The vLoc3-9800 utility locator introduces new innovative tools for locating buried utilities assuring damage prevention while gathering information for analysis.

The highly user configurable vLoc3-9800 contains two passive locate modes, and a range of configurable frequencies from 98Hz to 200 kHz. Audio and mechanical vibration alerts can also be configured by the user providing warnings for shallow depth, overload, overhead cables, and excessive swinging. Plug-and-play options for the receiver include optional Bluetooth module useable with external GPS devices and EMS foot to locate buried markers. Depth of cover and current on the line are shown with the push of a button. With the optional A-Frame the user can pinpoint cable faults with directional arrows.

The vLoc3-9800 provides versatility with low frequencies for the telecom, power, and CATV industries as well as higher frequencies for the gas, water and sewer industries.


Key Features

  • Fully-automatic gain control
  • Optional receiver-to-transmitter link
  • Compass indicator
  • Distance Sensitive Left / Right Guidance
  • Internal data logging
  • Optional Bluetooth connectivity
  • Optional plug-in EMS locator


vLoc3 Series Utility Locators Brochure VXMT Eng V1.1 1.03 MB Download
vLoc3-9800 Sales Sheet VXMT Eng V1.3 1.91 MB Download
vLoc3-9800 Technical Specifications VXMT Eng V1.3 392.07 KB Download
vLoc3-9800 User Handbook VXMT Eng V1.3 10.58 MB Download
VMMap iOS Setup and User Guide VXMT Eng V1.1 1.24 MB Download
MyLocator3-Setup_1.11 4.03 MB Download


MyLocator3 App

Manage a single or fleet of vLoc3 series utility locators with the free MyLocator3 app. Configure locators by turning on or off features, selecting which frequencies the user has access to and creating custom startup screens. When the locator is connected to a computer running the MyLocator3 software, the program will automatically search...

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VMMap App

When used with Bluetooth enabled Vivax-Metrotech receivers, the VMMap Utility Mapping app records data from the field which is instantly available online via the VMMap Cloud web portal or can be shared by using the email function in the app. Location data is obtained from the mobile phone, or an external GPS device of...

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