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VMC1 – Compact Metal Detector

Compact Metal Detector for Special Assignments

  • Compact design
  • High sensitivity for high-efficiency soil compensation
  • Easily noticeable metal alarm indication (audio/visual/vibration)
  • Pinpoint button for a higher degree of location detection accuracy

The VMC1 is the first compact metal detector from VALLON that has been designed specifically for special assignments. Its mechanical design and powerful combination of renowned high detection sensitivity and maximum detection stability have made it a proven tool around the globe for mine detection.

Its very compact design makes it highly convenient for transport. It becomes a full-size detector on site in just a few steps and is then ready to start searching.

In addition, simple and clearly identifiable operating elements guarantee outstanding ease of use and high detection reliability.

Suitable for following searches ...

Mines :  Suited for mine detection. Thanks to maximum sensitivity, also responds to mines with low metal content.
  • Technical Data


    Active search coil
    32.9 x 13.9 cm (12.95 x 5.47")

    Alarm signal
    Visual (LED)/audio/vibration
    4 m (1 h at 20 °C)

    Backpack* – Standard
    39 x 22 x 12 cm (15.35 x 8.66 x 4.72 ")

    41 x 33 x 16.5 cm (16.14 x 13 x 6.5 ")

    *Tolerance ± 3 %

    Ambient conditions

    In accordance with MIL-STD-810F
    (501.4-I, II, 502.4-I, II, 503.4-I, 506.4-III, 512.4-II, 514.5 C1, 516.5-IV)


    Detector with/without standard battery*
    2.4 kg (5.29 lbs) / 2.16 kg (4.76 lbs)

    Basic package* – Detector in backpack including standard scope of delivery
    3.1 kg (6.83 lbs)

    Basic package in case*
    5.1 kg (11.24 lbs)

    *Tolerance ± 10 %

    Disposable/rechargeable battery

    3 x Baby LR14 1.5 V alkaline battery – Standard
    3 x Baby HR14 1.2 V NiMH rechargeable battery

    Disposable/rechargeable battery operating time

    Alkaline batteries: About 9 h*
    NiMH rechargeable batteries (4,500 mAh): About 10 h*

    *Ambient temperature of about 20 °C, LR14: Varta Industrial, HR14: NiMH rechargeable batteries.

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

    Basic package | Item No. 2002310500

    Metal Detector VMC1, Backpack, Test piece, 3 x Alkaline battery 1.5 V Baby LR14, Operation manual, field manual, Backpack packing sketch

  • Parts/Accessories

    • Carrying bag VMC1/VMW1 Art.-Nr. 8902310030 For storage and transport of the detector
    • Case VMC1 Art.-Nr. 2802310010 Rugged case for storage and safe transport of the detector
    • Headset VMC1/VMH3CS/VMXC1-1 Art.-Nr. 2909990571 Lightweight headset for use in a noisy environment
    • Headset adapter 6 Pole Art.-Nr. 2909990751 Enables the connection of a standard headset with a 3.5 mm jack socket to the detector
    • Strap for arm rest Art.-Nr. 8702310101 Strap for arm rest for an improved detector hold in operation
    • External battery charger 100-240V/50-60Hz, 12V Art.-Nr. 5900001010 Compact external battery charger for charging NiMH-reachargeable batteries
    • Alkaline battery 1.5 V LR14 Art.-Nr. 5910001002 Standard battery (not rechargeable)
    • Alkaline battery 1.5 V LR14, 4 ea. Art.-Nr. 5910001002S4 Standard battery (not rechargeable)
    • Rechargable battery NiMH 1,2 V Mono HR14/4.500 mAh Art.-Nr. 5920001007 Rechargeable batteries for long operations
    • Rechargable battery NiMH 1,2 V Mono HR14/4.500 mAh, 4 ea. Art.-Nr. 5920001007S4 Rechargeable batteries for long operations
    • Test piece Art.-Nr. 2902310044 For testing the sensitivity of the metal detection capabiltities
    • Operation manual VMC1 Art.-Nr. 2902310114 Detailed operation information
    • Field manual VMC1 Art.-Nr. 2902310115 Extremley compact operation information
    • Backpack packing sketch VMC1 Art.-Nr. 2902310116 Illustration of the backpack scope of delivery

Service and contact

Hotline: +49 7121 9855-0