Sitescan 500s


Sonatest Sitescan Flaw Detectors have always meant highly reliable, technician focused and this range continues this tradition.

The Sitescan 500s offers the end user an entry level broad band flaw detector with full VGA display, sync and proportional outputs and a 50nS (Spike) 200V Pulser.

Typical applications are Weld Fabrication, Corrosion Detection, Forgings & Castings and general UT inspection.


Reliable, Rugged & Robust

An instrument's ability to perform in harsh environments with proven reliability is an important aspect of flaw detector ownership and this is enhanced by the Sitescan 500s's enclosure is constructed using automotive grade impact grade impact resistant materials and offers excellent water resistance. Explosive Testing MIL810-G standards have been passed, together with environmental testing which has confirmed the instrument fully functioning at temperatures above 55°C. The Sitescan 500s has a colour transflective VGA display, providing high visibility in any lighting conditions. Maximum readability is achieved through adjustable brightness and the choice 'of 9 colour palettes, including a black-on-white LCD emulation mode.

Advanced Defect Sizing Tools as Standard

Weld and pipe inspection are major applications for the Sitescan 500s which is equipped with the latest software tools for defect sizing. The use of integrated sizing software reduces analysis time and speeds inspection. Multiple standard sizing techniques are essential for service companies working to different customer standards, especially as service work becomes more international and operators are required to work to different codes.



UT-Lity Lite Data Management Software

Ut-Lity Lite software provides everything you need to manage your inspection data. The Standard (Lite) version is FREE with every instrument and give you the ability to view, move and manage Calibrations, A-Scans, B-Scans and Thickness Logs both on the instrument and on your PC. With UT-Lity Lite you can also create customised inspection report templates, cut-n-paste information to other applications and create printable pdf documents.

  • Load, store, manage files both on the PC and on a connected flaw detector
  • Save, analyse, colour code and export thickness logging data to spreadsheets/asset management software
  • Update the Flaw Detector and Firmware as and when updates become available on our website

Sizing Techniques and Software Options include:

  • DAC (Standard)
  • Split DAC & DGS/AVG (Option)
  • TCG (Option)
  • Backwall Echo Attenuation (BEA) Option (requires TCG)
  • AWS (Option)
  • AVG/DGS (Option)
  • API (Option)
  • Interface Trigger (Option)
  • Corrosion Software (Option)


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Standard Kit

Sitescan 500S Digital Flaw Detector

Battery, Charger, Charger Mains cable

User Guide

Calibration Certificate

Certificate of Conformance

Carry Bag

UT-Lity and USB cable

Display Window Cover

Ultrasonic Couplant

Software Options

Ut-Lity Pro (Advanced User Software)

UT-Lity Pro is the "professional" version and works in conjunction with the Corrosion Software option, providing the end user with the ability to create and manage inspection plans, location notes, historical thickness readings and other asset management information as required.

  • Set up Inspection plan (grid) templates, notes and labels.
  • Import previous readings into an inspection plan
  • Export Inspection plan data to spreadsheets and plant maintenance databases.



Flaw Detector Software Options

SW-API API Software
SW-AWS AWS Software
SW-BEA BEA Software
SW-CORROSION T-Log + -Chart Software
SW-DGS DGS Software
SW-IFT IFT Software
SW-SPDAC Split DAC Software
SW-TCG TCG Software
UTLITY PRO UTLity Pro Software

Accessories and Spares

800208 CH700 Battery Charger
242174 SS/MS Battery Pack
195154 DFD Storm Case
145324 Sitescan Screen Cover
195121 Sitescan Replacement Bag
165027 RCA Video Output Cable
165028 USB Type A Male Cable Assy
152120 Cable DFD to PC
165040 Falcon Proportional O/P Lead
145221 Sitescan Replacement Screen Cover
MPS-701EU Flaw Detector Mains Pack
MPS-701UK Flaw Detector Mains Pack
MPS-701US Flaw Detector Mains Pack
136168 BNC to BNC 50 Ohm
136169 BNC Female to Lemo Male
136171 Lemo (M) to Lemo OO (F)
152018 BNC (M) to LEMO (F) Adaptor


July 2016 UTLity Software Updates Download
Jan 2022Battery Pack Safety Data SheetDownload
08.07.2013UN Test Certificate276KbDownload