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Hot Spot Locator


The new Gen-Eye Hot-Spot pipe locator makes locating easier than ever. Its total field antenna array and on-screen icons lead you right to your target, without the long learning curve


Whether you’re an experienced pro or a first time user, you can quickly locate inspection cameras, sondes, active power lines and utility lines with pinpoint accuracy. No need to interpret numbers and bar graphs.

The easy-to-see auto backlit LCD display shows you the way with arrows that point you in the right direction every time. Utility line location and active buried power line locating is just as easy.

The Hot-Spot is the industry’s most rugged locator. Rated at IP65, it is dust and dirt proof, and water resistant. It passed the one meter drop test and the screen passed the 18” steel ball drop test

Hot Spot Locator


Gen-Eye Hot Spot Locator Features

  • Easy to read display
    Icons lead you to your target. Auto backlight lets you locate in dimly lit areas.

  • Total field antenna array
    Allows you to locate from any direction.

  • Line direction compass
    Tells you the lay of the pipe.

  • Industry’s most rugged locator:
    Its IP65 rating is the industry’s highest for performing in dusty, dirty or wet jobsite conditions. Passed 1-meter drop test; screen passed 18" steel ball drop test.

  • Superior Battery Life
    Lasts approximately 30 hours – more than twice as long as others. Automatic shutdown feature saves power.

  • Expanded Frequencies
    Locates two sonde frequencies, two power frequencies and four line frequencies (with external transmitter).

  • Upgradeable Software
    Use the USB port to upgrade software in the field or for a screen capture.

  • Simple, menu-based user interface
    No need for multiple screens. Easy-to-access menus make it easier to use than other locators.

The Gen-Eye Hot Spot Locator and Transmitter are so easy to use, you find locating to be faster and more productive. That means more profitability for your business. To really appreciate how easy the Gen-Eye Hot Spot is to use, you have to try it for yourself.

For a free demonstration, or to see General’s
complete line of camera inspection systems, contact us, or click here.

Gen-Eye Hot Spot Locator Units:

Gen-Eye Hot Spot Pipe Locator w/Padded Bag

GL-101 Padded Bag for Locator (Included w/GL-100, GL-180, & GL-185)
GL-180 Gen-Eye Hot Spot Pipe Locator/1-Watt Transmitter Combination
GL-185 Gen-Eye Hot Spot Pipe Locator/5-Watt Transmitter Combination

Gen-Eye Hot Spot Locator Specifications:
Camera/Sonde Frequencies:

512 Hz and 33KHz

Line/Utility Frequencies: 1KHz, 8KHz, 33KHz, 65KHz
Active Power Line Frequencies: 60/50Hz and 180/150Hz
Depth Range: 10 ft. in cast iron pipe/20 ft. in clay or plastic
Screen: LCD Digital Signal Read-Out, Graphic Display, Directional Arrows, Null Icon, Camera Icon, Utility Icon, Audible Tone, Auto Digital Depth, Battery Status, Auto Backlight
Antenna Configurations: Total Field, Single Peak, Twin Peak, Null and Left/Right (Line Location Only)
External Ports: Mini USB
Weight: 4.8 lbs./2.18 Kg
Batteries: 2 D-cell alkaline (Approximately 30 hours of life)
Operating Temperature Range: -4° F to 122° F (-20° C to 50° C)

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