Garrett PD 6500i™ Enhanced Pinpoint Walk-Through Metal Detector – International


PN 1168414 / 1168424  Gray
PN 1168411 / 1168421  Beige

The PD 6500i leads the industry with superior pinpoint technology and unmatched discrimination features. Designed for maximum throughput without compromising security, thePD 6500i is the walk-through of choice for security professionals worldwide.
PD 6500i is an “Approved Product for Homeland Security” under the SAFETY Act.

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Product Description

  • 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:

airports around the world

  • 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
  • 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 labor.
  • Pacing lights at the entrance display universal
    “wait” and “proceed” symbols for traffic control.

Operating: -4° F (-20° C) to +149° F (65° C)
Humidity to 95% non condensing
Storage: -40° F (-40° C) to 158° F (70° C)



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.



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 6500i to 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.



Audible tone and volume adjustable. Bright LED visual alarm.


Pacing Lights

International symbols located at entrance.


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.


Attractive scratch and mar-resistant laminate. Detection Heads and Support: Heavy duty aluminum.

24 months, Limited parts and labor

Passageway Interior Size
Width 30″ (0.76 m)
Height 80″ (2.03 m)
Depth 23″ (0.58 m)
Overall Exterior Size
Width 35″ (0.90 m)
Height 87″ (2.21 m)
Depth 23″ (0.58 m)
Shipping Size
Width 35.5″ (0.90 m)
Height 91.5″ (2.32 m)
Depth 6.25″ (.16 m)
Weight: 143 lbs. (64 kg)
Shipping Weight: 165 lbs. (74 kg)

NEW PD 6500i Walk-Through Caster Set

Part No. 1169101* (Gray color)
Part No. 1169100* (Beige color)

Includes two (2) rigid casters and two (2) swivel locking casters.

  • Ideal for schools, special events, and stadium use.
    Allows full mobility of PD-6500i walk-throughs by one person. No Lifting required. Move the detectors to a secure location when not in use and provide an unimpeded exit at he close of an event.
  • Extreme stability combined with portability.
    Two fixed casters with locking devices provides stable detector operation, while two swivel casters provide maneuverability. The assembly can be permanently attached to walkthrough’s base.
  • All terrain environment design.
    3-inch wheels allow movement over any hard surfaces. Durable, powder coated steel allows use in all types of environmental conditions. For wind speeds up to 20 mph (32 kph).
    Available with swivels on either 2 or 4 wheels.

Shipping weight 21 lbs (9.5 kg)    Shipping size 40 1/4″ x 8 5/8″ x 5″

* Designed only for use with Garrett PD-6500i walk-through unit. Walkthrough with casters will roll through doors more than 89″ in height without having to tilt the unit.

Desktop Remote Control with Zone Indication

GSA Contract Holder

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

GSA Contract Holder

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 Modules

Use for backup power or for multi-hour cordless operation for special events. Internal charge control speeds charging while protecting the batteries.

PD 6500i™ Battery Module
Part No. 2225410

Up to ten (10) hours battery operation.

GSA Contract Holder

PD 6500i™
Extended Battery Module
Part No. 2234700

Up to thirty (30) hours operation.
30″ width only. Available for gray color scheme detector only.

GSA Contract Holder

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


GSA Contract Holder

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


Remote Control
Part No. 1169400


Control the PD6500iwirelessly with this compact device.
For use with Garrett PD 6500iRemote Control for Garrett PD 6500i  Control Monitor Analyzer (CMA)GSA Contract Holder

Control Monitor Analyzer (CMA™)

Part No. 1168310

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

  • 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 6500ionly
  • 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)

GSA Contract Holder

Operational Test Piece (OTP)
Part No. 1600600

Designed to FAA 3-gun test requirements.
Can be used with all Garrett model detectors.


Wireless CMA Package
Part No. 1168900


(Includes CMA Software)
With GarrettPD 6500i only     Flat Test Piece (FTP)GSA Contract Holder

Flat Test Piece (FTP)

Part No. 1620570

Designed to represent a small knife.
For test use with the Garrett PD 6500i 5 ft. Charging Cord
Part No. 9436900

Allows charging multiple walkthroughs from a single power source.     Removable MagnaDolly

GSA Contract Holder

Removable MagnaDolly
Part No. 1168000

Removable wheel assembly for easy portability.

10 ft. Cord Jumper

10 ft. Jumper Cord
Part No. 9431900

Allows multiple walk-through units to be linked to the same power source when operated in close proximity.

Floor Anchor KitGSA Contract Holder

Floor Anchor Kit

Part No.1604000


Provides excellent stability for theMS 3500 under all operating conditions. Stabilizer Base

GSA Contract Holder

Stabilizer Base
Part No. 1603900 (Beige)
Part No. 1603901 (for PD6500i gray)

2 included
Can be used with PD 6500i, MT 5500 orCS 5000 model walk-through detectors.

Transportation Brace

Part No. 1169200
(for 30″ standard width detector)

Part No. 1169228
(for 28″ width detector)

Part No. 1169232
(for 32″ width detector)

Provides a collapsible solution that supports the walk-through metal detector during transportation.
For use with the Garrett PD 6500i, MT 5500 or CS 5000

Adhesive Floor Mount KitGSA Contract Holder

Adhesive Floor Mount Kit

Part No. 1604100


4 included
For use with the Garrett PD 6500i.

Permanent MagnaDolly

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.

Environmental Cover, Soft

Part No. 1627030
(for 30″ width detector)

Part No. 1627032
(for 32″ width detector)

High quality UV-resistant, anti-mildew nylon cover. Protects walkthrough electronics from heavy rain and dust. Clearview window panels over touchpads, optics, and zone indicators.
For use with the Garrett PD 6500i.


Garrett has the walk-through metal detector accessories you need to set up an efficient and effective security screening checkpoint.



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