STUD SCAN AND DEEP SCAN Use Stud Scan Mode to find the center or metal studs up to 1.5 in. (38 mm) deep.DeepScan Mode is a higher sensitivity scanning mode that should be used when there are extra layers of wallboard or paneling. To minimize false positives and/or finding other objects further behind the wall that may not be a stud. In order to get the accurate results, please always start in Stud Scan Mode when looking for studs.
METAL SCAN Wall scanner will detect metal up to 2.36 in. (60 mm) deep. Use this Metal Scan Mode to locate and avoid hazards, such as pipes, behind walls and determine if a stud is wood or metal. For maximum accuracy, press and hold the Power Button while holding the scanner away from the surface. Once a short beep sounds confirming calibration complete, place against the surface to be scanned. Make sure to continue to hold the Power Button.
AC WIRE SCAN Wire Warning detection indicates the presence of live, unshielded electrical wiring up to 2 inches (51 mm) deep. For Safety, in all modes, this wall scanner always detects and indicate the Live AC Wire. Note: WireWarning Detection works in both StudScan / DeepScan / MetalScan Modes. The WireWarning Detection Icon will show when live, unshielded wires are detected.