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vbSeries Accessories

This page lists the accessories that are only suitable for the vb5, vb6, vb7, vb8, vbBalancer and vbBalancer+models. 

Please use the Contact Us page to enquire about any of these accessories.

 

Balancing Kit: 2 Channel (vb7 above 40800) - KTBL0317

         
  2-channel balancing kit. Compatible with current C1D2 vbSeries instruments. Includes laser tach (LASA0315), Tach Cable (CBL50216), 2 straight cables (CB5G0024 & CB5R0025), magnetic mounting arm (MAGA0063), 1 roll reflective tape (RTAP0094), and carry bag (CBBL0026).    

Balancing Kit: 2 Channel (vb7 below 40800) - KTBL0225

   
     2-channel balancing kit. Compatible with non-C1D2 vbSeries instruments. Includes laser tach (LASA0062), Tach Cable (CBL50216), 2 straight cables (CB5G0024 & CB5R0025), magnetic mounting arm (MAGA0063), 1 roll reflective tape (RTAP0094), and carry bag (CBBL0026).    

Balancing Kit: 4 Channel (vb8 above 40800) - KTBL0318

   
  4-channel balancing kit. Compatible with current C1D2 vbSeries instruments. Includes laser tach (LASA0315), Tach Cable (CBL50216), 4 straight cables (CB5G0024 x 2 & CB5R0025 x 2), magnetic mounting arm (MAGA0063), 1 roll reflective tape (RTAP0094), and carry bag (CBBL0026).    

Balancing Kit: 4 Channel (vb8 below 40800) - KTBL0276

   
  4-channel balancing kit. Compatible with non-C1D2 vbSeries instruments. Includes laser tach (LASA0062), Tach Cable (CBL50216), 4 straight cables (CB5G0024 x 2 & CB5R0025 x 2), magnetic mounting arm (MAGA0063), 1 roll reflective tape (RTAP0094), and carry bag (CBBL0026).    

Battery Pack - BATT0206

   
 

Black 7.4V Lithium-ion 4500 mAhr capacity battery pack for Commtest vbX (vb5, vb6, vb7, vb8, vbBalancer and vbBalancer+) instruments. Please note that this battery does NOT fit the vbClassic or Profiler instruments.

WARNING! Using the incorrect power supply might damage the instrument and battery and will void the instrument warranty. Ensure you use only the supplied Commtest universal 12 V 3 A power supply.

   

C1D1 Triaxial Sensor Kit - KTTC0331

   
 

Kit includes +/- 20% C1D1 sensor, magnet, 6-ft. coiled cable with breakaway connector *Less accurate than KTTW0408, but meets C1D2 safety rating certification requirements.

 

NOTE: This kit typically ships in one to six weeks.

 

   

Dust cover - DTC70262

   
 

Black neoprene material with clear plastic face area protects your Commtest vbSeries instruments from dirt and drips. Cover fits snugly around vbSeries instrument and closes with Velcro.

 

IMPORTANT! This cover is NOT suitable for the vbClassic instrument (i.e. vb1000, vb2000, vb3000).

 

   

Keyphasor® Tachometer Cable - KEY70258

   
  This black Keyphasor cable with BNC to LEMO connectors is compatible with vbSeries instruments. The cable accepts the negative polarity tach signals generated when a proximity probe crosses a shaft keyway. The BNC end of the cable should be plugged into the buffered output of the probe driver panel.

 

IMPORTANT! This cable is NOT compatible with the vbClassic instrument (i.e. vb1000, vb2000, vb3000).

 

   

Laser Tachometer and Block Class I Division 2 - LASA0315

   
  5 volt C1D2-rated laser tachometer and block. Class 2 Laser used with Commtest vbSeries instruments. Optical range 3.9 – 7.9 in (100 -200 mm). 3.75 in long (95.25 mm).    

Laser Tachometer Cable - CBL50216

   
 

The Commtest black laser tachometer cable with LEMO connects the laser tachometer to vbSeries instruments. Cable features a quick release cable break for safety. 5.5 yards (5 m) long.

 

IMPORTANT! This cable is NOT compatible with the vbClassic instrument (i.e. vb1000, vb2000, vb3000).

