RD500 Water pipe locator system - Quick start guide


RD500 Water pipe locator system

The RD500 is an effective instrument for locating and tracing buried plastic and/or concrete water pipes. The RD500 traces plastic water pipes over distances up to 150m/yds. from the point of application of a TransOnde Transmitter. The unit is low cost, quick and easy to use. Operators can learn to locate and trace water pipes with the RD500 in just a few minutes.


  • Simple operation - a meter deflects showing pick-up of the vibrations on the water pipe
  • No disruption of services while locating
  • Audible and visual tracing indicator
  • Variable Power Pulsers (TransOnde) supplied
  • Distances up to 150 metres may be traced
  • Locate up to 2 metre depth
  • Optional RD500-TX  Electronic Transonde for low pressure domestic water supplies


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