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IP69K Head Only Metal Detectors

AD-4971 Series

These systems are full washdown (IP69K) rated. Head only configuration allows users to retrofit existing system while maintaining in line conveyor.

Key Features

IP69K Rated
LED Display Communication Tower
Transfer Data via USB or Ethernet


Product Storage

Stores Up to 1000 Products

Easily change between up to 1000 products (organized in 10 categories) to make switching between products with low downtime fast and painless.

High Sensitivity Detection

High Sensitivity Detection

Avoid false rejects by customizing your sensitivity settings or by using the auto sensitivity option to detect ferrous, non-ferrous and stainless steel pieces as small as 0.2 millimeters.

7 Inch Color Touch Panel

7 Inch Color Touch Panel

The display utilizes a high visibility touch panel color LCD with friendly interface (audio guidance support function included).

Remote Support

Remote Support with A&D READY

Maximize uptime with remote service, available for your networked inspection systems.

Image Import from USB

Image Import from USB

Quickly upload product images via USB flash drive to make visual product identification easy for your team members. 

IP65 and IP69K Optional

IP65 and IP69K optional

Protected from dust and water to IP65 standards. Hygienic design with the entire system washable. We offer an IP69K optional upgrade.


For existing installs, A&D’s Head Only Metal Detectors help you reduce costs when retrofitting your in-line conveyor.  With a food grade washdown design (IP69K) and great features like an audible alarm and a LED communication tower and one-touch reporting, replacing your metal detector’s head means you can get the top requested features at a fraction of the cost of full replacement. 

Standard Features

  • NEMA Type 4X, 304 stainless steel housing and enclosure 
  • IP69 rated (IP69K optional)
  • 7-inch, color touchscreen
  • USB and Ethernet connectivity 
  • LED display communication tower 
  • Audible alarm
  • Single-point junction box
  • Voltage requirements: 100 to 240VAC, 50 or 60Hz
  • 9 programmable outputs (for rejects, faults, warnings, etc.) 
  • 8 configurable inputs (for photo eyes, reject systems, etc.) that can be set to active high or active low 
  • Operating ambient temperature range: Integral Control 14° F (-10°C) to 120°F (49°C) Remote Control 14°F (-10°C) to 130°F (54°C) 
  • Storage temperature: 14°F (-10°C) to 175°F (80°C)» Maximum operating altitude: 6,561feet (2,000meters) 
  • Password protected access with easily managed product boundaries/rejection 
  • One-touch log reporting
  • Access to functions, settings and stored logs 
  • Four user access levels
  • Auto setup and product learning 


Transfer data to and from the control panel via USB or Ethernet connection. Covered ports remain watertight and protected during cleaning. 

Food Grade Wash Down Design:

  • All 304 stainless with sanitary welds
  • Shielded, scratch-resistant touchscreen
Available Sizes
AD4971-H0804 8Wx4H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H0806 8Wx6H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H0808 8Wx8H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H0810 8Wx10H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H0812 8Wx12H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H1406 14Wx6H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H1408 14Wx8H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H1410 14Wx10H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H1412 14Wx12H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H1414 14Wx14H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2006 20Wx6H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2008 20Wx8H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2010 20Wx10H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2012 20Wx12H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2014 20Wx14H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2016 20Wx16H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2018 20Wx18H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2020 20Wx20H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2606 26Wx6H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2608 26Wx8H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2610 26Wx10H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2612 26Wx12H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2614 26Wx14H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2616 26Wx16H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2618 26Wx18H Metal Detector Head
AD4971-H2620 26Wx20H Metal Detector Head
Part number Description
AD4971-H001 Informational Tower 
AD4971-H002 Remote Electronics with up to 100 ft. of cable
AD4971-H003 Constant Voltage Transformer in NEMA 4X Enclosure
AD4971-H004 PLC Module
AD4971-H005 Critical Spares Kit 
AD4971-H006 Preventive Kit