Garrett PD6500i Walk-Through Metal Detector

Garrett’s PD 6500i is an industry leader with superior pinpoint technology and unmatched discrimination features. This detector has proven its effectiveness
at moving high volumes of patrons through such events such as the Olympic Games, World Cup 2010 South Africa, and the Pan-American Games in Mexico.
The PD 6500i has also been trusted to safeguard international airports, hotels, government buildings, and correctional facilities. With its advanced networking
and ability to pinpoint targets in 33 detection zones, the PD 6500i is the walk-through of choice for security professionals worldwide.

  • 33 pinpoint zones to precisely identify multiple target locations from head to toe on the left, center and right sides of the body.
  • More than 20 standard programs for security application versatility.
  • International security standards—The PD 6500i meets the world's highest test certifications, including the following international airports:

    Airport Standards

  • Dual detection: with transmitters and receivers in each panel, the PD 6500i is the equivalent of two detectors in one. By scanning from
    both sides, the PD 6500i provides superior detection, uniformity and performance.
  • Advanced broadband detection technology provides superior target analysis, ferrous and non-ferrous weapons detection, discrimination and higher throughput.
  •   Directional counter with four settings for counting (forward, reverse, subtract in reverse, and bi-directional).
  • Superior versatility: selectable settings designed for airports, courthouses, prisons, schools, facilities, special events, mass transit, loss prevention and many other applications.
  • Networking ability: CMA provides networking, remote control, monitoring, data analysis and group management.
  • Meets IP55 standards for moisture and foreign matte protection.
  • Limited 24-month warranty: parts and labour.
  • Pacing lights at the entrance display universal "wait" and "proceed" symbols for traffic control.

  • Temperatures
    Operating: -4° F (-20° C) to +122° F (50° C)
    Humidity to 95% non-condensing
    Storage: -40° F (-40° C) to 158° F (70° C)
  • Power
    Fully automatic 100 to 240 VAC, 50 or 60 Hertz, 45 watts; no rewiring, switching or adjustments needed.
  • Weatherproofing / Foreign Object Protection Standards
    Meets IP 55, IEC Standard. "Degrees of Protection provided by Enclosures," IEC 529. *IP 65 optional.
  • Target Pinpointing Lights
    Thirty-three (33) distinct zones are displayed with two (2) independent columns of LEDs located on exit side of PD 6500i.
  • Programs
    More than Twenty (20) independent programs designed to meet all installation specific requirements including ECAC requirements for European airports and TSA requirements for U.S. airports.
  • Multi-Unit and Multi-Brand Compatibility
    2,300 selectable operating frequencies and multiple channels allow the PD 6500ito operate in close proximity to other PD 6500is as well as with non-Garrett walk-throughs.
  • Interference Suppression
    Advanced analog and digital filtering—as well as adjustable operating frequencies—eliminate the potential effects from x-ray units, radios and other electrical interference sources.
  • Directional Counter
    Counter tracks the number of patrons that have passed through the 
    detector, the direction of patrons, the number of alarms and calculates alarm percentage. Four directional count settings (forward, reverse, subtraction reverse and bi-directional).
  • Random Alarm Feature
    Provides ability to randomly alarm on a selected percentage of non-alarming persons; adjustable from 0 to 50 percent.
  • Alarms
    Audible tone and volume adjustable. Bright LED visual alarm.
  • Pacing Lights
    International symbols located at entrance.
  • Tamper-Proof
    All settings are secured with a key lock and two levels of access codes. Further security is accomplished with a cabinet lock which prevents unauthorized access to physical cables, connectors and electronics.
  • Control Outputs
    Solid state switches (low voltage AC or DC) for operating external alarms and control devices.
  • Construction
    Attractive scratch and mar-resistant laminate. Detection Heads and Support: Heavy duty aluminum.
  • Warranty
    24 months, Limited parts and labor.

  • Passageway Interior Size
    Width: 0.76 m
    Height: 2.03 m
    Depth: 0.58 m
  • Overall Exterior Size
    Width: 0.90 m
    Height: 2.21 m
    Depth: 0.58 m
  • Shipping Size
    Width: 0.90 m
    Height: 2.32 m
    Depth: .16 m 
  • Weight: 64 kg
  • Shipping Weight: 74 kg

 Remote with PD  

NEW Remote Control
Part No: 2234900

Control the PD6500i wirelessly with this compact device. Kit includes remote control and receiver module.
For use with Garrett PD 6500i

Desktop control 1
 Desktop control 2

Desktop Remote Control with Zone Indication

Part No. 2266400
For remote operation of the detector from up to 50 feet (standard). Contact Garrett for optional lengths

For use with the Garrett PD 6500i


Desktop Remote Control
Part No. 2225600
For remote operation of the MT 5500, MS 3500 or CS 5000 detectors from up to 50 feet (standard). Contact Garrett for optional lengths.

 Desktop Remote control


 Battery Backup Module  

Battery Backup Module

Conveniently allows multiple hours of backup use. Hinged door protects all interior wiring and components.



PD 6500i™: Up to ten (10) hours backup. Charger included. 
Part No. 2225400


PD 6500i™ Battery Backup, Fast Charge
Part No. 2225410


PD 6500i™: Up to thirty (30) hours backup. Charger included. 30" width only. Part No. 2234700



MT 5500™: Up to twenty (20) hours backup.
Part No. 2225770



CS 5000™ and MS 3500™: Up to twenty (20) hours backup. 
Part No. 2225700



Control Monitor Analyzer (CMA™)

The CMA Interface Module is used with a 10/100baseT network and a personal computer. It allows control, real time monitoring and diagnostics from a remote location. The internal memory records all changes to settings and passenger traffic and alarm history for analytical evaluation. 
For use with Garrett PD 6500i, MT 5500 or CS 5000 models.
Part No. 1168310

  • Gain real-time access to all walk-through detectors on your network.
  • Utilize group management function to control settings and analyze data on multiple walk-through detectors at one time. (With Garrett PD 6500i only.)
  • Analyze security checkpoint alarm rates, patron counts and other diagnostic statistics.(With Garrett PD 6500i only.)
  • Check settings and diagnose issues with detectors on your network.



Operational Test Piece (OTP)
Part No. 1600600
Designed to FAA 3-gun test requirements.
Can be used with all Garrett model detectors.

   Cord Jumper

10 ft. Cord Jumper
Part No. 9431900
Allows multiple walk-through units, in close proximity, to be linked to the same power source.


Flat Test Piece (FTP)

Part No. 1620570
Designed to represent a small knife. 
For test use with the Garrett PD 6500i

   Stabilizer Base

Stabilizer Base
Part No. 1603900 (Beige)
Part No. 1603901 (for PD6500i gray)
Can be used with PD 6500i, MT 5500 or CS 5000 model walk-through detectors. 2 included



MagnadollyRemovable MagnaDolly
Part No. 1168000
Removable wheel assembly for easy portability.


Floor Mount KitAdhesive Floor Mount Kit
Part No. 1604100 
4 included 

For use with the Garrett PD 6500i.


Floor Anchor KitFloor Anchor Kit
Part No.1604000
Provides excellent stability for the MS 3500under all operating conditions.

 Permanent Magnadlooy  

Permanent MagnaDolly
Part No. 1169000
Permanently fastens to the 
PD 6500i, MT 5500
 or CS 5000 for easy portability. 
Requires installation. Permanent MagnaDolly is best installed at Garrett factory at time of purchase.



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