vScan Avoidance Tool

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vScan Avoidance Tool

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The Vivax-Metrotech vScan & vScanM dual frequency utility avoidance tool has been designed to make buried utility detection a simple and cost effective. This popular pipe and cable avoidance and tracing tool is commonly used in the global market. The interface allows the novice user to approach utility detection with ease. It’s main features and operational controls are consistent with industry standards so that minimal training is required. The vScanM includes a built-in metal detector and a dot-matrix display.

The vScan is available in various models to accommodate multiple applications.  It also comes configured with Vivax-Metrotech’s MyvScan to manage the transfer and analysis of data logged by the locator.  The kit comes with a dual frequency transmitter and a canvas carry bag which can hold the receiver, transmitter, leads and any optional accessories.  The receiver can further be optimized with optional metal manhole cover detector, GPS, and Bluetooth.


  • Large, high resolution display
  • Auto backlight
  • Compass line direction indicator, allows the user to be sure they are aligned over the utility
  • Visual, audible, and vibration alerts which can be customized
  • Passive signals: power, radio, and cathodic protection (CP) 100Hz
  • Current measurement
  • Simple two button operation
  • Movable speaker which allows the user to hold the speaker against the ear while working
  • Rugged ABS case with rubber bumpers
  • 2GB auto data logging


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