Garrett Magnascanner PD6500i Walk Through Metal Detector

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Garrett Magnascanner PD6500i Walk Through Metal Detector provided the ultimate security and protection with 33 target pinpointing locators that scan head-to-toe. The Garrett PD 6500i leads the industry with superior pinpoint technology and unmatched discrimination features. Designed for maximum throughput without compromising security, the PD 6500i is the walk-through of choice for security professionals worldwide.

Features of Garrett Magnascanner PD6500i Walk Through Metal Detector:

  • Meets international security standards for TSA (USA), 
ECAC (European), 
STAC (French), 
Aena (Spanish), 
CJIAC (Japanese), 
Transport DfT (United Kingdom)
  • Meets IP55 standards for moisture and foreign matte protection.
  • 33 pinpoint zones to precisely identify multiple target locations from head-to-toe, left, center and right sides of the body
  • 21 standard programs for security application versatility
  • Prisons 2 Program features high sensitivity to spot tiny items such as handcuff keys, screwdriver bits, razor blades and small aluminum knives
  • Three quick-change presets for various security levels
  • Random Alarm on Alarm produces alerts for alarming persons only; thereby allowing the security personnel to implement varied search protocols
  • Dual detection with transmitters and receivers in each panel
  • Superior target analysis with broadband detection technology
  • Ferrous and non-ferrous weapons detection
  • Directional counter with four settings for counting (forward, reverse, subtract in reverse, and bi-directional)
  • Superior versatility: settings can be modified for a variety of public locations
  • Networking ability: CMA provides networking, remote control, monitoring, data analysis and group management
  • Pacing lights display universal "wait" and "proceed" symbols


Specifications of Garrett Magnascanner PD6500i Walk Through Metal Detector:

  • Meets IP 55, IEC Standard. "Degrees of Protection provided by Enclosures," IEC 529
  • Meets Electrical Safety and Compatibility Requirements for CE, FCC, CSA, IEC (CB certification), ICNIRP and IEEE
  • Meets U.S. and International regulatory requirements for electromagnetic safety
  • Operating Temperatures: 4°F (-20°C) to + 158°F (70°C)
  • Humidity: To 95 non-condensing
  • Power: Fully automatic 100 to 240 VAC, 50 or 60 Hertz, 55 watts
  • Battery: 30-Hour Extended Battery Unit (30” PD-6500i units)
  • Target Pinpointing Lights: Thirty-three (33) distinct zones are displayed with two (2) independent columns of LEDs located on exit side of PD 6500i
  • Programs: Twenty-one (21) independent programs meet installation-specific requirements including ECAC requirements for European airports and TSA requirements for U.S. airports
  • Multi-Unit and Multi-Brand Compatibility: 2,300 selectable operating frequencies and multiple channels allow close proximity to other PD 6500is and non-Garrett walk-throughs
  • Interference Suppression: Advanced analog and digital filtering eliminate the potential effects from x-ray units, radios and other electrical interference sources
  • DirectionalCounter: Counter tracks the number of pass-through patrons, 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 adjustable from 0-50%
  • Alarms: Audible tone and volume adjustable
  • Bright LED visual alarm
  • Pacing Lights: International symbols located at entrance
  • Tamper-Proof: Settings secured using key lock and two levels of access codes
  • Cabinet lock prevents unauthorized access to physical cables, connectors and electronics
  • Control Outputs: Solid state switches (low voltage AC or DC) for operating external alarms and control devices.
  • Construction: Attractive scratch and mar-resistant laminate
  • Detection Heads and Support: Heavy duty aluminum
  • Warranty: 24 months, parts and labor

Dimensions: of Garrett Magnascanner PD6500i Walk Through Metal Detector:

Passageway Interior: Depth 23" (0.58 m) 
Height 80" (2.03 m)
 Width 30" (0.76 m)
Overall Exterior Size:
Depth 23" (0.58 m)
 Height 87" (2.21 m)
 Width 35" (0.90 m)
143 lbs. (64 kg)
 Shipping Weight:
 165 lbs. (74 kg)

Extensive research has found no information that would indicate Garrett products have adverse effects on pregnancy, medical devices (such as pacemakers) or magnetic recording media. However, directives by physicians and medical device manufacturers regarding metal detectors should be followed. 

Further Reading:

Keeping everyone safe and secure is a big job these days; and one the Garrett PD6500i Walk Through Metal Detector is designed specifically for. From industrial stop loss of inventory to securing your event or facility, this model is designed to suit a wide range of applications. This walkthrough, security metal detector meets full TSA (Transportation Safety Administration) guidelines for U.S. airport enhanced metal detector systems and provides superior 33-zone pinpoint detection for full body coverage of the subject.  Coupled with it’s multi dimensional coil design these features allow the Garrett PD6500i security metal detector security metal detector to find guns, knives, and other types of weapons regardless of where they may be concealed.

For added functionality, the Garrett PD6500i is tamper proof. The unit features keyed locks along with two levels of access codes, one for owners & one for operators, that are required to get into the control system of the machine.  Plus, it’s Digital Signal Processor (DSP) based circuitry offers protection from interference that might otherwise be caused from other types of machines while also supporting the operation of several Garrett PD 6500i metal detectors in the same area without issue.

Garrett PD6500i Walk Thru Security Metal Detector Controls- The controls on the Garrett PD6500i metal detector are easy to use and can help you spot potential problems.

In addition to these features, Garrett has designed the PD6500i security metal detector with intuitive controls to make the process easy for those operating the machine as well as those proceeding through the security checkpoint.  Once an item has been detected, a hand held wand like the Garrett Superscanner V or the Garrett Superwand will help you to pinpoint the exact location of the target.