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SubSurface Instruments Waterproof Magnetic Locator ML-3L (Long)

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SubSurface Instruments Magnetic Locator ML-3SY ML-3LY
SubSurface Instruments Magnetic Locator ML-3SY ML-3LY
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Feels weird in my hand since I'm used to other locators that have a box near the top but so far I'm impressed with its location ability.

When I bought this I didnt think I would need it to be waterproof but then found us surveying a farm and we found a corner pin in the creek! At the time I thought okay I'm ruining my locator but the water didn't hurt it.

Very impressed with its ability to locate and it's easy to store behind my truck seat. Feels like quality from what I can tell.
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The ML-3 is a much-anticipated and welcome addition to the ML family of magnetic locators from SSI. ML-3 magnetic locators represent the best in innovation at work for the water/sewer industry, surveying industry and military.

That's because the ML-3 reflects many of the items on our customers' technological wish lists. The ML-3 long is 55", making it the longest magnetic locator on the market. It allows you to make the biggest sweeps possible without compromising on accuracy. The ML-3 long provides ergonomic, lightweight, durable, one-handed operation option to traditional magnetic locators. It offers unparalleled durability, as all components are housed inside the aircraft-grade aluminum monotube units.

But don't let its looks fool you. It's 100 percent waterproof up to 220 feet - a first for the industry - so it can be used in difficult weather and submerged under water. Plus, its auto-zero feature allows the user to "cancel" ambient magnetics or magnetic gradient in the soil or water. And it's digitally tuned, so it offers unparalleled accuracy in detecting ferromagnetic objects.

    Use the SubSurface Instruments Magnetic Locator ML-3L(Long) to find ferrous metals, such as:
  • Corner markers (iron or steel)
  • Mag nails and PK nails
  • Valve and curb boxes
  • Iron and steel pipes
  • Well casings
  • Manhole & Utility Box Covers
  • Steel drums & tanks
  • Septic tank handles
  • Energized electric cables
  • Marker magnets
  • Unexploded bombs (UXO)
  • Illegal Taps (Iron or Steel)


Specifications
Overall Length: 55 in (139.7 cm)
Weight: 2.8 lbs (1.3 kg)
Input Power: Three (3) standard 9-volt alkaline batteries
Battery Life: ≈ 60 Hours
Frequency: 16.5 kHz
Audio: Speaker pitch increases in frequency proportional to gradient field intensity
Visual: LCD display with bar graph indicating polarity and relative strength of signal. Also provides low battery indication.
Operating Temperature: -13° to 140° F (-25° to 60° C)
Exterior Sensor Tube: Aircraft grade aluminum
Warranty: 7 Years


    Features
  • Low battery indication with flashing LCD when batteries need replacing
  • Varying pitch audio signal mode using a moving coil speaker for enhanced audio output
  • Waterproof sensor tube pressured tested to water depths of up to 220 feet
  • Easy-to-use, one-handed operation with four-button keypad:
    • On/Off button: Turns unit on or off
    • Zero button: Automatically calibrates unit to ambient magnetic conditions
    • Gain Up button: Increases the locating sensitivity of the unit
    • Gain Down button: Decreases the locating sensitivity of the unit
  • Includes soft case with carrying straps and inside pocket for batteries and manual
  • Rugged construction for field conditions
  • Detection of buried ferrous metal objects at depths up to 8 feet or more
    • Hand gun: One to two feet
    • 175mm projectile: Four to five feet
    • 55-gallon drum: Six to ten feet
  • Detection of ferrous metal objects and weapons on persons
  • Underwater search and detection of:
    • Submerged vehicles
    • UXOs and mines
    • Salvageable wrecks
    • Pipes and cables
    Warranty:
  • Seven year manufacturer's limited warranty
  • MPN: ML-3LY
  • UPC: #N/A
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Feels weird in my hand since I'm used to other locators that have a box near the top but so far I'm impressed with its location ability.

When I bought this I didnt think I would need it to be waterproof but then found us surveying a farm and we found a corner pin in the creek! At the time I thought okay I'm ruining my locator but the water didn't hurt it.

Very impressed with its ability to locate and it's easy to store behind my truck seat. Feels like quality from what I can tell.

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