GE Bently Nevada VB Series Condition Monitors
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Features

  • Single, dual or four channel models
  • Measurement range (1,000 g, 25,000 mm/s, 2,500mm)
  • Tachometer input
  • 40 kHz Fmax (vb5/vb6/vb7) or 80 kHz Fmax (vb8)
  • 6,400 or 12,800 lines FFT resolution
  • Two-place balancing (vb7 and vb8 only)
  • ≥ 95 dB dynamic range
  • Spectrum and waveform recordings
  • 1GB memory and virtually unlimited spectra storage
  • Integration with GE's System 1 Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic software

The GE Bently Nevada VB Series Condition Monitors are built to robust professional standards, making them the first choice for numerous leading companies around the world. Featuring GE's powerful, condition monitoring software, this tiered instrument range varies in features and price, enabling you to select the model with the set of features you require. The VB Series models are rated for CSA Class 1, Division 2.

The vb5 instrument is a portable single channel vibration data collector. It is ergonomically designed and lightweight for all day comfort. You can use this device for on-route as well as offroute data collection. The vb5 data collector provides recordings with up to 6,400 lines of resolution and up to 40 kHz Fmax. Our patented adaptive settling algorithm and 6Pack recording system offer quick, one step data recording.

The vb6 instrument is a portable four channel, high resolution vibration data collector. It is ergonomically designed and lightweight for all day comfort. You can use this device for onroute as well as off-route data collection. The vb6 data collector samples all four channels simultaneously to provide recordings with up to 12,800 lines of resolution and up to 40 kHz Fmax. Our patented adaptive settling algorithm and 6Pack recording system offer quick, one-step data recording.

The vb7 instrument is a portable dual channel vibration data collector, analyzer and balancer. You can use this device for onroute and off-route data collection, machine-side analysis and diagnosis as well as on-site dynamic balance correction. The vb7 is certified for Class 1Division 2 hazardous areas. It is ergonomically designed and lightweight for all day comfort. The vb7 provides recordings with up to 6,400 lines of resolution and up to 40 kHz Fmax. Our patented adaptive settling algorithm and 6Pack recording system offer quick, one-step data recording.

The vb8 instrument is a portable four-channel vibration data collector, analyzer and balancer. You can use this device for on route and off-route data collection, machine-side analysis and diagnosis as well as on-site dynamic balance correction. The vb8 is certified for Class 1Division 2 hazardous areas. It is ergonomically designed and lightweight for all day comfort. The vb8 provides recordings with up to 12,800 lines of resolution and up to 80 kHz Fmax. Our patented adaptive settling algorithm and 6 Pack recording system offer quick, one-step data recording.

Cables

Commtest USB Cable
Data transfer cable for vbSeries instruments
$67.00
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Commtest Accelerometer Straight Cable (Green)
Replacement straight cable for areas where a coiled cable cannot be used or the 5m length is required
$233.00
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Commtest Accelerometer Straight Cable (Red)
Replacement straight cable for areas where a coiled cable cannot be used or the 5m length is required
$233.00
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Commtest Accelerometer Coiled Cable
Replacement coiled cable for use with Commtest accelerometers
$210.00
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Commtest Laser Tachometer Cable
5-meter laser tachometer cable for Commtest vbSeries instruments
$302.00
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Commtest Triple BNC Cable
Triple BNC to LEMO connector for use with the Commtest 4 Channel vb6, vb8 and vbBalancer+ instruments
$269.00
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Commtest TTL Tachometer Cable
2-meter cable with BNC to LEMO connectors for connecting Commtest vbSeries to a TTL tachometer
$222.00
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Batteries/Chargers

Commtest vbX Battery Pack
Lithium-ion battery pack for Commtest most vb series instruments. Replaces BATT0206
$269.00
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Cases

Carrying cases, spare cases

Commtest Carry Bag
Soft sided bag for transporting and storing Commtest vbSeries and vbClassic instruments and accessories
$166.00

Accessories

Please consider these optional accessories.

Commtest DC Automobile Adapter
12 VDC output adapter for charging your vbSeries and vbClassic instruments on the road
$54.00
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Commtest Dustcover
Neoprene dustcover with clear plastic face area protects Commtest vbX instruments
$150.00
Commtest 2-Channel Balancing Kit
2-channel balancing kit, compatible with Commtest C1D2 vbX instruments
$1,550.00
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Commtest 4-Channel Balancing Kit
4-channel balancing kit, compatible with current C1D2 vbX instruments
$1,850.00
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Commtest Triaxial Sensor Kit
Includes ±10% sensor, 2-pole magnet, and 10ft enviroprene cable with breakaway connector
$2,450.00
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Commtest Laser Tachometer
Class II laser head and block for determining speed of a rotating component
$970.00
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Commtest Laser Tachometer and Block
5-volt Class II laser tachometer and block for use with Commtest vbX instruments
$1,169.00
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Commtest Laser Tachometer Magnetic Base
Allows you to position your laser tachometer in almost any position to get the readings you need
$139.00
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Commtest Accelerometer Magnetic Base (Female)
Strong, rare earth two pole magnet suitable for mounting accelerometer on a machine for portable instruments
$139.00
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Commtest Accelerometer Magnetic Base (Male)
Strong, rare earth two pole magnet suitable for mounting accelerometer on a machine for portable instruments
$146.00
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Commtest Neck Strap
Neck Strap with sensor keeper for Commtest vbX and vbClassic instruments
$76.00
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Commtest Carry Bag for Balancing Kit
Black zippered polyester carry bag suitable for carrying your balancing accessories
$78.00
Commtest Laser Tachometer Reflective Tape
Helps laser tachometers see the rotation of the component
$45.00
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Commtest 780A-IS Accelerometer
Intrinsically safe top exit sensor
$314.00
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Commtest 787A-IS Accelerometer
Intrinsically safe side exit sensor
$337.00
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Commtest Power Supply
12 VDC 3A output AC charger and USA power cord, automatic switching to detect 110 or 220 volts
$109.00
Commtest Straight Accelerometer
General purpose straight accelerometer for use with the Commtest vbBalancer
$168.00
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Commtest Right Angle Accelerometer
General purpose right angle accelerometer for use with the Commtest vbBalancer
$234.00
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GE Bently Nevada vbBalancer Unbalance Correction Packages
Measure unbalance and calculate correction weights, formerly known as Commtest vbBalancer
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Commtest Safety Rings
One pair of stainless steel rings to connect neck straps to a Commtest vbSeries instrument
$17.00
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GE Bently Nevada System 1 Evolution Software
Condition monitoring and diagnostic software to aid operation and maintenance of industrial facilities
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GE Bently Nevada Technical Training
Training and consulting for applications involving all facets of power generation, mechanical drives, and petro-chemical industries
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Applications

This product can be used in the following applications:

Part Number Price Available
VB7-01
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2-channel, 2-plane Balancer, 6,400 line FFT resolution, 40 kHz Fmax
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VB8-01
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4-channel, 2-plane Balancer, Triax, 12,800 line FFT resolution, 80 kHz Fmax
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VB5-01
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1-channel, 6,400 line FFT resolution, 40 kHz Fmax
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VB6-01
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4-channel,Triax. Enabled, 12,800 line FFT resolution, 40 kHz Fmax
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