmitter (5 Watt)

Radiodetection Tx-5 Multifunction Signal Transmitter has a higher power of 5 Watt & also features induction capability as well as Fault-Find detect & pinpoint insulation faults. Designed to support RD7100 & RD8100 Cable, Pipe & RF Marker Locators.

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Radiodetection Tx-5 Signal Transmitter

The Radiodetection Tx-5 Transmitter has a higher power and induction capability as well as Fault-Find.

Designed for use with a locator or marker locator from Radiodetection’s precision locator range (RD8200, RD7200) to find and trace cables and pipes. Use with a PCM locator to boost the locate signal for a pipeline survey.  Together they meet the demands of tracing utilities through today’s complex underground infrastructure.

The Tx-5 is built for on-site usage and comes complete with a shock resistant, IP65 ingress protected casing which protects against knocks, drops, water and dust.  Other convenient hardware features include a removable accessory tray and a large, high-contrast, backlit LCD screen.


Radiodetection Tx-5 Key Features:

  • Apply a Fault-Find Signal with the Tx-5 transmitter (or Tx-10) and use an accessory A-frame to detect and pinpoint insulation faults. 
  • iLOC remote control - an advanced Bluetooth link between the RD8100 locator and transmitter, allowing you to control the locate signal’s power and frequency from up to 1400 feet / 450 meters away.  Less time walking and more time locating!  (see options in dropdown product selector)
  • Automatic impedance matching - Transmit your locate signal as far as possible by automatically matching the transmitter impedance to that of your target cable.
  • Its multimeter function measures output voltage, line voltage, current, impedance and power, and characterise faults on the target line before beginning a survey.
  • Accessories to optimise the system to your needs.
  • 90V maximum output - High voltage output makes sure that you can get locatable signal onto even high impedance lines like telephone pairs.
  • SideStepAuto - The transmitter can be used to recommend a general-purpose locate frequency for the intended locate task by measuring the impedance of the target cable or pipe.


Radiodetection TX-5 Battery Options:

  • Extend alkaline battery life by enabling ECO mode
  • Lithium Ion battery pack option -No need for operators to replace, manage and recycle alkaline battery cells, reducing the associated costs, workload and environmental burden.


Radiodetection TX-5 Performance:

Max power output: 5W
Max voltage output: 90V
Max current output: 0.5A
Induction field strength: 0.9


Comparison Chart for: Radiodetection Tx-5 Signal Transmitter (5 Watt)

Max. Output Power1W5W5W10W10W
Active Frequencies1616161636
Induction frequencies88888
Current Direction Frequencies614
iLOC remote control
Fault Find
Relative induction field strength0.70.850.8511
Eco Mode____
Lithium-Ion BatteryOptionOptionOptionOptionOption
3 year warranty on registration*
_ Available but disabled by default


Accessory Code Description Price (Ex VAT)
10/GENNY-LCC Live Cable Connector £237.00 ADD
10/TX-ACHARGER-LION Li-Ion automotive charger price on request
10/TX-APSU 12V Car Power Lead with Isolation Transformer £345.00 ADD
10/TX-BATPACK-LION Li-Ion rechargeable battery pack price on request
10/TX-CD-CLAMP CD Transmitter Clamp £696.00 ADD
10/TX-CLAMP-100 Accessory 4 inch (100mm) Transmitter Clamp £248.00 ADD
10/TX-CLAMP-130 5 inch (130mm) Transmitter Clamp £349.00 ADD
10/TX-CLAMP-215 8.5 inch (215mm) Transmitter Clamp £388.00 ADD
10/TX-CLAMP-50 2 inch (50mm) Transmitter Clamp £269.00 ADD
10/TX-CLAMP-EXTROD Signal Clamp Extension Rod £37.00 ADD
10/TX-CONNECTION-KIT Transmitter Connection Kit Contains: Earth Reel; Earth Stake; Connection Leads and Magnet £142.00 ADD
10/TX-DC-LEAD Tx Direct Connection Lead £109.00 ADD
10/TX-EARTHSTAKE New Short Earth Stake £25.00 ADD
10/TX-MABATPACK-LION-K Li-Ion rechargeable battery full kit price on request
10/TX-MBATPACK-LION-K Li-Ion rechargeable battery mains kit price on request
10/TX-MCHARGER-LION Li-Ion mains charger price on request
10/TX-MPSU Mains PSU £247.00 ADD
26/UNICHARGER Universal charger £50.00 ADD