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Garrett PD 6500i™


The 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. Designed for maximum patron throughput without compromising safety, the PDi is the walk-through of choice for security professionals worldwide.

Access Control Panel:

The PD 6500i's Access Control Panel is designed for use by authorized personnel with specific, multi-level security codes. It allows authorized users to change settings such as detection Program and Sensitivity. Security of the detector's settings is maintained with a non-resettable sequence code, which indicates every attempt at access to the settings. A tamper alarm sounds within 10 seconds after the Access Touchpad is pressed, unless a proper access code is entered.

The PD 6500i maintains all settings even when disconnected from power and does not require recalibration each time the unit is turned OFF and back ON. No battery is required for memory retention. While the unit is in operation, a self-test of all systems is performed continuously with any failures or problems immediately reported on the LCD display.

  • Features:
    • Easy Assembly
      • The PD 6500i's modular design allows for a quick and simple assembly of its 4 (four) sub-assemblies using only 8 (eight) screws and 3 (three) internal electrical connections.
    • 33 Distinct Pinpoint Detection Zones
      • The PD 6500i offers exclusive multiple target pinpointing with 33 distinct zones for full target coverage on the left, center and right side of the body from head to toe.
    • Entry Pacing Lights
      • Smooth, efficient traffic flow with easy-to-view, eye-level pacing lights with international "wait" and "proceed" symbols on the entrance side of each panel.
    • Overhead Control Unit
      • LCD Display, alarm lights, LED bar graphs and control touchpads plus all wiring, connections and electronics are integrated into a single lockable overhead compartment which eliminates exposure of wires and external control box.
    • Multi-dimesional Coil Design
      • The PD 6500i's exclusive multi-dimensional coil design provides unmatched detection of potentially lethal metal items such as guns, knives and other flat and rod-shaped weapons regardless of location and orientation.
    • Audible and Visual Alarms
      • Audible alarm and Visual LED lights signal when a target has been detected.
  • Specifications:
    • 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, 5 watts; no rewiring, switching or adjustments required. Power supply meets UL, CSA, TUV and VDE standards.
    • Weatherproofing / Foreign Object Protection Standards
      • Meets IP 55, IEC Standard. "Degrees of Protection provided by Enclosures," IEC 529.
    • Tamper-Proof
      • All 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.
    • Construction
      • Attractive scratch and mar-resistant laminate. Detection Heads and Support: Heavy duty aluminum.
    • Control Outputs
      • Solid state switches (low voltage AC or DC) for operating external alarms and control devices.
    • Dual Optics Traffic Counter
      • Counter tracks the number of patrons that have passed through the detector (with four directional settings), the number of alarms and calculates alarm percentage.
    • Synchronization
      • Dual channels and DSP circuitry allow several PD 6500i's to operate simultaneously in close proximity to one another.
    • Dual Detection
      • By scanning from both sides, the PD 6500i provides superior detection, uniformity and performance.
    • Interference Suppression
      • Special Garrett DSP built-in circuitry eliminates effects from x-ray monitors and other potential electrical interference sources.
    • Programs
      • Twenty (20) independent programs designed to meet all installation-specific requirements including the new Enhanced Metal Detector (EMD) requirements for U.S. airports.
    • Alarms
      • Audible tone and volume adjustable. Bright LED visual alarm.
    • Target Pinpointing Lights
      • Thirty-three (33) distinct zones are displayed with two (2) independent columns of LED's located on exit side of PD 6500i.
    • Pacing Lights
      • International symbols
    • Warranty
      • Limited 24 months, parts and labor
    • Dimensions
      • Interior Overall
        • Width: 30" (0.76 m)
        • Height: 80" (2 m)
        • Depth: 23" (0.58 m)
      • Exterior
        • Width: 35" (0.9 m)
        • Height: 87" (2.2 m)
        • Depth: 23" (0.58 m)
      • Shipping
        • Width: 35.5" (0.9 m)
        • Height: 92" (2.3 m)
        • Depth: 6.5" (0.17 m)