Vivax vScan Cable Locator


The vScan is the latest in Cable Avoidance Tools from Vivax – Metrotech.



Vivax vScan

The vScan utility avoidance tool has been designed to make buried utility detection a simple and cost effective process. You don’t need to be an electronics expert to get the most out of the vScan. Main features and operational controls are in keeping with industry standards so minimal training is required

Work site friendly controls combined with the latest electronic hardware and software, make the vScan the premier utility avoidance tool available

Making locating easier……
Power and Radio modes – for passive locating
33kHz & 131kHz for active locating using optional transmitter
Sonde mode (33kHz)
Rotary control for sensitivity
Paddle control for mode and navigation
Two pushbuttons – on/off and depth/menu/select
High contrast display with backlight Compass- arrows indicate line direction Depth and current measurement (configurable)
Both internal & removable loudspeakers
Internal or external GPS (optional)
Bluetooth (optional)
A new standard for safety……
Self-test/calibration verification – confirms 100% locate functionality
User settings for warnings/alerts
Visual – Audio warning – Vibrate warning – Shutdown
When using the direct connection output. The transmitter produces a full 1W output and transmits 33kHz & 131kHz simultaneously, the signal can be applied by direct connection, induction 33kHz or an inductive clamp (optional – 50mm – 100mm and 125mm diameter)




Additional information

vScan Receiver Upgrades

vScan Receiver Standard, vScan G Receiver with GPS, vScan B Receiver with Bluetooth, vScan BG Receiver with Bluetooth & GPS




Large, high resolution, high contrast dot matrix display: makes signal interpretation simple and intuitive Auto backlight: for use after dusk Compass line direction indicator: ensures correct alignment over utility Visual, audible and vibration alerts: alerts can be set for: shallow cable, overload, excessive swinging and overhead cables Focused 32 or 131kHz active locate signals: less confusing than dual signal locate Passive signals: power, radio and also as a free option, cathodic protection (CP) 100Hz Depth measurement: configurable on/off Current measurement: helps positively identify the targeted line. Simple two button operation: on/off and information (such as depth and current). Large toggle operated mode switch. Large rotary sensitivity control. Volume protection: is a feature to prevent unexpectedly loud output. (meeting health and safety requirements.) Variable volume settings. Movable speaker: allows the user to place the speaker against the ear while holding the receiver at arm's length. Robust ABS casing with rubber protection bumpers for all site condition use. Weather sealed to IP54. 2GB auto data logging: helps identify usage and training needs. Areas and points of interest logging: helps filter relevant data for reports. Reliable and quick, USB download interface. MyvScan: software management tool for configuring the locator and downloading data to create reports etc. AA battery pack holds six AA alkaline batteries. Carry bag: spacious canvas carry bag holds the receiver, transmitter and all optional extras and accessories. 2 Year calibration / service period