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The highly rugged MS 3500 walk-through unit is designed for use in jails, prisons, and other high-security facilities offering maximum metal detection performance with minimum maintenance.
It is built to withstand outside weather conditions and rough handling while maintaining Garrett's highest quality of metal detection.
Overhead Control Unit
- Built for maximum security applications with minimum maintenance
- Abuse resistant—built with 3/32" armor aluminum sheets
- Assembled with tamper-proof screws
- Weatherproof for outdoor use
- Microprocessor-driven for greater sensitivity in weapons detection
- Uniform detection coverage from head to toe
- Three ankle-boost sensitivity levels
- User-friendly programming for precise control of detection settings
- Computerized access codes ensure tamper-proof settings
The one-piece assembly houses all the detection electronics, protecting them from weather and tampering. The unit is weatherproof and has a hinged door that locks with a key. LED indictator located on the front of the Overhead is protected by a clear Plexiglas window, allowing high visibility of the READY LIGHT, ALARM LIGHT and BAR GRAPH LED.
State of the art microprocessors ensure maximum sensitivity and flexibility to program the MS 3500 for various security applications.
Unique coil design offers multidimensional detection field and three levels of ankle boost sensitivity to ensure uniformity of screening in all security applications.
Audible and Visual Alarms
An audible alarm and red LED bar graph indicates the detection of metal. The LED bar graph indicates the amplitude of the alarm signal.
Rugged, heavy-duty 3/32" armor aluminum plates with resilient corner caps for protection against maximum physical abuse. The unit is designed and built for maximum installation stability as well as weather-proof operation.
Eight (8) touchpad controls perform all control functions on the MS 3500 and clearly report operation information with alphanumeric displays. Touchpads include: STANDBY. OPERATE, NUMERIC 2, VOLUME, + / -, PROGRAM and ACCESS.
The Movable Display Keypad can be positioned inside the locked and weatherproof Overhead Control Unit or attached to the exterior of the unit. When the STANDBY touchpad is pressed, the unit goes into Low Power Mode. It can be returned to full operation by pressing the OPERATE touchpad. Pressing the OPERATE touchpad initiates a comprehensive, automatic self-test and diagnostic program for instant fault detection. Faults are indicated on the LCD Display.
- Operating Temperatures
-4°F (-20° C) to +158°F (70°C); Humidity to 95% non-condensing
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 60529.
All detection electronics can be secured behind a key-lock door in the Overhead Cap Assembly. Dual-level access codes require to or changes all sensitivity settings and detection programs; one level for use by supervisors in selecting programs and sensitivity and the other for initial set-up and overall control; non re-settable sequence code logs all changes made whenever sensitivity codes are accessed. Audible alarm reports any unauthorized attempt at access. All connectors are keyed to ensure proper connections.
Rugged, heavy-duty 3/32" armor aluminum plates with resilient corner caps for protection against maximum physical abuse.
- Control Outputs
Solid state switches (low voltage AC or DC) for operating external alarms and control devices.
Multiple channels permit several MS 3500s and other Garrett detectors to operate simultaneously in close proximity.
- Interference Suppression
100% sensor coil Faraday shielding; RFI interference reduced with hardware; special Garrett built-in circuitry for noise suppression and ignoring x-ray monitors. Physical interference minimized by coil design and circuitry.
Ready light indicates unit is operational; alarm lights and audible alarms are activated when the target amount of metal is detected.
Programs designed to eliminate the problem of dissimilar targets canceling each other.
Limited 24 months, parts and labor
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