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Radiodetection C.A.T4 and Genny4

The C.A.T4™ and Genny4™ range represents the latest evolution of the highly popular Cable Avoidance Tools, as pioneered by Radiodetection, enabling operators to work more efficiently, more safely and to manage their C.A.T4 and Genny4 fleet more effectively.

Detect more, detect faster

The new C.A.T4 digital platform delivers highly refined locate capabilities, specifically designed to help the operator find more buried utilities. The C.A.T4 Avoidance Mode™ lets the operator check an intended excavation area for Power, Radio and Genny signals, and pinpoint located utilities in a single scan. Features such as the bargraph 'tidemark' enable an operator to quickly spot a peak response and zero-in on a buried conductor.

The new Genny4, with a new integrated logic design, provides a class-first simultaneous dual-frequency signal output design. Alongside the familiar 33kHz locate signal for general purpose locates, the Genny4 transmits a second frequency designed to facilitate location of small diameter cables such as telecoms and street lighting, including spurs. For tricky locates, the new power boost function enables the locate signal to travel further and deeper, and couple onto utilities more easily.

Dig more safely

Radiodetection's proprietary StrikeAlert™ has been improved to reduce the number of shallow cable strikes. The C.A.T4 guides users towards better and safer working practices through its optional SWING™ Rate detector and Service Due date warning.

Optional data acquisition capabilities allow Plant Supervisors to administer their fleet more safely and effectively by providing comprehensive logs of C.A.T4 usage for analysis and personnel development.

C.A.T4 is a safety-critical precision instrument and the optional 30-day countdown to the Service Due date, CALSafe™ and innovative eCert™ on-line system calibration validation capabilities are designed to reinforce company and recommended service policies.

Network Rail use

The C.A.T4 and Genny4, and their accessories, are accepted for use on the UK's national rail infrastructure, managed by Network Rail.

C.A.T4 and Genny4 Cable Location Equipment is accepted for use on Network Rail infrastructure within the defined scope of acceptance and any specific conditions in the certificate. It must be maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.

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Minimise the risk of hitting a shallow cable with the optional StrikeAlert™ which has been enhanced and optimised to reduce the instances of false warnings.

Data Acquisition

eC.A.T4™ series products can store over a year's worth of the key measurements and modes of operation. C.A.T Manager™ can be used to export log files to enable detailed data usage analysis offering multiple benefits such as identifying training and development needs, and providing independent historical records of the instrument's use. Backed-up data on a PC gives virtually unlimited record keeping for the life of the product.

Dynamic Overload Protection

Radiodetection's unique digital signal processing capabilities equips the C.A.T4 with the ability to reject electrical interference. Dynamic Overload Protection gives C.A.T4 series products the ability to continue operating in electrically challenging areas, such as near substations and under power cables, where other locators' detection circuitry may be overloaded and no longer function.

Data Sheet



C.A.T4, C.A.T4+, eC.A.T4 and eC.A.T4+.

Ordering Information

50Hz mains regions

C.A.T4 Cable Avoidance Tool
C.A.T4 10/CAT4EN09
C.A.T4, StrikeAlert 10/CAT4EN29

C.A.T4+ with depth
C.A.T4+, Metric 10/CAT4+EN11
C.A.T4+, Metric, StrikeAlert 10/CAT4+EN31
C.A.T4+, Imperial 10/CAT4+EN12
C.A.T4+, Imperial, StrikeAlert 10/CAT4+EN32

eC.A.T4 with Data logging and SWING
eC.A.T4, Data, SWING 10/ECAT4EN39
eC.A.T4, Data, SWING, CALSafe 10/ECAT4EN69
eC.A.T4, Data, SWING, StrikeAlert 10/ECAT4EN59
eC.A.T4, Data, SWING, StrikeAlert, CALSafe 10/ECAT4EN89

eC.A.T4+ with depth, Data logging and SWING
eC.A.T4+, Metric, Data, SWING 10/ECAT4+EN41
eC.A.T4+, Metric, Data, SWING, CALSafe 10/ECAT4+EN71
eC.A.T4+, Metric, Data, SWING, StrikeAlert 10/ECAT4+EN61
eC.A.T4+, Metric, Data, SWING, StrikeAlert, CALSafe 10/ECAT4+EN91
eC.A.T4+, Imperial, Data, SWING 10/ECAT4+EN42
eC.A.T4+, Imperial, Data, SWING, CALSafe 10/ECAT4+EN72
eC.A.T4+, Imperial, Data, SWING, StrikeAlert 10/ECAT4+EN62
eC.A.T4+, Imperial, Data, SWING, StrikeAlert, CALSafe 10/ECAT4+EN92

gC.A.T4 with Data logging, SWING and GPS
gC.A.T4, Data, SWING, StrikeAlert, CALSafe, GPS 10/GCAT4EN18

gC.A.T4+ with depth, Data logging, SWING and GPS
gC.A.T4+, Metric, Data, SWING, StrikeAlert, CALSafe, GPS 10/GCAT4+EN03
gC.A.T4+, Imperial, Data, SWING, StrikeAlert, CALSafe, GPS 10/GCAT4+EN07

Genny4 Signal Generator
includes direct connection leads and earth stake

Calibration Certificate reprint 97/CALCERT
eCert™ credit, for Remote Calibration Validation 10/ECERT
CAT Manager required

Support Software
CAT Manager™ support software USB flash drive and USB lead, 97/CATMANAGER
also available on www.radiodetection.com

C.A.T Manager Online
CAT Manager Online Monthly 1x PRO Account User License (1x user) (UK) 10/CAT-MAN-ONLINE-M-PRO
CAT Manager Online Yearly 1x PRO Account User License (1x user) 10/CAT-MAN-ONLINE-Y-PRO


Electricians Accessory Pack - UK 10/ELECPACK4-UK
Contains Genny4™ (English labels), Live Plug Connector (UK plug), 100mm (4") Clamp, Soft Carry Bag

Maxi Accessory Pack - UK 10/MAXIPACK4-UK
Contains Genny4, Standard Sonde 33kHz, Live Plug Connector (UK plug), 100mm (4") Clamp, Soft Carry Bag, M10 Spring Coupling, M10 Cane Connector, Clamp Extension Rod

Builders Accessory Pack 10/BUILDPACK4-EN
Contains Genny4, Standard Sonde 33kHz, M10 Spring, 100mm (4") Clamp, Soft Carry Bag

Mouse Accessory Pack 10/MOUSEPACK4-EN
Contains Standard Sonde 33kHz, M10 Cane Connector, Soft Carry Bag

Plumber's Accessory Pack - UK 10/PLUMBPACK4-UK
Genny4, Standard Sonde 33kHz, M10 Spring, Soft Carry Bag

Genny4 and Bag Pack - UK 10/BAGPACK4-UK
Genny4 (English labels) and Soft Carry Bag












Please note - Product designs and specifications are subject to change without notice. The user is responsible for determining the suitability of this product.

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