Split-box line locating system
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The VM-480B Split-Box Locator by Vivax-Metrotech is the latest generation of the very popular and affordable Metrotech 480/480B series legacy locator.

The VM-480B Pipe and Cable Locator is the newest version of the classic "split-box" location tool. This versatile compact pipe and cable locating system is applicable to every industry in which underground pipe and cable locating is required.

In addition to its standard inductive and conductive capabilities the VM-480B also features a passive 60Hz power mode for sweeping an area for unknown utilities.

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Split-Box Locator

Features 
  • Affordable, Compact, Accurate - Split-Box Design
  • Built with High Impact Thermoplastic (ABS) injection molded housing
  • Crystal Controlled Transmitter and Receiver - Provides operating stability
  • Narrow Noise Bandwidth - Higher Sensitivity for Improved Accuracy
  • Sharp Meter Response - Improved Visual Confirmation
  • 60Hz Power - Passive Locating of Cables
  • Automatic Shutoff on Receiver - 30 Minute
  • Automatic Battery Test
Receiver 
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  • Weight - 4.5 lbs
  • Dimensions - 11.63"(L) x 3.13"(W) x 9"(H)
  • Battery Life - 250 hours
  • Battery Check - Automatic at power-up
  • Active Locating Frequency - 83 kHz
  • Passive Locating Frequency - 60Hz (power mode)
Transmitter 
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  • Weight - 3.5 lbs
  • Dimensions - 11.63"(L) x 3.13"(W) x 9"(H)
  • Battery Life - 400 hours
  • Battery Check - Automatic at power-up
  • Output Power - 125mW
  • Active Locating Frequency - 83 kHz
Specifications 
Accessories 
Accessories can be a time saver when just the right tool for the job is needed. The right accessory can in some applications save hours of work. You will find that Vivax-Metrotech has the right accessory for almost every need.
  • 4” Clamp
  • Carry Handle
  • Case
  • Headphones
  • Sondes
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Vivax-Metrotech VM-480 Split-Box Line Locator