Dual frequency sonde & line locator
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Economical Sonde Locator - 512Hz / 640Hz / 33kHz & 60Hz
Multi Frequency Line Locator - 512Hz / 8kHz / 83kHz & 60Hz

  • VM-550 Line Locator
  • VM-540 Sonde Locator
Tab 1
The VM-550 Compact Multi Frequency Locator by Vivax-Metrotech is the latest generation of the very popular and affordable Metrotech 510 series legacy locators. The new VM-550 locator incorporates a state-of-the-art digital electronics platform, digital display, advanced gain control, *push-button depth, offering faster and accurate location of cable drops and pipes. In addition the use of ABS and Carbon-Fiber materials make the new VM-550 series one of the most affordable and light weight locators ever developed.

Application: Cable & Pipe locating. Perfect for CATV, telecom drops & power service lines.
Frequencies: 60Hz (passive), 512Hz, 8kHz & 83kHz (using transmitter), 8KFF (using VM-510FFL a-frame)
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  • Digital Display - Visual & Audible
  • High rejection of power source interference
  • Push-button Gain Control
  • Push-button Depth
  • (VM-550) - Multi Frequency - 512Hz, 8kHz & 83kHz
  • 60Hz Passive Mode
  • 2-Peak Antenna design
  • Carbon-Fiber & High Impact ABS
  • Lightweight ergonomic design
  • Excellent Battery life - 20 hours (Alkaline)
  • Weighs only 1.41 lbs
  • Weather Resistant - IP54 & NEMA 4
The VM-550 receiver is equipped with 60Hz (passive), 512Hz, 8kHz & 83kHz. The 512Hz & 8kHz frequency is ideal for most pipe and cable locating and offer push-button depth. The high frequency 83kHz is ideal for pipe and tracer wire applications & when cable clamp or direct connection is not available. 60Hz mode works well when sweeping passively for energized power lines. Each VM-550 kit includes receiver, transmitter, leads & carry bag.
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Optional Fault Find 
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Tab 2
The VM-540 Sonde Locator consists of a receiver only. It is equipped with 60Hz (passive), 512Hz & 33kHz for sonde locating & push-button depth. The 512Hz frequency is ideal for most plastic pipe and sewer camera locating. The higher frequency 33kHz works with 33kHz sondes. Each VM-540 receiver includes a carry bag.

Application: Sonde & Pipe Inspection camera head locating.
Frequencies: 60Hz (passive), 512Hz & 33kHz (using sondes).
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VM-540-550 Locators