Cat PL161 Attachment Locator

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Attachment Tracking Made Easy

  • View the location of your attachments across multiple work sites in one dashboard
  • Reduce misplacement or theft of attachments by setting up site boundaries
  • Track working hours per attachment to help predict the need for replacement wear parts or to replace the attachment itself
  • PL161 can be mounted to any asset brand or type
  • The PL161’s compact size allows you to collect data about your attachment without interfering with the work it is doing
  • View tracking through your smartphone with Cat App or on My.Cat.Com
  • View your attachments alongside your machines for full fleet management in VisionLink®

How It Works


  • Cat App will scan for PL161 modules within range, using Bluetooth technology on your mobile device.
  • Cat App will capture the GPS location of your mobile device
  • Cat App will send location updates to the VisionLink and My.Cat.Com applications, using cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • PL161 sends a signal to the Bluetooth receiver on the machine
  • Location updates are sent to the VisionLink and My.Cat.Com applications, using cellular and satellite connectivity.