Garrett PD-6500i Mobile Walk-Through Security Metal Detector - Approved Product for Homeland Security under the SAFETY Act, TSA Certified

Estimated lead time is 2-3 weeks.
Estimated lead time is 2-3 weeks.

Garrett PD 6500i Mobile Walk-Through Metal Detector - Approved Product for Homeland Security under the SAFETY Act

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Version Details:

IP 55 - Standard 30" Version

Protected from limited dust ingress and low pressure water jets from any direction 

Gray PN: 1168414

Beige PN: 1168411


IP 65 - Standard 30" Version

Protected from total dust ingress and low pressure water jets from any direction

Gray PN: 1168418 

Beige PN: 1168417


IP 55 - EZL Version

Protected from limited dust ingress and low pressure water jets from any direction

Standard 30" clearance with zone lights on both the entry and exit sides, allowing the operator to view the alarmed object from any position.

Gray PN: 1168416

Beige PN: 1168412


IP 55/IP 65 - 32.5" ADA-Compliant Passageway Version 

Protected from total dust ingress and low pressure water jets from any direction

Gray PN: 1168432 

Beige PN: 1168433 


The Department of Justice (DOJ) published the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design in September 2010. These standards state that all electronic and information technology must be accessible to people with disabilities.


The PD 6500i Metal Detector:

The PD 6500i leads the industry with superior pinpoint technology and unmatched discrimination features. Designed for maximum  throughput without compromising security, the PD 6500i is the walk-through of choice for security professionals worldwide. 

Garrett PD 6500i is ideal for special events use when configured with a battery module and caster set. This option allows for easy, rapid deployment at special events, stadiums, schools, and other large venues with no wires to deal with. Within minutes, a checkpoint can be set up, or moved to another location to meet security needs at a moment’s notice.


  • 33 pinpoint zones to precisely identify multiple target locations from head to toe on the left, center and right sides of the body.
  • More than 20 standard programs for security application versatility.
  • International security standards—The PD 6500i meets the world’s highest test certifications, including the following international airports:

                                                    airports around the world

  • Dual detection: with transmitters and receivers in each panel, the PD 6500i is the equivalent of two detectors in one. By scanning from both sides, the PD 6500i provides superior detection, uniformity and performance.
  • Advanced broadband detection technology provides superior target analysis, ferrous and non-ferrous weapons detection, discrimination and higher throughput.
  • Directional counter with four settings for counting (forward, reverse, subtract in reverse, and bi-directional).
  • Superior versatility: selectable settings designed for airports, courthouses, prisons, schools, facilities, special events, mass transit, loss prevention and many other applications.
  • Networking ability: CMA provides networking, remote control, monitoring, data analysis and group management.
  • Meets IP55/65 standards for moisture and foreign matte protection.
  • Limited 24-month warranty: parts and labor.
  • Pacing lights at the entrance display universal "wait" and "proceed" symbols for traffic control.
  • Internal USB port for updating software 



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)

Weight: 143 lbs. (64 kg)

Shipping Weight: 165 lbs. (74 kg)

  • Operating: -4° F (-20° C) to +149° F (65° C)
  • Humidity to 95% non condensing
  • Storage: -40° F (-40° C) to 158° F (70° C)
  • Fully automatic 100 to 240 VAC, 50 or 60 Hertz, 45 watts; no rewiring, switching or adjustments needed.
Weatherproofing / Foreign Object Protection Standards
  • Meets IP 55, IEC Standard. "Degrees of Protection provided by Enclosures," IEC 529. *IP 65 optional.
Target Pinpointing Lights
  • Thirty-three (33) distinct zones are displayed with two (2) independent columns of LEDs located on exit side of PD 6500i.
  • More than Twenty (20) independent programs designed to meet all installation specific requirements including ECAC requirements for European airports and TSA requirements for U.S. airports.
Multi-Unit and Multi-Brand Compatibility
  • 2,300 selectable operating frequencies and multiple channels allow the PD 6500i to operate in close proximity to other PD 6500is as well as with non-Garrett walk-throughs.
Interference Suppression
  • Advanced analog and digital filtering—as well as adjustable operating frequencies—eliminate the potential effects from x-ray units, radios and other electrical interference sources.
Directional Counter
  • Counter tracks the number of patrons that have passed through the detector, the direction of patrons, the number of alarms and calculates alarm percentage. Four directional count settings (forward, reverse, subtraction reverse and bi-directional).
Random Alarm Feature
  • Provides ability to randomly alarm on a selected percentage of non-alarming persons; adjustable from 0 to 50 percent.
  • Audible tone and volume adjustable. Bright LED visual alarm.
Pacing Lights
  • International symbols located at entrance.
  • 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.
Control Outputs
  • Solid state switches (low voltage AC or DC) for operating external alarms and control devices.
  • Attractive scratch and mar-resistant laminate. Detection Heads and Support: Heavy duty aluminum.
  • 24 months, Limited parts and labor
PD 6500i Walk-Through Caster Set Details:
Part No. 1169101* (Gray color)
Part No. 1169100* (Beige color)
Includes two (2) rigid casters and two (2) swivel locking casters.
Ideal for schools, special events, and stadium use.
Allows full mobility of PD-6500i walk-throughs by one person. No Lifting required. Move the detectors to a secure location when not in use and provide an unimpeded exit at the close of an event.
Extreme stability combined with portability.
Two fixed casters with locking devices provides stable detector operation, while two swivel casters provide maneuverability. The assembly can be permanently attached to walkthrough’s base.
All terrain environment design.
3-inch wheels allow movement over any hard surfaces. Durable, powder coated steel allows use in all types of environmental conditions. For wind speeds up to 20 mph (32 kph). Available with swivels on either 2 or 4 wheels.
Shipping weight 21 lbs (9.5 kg) Shipping size 40 1/4" x 8 5/8" x 5"
* Designed only for use with Garrett PD-6500i walk-through unit. Walkthrough with casters will roll through doors more than 89" in height without having to tilt the unit.

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