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Prototek HD Series 8 KiloHertz DuraSonde Transmitter

HD Series - 8 KiloHertz DuraSonde Transmitters

Available HD Series Transmitters:
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HD-40
HD-80



HD-40 - 8 KiloHertz DuraSonde Transmitter

The HD-40 has been redesigned to be more durable. This 8 KiloHertz frequency DuraSonde transmitter is used to transmit in nonmetallic lines only. If you are locating around power lines this powerful highly efficient frequency will greatly reduce interference.

Prototek Products - Prototek Underground Locating Equipment HD-40 8 kilohertz durasonde transmitter
Prototek Products - Prototek Underground Locating Equipment HD-40 8 kilohertz durasonde transmitter

  • Stainless steel head for durability
  • Encased in a strong polycarbonate tube
  • Non-metallic locating only
  • Water tight
  • Brass battery cap and 1 AAA alkaline battery included
  • For easy use with a push rod or sewer machine check out our Spring Carriers or Dropcap
  • Our Spring Carriers are recommended to help protect your transmitter

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Frequency: 8 KiloHertz
Dimensions: 3/4” W x 4” L
Line size: 3″ and up
Range: 23 feet in nonmetallic only
Range is determined under best conditions using a Prototek Receiver
Signal tone: Continuous
Battery: 1 AAA alkaline battery

Q: Do you have a product that will help protect my DuraSonde transmitter in the pipe?
A: Yes. You can check out one of our Spring Carriers.

Q: Will this transmitter locate in cast iron or steel?
A: No. The 8 KiloHertz frequency is only used for locating in nonmetallic lines. Best used when working near power lines. Check out our FD-series for cast iron and our LD-series for ductile steel.

Q: I am using a receiver other than Prototek and I am not getting the range that you advertise on your website. What is the deal?
A: Our receivers are very sensitive, they tend to pick up the signals a little better than others. All our ranges posted on our website are determined with our receivers. We can't guarantee what you will get with other brands of receivers.

Q: How can I attach my transmitter to my push rod?
A: For rough terrain we recommend using one of our Spring Carriers. For lighter use you can try our Dropcap.

Q: Why am I not getting full range anymore?
A: As with most electronics the stronger your battery life the more performance you will get out it. So we recommend using fresh batteries for every locate.

Additional Information:
Weight - 1 lbs
Dimensions - 5 x 2 x 2 in


HD-80 - 8 KiloHertz DuraSonde Transmitter

The HD-80 has been redesigned to be more durable and have a stronger signal. This 8 KHz frequency DuraSonde transmitter is used to transmit in nonmetallic lines only. If you are locating around power lines this powerful highly efficient frequency will greatly reduce interference.

Prototek Products - Prototek Underground Locating Equipment HD-80 8 kilohertz durasonde transmitter
Prototek Products - Prototek Underground Locating Equipment HD-80 8 kilohertz durasonde transmitter

  • Metal endcap for durability
  • Encased in a strong polycarbonate tube
  • Non-Metallic locating only
  • Best used mounted on a tractor camera
  • Water tight
  • Brass battery cap and 4 C cell alkaline batteries included

*Click on Tabs to view more information.

Frequency: 8 KHz
Dimensions: 1-1/2” W x 10-1/4” L
Line size: 6″ and up
Range: 50+/- feet in nonmetallic only
Range is determined under best conditions using a Prototek Receiver
Signal tone: Continuous
Battery: 4 C cell alkaline batteries

Q: Why am I not getting full range anymore?
A: As with most electronics the stronger your battery life the more performance you will get out of it. So we recommend using fresh batteries for every locate. This also applies to your receiver.

Q: I am using a receiver other than Prototek and I am not getting the range that you advertise on your website. What is the deal?
A: Our receivers are very sensitive, they tend to pick up the signals a little better than others. All our ranges posted on our website are determined with our receivers. We can't guarantee what you will get with other brands of receivers.

Q: Will this transmitter locate in cast iron or ductile steel?
A: No. The 8 KHz frequency is only used for locating in nonmetallic lines. Best used when working near power lines.

Q: How would I push this large of transmitter down the line?
A: We highly recommend use with a tractor camera. This is the easiest and safest way to put this large of a transmitter down the line. Some customers go as far as getting some PVC pipe and two encaps. This would be like a makeshift spring carrier and is a great way to protect your transmitter.

Additional Information:
Weight - 3 lbs
Dimensions - 10 x 3 x 3 in

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Instrument Technology Corporation at 800-519-1998. For your convenience, you can request a quote from this site.

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