Aventura hand-held battery-operated security wands detects ferrous, non-ferrous, and stainless steel weapons, contraband, and other metallic objects of varying sizes. It’s precision design results in detection of guns, knives, razor blades, box cutters, improvised weapons and foil wrapped objects. The wands can provide both audible and vibrating alarm with corresponding LED indicators identifying the alarm level. The large surface area provides rapid but thorough scanning of individuals. Using energy efficient components results in extended battery life.