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Schonstedt GA-72Cd Magnetic Locator


GA-72Cd Magnetic Locator 

For decades, these iconic “yellow stick” magnetic locators have been the choice of locating professionals around the world.  daily on-site usage and a wide range of environmental conditions. When precision really matters, stick to Schonstedt locators.

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Schonstedt GA-72Cd Magnetic Locator

Audio + Visual Output for Greater Accuracy and it’s backed by a 7-year warranty

The Schonstedt level of sensitivity allows you to find what you’re looking for quickly, without the risk of passing over your target.

Schonstedt’s underground 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.


The GA-72Cd Locator detects the magnetic field of iron and steel objects. It provides audio detection signals that peak in frequency when the locator’s tip is held directly over the target. The GA-72Cd has the option of nulling or peaking.


  • Audio & Visual Output
  • Battery & Sensitivity Indicators
  • Choice of Two Audio Modes: Peak or Null response
  • 4 Levels of Sensitivity
  • Most Popular for UXO and Demining Applications
  • 3-digit LCD readout
  • Signal Strength and Polarity Indications
  • No response to aluminum, brass, or copper
  • HeliFlux® sensors
  • Modular construction; high performance components
  • 7-year warranty

The GA-72Cd-ML is designed specifically for military use.


Surveying & Mapping  |  Construction & Excavation  |   Gas & Oil Pipelines

Unexploded Ordnance Detection  |   Roads & Transportation   |  Water & Sewer


        • Switch at “A” Signal increases or decreases in volume with gradient-field intensity
        • Switch at “B” Signal increases or decreases in frequency with gradient-field intensity.
  • VIDEO OUTPUT Digital readout and expanding bar graphs indicate polarity (+ or-) and relative strength of the magnetic field.
  • INPUT POWER Supplied by two 9V batteries
  • BATTERY LIFE 40 Hours (intermittent usage)
  • BATTERY CHECK 4-segment LCD BATT indicator
  • OUTPUT Approximately 40 Hz audio tone on speaker.  Tone frequency increases or decreases with gradient-field intensity.
  • WEIGHT Approximately 2.5 lb (1.14 kg)
  • OPERATING TEMP -13° to 140°F (-25° to 60°C)
  • OVERALL LENGTH 34.5″ (87.6 cm)
  • WATERPROOF LENGTH 21″ (53.3 cm)
  • NOMINAL SENSOR SPACING 14″ (35.6 cm)
  • CONSTRUCTION Rugged, all solid state, polycarbonate & ABS casing

*All GA-72Cds are shipped from the factory with the Audio Output Switch set to “B”. This provides an audio signal that is always present. If you prefer not to hear a signal until the locator is within detection range of a target, set the switch to “A”.


  • 1x Schonstedt GA-72cD Magnetic Locator
  • Two 9V Batteries (in unit)




  • Headset (p/n: h30006)


Additional information

Weight 5 lbs


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