The M-SCAN Magnetometer can locate deeply buried ferrous objects such as manholes, septic tanks, valve boxes, line identification markers, survey and boundary marker pegs and cast iron gas and water pipes and joints.
The M-SCAN detects ferrous (magnetic) metals at a much greater depth than conventional metal detectors. It is capable of detecting objects up to 5m deep, depending on signal strength.
The M-Scan is a battery powered Locator manufactured in heavy-duty, high-impact ABS with a robust aluminium sensor tube. It has a large, easy-to-read LCD, showing battery level, signal strength and polarity indication backed up with a clear audible response that ensures that the target can be quickly located and identified. Simple one-touch controls for volume and sensitivity are ergonomically positioned and the unique moulded case design with in-built armrest means that the M-Scan can be used for long periods without undue fatigue.
Detection Depth Range
5 m (dependent on site conditions)
Mains/ Line Detection
Visual warning of 50-60 Hz electric field
Background masking function allowing detection work near ferrous material
4 levels of adjustment
Volume, Sensitivity, On/Off and Erase
Numeric indication of signal amplitude, Multi segment bar graph,
Polarity indicator, Zero field crossing indicators, Battery level and 50-60 Hz electric field warning
8 volume levels, including mute. Frequency (pitch) varies with signal amplitude
In-built loudspeaker plus 3.5mm jack socket for standard headphones
Sensor Tube Length
Case: Heavy duty high impact ABS (Water and dust resistant to IP65)
Sensor Tube: Epoxy sandwich coated aluminium (Waterproof and dust resistant to IP66)
Tip Protector: Heavy duty thermoplastic elastomer
Eight 1.5V Cells, type AA, LR6, or equivalent. Alkaline cells recommended
Compatible with NiMH rechargeable batteries
100 hours battery life typical intermittent use
4 segment visual bar Battery Indicator
1.3 kg (with batteries)
-20 to +50ºC
-30 to +70ºC (batteries should be removed for storage at extremes of temperature)
Protective shoulder carry case
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