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Localizer 3000 - New metal detecting experience

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Localizer 3000 is a ground penetrating instrument which you can use if you're looking for buried metal objects such as pipes, boxes, weapons and jewelry. Also you can detect voids such as caves, rooms and graves.

If you are using Localizer 3000 to scan an area you can see immediately a picture of the ground on the monitor. All necessary data will be calculated in the internal 300 MHz Intel®-compatible processor. If you are using the professional imaging software Visualizer 3D you are also able to determine the position and depth of objects.

There are some other optional components which you can use with Localizer 3000. Further informations you find on the bottom of this page.

Integrated features (standard):

  • Magnetometer
  • Single Sensor
  • External Power Supply
  • Differential Sensors
  • Wireless Headphones
  • Visualizer 3D, data cable

Additional features (optional):

3D Software + Data cable

All measurements will be stored automatically in the internal memory of the device. After the transmission of all records to a computer, detailed analysis can be done in the software program Visualizer 3D.

Differential Scan Probes

To locate low lying objects you can use the differential probes. While using these antennas you will get a higher resolution of the underground.

DDV-System: Disc Detector Visualization System

With the DDV system the device is able to discriminate between different metals like gold, silver or iron. Additionally to an audible signal you will get a visual representation on the monitor of the device.

Super Sensor

With the Super Sensor you can get high resolution images. The integrated discrimination electronic helps you to distinguish between ferrous and non-ferrous metals as well as cavities.

Operating Modes

The Localizer 3000 includes different operating modes. The following section explains some of them.


In this operating mode you can examine the ground regarding to ferromagnetic metals, like for example iron. The indication takes place through an audible oscilloscope.

Ground Scan

The operating mode "Ground Scan" allows a graphical measurement. The measured underground will be represented directly on the monitor of the device. This measured data can be stored in the memory of the device and transfered later to a computer. With the professional software Visualizer 3D these measurements can be analysed regarding to the position and depth of objects.

Side Scan

The operating mode "Side Scan" provides a quick discrimination between cavities and metals. A live representation shows you fast and efficient all anomalies in the inspected area.

Metal Detector

The detector is particularly dedicated to locate small objects situated near to the surface (e.g. coins or rings). With the detector you have also the possibility to examine potential findings relating to their material. For example you can recognize, if an object is made of gold, silver or iron.

Here we present some relevant discoveries, which have been located. If you also made a discovery or know somebody who made a fantastic find with our metal detectors, just write us an email or use our online form!

Because meteorites consists mainly of silicate minerals or iron nickel alloy they can be located by using a metal detector. With the Localizer 3000 such a small piece of meteorite has been found.

  Localizer 3000 - User's Manual (english)
  Localizer 3000 - Benutzerhandbuch (deutsch)

In the following table you can see the complete delivery contents and all optional accessories. The used symbols have the following signification:

x times includedx = x times included
not included = not included
optional available, only for additional charge = optional available, only for additional charge
3D software ( "Visualizer 3D" ) with data cableYes1Yes1
Control unitYes1Yes1
Differential probeYes2Yes2
External power supply with charger and cable ( 12V )Yes1Yes1
User's manualYes1Yes1
Waterproof and shock resistant Peli caseYes1Yes1
Wireless headphones incl. batteriesYes1Yes1
DDV, Disc Detector Visualization SystemOptionalYes1
Super sensorOptionalYes1
Telescopic rod assemblyNoYes1

The following technical indications are medial values. During operation small variations are quite possible.

Control unit

Operating temperature
0 °C - 70 °C
Storage temperature
-20 °C - 60 °C
Air humidity
5 % - 75 %
Dimensions (H x W x D)
430mm x 380mm x 190mm
about 3kg
9,6 - 14,4 VDC, 22W maximum
Safety class
Operating time (full charged battery, delivered power supply, 25°C)
about 3 hours
300 mcd backlight, 6.4" diagonal, 640 x 480 Pixel TFT, Color
300 MHz Prozessor, INTEL i586-compatible
Working memory
128 MB RAM
Data memory
128 MB
audible, visual

Data transmission (USB)

Maximum Transfer Rate
19200 Baud

Computer, minimum requirements

CD-ROM drive
minimum 4x
Interface (Data transmission)
Free disk space
minimum 50 MB
Working memory (RAM)
minimum 256 MB
Graphic card
minimum 128 MB, OpenGL-compatible
minimum 1.2 GHz
Operating system
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10

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