vScan Avoidance Tool

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Product Description

vScan Overview:

The vScan dual frequency utility avoidance tool has been designed by Vivax-Metrotech to make buried utility locating a simple and budget-friendly process. Because of it’s simplicity, it is a popular pipe and cable locating tool on the global market. The user-friendly controls allow the novice user to approach utility locating with ease.  Vivax uniquely designed the vScan’s main features and controls to comply with industry standards so that the user would need a brief training experience.

vScan Standard Features:

The kit also comes with a dual frequency transmitter and a canvas carry bag.  In fact, the bag holds the complete kit, including the receiver, transmitter, leads and any optional accessories.  Vivax-Metrotech’s MyvScan software also comes standard with the locator.  This allows you to then manage the data logged by the locator.  With this software, users can move recorded information to a computer.

vScan Available Upgrades/ Configurations:

The vScan Avoidance Tool is available in various models to assist with multiple applications.  It can be classified as a utility locator, sonde locator, and metal detector, depending on what options you add.  In order to use these different features, you can upgrade the vScan with several options.  These include an optional metal manhole cover finder, GPS, and Bluetooth.  In fact, you can upgrade this Vivax Metrotech locator with any combination of those features to create a truly customized product.


  • Large, high resolution screen
  • Auto backlight
  • Compass line direction display, for aligning over the utility
  • Adjustable Warning alerts
  • Passive signals: power, radio, and cathodic protection (CP) 100Hz
  • Current measurement
  • Movable speaker which allows the user to hold the speaker against the ear while working
  • Rugged ABS plastic case and two-button operation
  • and 2GB auto data storage