GA-52Cx Features

Schonstedt Magnetic Locators have been setting the standards for reliability and dependability for over 50 years. They are designed to withstand the rigors of daily on-site usage and a wide range of environmental conditions.

  • High levels of sensitivity allow you to find what you’re looking for quickly, without the risk of passing over your target.


The GA-52Cx Locator detects the magnetic field of iron and steel objects, with unmatched sensitivity. Designed for one-hand operations, the On/Off-Sensitivity and Volume controls are located on the underside of the cover. This provides easy access, protects the knobs and contributes to their overall ruggedness and dependability.

  • High Sensitivity with 5 Levels
  • Audio Output
  • No response to aluminum, brass, or copper
  • HeliFlux® sensors
  • Modular construction; high performance components
  • 7-year warranty

GA-52Cx Specifications

INPUT POWERSupplied by two 9V batteries
BATTERY LIFE40 hours (intermittent usage)
OUTPUTApproximately 40 Hz idle tone in speaker. Tone frequency increases (or decreases) with gradient-field intensity.
WEIGHTApproximately 2.5 lb (1.13 kg)
OPERATING TEMP-13° to 140°F (-25° to 60°C)
OVERALL LENGTH42.5″ (107.4 cm)
WATERPROOF LENGTH34.5″ (87.6 cm)
CONSTRUCTIONRugged, modular all solid state in aluminum casing

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