C.Scope CXL4 Cable Avoidance Tool
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Cable and Pipe Detectors with CXL4
- Network Rail Approved: Compliance with Network Rail standards ensures the CXL4 series is suitable for critical infrastructure projects, offering a seal of quality and reliability.
- No Periodic Calibration Required: The CXL4's self-calibrating feature saves time and resources, making it a cost-effective choice for continuous, heavy-duty use.
- High-Resolution Backlit LCD: Ensures readability in various lighting conditions, enhancing usability and operator efficiency across a range of environmental scenarios.
1 x CXL4 Cable Avoidance Tool by C.Scope
When it comes to Cable Avoidance Tools, C.Scope's CXL4 lineup is nothing short of revolutionary. Available in three versions - the standard CXL4, the CXL4-D with full data-logging capabilities, and the CXL4-DBG, which adds Bluetooth™ and GPS to the mix - there’s a CXL4 to meet your unique needs.
Unparalleled Detection Performance with CXL4
Four Enhanced Modes: Power, Radio, Generator, AllScan
The CXL4 not only offers increased accuracy but also simplifies operation. Thanks to improved performance in all four detection modes, the CXL4 minimizes the need for extensive training.
Simultaneous Dual-Frequency: A CXL4 Specialty
The CXL4 series makes it easier to detect small and poorly earthed cables with its simultaneous dual-frequency feature. Emitting both 33kHz and 131kHz frequencies, CXL4 ensures no utility goes unnoticed.
CXL4’s Sensitivity and Overload Protection
The CXL4 shines even in environments with high levels of background interference. It’s optimized to identify even the weakest signals reliably, setting the CXL4 apart in its category.
CXL4’s Intelligent Features: Your Second Pair of Eyes
CXL4's AlarmZone™ feature is designed to alert the operator about shallow utilities, customizable to your specific operational environment.
Dynamic SwingSensor in CXL4
Swinging your locator excessively can compromise accuracy. That’s why CXL4 includes a Dynamic SwingSensor, ensuring your readings are as accurate as possible.
PeakHold: CXL4’s Answer to Utility Pinpointing
This unique feature of CXL4 aids operators in pinpointing the exact location of buried utilities, streamlining the detection process.
CXL4 Business Use Cases Across Industries
The CXL4’s Role in Various Sectors
- Construction and Infrastructure Development
- Utility Companies
- Environmental Surveys
- Emergency Services
- Real Estate
- Urban Planning
- Educational Training Programs
Data Capabilities of the CXL4 Models
CXL4’s Comprehensive Data Logging
Both the CXL4-D and the CXL4-DBG models excel in data-logging. A year's worth of operational data can be stored, giving you unprecedented insights into your operations.
CXL4’s Hassle-Free Data Transfer
Data from the CXL4 models can be transferred effortlessly via USB, or Bluetooth™ in the case of the CXL4-DBG model. It makes reporting and analysis more accessible and actionable.
Data Analysis Made Easy with CXL4
The C.Scope Toolkit and Relay smartphone App are compatible with CXL4 data logs, providing insightful analytics that can inform training and operational procedures.
CXL4 with GPS: The Gold Standard
The CXL4-DBG takes things to another level with GPS logging, compatible with Google Earth™ or Google Maps™. Up to 12 months of data can be stored, offering yet another layer of analytical power.
This comprehensive guide aims to provide a thorough understanding of the CXL4 series and its robust capabilities. The CXL4 models are engineered to meet the complex demands of various industries, making them an invaluable addition to your toolset.
CXL4 Features Overview
- Power Mode
- Radio Mode
- Generator Mode:
33kHz signal detection for all purpose tracing and utility avoidance
+ 131kHz for optimum detection for short length, small diameter or unearthed cables
- All Scan Mode
- Overload Protection
- Alarm ZoneTM
- Peak Hold
- Dynamic Swing Sensor
- Automatic Daily Self Test
- Data Logging of all Locator activity (option)
- Data Transfer by USB. (BluetoothTM option)
- In-Built GPS position logging (option)
- Connectivity to Survey level GPS products (option)
- High Resolution Backlit Liquid Crystal Display
- No periodic Calibration required
- Product Validation Certificate available
- Network Rail Approved
The CXL4 Cable Avoidance Tool is available in three model types:
- CXL4 Cable Avoidance Tool
The C.Scope CXL4 is a high performance digital simultaneous dual-frequency (33+131kHz) Cable Avoidance Tool.
