Detectors Products Metal Detectors MW1630B – Metal Detector Underwater

MW1630B – Metal Detector Underwater

Metal Detector for Underwater Use down to 60 m

  • Detection in water and on land
  • Depth down to 60 m
  • Resistant to saltwater
  • High sensitivity
  • Easily noticeable alarm indication (audio)

The metal detector MW1630B is extremely reliable when it comes to detection of metal objects. It proves itself not only for the detection under water but also on land.

Its water pressure-tight design as well as the alignment of all components for the targeted application in fresh water and sea water ensures a high detection reliability with a maximum diving depth of 60 m.

Suitable for following searches ...

Mines :  Suited for mine detection. Thanks to maximum sensitivity, also responds to mines with low metal content.
Underwater :  Optimally suited for diving operations in water down to 60 m of depth. Also for salt water.
  • Technical Data


    Active search coil
    Oval 30.5 x 17 cm (12 x 6.69 in)

    Alarm signal

    IP68, 60 m


    78.2 x 30 x 14.2 cm (30.78 x 11.81 x 5.59 in)

    *Tolerance ± 3 %

    Ambient temperature

    -31°C – + 63°C (-24°F – +145°F)

    Storage temperature

    -51°C – +71°C (-60°F – +160°F)


    Detector with/without standard battery
    3.9 kg (8.59 lbs) / 3.5 kg (7.71 lbs)

    Detector with standard battery in water
    1.1 kg (2.42 lbs)

    Basispaket – Detector in case including standard scope of delivery
    11.6 kg (25.57 lbs)

    *Tolerance ± 10 %

    Disposable/rechargeable battery

    3 x Baby LR14 1.5 V alkaline battery – Standard
    3 x Baby HR14 1.2 V NiMH rechargeable battery

    Disposable/rechargeable battery operating time*

    Alkaline batteries: About 15 – 40 h
    NiMH rechargeable batteries (4,500 mAh): About 15 – 40 h

    *Ambient temperature of about 20 °C, LR14: Varta Industrial, HR14: NiMH rechargeable batteries

    Subject to changes that serve technical progress.
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  • Scope of Delivery

    Basic package MW1630B | Item No. 2000530010
    Metal Detector MW1630B, Case, Arm rest, Belt for arm rest, Handle, Test piece 35 x 35 x 2 cm, 3 x Alkaline battery 1.5 V Baby LR14, Operation manual, Field manual

  • Parts/Accessories

    • Item No. 8900530008 Backpack MW1630B For storage and transport of the detector
    • Item No. 2800530010 Case MW1630B Rugged case for storage and safe transport of the detector
    • Item No. 8900530030 Pouch for the electronics unit MW1630B Pouch with belt for the storage of the electronics unit during operation on land
    • Item No. 2900500009 Arm rest MW1630B Arm rest for comfortable use
    • Item No. 8709990010 Additional strap for arm rest MW1630B Arm strap for an improved hold of the dectector in use
    • Item No. 2900920016 Handle MW1630B Replacement handle to comfortably control the detector
    • Item No. 2900530005 Extension tube for carrying bar MW1630B For extending the carrying bar
    • Item No. 8909990384 Test piece 35 X 35 X 2 aluminum (non-magnetic) For testing the sensitivity of the metal detection capabiltities
    • Item No. 5910001002 Alkaline battery 1.5 V baby LR14 Standard battery (not rechargeable)
    • Item No. 5910001002S3 Alkaline battery 1.5 V baby LR14, 3 ea. Standard battery (not rechargeable)
    • Item No. 2900530011 Field manual MW1630B Extremley compact operation information
    • Item No. 8900530011 Operation manual MW1630B Detailed operation information

Service and contact

Hotline: +49 7121 9855-0