The New 2018 Lumber Wizard 5 Auto Tuning Laser Line Woodworking Metal Detector is the latest version of Wizard Industries flagship woodworking metal detector. A powerful precision automatic tuning handheld metal detector designed specifically for woodworkers, it helps detect small metal objects hidden inside new or used lumber. The new version features auto-tuning and easier one-handed use, with automatic calibration every time the unit is turned on, and better false-positive rejection. Undetected nails, screws or other metal fragments can damage expensive jointer, planer and saw blades. Flying metal can also cause serious injury. Easy to use, the Lumber Wizard 5 helps woodworkers prevent equipment damage and personal injury. The unit includes a vibration alert, allowing it to be used in noisy workshops.
Dimensions: Length, 15"; width, 3-1/8"; height 1-1/8" ; weight, 13 oz. Detects nails, screws, wire, bullets and other metal objects buried inside of recycled wood. Types of Metal Detected: Responds equally well to all types of metal, steel, stainless steel, zinc, magnesium, and aluminum. Locates, nails, screws, staples, tacks, bullets, wire and other small metal objects that can destroy or damage planer, jointer and saw blades. Electronics: Unit operates with an automatic tuning transmit/receive circuit. Operating Frequency: 13 kHz/ 6,600 Hz. Power Requirements: One 9-volt battery; standard alkaline. Typical battery life is 40 hours. Alarm Indicators: Piezo tone beeper and LED red light indicator are used to indicate the presence of metal. Low Battery Indication: When battery drops down to 6.0 volts the unit operates with a warble tone and flashing light instead of the normal steady tone and light, indicating a low battery. The unit will operate properly as the battery drops well below 5 volts. Once below 3 volts, unit will emit constant beep tone until unit shuts off.