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Adams Electronics is firmly positioned as a market leader within the field of specialized metal detection devices. The company is highly responsive to the ever changing needs of its customers by continuously formulating innovative new ideas and products for the constantly challenging requirements of today's security professional.


Adams was originally founded in 1965 with the introduction of the first truly self contained portable hand held metal detector. (model B100) Today, Adams Electronics is dedicated to designing, manufacturing, and selling the highest quality and most reliable range of portable metal detector products money can buy, with uncompromising standards for performance and reliability.

About Us

With manufacturing operations in both the United Kingdom and the United States, the Adams family of products are in use extensively worldwide by customers with some of the most demanding and diverse applications. Adams is a contracted supplier to UK, US, and other overseas governmental departments and international organizations.

About Our Products

From our general purpose models: AD10-2 & AD11-V for use in airports, court rooms, and general guarding applications to our super high sensitivity models, ER3000 & AMR-11 for more specialized applications like military operations or locating extremely small metal fragments or objects concealed deep within skin tissue or body cavities with pin-point accuracy.

Health & Safety

Great care has been taken to ensure that Adams Electronics products have been tested to be safe for use on most persons with heart pacemakers and defibrillator devices. However, it is always best to check with your Electronic Implanted Device Manufacturer first to ensure that the device is safe for electronic security screening. Any individual not wanting to be screened by a handheld or walk through metal detector should ask the security checkpoint staff to use a manual or alternative search method. All of Adams products conform to all international standards.