General Information

The Ferrous Locator VXC1 is a very compact portable and rigid instrument for explosive ordnance detection on land and in shallow water. Due to its compact and lightweight construction, it is highly recommended for detection work in dense vegetation and during digging activities.

  • Light and compact
  • Ferrous metal alarm indicated by LED-meter and audio signal
  • Operation and indication elements integrated in the hand grip
  • No sensor adjustments required
  • Telescopic pole continuously adjustable
  • Weight approx. 2.4 kg incl. batteries

Technical Specifications


Power supply

2 ea. 1.5 V standard batteries D-size or 2 ea. 1.2 V rechargeable battery KR35/62, D-size

Battery life : up to 100 hours with Alkaline batteries
Operation temp
: -31° C to +63° C C
Storage temp
: -51° C ile +71° C
Measuring range
: 60, 300, 1500 nT
: 5 nT
Detection signals
: audio by built-in loudspeaker and visual by LED
Optional output
: headset
: up to 1 meter
Environmental conditions
: According to MIL STD 810F 501.4-II, 502.4-I, 502.4-II, 503.4, 506.4-III, 514.5 C1


Working length (distance between hand grip and sensor) : adjustable from 56 cm to 88 cm Distance of sensors. 300 mm
Distance of sensors : 300 mm
Diameter of sensor tube : 38 mm
Length of sensor tube : 460 mm
Backpack : 53 x 29 x 12 cm (U x Y x G)
Hard case (option) : 56 x 35 x 23 cm (U x Y x G)


Complete detector set during

: approx. 2.4 kg operation (with batteries)
Headset (option)
: approx. 110 g
Backpack (empty) : approx. 1 kg

Hard case (empty, option)

: approx. 4.9 kg
Transport weight in hard case
: approx. 8.4 kg (incl. field backpack and batteries)



- explosive ordnance detection
- bomb detection




 VXC1 Brochure