Hexcorder Pro CIPS / DCVG Surveys


  • 10 different survey modes including Close Interval (CIPS), multiple DCVG channels, multiple impedance
  • Work with interruption cycles as fast as 1 second
  • User customizable alarms for change in potential, DCVG indication & broken trailing wire can be enabled to help ensure data integrity
  • Records chainage, date, time, altitude and GPS location data with each reading
  • Integrate with all Bluetooth enabled Radio Detection and Vivax Metrotech pipe locators to store depth of cover and signal strength data with CIPS & DCVG readings
  • Active AC filter to remove the effect of induced AC up to 100V
  • Run time of Hexcorder Pro is 24 hours, tablet is 11 hours under field conditions, optional extra batteries are available for the tablet
  • Rugged, sealed, quick connect push-pull connectors
  • Reads and stores waveforms
  • Comments can be easily entered into the data stream
  • User programmable GPS offset to work in local time
  • App support multiple languages
  • Designed to satisfy IP65 and EN61010 standards
  • Comprehensive 2 year warranty


Spec Sheet



DCVG / CIPS combinedBenefits

  • Perform three different types of survey at the same time, CIPS, DCVG and GPS mapping
  • All data obtained at the same place & time  under the same field conditions
  • Easily correlate cathodic protection data with coating integrity data to better prioritize remediation
  • Stored waveforms allow the user to capture electrical interference
  • GPS location data can be imported into mapping software
  • Available integration with Bluetooth enabled pipe locators allows storage of depth of cover and signal strength data
  • PODS compatible data stored as a .csv text file

!! No special software required !!

!! Easy to open and graph in any standard spreadsheet or import into your database program!!

  • Software upgradeable by customer
  • Optional sub-meter GPS with <10cm global precision available
  • Optional custom tailored on-site survey training is available
  • Comprehensive 2 year warranty!

User Experience

  • Purpose built by corrosion professionals for corrosion professionals
  • Large rugged Mil Spec touchscreen tablet user interface
  • Custom graphics based App, easy to navigate, easy to learn
  • Multiple languages supported
  • View any 2 of 5 available screens,

Table, Graph, Map, Bird’s Eye, Analog Gauge




  • Hexcorder Pro assembly with integrated tablet
  • Wire dispenser with one spool of survey wire
  • Choice of:

Hip pack – short surveys, urban areas   2 km (1.25 mile) survey wire

Back pack – long, across country surveys    16 km (10 mile) survey wire

  • 2 x half cell extension poles
  • 2 x Cu/CuSO4 reference electrodes
  • Ergonomic four point shoulder harness
  • Survey pole and wire dispenser cables
  • WAAS enabled GPS antenna
  • Universal AC chargers for Hexcorder Pro and tablet
  • USB cable
  • Rugged carrying case
  • Operation manual

Technical Specification

  • Range: CIPS: +/- 5 V DC, DCVG: +/- 500mV DC
  • Resolution: 0.1 mV DC for all readings
  • Memory Capacity: Supplied with 4 GB or larger micro SD card
  • CIPS Impedance: 25 M Ohm or 250 M Ohm
  • DCVG Impedance: 15 M Ohm
  • AC Rejection: -90 dB at 60 Hz, <3mV DC error at 100 V AC RMS superimposed
  • Case: ABS plastic, designed for IP65
  • Approx. Dimensions: Hexcorder Pro/tablet assembly 30 x 25 x 10 cm @ 2.7 Kg

Hip pack system ships as 1 piece 10 x 10 x 120 cm @ 2.8 Kg                  + 1 piece 53 x 23 x 45 cm @  9.8 Kg

Backpack system ships as 1 piece 108 x 45 x 38 cm @ 24 Kg

  • Connectors: IP67 rated, push-pull
  • Battery: Lithium Ion, 3.7V 33Whr  = approx. 24 hours run time
  • Communications: USB 2.0, 2 x Bluetooth 2.0
  • GPS: Fully integrated WAAS GPS antenna


Tablet Specification**

  • Ratings: Ruggedized, MIL-STD-810G and IP65
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM, 64 GB SSD
  • Display: 10.1” WXGA (1366 x 768)
  • Primary Battery: Lithium Ion, 39 Whr
  • Secondary Battery: Lithium Ion, 59 Whr, hot swappable = approx. 11 hours run time under normal operating conditions
  • Communications: Wireless LAN 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.0
  • 5 MP camera
  • Ports: DC power, 2 x USB 3v0, Micro SDXC, Micro HDMI, Headphones



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