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Magnusson 3 in 1 Cable detector

Magnusson 3 in 1 Cable detector

£30
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Product information

This cordless 3 in 1 materials detector is specially designed for detecting ac wires.

  • Batteries sold separately
  • Ferrous metals (80mm), non-ferrous metals (60mm), steel frames, copper conductors(live) (50mm) and wood (20mm)
  • 5 years Guarantee

Features and benefits

  • Bar-graph and numeric indication

Specifications

Alarm response typeVisual alarm
Battery namePP3 (6LR51)
Detection depth (ferrous metal)80mm
Detection depth (live cable)50mm
Detection depth (non-ferrous metal)60mm
DisplayLCD
Model name/numberIM15
Number of batteries required1
Pack quantity1
Power sourceBattery-powered
Product depth28mm
Product height150mm
Product width70mm
Product code3663602850830

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1.61 / 5(13 reviews)

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Al 71 - 2 months ago

Just bought this to do the job it’s supposed to do and totally disappointed, absolutely not either precise or reliable, useless piece of kit, wouldn’t recommend at all. Wouldn’t even rate the one star I’ve given it.

Absolutely useless!

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SiB1 - 2 months ago

Very inconsistent, even when the calibration routine in the instructions is followed. Readings change with applied pressure, even when not moving the sensor over the wall. Generally random and inconsistent results. It is extremely disappointing that B&Q sell this item; I would have expected better.

Absolutely useless!!!

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Oconnon2 - 2 months ago

If I could give it minus 5 stars I would ...

Believe the other reviews - you may as well just punch holes in the wall blindfolded than waste you time and money on this piece of complete and utter garbage!!!!

DO NOT BUY !!!!

Absolutely awful piece of kit

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robjack21 - 9 months ago

Cannot fully explain how bad this is, and before anyone says; yes I calibrated it correctly.
If you hold it against a live wall with literally one finger on the front it beeps like crazy, but as soon as you hold it with two fingers (away from the sensor too like you’re supposed to) it all of a sudden reads like it is safe. Good logic?!
I’ll be returning mine tomorrow, 5 year guarantee with it if it even lasts 5 years...

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1stReviewer - 10 months ago

I can only assume people giving bad reviews arent using this properly, this has detected everything to the mm and has been helpful for drilling holes once in a newly decorated bedroom to allow us to put up shelves and a curtain pole. Saved a lot of time and guess work. Worth its money.

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