SubSurface ML-1M Magnetic Locator

Product Specifications
BRAND  Subsurface Instruments
MODEL  ML-1M
TYPE Magnetic Locator
DESCRIPTION
The ML-1M is one of SSI's longest-enduring and industry-leading products for magnetic detection. Whether you're seeking corner markers (iron or steel), well casings, steel drums or septic tank handles, this is the go-to magnetic locator for you.
And for good reason. The ML series offers simple one-handed operation with an easy-to-learn keypad featuring only three buttons - no menus or cumbersome instructions to follow. The audio unit has the volume built into the on/off key; just hold down the key while it cycles through the settings. The ML-1M features strong monotube construction, providing structural integrity you can count on.
In addition to the features of the original ML-1, the ML-1M is metered, offering you added features without added complexity. The digital meter provides for visual signal strength, polarity indication, gain setting plus battery life display. These versions are engineered to operate identically with the same controls
Product Information
Specifications
Overall Length:38.75 in (98.4 cm)
Weight:2.0 lbs (0.9 kg) including batteries
Input Power:Two (2) standard 9-volt alkaline batteries
Battery Life:40 hours minimum
Features
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 that "clicks" when a key is depressed. 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 ordinances (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; the unit is shipped with two spare batteries
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.

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