Schonstedt – REX – Multi-Frequency Pipe & Cable Locator

  • Ultralight Design: Receiver & Transmitter are under 7lbs.
  • Compact & Portable: Receiver retracts for easy carrying
  • Multi-Frequency Versatility: 512 Hz, 33 kHz, and 82 kHz, plus 50/60 Hz passive and 512 Hz sonde detection
  • The transmitter comes equipped with rechargeable batteries
  • Schonstedt’s 3-year warranty



Rex is the multi-frequency pipe & cable locator for all utilities. The sleek, ultralight design of the transmitter is less than 2” thick and weighs less than 4 lbs. At slightly over 7 lbs., the entire Receiver/xmitter system fits easily into a custom shoulder bag.

A new slim and ultralight transmitter was designed specifically for Rex. Its thin and sleek profile combines with a retractable receiver to make Rex the most user-friendly and portable pipe & cable locator on the market. And best of all, Rex is a multi-frequency locator with a price tag comparable to single-frequency locators.

REX is Optimized for Finding:

Electric & Telecomm – REX finds:

  • 512 Hz Devices • Fiber Optic Cable • Coax Cable • Sondes • Power Lines • Street Light Power • Tracer Wire

Water & Sewer – REX finds:

  • Sondes • Steel & Ductile Pipe • Copper & Lead Pipe • Tracer Wire on Non-Metallic Pipe • Irrigation Lines • Water & Sewer Lines

Gas & Oil – REX detects:

  • The path of Metal Gas Pipelines • Distribution Services • Tracer Wire • Mule Tape

Schonstedt REX Standard Equipment:

  • Receiver & Transmitter
  • Holster
  • Conductive Clip Assembly which includes Standard Conductive Clips
  • Soft Shoulder Bag (holds receiver, transmitter, accessories)
  • Ground Stake
  • Power Supply & Cord for Transmitter charging
  • REX Receiver: One 9V Battery (in unit)
  • REX Transmitter: One Rechargeable NiMH pack (12V) (in unit)
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