HD Electric Co., a Textron Inc. company, offers the PRX Proximity Voltage Detectors. These voltage detectors come in three versatile, lightweight and weather resistant models that allow linemen to safely and accurately verify the presence of voltage without contacting the conductor, making it flexible to use under any condition.
The PRX Proximity Voltage Detector line features the PRX “Sensing Zone” that allows for directional discrimination when working around complex over builds and under builds, making the detectors useful for various working environments.
Each detector in the PRX Proximity Voltage Detector line features a rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery that, with a 15-minute charge, will last a full day and, with a three-hour charge, will last a whole week. All detectors come with dual mounting options—universal spline and shotgun stick—and display a clear warning of voltage with flashing LED lights and a loud audible alarm.
The PRX Proximity Voltage Detector line has three models with voltage ranges from 50V up to 500 kVac so different utility professionals can get as specific as they need to:
• PRX-500—Intended for transmission, this detector has nine standard voltage ranges from 120 Vac up to 500 kVac.
• PRX-69D—Designed specifically for distribution crews, this detector works on distribution ranges from 120 Vac to 69 kVac.
• PRX-4—Essentially a HI/LO proximity voltage detector, the PRX-4 serves a wide range of applications such as storm assessment, meter reading and much more.