Enhanced Pinpoint Walk-Through Metal Detector

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Garrett PD 6500i Walk Through Metal Detector

The Garrett PD 6500i is an industry leader with superior pinpoint technology and unmatched discrimination features. This detector has proven its effectiveness at moving high volumes of patrons through such events such as the Olympic Games, World Cup 2010 South Africa, and the Pan-American Games in Mexico.

PD6500i Walk Through Detector

The Garrett PD6500i walk through metal detector has also been trusted to safeguard international airports, hotels, government buildings, and correctional facilities. With its advanced networking and ability to pinpoint targets in 33 detection zones, the PD6500i is the walk-through of choice for security professionals worldwide.

Garrett PD6500i specs

The full Garrett PD6500i specs can be found here.

Additional information

Weight 165 lbs
Color Option


Passage Width Option



Standard Programs                  

Over 20 application programs included


Up to 200 distinct sensitivity levels

 Zone Indications                       

33 independent zones

 Meets IP55 Standards               

For moisture, foreign matter protection

 Overhead Control Unit              

All electronics—LCD, alarm light, LED bar graph, control touch pads – integrated to eliminate wire exposure.

 Tamper-Proof Settings              

Three access levels of security clearance

 Self Diagnostic Program           

Complete and automatic

 Zone Sensitivity Boost              

Adjustable in six areas

 Battery Pack (optional)              

10-hour or 30-hour backup available


24 months, Limited Parts/Labor

 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)

 Shipping Weight                       

165 lbs. (74 kg)


Operating: -4º F (-20º C) to +122º F (50º C)
Humidity to 95% non-condensing
Storage: -40º F (-40º C) to 158º F (70º C)


Fully automatic 100 to 240 VAC, 50 or 60 Hertz, 45 watts; no rewiring, switching or adjustments needed.

 Regulatory Information             

Meets TSA requirements for U.S. airports, ECAC, STAC, AENA, CJIAC and DFT for international airports. Meets Electrical Safety and Compatibility Requirements for CE, FCC, CSA, IEC, ICNIRP and IEEE.


Meets IP 55, IEC Standard. “Degrees of Protection provided by Enclosures,” IEC 529. *IP 65 optional.


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.

Remote Control (optional)        

Desktop Remote Control with Zone Indication and/or via network with CMA Interface Module.

Networking (optional)               

Manage individual or groups of walkthroughs and perform statistical analysis of throughput.

Alarm Indicators/Random Alarm Feature         

33 zones, volume-adjustable audible tone, bright LED visual and remote alarms. Random alarm feature; adjustable from 0 to 50 percent.


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