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Leica Geosystems Introduced DIGICAT 100, DIGITEX 8/33 and DIGITRACE 30/50/80

July 30, 2002
Leica Geosystems Introduced DIGICAT 100, DIGITEX 8/33 and DIGITRACE 30/50/80

Leica Geosystems introduced the Laser Alignment-branded family of service locator tools known as DIGICAT 100, DIGITEX 8/33 and DIGITRACE 30/50/80. The DIGICAT 100 location system provides a fast and safe solution for tracing buried utility services. DIGICAT 100 utilizes three detection modes: Power to locate energized power cables up to 3m deep; Radio to locate metallic services that radiate radio waves; and Generator to locate tracer information, generated by the DIGITEX 8/33, in inactive power cable and other services. The DIGITEX 8/33 is a dual-frequency generator for maximum flexibility, which features an alkaline battery for 40 hours of continuous use. The DIGITRACE 30/50/80 is a coiled 4.5 mm diameter fiberglass rod on a reel, which incorporates a copper wire. The wire is connected to a DIGITEX Signal Generator to pass a 33 or 8 kHz traceable signal either through the entire length of the rod or just the end. (Leica Geosystems GR LLC, Grand Rapids, Mich.)