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VMC1 – Compact Metal Detector

Compact Metal Detector for Special Assignments

  • Compact design
  • High sensitivity combined with 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 operating.

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 in)

    Alarm signal
    Visual (LED)/audio/vibration

    IP68, 4 m (1 h at 20 °C)


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

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

    *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)

    Ambient temperature

    -31°C – + 63°C (-24°F – +145°F)

    Storage temperature

    -51°C – +71°C (-60°F – +160°F)


    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 (6,000 mAh): About 10 h

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

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

    Basic package VMC1 | 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

    • Item No. 8902310030 Carrying bag VMC1/VMW1 For storage and transport of the detector
    • Item No. 2802310010 Case VMC1 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. 2909990751 Headset adapter 6 Pole, 3rd generation Enables the connection of a standard headset with a 3.5 mm jack socket to the detector
    • Item No. 8702310101 Strap for arm rest VMC1/VMW1 Strap for arm rest for an improved detector hold in operation
    • Item No. 2909990847 External battery charger 100-240V/50-60Hz, 12V Compact external battery charger for charging NiMH-reachargeable batteries
    • Item No. 5910001002 Alkaline battery 1.5 V baby LR14 Standard battery (not rechargeable)
    • Item No. 5910001002S3 Alkaline battery 1.5 V baby LR14, 3 ea. Standard battery (not rechargeable)
    • Item No. 5920001018 Rechargable battery NiMH 1,2 V baby HR14/6.000 mAh Rechargeable batteries for long operations
    • Item No. 5920001018S3 Rechargable battery NiMH 1,2 V baby HR14/6.000 mAh, 3 ea. Rechargeable batteries for long operations
    • Item No. 2902310044 Test piece with adjustment plate for brake screw Test piece for a functional check of the metal detector with an adjustment plate attached
    • Item No. 2902310114 Operation manual VMC1 Detailed operation information
    • Item No. 2902310115 Field manual VMC1 Extremley compact operation information
    • Item No. 2902310116 Backpack packing sketch VMC1 Illustration of the backpack scope of delivery

Service and contact

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