Rycom Instruments

cable locators and cable test equipment

Established in 1946, Rycom Instruments® has become a leading manufacturer of cable, pipe and fault locating equipment. Originally a developer of telegraph carrier equipment for railroad communications we began designing and manufacturing locating equipment in the 1950s. Today, Rycom Instruments® focuses almost entirely on serving those in the locating industry.

Pathfinder PLS®

Built on a proven design, and with Pathfinder SAF Technology™ at its core, the Pathfinder PLS® offers RYCOM’s most advanced signal acquisition and filtering technology. The Pathfinder PLS®cable & pipe locator offers utility locators FrequencyFlex™ allowing users to adapt the system to their specific needs. Multiple active frequencies allow the user to accurately locate with a minimum of interference while maintaining the ability continue locating past faults and around conduit bends. Passive frequencies identify “live” and charged lines by their naturally occurring electromagnetic fields. The Pathfinder PLS® offers multiple passive frequencies — 50Hz, 60Hz, Radio Frequency, Cathodic Protection Rectifier & CATV — allowing line locating without the use of a transmitter.

SnapTRACK®

Built on a proven design, and with Pathfinder SAF Technology™ at its core, the SnapTRACK® offers RYCOM’s most advanced signal acquisition and filtering technology. The SnapTRACK®® cable & pipe locator offers utility locators FrequencyFlex™ allowing users to adapt the system to their specific needs. Multiple active frequencies allow the user to accurately locate with a minimum of interference while maintaining the ability continue locating past faults and around conduit bends.

Rycom Instruments STAFF

STAFF®

The staff fault finder is designed to meet the demands of the professional troubleshooter but its simplicity and price make it a tool for anyone needing to locate cable faults. Arrows on the LCD screen direct the user to the fault with pinpoint accuracy. A reference indication also will aid the user in identifying multiple faults when present. Whether you are fault locating utility service line or locating a broken sprinkler wire, the STAFF is the professional’s choice.