The VM-550 pipe and cable locator is general purpose locators used to detect buried pipe and cable services in a variety of situations.

The VM-550 has achieved a compact and lightweight design without compromising strength and performance.

With a choice of passive power locating and active 8kHz and 83kHz frequencies the VM-550 is designed to meet the requirements of those wishing to detect the presence of active power cables and also wishing to trace short ranges. It is particularly useful in helping to detect and trace short distance drop wires.

The VM-550 transmitter can supply a very useful 1-watt signal power. Signal application can be either direct connection or, if there is no access point, Induction. With the addition of the optional signal clamp the VM-550 transmitter can be applied to the target line no matter what the situation.

The NEW VM-550 Receiver features:

  • Passive power and 2 active frequencies {Power (50 or 60Hz), 8kHz, 83kHz}
  • Twin antenna peak response
  • High contrast responsive display
  • Simple, four button control pad
  • One touch gain control with manual increments.
  • One touch depth estimation. (Imperial or Metric)
  • Carbon fiber antenna tube
  • IP54 rating
  • Audio and visual indication
  • Just 2 x AA battery power
  • Continuous battery monitoring

VM-550The NEW VM-550 Transmitter features:

  • 1 watt output power
  • Two frequencies {8kHz and 83kHz}
  • High and low output settings
  • Induction and Direct connection modes (Automatically selected)
  • Range of signal clamp accessories
  • Low battery warning
  • Good connection indication
  • IP54 rating
  • Long life battery pack (4 x D cells)
  • Hook for hanging transmitter

Vivax-Metrotech 550 pipe and cable locator
Complete with receiver, transmitter, connection leads, ground stake, carry case, batteries and operations manual.

Optional Accessory:
4" Signal Clamp

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Vivax-Metrotech VM-550

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4" Signal Clamp

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