Loc-5STx Broadband Transmitter


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Product Description

Loc-5STx Broadband Transmitter Overview:

The Vivax Metrotech Loc-5STx Broadband Transmitter is designed to transmit active signals for the location of buried pipes and cables.  Moreover, this transmitter comes with selectable induction frequencies from 8kHz to 200kHz and direct-connect frequencies from 512Hz to 200kHz. Signal Direction, Fault Find and True Resistance Measurement up to 1 Mohm are all standard. In addition, the backlit dot matrix display shows output current, connection type, volts, resistance, frequency, volume, battery condition, and high voltage warnings.

Standard Features:

The Loc-5STx Broadband Transmitter comes in a rugged IP54 housing and the transmitter shows current output in direct connect, clamp and induction modes.  It also comes with standard Direct Connection Leads, Ground Stake, Clip-on carry strap, Carry Bag, and eight alkaline “D” cell batteries.  The Loc-5STx transmitter has a frequency range that allows it to be used with the entire range of receivers from Vivax-Metrotech, as well as those from other manufacturers.

Available Options and Upgrades:

The Loc-5STx Broadband Transmitter comes with an alkaline tray and batteries.  However, if you would prefer a rechargeable option, you can also purchase the Li-ion battery kit.  Then the rechargeable battery option will allow the user to run the transmitter with out the expense of buying alkaline batteries.


  • Built-in AVΩ meter
  • Overload protection
  • Fault find frequencies
  • SD (Signal Direction) mode
  • External Connection Protection to 260VAC
  • Transmit multiple frequencies onto a single line
  • Vivax Metrotech Model Number:  VX205-5

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