Proximity Voltage Detector provides warning in work areas.

Press Release Summary:

With 2 voltage range settings of 50 V to 4 kV and above, Model PRX-4 provides utility professionals, arborists, and first responders with safety tool that will alert them to potentially dangerous high voltage in work areas. Unit detects voltages around 3 in. at 50 V setting and 10 in. at 4 kV and above. Sealed to resist water penetration in typical outdoor environments, detector uses loud beeper and LED lights to indicate voltage. Battery recharges in 15 minutes to provide full day use.

Original Press Release:

HD Electric Company's NEW PRX-4 Proximity Voltage Detector

HD Electric Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company introduces the NEW PRX-4 Proximity Voltage Detector. It provides utility professionals, arborists and first responders with a safety tool that will alert them to potentially dangerous high voltage in their work areas. With 2 voltage range settings of 50V-4kV and above, the PRX-4 is an easy way to find out if voltage is present without having to make direct contact.


Sealed to resist water penetration in typical outdoor environments

Voltage ranges from 50VAC to 4kVAC and above

Detects voltages around 3" at the 50V setting, 10" at 4kV and above

Rechargeable battery, quick recharge - 15 minutes for a typical full day use

Weighs less than 1 pound

Loud beeper and LED lights indicate voltage

PRX-4 joins the rest of the Proximity Voltage Detector family of non-contact detectors. To get more information on any of the Proximity Voltage Detectors, visit

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. 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, and Textron Systems. For more information visit:

For further information please contact:

Kimberly Huggins

Marketing Manager

HD Electric Company, a Textron Company

1475 Lakeside Drive

Waukegan, IL 60085 USA

P 847-473-4980 ext 319

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