Personal voltage detectors

voltage detector HD Electric

Voltage detectors: HD Electric Co., a Textron Inc. company, is preparing for storm season with its V-Watch® Personal Voltage Detectors. Designed to be worn on the outside of your clothing at mid-torso, the V-Watch Personal Voltage Detector provides an extra level of safety by detecting and alerting the wearer to the presence of electrical fields or energized electrical equipment.

VW20H and VW20HFR V-Watch Personal Voltage Detector with Case The V-Watch Personal Voltage Detector allows restoration workers and first responders to safely and effectively restore power to customers by providing an audible alarm which increases in frequency as the wearer gets closer to the voltage source. Typical initial warning distance is about 7 feet (2.13m) from a 4kVAC conductor. Warning distance increases with higher voltages.

It comes with a durable nylon carrying case which is electronically shielded and used for storage when the V-Watch Detector is not in use. There are two versions of the carrying case--one that is flame resistant material with a safety-green color for high visibility and the other that is a black shielded material.

For ordering information or to request a demo, please contact your local HDE sales representative or send an email to

About HD Electric Company
For over eighty years, HD Electric Company, a Textron Company, has provided products serving the diverse needs of the electrical power industry and its related industries worldwide. HDE’s continuous improvement and innovation in the areas of controlling, testing, measuring and recording of electric power has resulted in the development of leading edge products designed to help deliver electric power to customers safely and efficiently. More information is available at

Textron Inc.
Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial, and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, Bad Boy Off Road, Textron Systems and TRU Simulation + Training. For more information, visit:

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