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VM-560 Service Drop Locator Overview:

The Vivax Metrotech VM-560 Service Drop Locator is a simple-to-use utility locator used to detect buried pipe and cable services in a variety of situations.  Passive power locating and three active frequencies equip the user with different choices during a locate. With this versatility, the VM-560 is designed to meet the needs 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 560 uses a simple four-button control keypad with audio and visual indications. This simple control allows for push-button depth and gain control. In addition, the ABS and carbon-fiber materials make the VM-560 series one of the most affordable and light-weight locators ever developed.  Model Number: VX215-03, VX215-11 (receiver, transmitter)

VM-560 Standard Features:

The VM-560 Service Drop Locator kit comes complete with VM-560 receiver, transmitter, batteries,  leads, ground stake, manual, and soft carry bag.  Comes with direct connection or clamp mode, 512Hz, 8.192kHz, and 83kHz.

Available Upgrades:

The Vivax Metrotech VM-560 utility locator has a 1 watt transmitter that can provide signal either by direct connection or, if there is no access point, by induction.  Additionally, an optional transmitter signal clamp can allow the transmitter signal can be applied to the target line no matter what the situation.

The 8kHz frequency allows the locator to locate ground to sheath faults on cable when used together with the VM-510 Stand Alone A-Frame fault locator.  VM-560 frequencies:  60Hz (passive), 512Hz, 8.19kHz, 480kHz.

VM-560 Kit Features:

  • High Contrast quick responsive display
  • High rejection of power source interference
  • Push-button Depth
  • Multiple Frequencies
  • 2-Peak Antenna design
  • High impact thermoplastic (ABS) injection molded housing
  • Carbon fiber construction
  • Excellent Battery life – 20 hours (Alkaline)
  • Weather Resistant – IP54 & NEMA 4
  • Gain control with manual increments
  • Continual Battery Monitoring
  • Model Number: VX215-03, VX215-11 (receiver, transmitter)