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MDP1 Portable Walk-through Knife Arch Metal Detector

Product code: MD P1

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Powerful performance, rapid deployment and ease of use make the MDP1 the ideal portable knife arch metal detector.



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MDP1 Portable Walk-through Knife Arch Metal Detector

The MDP1 high-performance state-of-the-art walk-through metal detector, is designed to meet the demands of modern security needs, offering a combination of advanced detection capabilities, user-friendly features, and a clever design that makes it a truly portable rapid deployment unit.

Transporting and Assembly.

The unit packs into a neat strapped up bundle that will even fit into the back of most hatchback cars. At a total weight of just 42kg, the unit is much lighter than most walk through metal detectors, but loading and unloading it into the vehicle will certainly be easier done with two persons.

Assembly is a doddle, the 8 component parts fit together to form the ready to use unit, which is a task that can be completed in just a few minutes by one person (the manufacturer estimates an assembly time of 5-7 minutes for one person, however it will be even quicker and easier with two persons).

Each of the side legs is formed from just 3 slot together panels which are linked together with the 2 top panels to form the completed arch. Components are colour coded to protect against incorrect assembly and the simple handwheel type bolts that hold the structure together mean that you do not need any special tools for the assembly.


The MDP1 is a highly sensitive metal detector designed to detect all types of metal, weapons, mobile phones, and lots more.

It allows high speed detection and features 24 separate detection zones to help pinpoint the target object, offering head to toe protection. 

The rapid recycle time means that the unit can facilitate a throughput of one person per second.

The operator is alerted to any target materials identified by alarm lights mounted vertically along the front edges of the side legs, where the combination of lights displayed on the left and right legs will pinpoint the location of the object identified.

With dozens of preset user profiles to choose from, most users will simply select the profile that best meets the needs of their environment and application, however the sensitivity of each of the 24 detection zones can be adjusted manually between 0-255 if preferred.

Your settings are password protected to prevent unauthorised tampering, and are quickly selected and easily adjusted as required, via the integrated 7” LCD Screen on one of the unit legs.

A wide range of operating frequencies (easily selected via the LCD Screen) are available, to ensure that you can easily filter out any potential sources of interference at your operating site.  

A multi-mode Tally Counter will help you keep track of traffic through the unit.

Indoor or Outdoor Use.

The MDP1 Knife Arch unit has an IP54 rating, but its waterproofing rating can be increased to IP67 using the included canopy.

Mains / Battery Power.

This walkthrough metal detecting knife arch can utilise both mains and battery power to operate. This model includes a 12,000 mAh Lithium Ion Polymer Battery that allows up to 9 hours of operation on a single charge.


Ideal for venues where the device is only deployed at certain times or is required to be moved around, the MDP1 is ideal for use in a wide range of security environments, including:

  • Schools, colleges, and universities
  • Hospitals, clinics and medical facilities,
  • Public venues, stadiums, music and sporting events
  • Pubs, bars, nightclubs and festivals
  • Warehouses and Retail Outlets
  • Knife Crime Initiatives - Rail & Bus Stations

Dimensions & Weight.

Overall Exterior Size (when set up).

            H,   225cm

            W,  83cm

            D,   50cm

Passageway Interior Size.

            H,   205.1cm

            W,  72cm 

            D,   50cm

Disassembled / Packed Dimensions.

             88.9cm x 60.6cm x 48.4cm

Weight   42kg


12 Month Manufacturer’s Warranty

Note. For full details see the attached PDF Documents.


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