Compact Series

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Compact Series Specifications

Length: 11.5cm (4.5 inches)
Width: 6.5cm (2.5 inches)
Height: 3cm (1.25 inches)

Weight: 6.4oz - (181g) including battery

Sensitivity: Target Size 0.1 grams

Controls: On/Off Switch - Fully Automatic - (No sensitivity adjustments required)

Operating Temperature: -20C to +65C
Storage Temperature: -30C to +80C
Humidity: 98%
Ingress Protection: IP64 (IEC 529)
(waterproofing & environmental protection)

Power Consumption:

Active Mode Current (no detection): Less than 1 mA
Alarm Mode Current: (metal detected): 6.5 mA


One 9 Volt block battery MN1604, 6LR61 or equivalent alkaline disposable or rechargeable

Operating Time:

TZ-20(V): 150 hours continuous (or greater) at +25C (alkaline battery); 80 hours at +25C (rechargeable battery single charge)

TZ-20: 550mA hours (Standard 9 Volt Block battery); 180mA hours NiCad rechargeable

Battery Management System:

Precision monitoring. Low voltage or defective battery is signaled by a continuous vibration (TZ-20V) or audio tone (TZ-20) alarm signal

Alarm indication:

Audio/visual (TZ-20) Vibration Alarm (tactile) indicator (TZ-20V)

Speed of Detection:

Ultra fast; 'Detect - alarm - reset' ready for another target - 0.1 second

Size of target indication:

At constant sweep speed: short digital pulse = small target / long pulse = large target

Simple single control operation:

Single switch On/Off

No false alarms

Instant response to all metals.


Tested and approved to EEC EN5800-1 Table 1. EN50082-1 Table 1:1.1 Radiated emissions.

Conforms to international standards IEC, NILEC STANDARD-0602.02- FCC, FAA.

Medically tested and approved - No risk to persons with pacemakers.

Non interference to magnetic recorded material.