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  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Price: 4
  • Quality: 4
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 4
Good but can't find small things – Handheld Metal Detector with Adjustable Sensitivity and Vibration Alert (MD-3003B1) Reviews

posted by Shuricksoft on 12/01/2011 Certified Owner

Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

Really works as described, metal objects big enough can be detected 10-20 cm away. It has a switch for really big metal objects detection mode, so not to signal about keys, coins, etc. It has silent mode with vibration. Looks professional =)
It's rather big. Actually it's OK for security services at some constant place, but not very comfortable to use when you want a mobile metal detector, hard to carry with you.
Sensitivity is good, but it doesn't detect screws, even few cm away. Sensitivity adjust resistor just broke when I tried to make the detector more sensitive, needed to resolder, I don't advice to use that adjust resistor.
Personal usage of this metal detector is doubtful, be sure you understand its size and sensitivity before buy. If that parameters are OK for you, buy it, you won't regret.


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