• Easy and cost-effective protection system for small to medium-sized machines

  • Suitable for protection of both rolling-element and fluid-film bearing machines

  • Measurement of axial position, relative shaft vibration and case vibration

  • Application-based ready-to-use bundles

  • Evaluation of machine vibration by measurements on non-rotating parts according to DIN/ISO 10819

  • IOT ready - several interfaces for connectivity to DCS (RS-485, USB, ethernet) and condition monitoring/diagnostic capabilities

  • Free software available for trending and analyzing vibration data

  • Functional safety data according to EN ISO 13849 ("Safety of machinery - safety-related partos of control systems") are available

Vibration monitoring and analysis of small to medium-sized machinery such as blowers, fans, pumps, motors , gearboxes or small compressors.
Your benefits using the VC-18xx series:


A single monitoring platform for all relevant vibration parameters like case vibration, relative shaft vibration, axial position, speed and process data.

Ease of use

Application-based bundles including stand-alone compact monitors and sensors, ready for installation.

Versatile application

Suitable for use on both fluid-film and rolling-element bearing machines; multiple communications interfaces


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Their modular set-up provides full flexibility to adapt the system to your needs. These machine vibration monitoring devices are an ideal combination of ease-of-use, cost-efficiency and versatility.

Features and benefits to help you increase the profitability of your business


  • 4 real-time vibration channels
  • 1 tacho channel
  • VIBROCONTROL 1850: 1 process input
  • VIBROCONTROL 1870: 1 channel for axial position
  • 4 configurable outputs (analog output or relay)
  • 1 redundant safety relay (for OK status, danger and alert limits)
  • Self-test and alarm inhibit
  • Remote access through USB/RS 485
  • Digital interface for data transfer and remote access (RS-485, USB, Modbus, OPC)
  • Optional condition monitoring and diagnostics functionality
  • ISO 10816-3, ISO 13849-1 (PL-d), CE, EAC, ETL compliance


  • Easy and cost-effective vibration monitoring system
  • Low maintenance and spare part stock keeping
  • B&K Vibro global service and support network


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Who is Brüel & Kjær Vibro?

Brüel & Kjær Vibro is one of the leading worldwide independent supplier of condition monitoring solutions for rotating machinery. The comprehensive product range comprises vibration sensors (acceleration, velocity and displacement), vibration monitors, handhelds and rack-based plant-wide integrated monitoring solutions. These products plus a suite of comprehensive services fulfil the most demanding applications for machine protection, condition monitoring and performance monitoring of rotating machinery.

Based on 60+ years of experience and a world-wide sales and support network, Brüel & Kjær Vibro’s monitoring solutions have successfully reduced downtime and maintenance costs and increased machine reliability for our customers in the power generation, oil and gas and process industries world-wide.


Some of our main achievements


vibration sensors sold to satisfied customers worldwide


of the world's LNG production relies on machine monitoring systems from B&K Vibro


monitoring systems for wind turbines sold to OEM and owners/operators of wind farms worldwide

What our customers say

We have long-standing, satisfied customers around the globe and in various industries. According to our latest customer satisfaction survey conducted in July/August 2019 they don't hesitate to recommend us (NPS of 52 vs. an industry benchmark of 37).


“We are very happy with your trend analysis functionality and would definitely recommend it to others.”

Plant Operations Manager, Europe

“B&K Vibro has a very good monitoring team with highly skilled analysts. The pricing is fair in view of the service provided, and with very informative alarm reports.”

- Wind farm owner/operator, Europe

“The B&K Vibro systems and components are easy to install, commission, inspect and troubleshoot with really good technical support.”

Senior vibration specialist, Europe

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