JW Fishers PT-1 Pipe Tracker

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The PT-1 was specially designed to locate and track iron and steel pipelines. This model serves a wide variety of applications. It will detect any ferrous (iron/steel) object that comes within it's detection field.

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Part Number: PT-1

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Discover Underwater Pipes and Cables

Oil and utility companies have been laying pipelines and cables under the ocean for more than a century. Before the introduction of GPS, marking their position was a difficult and tedious task, fraught with error. Over time the position and burial depth of a pipeline or cable can be changed due to storms and other environmental forces. Today, there is a pressing need to accurately map the location of these lines to ensure they are not damaged by dredging, dropped anchors, and other potentially hazardous operations. With a large number of these lines decades old, there is also an urgent need to examine their condition and perform a thorough inspection. The problem is, many can not easily be located.

Speeds Recoveries of Iron and Steel

To assist in the effort JW Fishers has developed the PT-1 pipe tracker. This instrument is a very sensitive pinpointing magnetometer. It works equally well on land and underwater. The PT-1 was specially designed to locate and track iron and steel pipelines, but will also detect any ferrous (iron/steel) object that comes within it's detection field including anchors, chains, dredge heads, weapons, and explosives. The range of the instrument is not affected by the material between the sensor and the metal target. The range remains the same whether detecting through air, water, silt, sand, stone, or concrete.

The JW Fishers PT-1 uses modified magnetometer technology to provide exceptional sensitivity with effortless pinpointing of targets. The device can easily locate and track pipelines within close proximity of bridges, metal bulkheads, and steel reinforced piers which would be difficult, if not impossible, with other magnetometers. An additional advantage is the pipe tracker's directional capability; the ability to quickly determine in which direction the target is located and pinpoint it's exact position.

Advanced Configuration Speeds Recoveries

Fishers pipe tracker consists of a 3 foot long probe with electronics box mounted on one end. In the tip of the probe is a sensor that measures the earth's magnetic field strength. Iron and steel objects create a distortion in the field which the sensor picks up. Field changes are displayed on the PT-1 control panel with both audio and visual outputs. The larger the object, the stronger the reading. The visual indicator is an LED light bar which illuminates more lamps for stronger signals. The audio output is heard through a waterproof earphone and increases in frequency as the target gets closer. The pipe tracker's rechargeable battery pack powers the system for 15 continuous hours.

Used In a Wide Variety of Applications

Other groups that will find this device invaluable include police departments and military dive teams for locating weapons, mines, and other explosive devices. Commercial diving companies can use it to track armored power and communications cables, find anchors and chains, locate lost dredge heads, and recover tools. Professional treasure hunters will be impressed with it's ability to pinpoint the ferrous metal objects marking a shipwreck site such as cannon, cannon balls, and old iron anchors.

The PT-1 comes complete and ready to operate. Included accessories are AC and DC battery chargers, and an underwater earphone. The instrument is depth rated to 200 feet.

Standard Factory Items Included

  • Warranty Certificate
  • Detailed Instruction Manual

Additional Information

SKU PT-1
Approximate Weight 5 Pounds
Audio Identification Yes (Headphones Included)
Battery Requirements Rechargeable Battery Pack
Battery Indicator Yes
Brand JW Fishers
Built-In Flashlight No
Search Coil Size No
Country United States
Ground Balance No
Headphone Jack Size No
Holster Included No
Includes Bonus Items No
Length 44 Inches
Operating Mode No
Operating Frequency No
Circuitry Type No
Pinpoint Mode No
Search Coil Shape No
Search Coil Type No
Sensitivity Adjustment No
Vibrating Alert No
Visual Identification LED Light
Warranty 2 Years
Water Resistance Waterproof

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Within 14 days of receipt of your on line order, you may return or exchange any hobby item in original condition. All products must be unused, unassembled in the original packaging and with the manufacturer's original blank warranty form and instruction manual. Simply call us for a return authorization code and our special returns address before shipping any product back for a refund, store credit or exchange. Refunds are issued to the same credit card, debit card, gift certificate, or other form of payment used in the original transaction.

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Security, Industrial, Makro Deep Seeking Detectors, JW Fishers Underwater Search & Recovery, DRS Detectors and special order items are not returnable.

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Our No-Haggle, Best-Price Guarantee on Metal Detectors The same low pricing for everyone! Whether you’re a metal-detecting expert or novice, we keep it simple. We offer the lowest advertised pricing allowed by contract with each manufacturer. The personalized service you receive from our experienced team is our added bonus. That's what we are all about. Rest assured, you will not find a better value online.