Leica DA175 Signal Transmitter

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Leica DA175 1 Watt Signal Transmitter

  • Leica DA175 1 Watt Signal Transmitter
  • Three Year Warranty
  • 4 x LR20 Alkaline Batteries
  • A100 charger

The SMART utility locator solution, including the DD230/220 cable locator series, DX Shield software and signal transmitters, is the only complete portfolio of detection solutions which allows users to detect buried utilities, transfer and access data remotely to a hosted service for multiple users, across multiple sites to manage site activities.

Leica DA175, 1 Watt Signal Transmitter incl. Li-ion battery and A100 charger, used to apply a trace signal to underground utilities. Features three trace frequencies, 8kHz, 33kHz and 131kHz with a variable power output level up from 1 Watt. to 3 Watts depending which product you choose.

Compatible with the Leica Detect DD220, DD120 locator range. 

DA series signal transmitters
Mode Output
Induction Up to 1 Watt max.
Connection mode Model dependent, up to 1 Watt or 3 Watt, when connected to a buried utility with an impedance of 300 Ohms
Operating transmission frequencies 131.072 (131) kHz
32.768 (33) kHz
8.192 (8) kHz
512 Hz (DA230 series models)
640 Hz DA230 series models)
Display panel LED Indicators:
Battery low indicator
Connection mode
Frequency indicator
Power Output indicator
Keypad 4 membrane push buttons
Audio 85 dBA @ 30 cm
Induction mode:
Pulsed output with a differing rate for each frequency
Connection mode:
Low - No output: pulsed output, differing rate for each frequency
Good Connection output: constant tone, pitch dependent on power output
Battery type 7.4 V Li-Ion pack
Typical operating time 3 Watt, 1 Watt 15 hours at power level 2 connection mode
Dimensions 250 x 206 x 113 mm/9.84 x 8.11 x 4.45 inches
Weight (incl. standard accessories and batteries) 2.38 kg with Li-Ion
Temperature Operating -20°C to +50°C, -4°F to +122°F
Storage -40°C to +70°C, -40°F to +158°F
Protection against water, dust and sand Conforms to IP67 lid open or closed
Humidity 95% RH non condensing
The effects of condensation are to be effectively counteracted by periodically drying out the product.
Approvals CE, FCC
Leica DA series transmitters dimensions
Description A100 Lithium Ion Charger A140 Lithium Ion Charger
Type Li-Ion battery charger Li-Ion battery charger
Input voltage 100 V AC-240 V AC,
50 Hz-60 Hz
12 V DC
Output voltage 12 V DC 12 V DC
Output current 3.0 A 5.0 A
Polarity Shaft: negative, Tip: positive. Shaft: negative, Tip: positive.
Battery pack
Description D Series Lithium-Ion Battery pack
Type Li-Ion battery pack
Input voltage 12 V DC
Input current 2.5 A
Charge time 5 hours (maximum) at 20°C

Leica DA175 1 Watt Signal Transmitter - Article number: 949370