Detectors Products VXC1 – Compact Magnetometer

VXC1 – Compact Magnetometer

Compact Magnetometer for Simple Search Tasks without Data Acquisition

  • Compact dimensions
  • Ideal for work in heavily overgrown terrain
  • Detection indication using polarity-dependent LED bar graph 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 show 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 ")

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

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

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

    *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.
  • Scope of Delivery

    Basic package | Item No. 2002460110

    Magnetometer VXC1, Backpack, 2 x Alkaline battery 1.5 V Mono LR20, Operation manual, Backpack packing sketch

  • Parts/Accessories

    • Backpack VXC1 Art.-Nr. 8902460102 For storage and transport of the detector
    • Case VXC1 Art.-Nr. 2802460001 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
    • 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 Mono LR20 Art.-Nr. 5910001006 Standard battery (not rechargeable)
    • Alkaline battery 1.5 V Mono LR20, 2 ea. Art.-Nr. 5910001006S2 Standard battery (not rechargeable)
    • Rechargable battery NiMH 1,2 V Mono HR20/10.000 mAh Art.-Nr. 5920001006 Rechargeable batteries for long operations
    • Rechargable battery NiMH 1,2 V Mono HR20/10.000 mAh, 2 ea. Art.-Nr. 5920001006S2 Rechargeable batteries for long operations
    • Operation manual VXC1 Art.-Nr. 2902460020 Detailed operation information
    • Backpack packing sketch VXC1 Art.-Nr. 2902460023 Illustration of the backpack scope of delivery

Service and contact

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