UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

UtilityScan DF from Geophysical Survey Systems Inc. (GSSI) integrates the innovative dual-frequency digital antenna (300 and 800 MHz) and a user-friendly touchscreen interface to view deep and shallow targets concurrently in a single scan.

UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

Image Credit: Geophysical Survey Systems

UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

Image Credit: Geophysical Survey Systems

Applications

  • Geological investigation
  • Utility detection
  • Archaeology
  • Environmental assessment
  • Forensics
  • Damage prevention
  • Road inspection

Features

  • Panasonic G1 Toughbook
  • Lithium-ion battery (2)
  • 300/800 MHz DF antenna
  • Transit case
  • Choice of 2-wheel or 4-wheel cart
  • Dual-bay battery charger
  • 2-m digital control cable
  • Two-year warranty

Dual-Frequency Digital GPR System

The UtilityScan DF consists of the latest features, like the patented Blend Mode technology and dual-frequency digital antenna.

UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

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Target Designation

The UtilityScan DF features real-time data collection. This portable GPR unit consists of a backup cursor and cross-hair cursor that enable the user to confidently mark targets.

UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

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Premium Mobility

UtilityScan DF consists of two various cart options to improve user-friendliness on all job sites. The four-wheel rugged cart has been constructed to resist the toughest job sites, while the two-wheel cart is lightweight and simple to transport.

UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

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Enhanced Software Capabilities

Numerous modes are available to view gathered data. The patented blend mode integrates high-resolution near-surface data with lower depth details into one “blended” data set.

UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

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Data Examples

Blend Mode

Data demonstrates various metallic and non-metallic targets at several depths in blend mode. The green shaded area constitutes estimated signal floor. The red or blue dotted line determines the soil velocity calculation tool.

UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

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3D Mode

Data demonstrates three metallic targets at a depth of 1, 2 and 3 feet gathered at GSSI’s utility test pit utilizing 3D mode.

UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

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Specifications

Source: Geophysical Survey Systems

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Display 10.1"
Environmental rating IP65
Display modes Linescan, Dual and Blend Mode
Available ports USB 3.0, Ethernet and Serial
Languages English and French
Operating temperature -10 °C to 50 °C (14 °F to 122 °F)

 

Accessories

Sunshade for Panasonic G1

The sunshade for the Panasonic G1 enables users to view the screen freely in high ambient light conditions. The sunshade features a unique slot for finger access for the touchscreen display.

UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

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LineTrac

LineTrac adds the benefit of detecting AC power and induced RF energy present in buried utilities. This accessory is consistent with the 300 or 800 DF antenna and the 350 HS antenna.

UtilityScan DF: Dual-Frequency Digital Antenna Ground Penetrating Radar

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