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The vLoc3-9800 from Vivax-Metrotech is a fully-automatic gain control, precision left/right guidance utility locator. The vLoc3-9800 is built on a new Triaxial 3D antenna architecture with highly configurable features. The vLoc3-9800 offers two passive modes and all available frequencies between 16Hz up to 200kHz. Audio and mechanical vibration alerts can also be configured by users providing warnings for shallow depth, overload, overhead cables and excessive swinging. The vLoc3-9800 can be equipped with optional Bluetooth module for GPS mapping and MLA (marker locator adapter) add-on for locating buried EM markers and TX Link for communications between receiver and transmitter.

Need to fault locate? Every vLoc3 locator offers fault locating with optional accessory A-Frame.
Need to locate marker balls? Every vLoc3 locator can locate EM markers using an optional Marker Locate Adapter (MLA).

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Standard Features
  • Patented Distance Sensitive Left/Right antenna array
  • Built-in accelerometer and gyroscope providing continuous correction of depth
  • Light sensor automatically controls display backlight for longer battery life
  • Vibration motor in handle provides user feedback during alerts & warnings
  • On-board Calibration / Self-Test (eliminates cal timer and PC plug-in and its associated costs)
  • Rugged high impact thermoplastic ABS construction for strength and light weight design
  • Weighs only 4.4 lbs. (2 kg)
  • Alkaline (typically 12-hours intermittent use)
  • Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery (typically 27-hours intermittent use) (both Alkaline & Li-Ion are standard)
  • Mini USB socket for data transfer/software updates
  • Bluetooth enabled using optional "Plug-and-Play" Bluetooth module
  • GPS ready (easy push-button mapping) w/external GPS receiver or VMMAP
  • VMMAP App for mapping utilities (FREE for iOS & Android download)
  • Built-In locate data logging (stores 50 Million records) - depth, current, frequency, mode, gain setting, signal strength, GPS coordinate, date and time (if Bluetooth active)
  • Ultra Fast Multi-Core processor engine for fast, reliable, and accurate results
  • 4.3" Color backlit high visibility display provides a best in class user experience, night or day
  • Very simple intuitive menu configuration for easy customized set-up
  • Frequencies: configurable from 16Hz up to 200kHz
  • Passive Power and Radio modes for utility sweeping.
  • Sonde mode (512Hz/640Hz/8kHz/33kHz)
  • Line Orientation Compass (360 degrees)
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Vivax-Metrotech vLoc3-9800 Utility Locator