Popular Portable



The Popular Portable was designed as a quality security detector with most of the features of more expensive units. The unit incorporates a detector coil and infrared photocell in each side. When a preset amount of metal passing through the unit is exceeded an audio alarm is given. In addition, a set of voltage-free contacts is provided to actuate a remote alarm, or lock a turnstile, etc.
The unit has indication of power as well as whether the unit is functioning correctly.
The Popular Portable is battery driven and will operate up to eight hours on one charge.  The system is designed to recharge overnight with its built-in-charger.
The Popular Portable comprises of five separate parts for easy transportation - assembled in minutes. The unit includes power and fault indication.

The detector frame is constructed from fibreglass which ensures that the unit is robust and durable, and will not deteriorate with time. The attractive modern shape incorporates open sides which minimizes the feeling of being restricted.
The detector is normally stocked in a standard light grey, but alternative colours can be requested.


Sensitivity Settings

    Unit will not detect metal
    Detection of  larger items
    Standard gun detection range
    Detection of smaller items only
    Highly sensitive - Not recommended

Please Note: When using this unit for theft purposes please consult with one of the sales members before purchasing this item.





  Bi-directional operation
  Mass of metal indicator (optional)
  Detects ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  Free standing
  Battery backup system
  Infra-red photo cell
  Durable fiberglass construction
  Available in various colours
  Interlocking relay
  Weather proof top available
  Adjustable sensitivity


  Public buildings
  Law Courts
  Sporting Venues
  Night Clubs
  Industrial Facilities

Technical Data

  Supply Voltage : 220 volt/110 volt
  Supply Voltage : 50/60 Hz 5%
  Power Consumption : 5,5VA
  Audio Alarm
  Weight : Approximately 45 KG


  Weather proof top



 Product Range

 Hand Held Metal Detectors
  Probe 2101
   Garrett Super Scanner V

 Walk Through Metal Detectors

  P21 Single-Zone
  Panache' Multi-zone

   Popular Portable
   PPMZ Portable Multi-Zone (NEW)
Garrett PD6500i

Popular 2000   (Discontinued)
   Popular 2100   (Discontinued)
  Searcher 2000
 Precious Metal Detection
  GoldFinger II


Industrial Products
Metasearch 4 (NEW)

   Undersearch Coils
   Standard Coils

Metasearch III (Discontinued)

 Light Dimming
   Light Dimmers

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