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Metal Detector

By Alexandr Balyberdin

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A best Metal Detector among all the applications!
Simple and intuitive interface, and this absolutely free!

It's not fake app, it's real metal detector, but work with only magnetic metal (such as steel, iron, etc.)

Best sensitivity near the camera on your iOS Device.
Tip: Shake for calibration

✭ Great retina display graphics
✭ Unique analog UI
✭ Adjustable sensitivity

What's New in Version 2.0

✭ Full new interface ✭
✭ Support iPhone 5 ✭
✭ Optimisation sensitivity ✭

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Customer Reviews

This is a potential life saver!

My wife, living in China, baked some traditional Chinese pastries for the Mid-Autumn holiday. As custom would have it, she placed a 5 Jiao coin in one of the nearly 100 she baked. This is supposedly lucky for the poor guy that bites into it. When I realized she planned to give these to her friends, I began to worry what would happen if a small child ate the one with the coin, which could easily choke someone. Other than cutting into every one, I was not sure how to find the "lucky" pastry! This app came to the rescue. I was able to find the pastry which contained the small, dime sized, coin in a matter of a couple of minutes. This app works very well. Much better than the other two I tried. Thank you for making this available for free!

This is Real!

I'm actually shocked. This app works. I'm using an iPhone 4 32g. I rarely write reviews but I noticed the 3 star average and felt compelled to recognize the quality of this app. I tested this in a handful of situations probably 10 minutes prior to writing this and it works exactly as described. It did work better without my case. I slowly move the phone over some furniture and it alerts me at the location of metal hardware. I drag it over a wall and it alerts me at the edge because of the metal corner strip. Basically worked on every magnetic item I tested on. I'd be interested to know if the developers can figure out how to make this identify the unique metals

Surprisingly it works

I was surprised that this works, but then after thinking about it it makes sense. I'm guessing that it detects FERROUS metals (i.e. metals that are attracted to magnets) by comparing the change in the internal compass measurement with the accelerometers (not affected by magnetic fields). If the compass moves without a corresponding change in the accelerometers, then there is ferrous metal nearby.

I tried it on several metal objects, being careful to hold the phone flat, and after turning the sensitivity up to 20, I could detect my metallic flashlight. Somebody else was able to detect a metal knife. Yes, the needle moves if you tilt the phone, but I've never thought the compass worked very well unless the phone is flat anyway.

Metal Detector
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  • Free
  • Category: Utilities
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.0
  • Size: 1.4 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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