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Schonstedt GA-52Cx Magnetic Locator

Model #GA-52CX | SKU #508847

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Schonstedt has been a trusted name in underground magnetic locators for over five decades, consistently setting the industry standards for reliability and dependability. The Schonstedt GA-52Cx Magnetic Locator is no exception, designed to withstand the demanding conditions of daily on-site use and a wide range of environmental challenges. With its unmatched sensitivity and user-friendly design, this locator is an essential tool for professionals in various fields.

Key Features of the GA-52Cx

  • High Sensitivity: The GA-52Cx boasts high sensitivity, ensuring that you can quickly and accurately locate magnetic fields associated with buried iron and steel objects. This heightened sensitivity minimizes the risk of passing over your target, saving you time and effort.

  • Proven by Surveyors: A testament to its quality and performance, the GA-52Cx enjoys the trust of 85% of the surveyor market. Its track record of success speaks volumes about its reliability and effectiveness.


The GA-52Cx Magnetic Locator is engineered for simplicity and efficiency:

  • Minimal Controls: With just two controls - On/Off-Sensitivity and Volume - conveniently located on the underside of the cover, this locator is designed for one-handed operation. This layout not only streamlines operation but also protects the controls from potential damage, contributing to the device's overall ruggedness and dependability.

  • High Sensitivity with 5 Levels: The GA-52Cx offers five sensitivity levels, allowing you to fine-tune your detection capabilities to suit your specific needs. Whether you're working in varying conditions or at different depths, this locator can adapt to your requirements.

  • Audio Output: The device is equipped with an audio output, providing audible signals to assist you in precisely pinpointing the location of underground objects. This auditory feedback enhances the accuracy of your searches.

  • No Response to Non-Magnetic Metals: The GA-52Cx is engineered to detect only iron and steel, ensuring it doesn't produce false readings when encountering non-magnetic metals such as aluminum, brass, or copper. This feature reduces confusion during inspections.

  • HeliFlux® Sensors: Featuring HeliFlux® sensors, this magnetic locator incorporates cutting-edge technology to enhance its magnetic field detection capabilities. These sensors contribute to the device's impressive performance in locating buried objects.

  • Modular Construction: The GA-52Cx is built with a modular construction using high-performance components. This ensures long-term durability and reliability, even in challenging environments.

  • 7-Year Warranty: Schonstedt stands behind the GA-52Cx Magnetic Locator with a 7-year warranty, providing confidence in its quality and longevity.

  • Designed for Diverse Industries

    The MAGGIE Magnetic Locator is versatile and well-suited for various industry sectors, including:

    • Gas and Oil: Ideal for locating buried pipelines and infrastructure in the gas and oil industry.

    • Water and Sewer: Useful for identifying buried water and sewer lines, aiding in maintenance and repair.

    • Construction and Excavation: Valuable for construction and excavation projects, ensuring the safe identification of buried objects.

    • Roads and Transportation: Aids in the detection of underground utilities and infrastructure during road and transportation projects.

    • Survey and Mapping: Enhances the precision of surveying and mapping tasks by accurately pinpointing magnetic anomalies.

    • Contract Locating: A valuable tool for contract locators tasked with identifying underground utilities and structures.

    • Demolition and Demining: Facilitates safe demolition and demining operations by identifying potentially hazardous buried objects.

    Included Accessories: With your purchase, you receive a carrying case for convenient transport and storage, along with two 9V batteries, ensuring you have everything you need to begin your magnetic locating tasks.

In conclusion, the Schonstedt GA-52Cx Magnetic Locator represents a pinnacle of reliability, sensitivity, and user-friendliness. It has earned its place as an industry standard, trusted by surveyors and professionals alike. With its advanced features and 7-year warranty, it is a valuable tool for anyone in need of dependable magnetic field detection.

Receive a Cansel online credit of $75 for your next online purchase  when you trade-in any used Pin Locator (Schonstedt or competitor) against the purchase of any new Schonstedt model. Contact us for more information


Range Up to 5.5m*
Quantity Each
Battery Life 40 hrs (intermittent usage)
Material Type Aluminum
IP Rating No
Operating Temperature Waterproof Length: 34.5 in (87.6 cm)
Warranty 7 Years
Measurement Range < 4 feet
Colour Yellow
Battery Type Two 9V Batteries
Noise Filtering Output: Audio
Operating Temperature -25° C to 60° C
Battery Life 40 hours (Intermittent usage)
Brand Schonstedt
Dimensions 107.4cm
Weight 1.1Kg
Product Type Magnetic Locator