Garrett Magnascanner PD6500i Metal Detector

The Garrett Magnascanner PD 6500i is the world’s highest-performing walk-through metal detector and leads the industry with superior pinpoint technology and unmatched discrimination and sensitivity features.

Security professionals and government departments worldwide trust the PD6500i metal detector to safely scan the maximum number of personnel with the highest safety levels of any unit on the market.

Because of these high standards, the Garrett PD6500i has been chosen and approved by the Department For Transport (DFT) and can now be seen in most railway stations across the UK. It’s been instrumental in the efforts of the British Transport Police initiative to cut knife crime. The PD6500i is also used throughout the country for warehouse loss prevention, and security and event entry security checks.

Easy to assemble

The PD 6500i’s flat-pack design allows for a quick and simple assembly of its 4 parts using only 8 screws and 3 internal electrical connections.

garrett pd6500i metal detector from Twofold Ltd

Garrett Magnascanner PD6500i walkthrough metal detector key features:

  • 33 pinpoint zones to precisely identify multiple target locations from head to toe on the left, center, and right sides of the body.
  • More than 20 standard programs for security application versatility.
  • International security standards—The PD 6500i meets the world’s highest test certifications, including the following international airports: airports around the world
  • Dual detection: with transmitters and receivers in each panel, the PD 6500i is the equivalent of two detectors in one. By scanning from both sides, the PD 6500i provides superior detection, uniformity and performance.
  • Advanced broadband detection technology provides superior target analysis, ferrous and non-ferrous weapons detection, discrimination, and higher throughput.
  • Directional counter with four settings for counting (forward, reverse, subtract in reverse, and bi-directional).
  • Superior versatility: selectable settings designed for airports, courthouses, prisons, schools, facilities, special events, mass transit, loss prevention, and many other applications.
  • Networking ability: CMA provides networking, remote control, monitoring, data analysis, and group management.
  • Meets IP55 standards for moisture and foreign matte protection.
  • Limited 24-month warranty: parts and labor.
  • Pacing lights at the entrance display universal “wait” and “proceed” symbols for traffic control.

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Equipment specification

Passageway Interior Size
Width 30″ (0.76 m)
Height 80″ (2.03 m)
Depth 23″ (0.58 m)
Overall Exterior Size
Width 35″ (0.90 m)
Height 87″ (2.21 m)
Depth 23″ (0.58 m)
Shipping Size
Width 35.5″ (0.90 m)
Height 91.5″ (2.32 m)
Depth 6.25″ (.16 m)
Weight: 143 lbs. (64 kg)
Shipping Weight: 165 lbs. (74 kg)
TemperaturesOperating: -4° F (-20° C) to +149° F (65° C); Humidity to 95% non condensing; Storage: -40° F (-40° C) to 158° F (70° C)
Power Fully automatic 100 to 240 VAC, 50 or 60 Hertz, 45 watts; no rewiring, switching or adjustments needed.
Weatherproofing / Foreign Object Protection Standards Meets IP 55, IEC Standard. "Degrees of Protection provided by Enclosures," IEC 529. *IP 65 optional.
Target Pinpointing LightsThirty-three (33) distinct zones are displayed with two (2) independent columns of LEDs located on exit side of PD 6500i.
Programs More than Twenty (20) independent programs designed to meet all installation specific requirements including ECAC requirements for European airports and TSA requirements for U.S. airports.
Multi-Unit and Multi-Brand Compatibility2,300 selectable operating frequencies and multiple channels allow the PD 6500i to operate in close proximity to other PD 6500is as well as with non-Garrett walk-throughs.
Interference SuppressionAdvanced analog and digital filtering—as well as adjustable operating frequencies—eliminate the potential effects from x-ray units, radios and other electrical interference sources.
Directional Counter Counter tracks the number of patrons that have passed through the detector, the direction of patrons, the number of alarms and calculates alarm percentage. Four directional count settings (forward, reverse, subtraction reverse and bi-directional).
Random Alarm Feature Provides ability to randomly alarm on a selected percentage of non-alarming persons; adjustable from 0 to 50 percent.
Alarms Audible tone and volume adjustable. Bright LED visual alarm.
Pacing Lights International symbols located at entrance.
Tamper-ProofAll settings are secured with a key lock and two levels of access codes. Further security is accomplished with a cabinet lock which prevents unauthorized access to physical cables, connectors and electronics.
Control OutputsSolid state switches (low voltage AC or DC) for operating external alarms and control devices.
ConstructionAttractive scratch and mar-resistant laminate. Detection Heads and Support: Heavy duty aluminum.
Warranty 24 months, Limited parts and labor

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