 

 


Low Speed Right Angle Accelerometer - AP3500S2-Z1

 



  Low-frequency accelerometer. 500 mV/g, top exit, +/-5%, 10 g peak acceleration range, 1/4-28 mounting thread. Large - 142 g, C1D2-rated. Five year warranty.  


Low Speed Straight Accelerometer - AP3500T2-Z1

 



  Low-frequency accelerometer. 500 mV/g, side exit, +/-5%, 10 g peak acceleration range, 1/4-28 mounting thread. Large - 148 g, C1D2-rated. Five year warranty.  


Neck Strap with Sensor Keeper - NKST0553

 



 

Black woven neck strap for Commtest vbSeries and vbClassic instruments. This neck strap is suitable for carrying your Commtest instrument. The strap is wider in the middle for improved weight distribution. It comes with two metal clips to attach to the instrument and includes the revolutionary Commtest Sensor Keeper. This is a plastic cradle with a metal end which is perfect for holding your magnetic mounted accelerometer conveniently at chest height. The sensor keeper provides easy access to your accelerometer. You no longer need to carry a sensor with a magnet in your pocket!

0.75 in (1.9 cm) thick to 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) expands to 5.1 feet (1.56 m)

 


Right Angle Accelerometer - AS3100S2-Z2

 



  General-purpose accelerometer. 100 mV/g, side exit, +/-5%, 80 g peak acceleration range, 1/4-28 mounting thread. Large - 145 g, C1D2-rated. Five year warranty.  


Side Exit Sensor (787A-IS) - ACCL0561

   
  Multi-purpose, low profile sensor. Side exit, 100mV/g, +/- 5%. 80 g peak acceleration range, 1/4-28 mounting thread, Weight = 145 g. This sensor is C1D2-capable when used in conjunction with a Commtest C1D2 instrument system.    

Stainless Steel Safety Rings - VBMR0222

 



  One pair of stainless steel safety rings with 2.5 turns. The neck straps are designed to connect to the rings. The rings are attached to the side rails of the instrument. This is a safety feature designed as a 10kg safety release by the rings.

 

IMPORTANT! Ensure you connect the strap to the safety rings. It must NOT be connected directly to the instrument.

 

 


Straight Accelerometer - AM3100T2-Z2

 



  General-purpose accelerometer. 100 mV/g, top exit, +/-5%, 80 g peak acceleration range, 1/4-28 mounting thread. Large - 142 g, C1D2-rated. Five year warranty.  


Strobe Cable – Dual Read / Drive - CABS0406

 



  Dual-tipped strobe cable (drive and read). vbSeries LEMO connector to two 1/8" (3.5 mm) phono plugs. Strobe drive function requires vbSeries firmware 3.4 or higher (strobe drive/read available for vb7 and vb8 instruments ONLY). Compatible with Monarch DBX strobe (not included).  


Top Exit Sensor (780A-IS) - ACCL0547

   
  Mid-sized, multi-purpose, top exit sensor. 100mV/g, +/- 5%. 80 g peak acceleration range, 1/4-28 mounting thread, weight = 62 g. This sensor is C1D2-capable when used in conjunction with a Commtest C1D2 instrument system.    

Triple BNC Cable - CBTB0278

 



  Black Triple BNC to LEMO connector for use with the Commtest 4-Channel vb6, vb8, and vbBalancer+ instruments. 8" (20.3 cm) long.  


TTL Tachometer Cable - TTL70259

 



  This dark grey tachometer cable with BNC to LEMO connector is compatible with vbSeries instruments. This cable connects the Commtest vbSeries instrument to a TTL tachometer. Cable has distinctive red strain relief at both ends. 6.6 ft. (2 m) long.

 

IMPORTANT! This cable is NOT compatible with the vbClassic instruments (i.e vb1000, vb2000, vb3000).

 

 


USB Data Transfer Cable - CABU0213

 



  Black USB data transfer cable for Commtest vbSeries instruments. 6.7 ft. long (2 m).  


USB Wi-Fi Dongle - DGWF0591

 



 

USB Wi-Fi dongle for use with vbSeries portable instruments with a serial number of 45000 or higher. Wi-Fi support also needs to be unlocked on your instrument.