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.