Wacker Neuson VP1550A Single Direction Plate Compactor

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SKU: VP1550A
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Wacker Neuson VP 1550A 23" x 19.5" Vibratory Soil Plate

Wacker has consolidated production and implemented a new design for the VP Series. The new design includes a new handle among other minor aesthetic and internal changes.


  • Designed for compaction in confined areas of granular soil in narrow trenches
  • Ideal for curbs, gutters, around tanks, forms, columns, footings, guard railings, drainage ditches, gas and sewer works and building construction
  • Special contoured running surfaces and rounded edges provide maximum performance and maneuverability
  • Completely enclosed belt protected by a lightweight belt guard for reduced wear and minimal service
  • Newly designed “low-vibration” guide handle greatly improves operator comfort and minimizes operator fatigue
  • Heavy-duty shock mounts on engine console dampen vibrations thereby reducing wear on the components
  • Exciter bearing design requires minimal maintenance for improved productivity
  • Single direction plate compactor gas powered
  • Collapsible handle for compact transport
  • Ergonomically designed lifting handles offer easier loading and unloading for operator during transport

Wacker VP1550A Specifications
Length x width x height (handle in working position)40 x 19.5 x 35 in
Lowest working height26.7 in
Size of base plate (L x W)23 x 19.5 in
Operating weight184 lbs | 83 kg
Compacted area (soil)up to 6,600 ft2/h
Forward speed (soil)up to 67 ft/min
Gradeabilityto 30%
Vibration frequency97 Hz
Max. centrifugal force3,375 lb
Engine TypeHonda Gas
Air-cooled, 4 cycle, single cylinder
Displacement9.9 in3
Max. power output (@3900 rpm)6 hp
Rated power output (@3600 rpm)5.0 hp
Fuel tank capacity0.95 US Qt
Run Time4.75 hr
Power TrainCentrifugal clutch and V-belt onto exciter which transmits centrifugal force onto baseplate.
Questions & Answers
1 questions

How much and what type of fluid do you fill the exciter with on a VP 1550?

The Exciter oil volume is 0.25 - (8oz) and the Exciter oil type is 75W-90 API GL-4.

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1/16/2015 5:02 pm

Works great!

by Joe -

My new plate compactor was delivered 4 days after ordering on line. I used it the next day. The product needs no review because they are the best and my experience ordering from contractors direct could not have been any easier!