Now with both audible and silent vibrating alarm options and extended battery life! Ultimate sensitivity: detects medium-sized pistol from a 9' distance; large knife from 6', razor blades and box cutters from a 3' distance, foil-wrapped drugs and tiny jewelry from 1'. Self-calibrating digital microprocessor technology eliminates the need for periodic sensitivity adjustments. Rugged, high-impact ABS case with reinforced coil compartment. Exceeds Mil-Std-810F (drop test) Method 516.5, procedures II and IV. Large 8' scan surface for quick, thorough scanning. No tools are required to change the standard 9V battery (included). A sharp audible alarm and bright red LED indicates the detection of metal. Momentary push button helps temporarily eliminate detection of nearby ambient metal such as rebar, and metal walls. Three-color LED indication: Green LED indicates ON; Amber LED indicates LOW BATTERY: Red LED indicates ALARM. APPLICATIONS: Airports; Prisons; Correctional Facilities; Public and Private Buildings; Schools; Stadiums/Concerts; Sporting Events; Nuclear Facilities; Transportation Terminals; Loss Prevention; Corporate Security; Historical Landmarks.