Cat PL161 Attachment Locator

Equipment Management Cat PL161 Attachment Locator

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Attachment Tracking Made Easy

The Cat PL161 Attachment Locator is the most advanced OEM integrated solution for attachment tracking. The PL161 mounts easily to your attachments or anything else you want to track.


Track Location

View the location of attachments across multiple work sites, and reduce the number of lost attachments.

Track Utilization

Track the working hours per attachment to help predict the need for tool maintenance or replacement of wear parts.

Easy To Integrate

The PL161 can be mounted to any asset brand or type, and integrates with Cat mobile and online applications to view location and tracking details.

Product Specifications for Cat PL161 Attachment Locator

Battery Life Up to 2 years Up to 2 years
Normal Operation < 20 µA < 20 µA
Bluetooth Band 2.4 GHz (2.40 - 2.48 GHz) 2.4 GHz (2.40 - 2.48 GHz)
Bluetooth Antenna Internal Internal
Advertising Rate 16 s 16 s
Accuracy: to A5S4 Machine Scanner Up to 30 m (100 ft) Up to 30 m (100 ft)
Accuracy: with smartphone Up to 61-91 m (200-300 ft) Up to 61-91 m (200-300 ft)
Accuracy: to PL542 Machine/Gate Scanner Up to 61-91 m (200-300 ft) Up to 61-91 m (200-300 ft)
Output Power 2.5 mW (4dBm Maximum) 2.5 mW (4dBm Maximum)
Tracking Channels Standard BLE (37, 38, 39) Standard BLE (37, 38, 39)
Enclosure Material Aluminum Aluminum
Width 1.85 in 47 mm
Weight 3 oz 85 g
Length 2.24 in 57 mm
Height 0.71 in 18 mm
Storage Temperature Minimum -58 °F -50 °C
Storage Temperature Maximum 203 °F 95 °C
Shock Peaks 275g, 4 msec shock peak impulse 275g, 4 msec shock peak impulse
Vibration: Maximum Level 30 Grms random (6 hours, 3 planes) 30 Grms random (6 hours, 3 planes)
Ingress Protection IP68 (35 kPA) IP68 (35 kPA)
Operating Temperature Maximum 185 °F 85 °C
Operating Temperature Minimum -40 °F -40 °C
Battery Voltage 3.6V 3.6V

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