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VM-850

The VM-850 from Vivax-Metrotech is the newest locating system in the popular 850 lineage. It’s single 9.82 kHz frequency has been a favorite among locating professionals for many years, especially for locating, power, telephone, fiber optic, pipeline, etc. The VM-850 provides short & long distance locating with little to no bleed over.

Specifications:

  • One Button Operation
  • Distance Sensitive Left/Right Guidance – 3 grounds antenna (ALL PEAK)
  • Line Direction Indicator (Directional Orientation antenna)
  • Fast Response & Automatic Gain Control
  • Push-button depth & current measurement (w/ top peak antenna)
  • Lightweight Design (only 3 lbs)
  • Improved Clear & Backlit Display – TFT 2.7″ LCD WQVGA display
  • Full Crisp Digital Sound – original left/right tone w/audible null at center line
  • Precise Single Frequency – 9.82 kHz
  • Lightweight Rugged Construction – Aluminum & ABS
  • Water Resistant (IP54 & NEMA 4)
  • Retractable Antenna (made popular on the original 810 design)
  • Excellent Battery Life – 65 hours continuous use
  • VM-850 Transmitter

  • Excellent Long Distance Performance
  • Multiple Power Output (2-watt maximum)
  • High Output Current – 400mA Constant
  • Precise Single Frequency – 9.82 kHz
  • Lightweight Rugged Construction
  • Water Resistant (IP54 & NEMA 4)
  • Li-Ion Rechargeable Batteries
  • Excellent Battery Life – 40 hours
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