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SubSurface PL-TT Affordable Pipe and Cable Locator

The PL-TT is SubSurface’s ultimate locating system for virtually any subsurface object, offering you powerful technology for detection, measurement and operation. This Locating System comes with eight locating modes, an array of antennas, and a multi-channel processor to ensure professional-grade accuracy in field detection. Expect real time updates on line depth and signal condition from the PL-TT, as well as customizable frequencies and dual-transmitting operational modes. Perhaps the biggest time-saver is the remote transmitter, which can be controlled from the receiver itself no matter where in 400 m it is. You are looking in the right place if you need an efficient, time-saving locator system solution.




The ruggedly designed and well-balanced receiver includes an LCD screen providing relative and actual signal strength, as well as a speaker for variable audio pitch. With two-line locate modes to choose from, a peaking signal response and left-right guidance, the instrument can be operated for quick and simple locating or it may be dialed in to minimize interference. Conductor depth can be estimated by both a push button digital depth & by triangulation.


PL-TT cable and pipe locator offers multiple active frequencies ranging from 512Hz to 131kHz and passive power frequencies. Its advanced technology ensures flexibility to match the needs of the most complicated locating environments. As standard the unit is equipped with 4 active frequencies; 815Hz, 8kHz, 33kHz & 82kHZ.


Transmitter functions include transmitter induction, coupler induction, and direct connection. Whether the locate is measured in feet or miles, with automatic impedance matching from 5 ohms to 25,000 ohms and 3 watts of output power, The PL-TT will meet the challenge.


SubSurface Instruments, Inc. locators are designed and manufactured to make utility locating as accurate as you need and as simple as you want.

Additional product info

Product details

  • Simple and easy user interface with four buttons keypad panel and Digital display indicator
  • Carbon Fiber housing
  • Customizable frequencies and operational modes
  • Transmits 2 frequencies at the same time
  • Battery Operated RX 6 “AA” alkaline batteries
  • Battery Operated TX 8 “C” alkaline batteries

Package includes

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Key Features


SubSurface’s PL-TT locating system comes with eight locating modes, an array of antennas, and a multi-channel processor. Also included are real time updates on line depth and signal condition, all provided on the easy-use display. With the PL-TT, you have the freedom to customize your frequencies and dual-transmitting operational modes.


In addition, the PL-TT is incredibly practical for fieldwork and all-day labor. Unlike the PL-VF10R, this unit operates with RX 6 “AA” alkaline batteries and TX 8 “C” alkaline batteries. You can remotely control your transmitter from the receiver to more than 400 meters (437 yards) –  thus, its power-efficient model nevertheless maximizes transmission range. Finally, the High-Contrast LCD interface and back light provides a clear display of automatic depth, automatic current, and proximal directional arrows that are readable in the brightest sunshine or back-lit for viewing in dimmer conditions.


Subsurface guarantees a 1-4 year warranty, extending to 4 years when registered within 30 days of original purchase. Contact our team for a free competitive quote; we’re waiting to assist you in your purchase!


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