SubSurface Instruments Magnetic Locator, ML-1 & ML-1M
Easy and simple one-hand operation; built-in handle
Easy to learn; 3 keypad switches: on/off and volume, sensitivity up and sensitivity down
Volume built into the on/off key; just hold down the key while it cycles through the settings
Electronic keypad with tactile switches.
A real speaker is in the front panel, providing outstanding volume.
Microprocessor remembers the volume and gain settings from the last time the unit was on
Non-metered (ML-1) and metered (ML-1M) versions are designed to look, feel and operate the same
Over 5,000 ML-1M units in Afghanistan used for detection of improved explosive devices (IEDs) and unexploded ordnance (UXOs)
ML-1M version with LCD shows positive or negative polarity and signal strength.
Detect edges of covers, pipe joints.
ML-1M adds features without complexity.
No learning curve between units.
Strong aluminum monotube construction from the tip through the end of the handle and ABS injection-molded electronics case (3 ¼" tapered to 2 ½"-wide X 4 ½" tapered to 2 ½"-deep) provide the best structural integrity in a hand-held locator
Lightweight; only about two pounds including batteries
Uses 2 regular alkaline 9-volt batteries, parallel; included
Soft pack carrying case included (optional hard case available)
Battery compartment separated from electronic components and circuit board.
No exposing electronics to replace the batteries.
Made in the USA - Built and serviced entirely in Wisconsin
Use this Magnetic Locator to find:
Survey Corner markers (iron or steel)
Mag nails and PK nails
Valve and curb boxes * Iron and steel pipes
Manhole & Utility Box Covers
Steel drums & tanks
Lost tools or fence lines
Septic tank handles
Energized electric cables
Unexploded bombs (UXO)
ML-1 is a non-metered device. (audio only)
ML-1M additionally features a digital meter that provides for visual signal strength, polarity indication, gain setting plus battery life display.
38.75 in (98.4 cm)
2.0 lbs (0.9 kg) including batteries
Two (2) standard 9-volt alkaline batteries
40 hours average
WARNING - This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov.