Ground Penetrating Radar Utility Locator

The PinPointR has been developed to maximize in-field productivity by utilizing ImpulseRadar’s innovative real-time sampling (RTS) dual-channel antenna technology, which provides incredible bandwidth, speed, and resolution, all controlled via an intuitive Android-driven user interface.

The ImpulseRadar PinPointR offers a clear and dependable way to quickly and easily locate, avoid or map underground utilities with the functionality required to meet approved industry standards, whilst offering market-leading performance and data quality.

Detect, Avoid and Map Underground Utilities

ImpulseRadar Real-Time Sampling (RTS) based antenna technology

Quick, clear and dependable locates to maximise in-field productivity and decision making

Dual channel operation400 MHz (LF) and 800 MHz (HF)

One-pass locates with full depth range improves locating efficiency and decision making

Wireless data acquisition

No cables to be lost or broken which simplifies set-up and in-field productivity, and minimises operational servicing costs

Android-driven user interface

Flexibility in choice of acquisition device

7-hour battery life

Low power consumption to extend working time

Internal GPS

Geo-referenced data as standard

Supports external GPS

Compatible with DGPS or RTK-GPS for higher accuracy geo-referencing for mapping/reporting purposes

Automatic utility report generation

Simplifies report generation and proves site visit for job/ ticket sign-off

ViewPoint App

The Android data acquisition App includes industry standard marker functionality (APWA, AS5488, or user-defined) to enable users to mark-up data in the field to correlate with the actual paint marks they put on the ground and any subsequent field sketches or report outputs.

Technical Specifications



ImpulseRadar real-time sampling

Antenna type

PinPointR dual-channel

Centre frequency

CH-1: 400 MHz (LF) / CH-2: 800 MHz (HF)

Channel activation

CH-1 & CH-2 (LF & HF)

Signal to noise ratio (SNR)

>100 dB

Significant/useful number of bits

>16 bit



Survey speed

> 130 km/h @ 5 cm point interval

Time window

388 ns (LF) / 194 ns (HF)


>120%, fractional, -10 dB

Acquisition mode

Wheel, time or manual


Wheel encoder, internal DGPS, external GPS (NMEA 0183 protocol)

Power supply

12 V Li-Ion rechargeable battery, or ext. 12 V DC source(optional)

Power consumption

1.3 A

Operating time

7 hours


444 x 355 x 194 mm


6.35 kg (including battery)

Operating temperature

-20° to +50°C



Regulatory certification

CE, FCC & IC approved


Dimensions (folded for transport)

870 x 540 x 370 mm

Dimensions (when in use)

1010 x 540 x 1030 mm


4 x Ø315 mm


12.8 kg (Cart only)¹, 20 kg (Cart, Antenna & display)²

User Interface


720 x 1280 pixel or better

Operating system

Android™ (>ver. 5 Lollipop) or later


2.7 GB SDRAM or better


Intel Atom x5-Z8550, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 or better


Panasonic Toughpad FZ-A2 (or equivalent)

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