Detectors Products Magnetometer VXC1 – Compact Magnetometer

VXC1 – Compact Magnetometer

Compact Magnetometer for Simple Search Tasks without Data Acquisition

  • Compact dimensions
  • Ideal for work in heavily overgrown terrain
  • Polarity dependent alarm indication by LED and audio signal
  • Fast start-up

The magnetometer VXC1 has been developed specifically for simple search tasks without data acquisition.

The compact dimensions and very short pole showcase the strengths of the VXC1, especially for use in thick vegetation or when locating a specific object position during excavation work.

Suitable for following searches ...

UXO :  Suited for searching for relatively large ferromagnetic objects of all kinds (such as unexploded ordnance, submunitions, etc.) down to moderate depths.
  • Technical Data


    Sensor distance: 30 cm (11.81 in)

    Alarm signal
    Visual (LED) / Audio

    IP68, 4 m (30 min at 20 °C)


    Backpack – Standard
    53 x 29 x 12 cm (21.65 x 11.41 x 4.72 in)

    56 x 35 x 23 cm (22.04 x 13.78 x 9.05 in)

    *Tolerance ± 3 %

    Ambient conditions

    In accordance with MIL-STD-810F
    (F501.4-I, II, F502.4-I, II, F503.4-I, F506.4-III, F512.4-II, F516.5-IV)


    Detector with / without standard battery
    2.42 kg (5.34 lbs) / 2.26 kg (4.98 lbs)

    Basic package – Detector in backpack including standard scope of delivery
    3.50 kg (7.72 lbs)

    Basic package in case
    8.50 kg (18.74 lbs)

    *Tolerance ± 10 %

    Disposable/rechargeable battery

    2 x Mono LR20 1.5 V alkaline battery – Standard
    2 x Mono HR20 1.2 V NiMH rechargeable battery

    Disposable/rechargeable battery operating time*

    Alkaline batteries: About 120 h
    NiMH rechargeable batteries (10,000 mAh): About 120 h

    *Ambient temperature of about 20 °C, LR20: Varta Industrial, HR20: NiMH rechargeable batteries.

    Subject to changes that serve technical progress.
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  • Scope of Delivery

    Basic package VXC1 | Item No. 2002460110
    Magnetometer VXC1, Backpack, 2 x Alkaline battery 1.5 V Mono LR20, Operation manual, Backpack packing sketch

  • Parts/Accessories

    • Item No. 8902460102 Backpack VXC1 For storage and transport of the detector
    • Item No. 2802460001 Case VXC1 Rugged case for storage and safe transport of the detector
    • Item No. 2909990571 Headset VMC1/VMH3CS/VMXC1-1 Lightweight watertight and non magnetic on-ear headphone for use in a noisy environment
    • Item No. 2909990847 External battery charger 100-240V/50-60Hz, 12V Compact external battery charger for charging NiMH-reachargeable batteries
    • Item No. 5910001006 Alkaline battery 1.5 V Mono LR20 Standard battery (not rechargeable)
    • Item No. 5910001006S2 Alkaline battery 1.5 V Mono LR20, 2 ea. Standard battery (not rechargeable)
    • Item No. 5920001006 Rechargeable battery NiMH 1,2 V Mono HR20/10.000 mAh Rechargeable batteries for long operations
    • Item No. 5920001006S2 Rechargable battery NiMH 1,2 V Mono HR20/10.000 mAh, 2 ea. Rechargeable batteries for long operations
    • Item No. 2902460020 Operation manual VXC1 Detailed operation information
    • Item No. 2902460023 Backpack packing sketch VXC1 Illustration of the backpack scope of delivery

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