About Subsite

Subsite Electronics is committed to providing underground construction professionals with the most comprehensive suite of electronic products in the industry, including utility locators, Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) guidance equipment, equipment machine controls, and closed-circuit television remote inspection and monitoring cameras and accessories.

By listening to their customers, utilising innovative technologies and providing outstanding after-sale support, Subsite Electronics has become the premier source of electronic technology to support the installation, rehabilitation, and maintenance of underground pipe and cable.
In 1989, the Ditch Witch organisation entered the horizontal directional drill market with the Jet Trac®. While the big orange machine got most of the press, it wouldn’t have been possible without Subsite Electronics. The company had been formed a year earlier with one mission – to develop HDD guidance systems needed for the current and future Ditch Witch Jet Trac drills.

Within three years, that mission had expanded to include the development of a new utility locating product line. By 1991, Subsite Electronics had introduced a comprehensive range of innovative and reliable HDD guidance and utility locating products to the underground construction marketplace.

Over the next 20+ years, Subsite’s business and product offerings continued to expand and diversify, to eventually include Ground Penetrating Radar and a wide variety of equipment machine controls.

Subsite Electronics is a member of the “family of companies” that comprise Charles Machine Works, each focused on meeting the needs of the underground construction industry.

Today, as an independent company within Charles Machine Works, they continue to utilise state-of-art electronic technologies to provide underground construction professionals innovative, productive and reliable electronic products to facilitate the installation and maintenance of buried pipe and cable.

CEA proudly distributes and services Subsite equipment in Australia. Contact us for more information.

Subsite HDD Guidance

Subsite Locators

Utiliguard Locator

When locating utilities, accuracy is everything. More accuracy means less risk. So we packed the Subsite Electronics UtiliGuard® multi-frequency locator with accuracy-enhancing features, highlighted by Ambient Interference Measurement (AIM®) technology, which automatically recommends the best frequency. UtiliGuard also has a 12-watt transmitter that sends signals farther, an easier-to-read display and many other features you won’t

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830RT Locator

Identifying and tracing gas and water utility lines can be tricky business. A simple way to improve your frequency of success is the Subsite Electronics 830R/T utility locating system. Made to withstand the demands of rugged jobsites, the exceptionally easy-to-use 830R/T offers outstanding performance at a very high active frequency. In short, the 830R/T has

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Green Ops System

Subsite pioneered the Green Ops Process with new technologies that make a safer, more productive HDD jobsite possible. The goal: provide complete Underground Awareness™. When you know what’s below and you can share that knowledge quickly and easily when needed, you can do your job more safely and more profitably.

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Subsite Beacons

Subsite® Electronics offers a complete line of versatile, money-saving HDD Beacons. The new 15T, 17T and 19T beacons are available in one, three or four frequencies and deliver the versatility of three field-configurable power levels plus automatic tuning circuitry that adjusts to match the housing the operator is using. All Subsite HDD beacons are repairable—an

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Commander Display

The Subsite® Commander 7 HDD Guidance Display is our most advanced display ever, delivering vital tracking data to both the tracker operator and the drill operator. Offering enhanced capabilities to the TK RECON™ Series HDD Guidance System, the Commander 7 is compatible with both Apple®iOS and Android™ devices and features an expanded communication range, faster

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TK Recon Tracker

The Subsite® TK RECON Series HDD Guidance System features proven TK performance with dual locating methods (walkover and Drill-To™), making it easy for experienced and novice operators. The TK RECON even lets you map your bore using GPS. With an industry-leading depth range of up to 110 feet (33.5 m) and new features including improved

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