- CXL4-D Cable Avoidance Tool
The C.Scope CXL4-D is a high performance digital simultaneous dual-frequency (33+131kHz) Cable Avoidance Tool with in-built Data Logging.
- CXL4-DBG Cable Avoidance Tool
The C.Scope CXL4-DBG is a high performance digital simultaneous dual-frequency (33+131kHz) Cable Avoidance Tool with in-built Data Logging, Bluetooth™ connectivity and GPS tracking.
These products are designed for use with an SGA4 or an SGV4 Signal Generator.
CXL4 Cable Avoidance Tool
- On/Off Switch: Spring loaded trigger switch under handle
- Function Select Switch (FOUR position): P. Power Mode; R. Radio Mode; G. Generator Mode; A. AllScan Mode
- Sensitivity Control
Removable and user replaceable loudspeaker module
Multi-segment Liquid Crystal Display indicating:
- Signal Strength
- Mode selected
- Battery Condition
- Self Test Indicator
- For CXL4-DBG only, GPS signal detected, Bluetooth™ activated
Internal capacity for storing over 12 months of data (in normal use) logged once per second. Data logged includes:
- Sensitivity Level
- Received Signal Level
- Self Test Result
- Swing Indicator
- GPS position (CXL4-DBG only)
Bluetooth v2.1 (for Android) and v4.0 (for Apple iOS)
Standard USB Mini B connector in battery compartment. USB 2.0 Compatible
Automatic Daily Self Test
Audio beep to indicate incorrect use of the Locator
Generator Mode Frequencies
Simultaneous 131.072kHz and 32.768kHz
Case moulded from high impact plastic. Designed to withstand 1m (3’3”) drop onto a hard surface
Weight (including batteries)
2.65kg (5 lb 13 oz)
720mm x 280mm x 65mm (28.3” x 11” x 2.5”)
- Locate Accuracy: better than 10% of depth
- Depth Accuracy: ±5% @ 1m (3’3”)
- Line Depth Measurement Range: 0.1m to 9.99m (4” to 32’)
- Line Depth Resolution: 0.01m (0.4”)
- Sonde Depth Measurement Range: 0.1m to 9.99m (4” to 32’) depending on Sonde type
- Sonde Depth Resolution: 0.01m (0.4”)
Internal 8 x ‘AA’ (LR6) cells (either alkaline non-rechargeable or NiMH rechargeable)
40 hours intermittent use at 20ºC (68ºF) using alkaline cells
Network Rail Approved
Performance figures stated can be affected by site parameters such as ground conditions, temperature, and strong electromagnetic fields. Specification may be subject to change. All C.Scope Locators are in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Council Directive 2014/30/EU (EMC). Compliance has been demonstrated by testing representative samples to the relevant harmonised standards. All C.Scope Locators comply with the essential requirements and other provisions of Council Directive 2011/65/EU (RoHS).
|Generator / Transmitter Mode
|Accurate Depth Indication
|Signal Current Measurement
|Dynamic Swing Sensor
|Automatic Daily Self Test
|Product Validation Certificate
|Data Logging Rate – once per second
|Data Transfer via USB
|Data Transfer via Bluetooth™
|External Survey Level GPS via Bluetooth™
|In-Built GPS position logging
|High Resolution Backlit Liquid Crystal Display
|No Periodic Calibration*
|Three Year Warranty**
|Batteries*** 8 x AA (LR6) Alkaline or NiMH Rechargeable
|@ 1m depth
|Detection Depth (max)
|Traceable Rodder – Line
|Traceable Rodder – Tip / Sonde
|Acquisition Time – Cold Start
|Acquisition Time – Hot Start
|No. of Channels
|GPS, SBAS, QZSS, Galileo, GLONASS
|v2.1 (for Android) and v4.0 (for Apple iOS)
|PC, Android and Apple iOS
1 x CXL4 Cable Avoidance Tool by C.Scope
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