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VM-560 Pipe/ Cable Locator

VM-560 Pipe & Cable Locator

With a choice of passive power locating and active 8kHz and 480kHz frequencies the Vivax-Metrotech VM-560 is designed to meet the requirements 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 transmitter can supply a very useful 1 watt signal power. Signal application can be either direct connection or, if there is no access point, Induction. With the addition of the optional signal clamp the VM-560 transmitter can be applied to the target line no matter what the situation.

VM 560 Reciever:

  • Passive power and 2 active frequencies
  • Power (50 or 60Hz), 8kHz, 480kHz
  • Twin antenna peak response
  • Simple, four button control pad



VM 560 Transmitter:

  • 1 watt output power
  • Two frequencies
  • 8kHz and 480kHz
  • High and low output settings
  • Induction and Direct connection modes (Automatically selected)
  • Long life battery pack (4 x D cells)


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VM-560 Accessories:


Transmitter Clamps

Direct Connection Leads