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Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner - GMS120

Abt Model: GMS120 | UPC Code: 000346423228
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Multi-Mode Detection/ Three Sensor Technology/ Three Selection Modes (Wood, Metal, AC Wiring)/ Illuminated Graphical LCD Display/ Audible Detection Signal/ Blue Finish
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Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner, Model GMS120

The Bosch GMS120 Digital Multi-Scanner takes the guesswork out of working on concealed walls and finished floors by locating wooden studs, electrical conduit and more in a variety of materials. Its deep metal detecting abilities can find steel rebar in cured concrete up to 4 ¾ inches deep.

Using the Bosch GMS120 is as simple as turning it on and placing it on the work surface. The device self-calibrates for worry-free operation. Detection information, including depth and type of concealed object, is displayed on the illuminated LCD panel with easy-to-read graphics. Buried objects are automatically announced with an audible beep and a three-step, color-coded illuminated ring: Green for no object found, orange for object nearby and red for concealed object found. The lights surround a convenient marking ring, for accurate placement of reference points on the work surface. Make your next remodeling job worry free with the help of the GMS120 scanner.

Features:

  • Multi-mode detection
    For wood studs, metal objects (rebar, studs and steel/copper pipes) and live wiring
  • Latest three sensor technology
    Offers a wide range of detection performance up to 4-3/4-Inch (121mm) deep in cured concrete
  • Three selection modes (Wood, Metal, AC Wiring)
    With automatic calibration for easy and precise detection
  • Illuminated Graphical LCD Display
    Indicates mode, detection strength, and more
  • Audible Detection Signal
    With On/Off button

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 1 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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  • The Bosch Tools GMS120 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
 
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Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner
 
4.1

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82%

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Pros

  • High quality (4)

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    Best Uses

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      Bosch GMS120 Multi Scanner

      I bought this scanner about 2 months ago to help with assisting in finding live wires and copper pipes in the walls where I work. I'm a maintenancce technician and I do a lot...Read complete review

      I bought this scanner about 2 months ago to help with assisting in finding live wires and copper pipes in the walls where I work. I'm a maintenancce technician and I do a lot of sheetrock repair and replacement. in the past I had to use a cheap little stanley wall scnanner that couldn't find a wall stud to save its life. I stumbled upon the bosch gms120 by accident online and read what it could do and decided to spend the extra money to try it out. I bought it online and when it arrived I put it to use asap. The stud finder is dead on accurate and the ability to find the center of the stud helps tremendously when cutting drywall and installing screws into the wall. The metal detection features are also very acurate in finding copper pipe and or rebar and the fact that it can distinguish between ferrous and non ferrous metals helps out a lot. The only issue I have with the scanner is the live wire detection. There has to be 120v+ power flowing through the wire to detect it and sometimes the scanner doesn't find the live wires. I've had the scanner right over live wires with 120v running through them and the scanner picked up a weak signal. Other than that this scanner works way better than I could ever imagine or expect. I highly recommened this scanner to any homeowner or professional out there. The cost is a little bit much but well worth is if you use it often. 

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      Maybe I am not using it correctly...

      I have had the opportunity to use this device twice. Each time I knew I was looking for rafters above a ceiling that was set down 1/2-inch from the rafters with metal...Read complete review

      I have had the opportunity to use this device twice. Each time I knew I was looking for rafters above a ceiling that was set down 1/2-inch from the rafters with metal supports. Neither the rafters nor the metal bars were detected. I did use the "wood" and "metal" detection settings. I have 20-plus other Bosch products which I use (mostly) without issue or concerns.

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      5.0

      Short learning curve

      By Mrfxit

      from Undisclosed

      Comments about Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner:

      I have several "stud finders" that I have accumulated over time. None of them ever really exuded confidence to me that they were accurately detecting stud location. Forget confidence that I was actually driving a screw or nail close to the center of the stud. This new Bosch GMS120 eliminates the guesswork. In one situation I had the drywall open in a couple spots so was able to really see the accuracy of the center finder. It also quickly reports the presence of metal and electrical cables. I'm not an operators manual reader so I also liked the ease of use and quick learning curve of this device also.

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      5.0

      You need to have it

      By Slava

      from Stamford CT

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        Comments about Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner:

        Very reliable and accurate. Did not miss a studs ones.
        Good visibility. I have a few different brands and models but this one is the best

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        4.0

        Bosch GMS120 Multi Scanner

        By senorbob999

        from sacramento, ca

        Comments about Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner:

        I bought this scanner about 2 months ago to help with assisting in finding live wires and copper pipes in the walls where I work. I'm a maintenancce technician and I do a lot of sheetrock repair and replacement. in the past I had to use a cheap little stanley wall scnanner that couldn't find a wall stud to save its life. I stumbled upon the bosch gms120 by accident online and read what it could do and decided to spend the extra money to try it out. I bought it online and when it arrived I put it to use asap. The stud finder is dead on accurate and the ability to find the center of the stud helps tremendously when cutting drywall and installing screws into the wall. The metal detection features are also very acurate in finding copper pipe and or rebar and the fact that it can distinguish between ferrous and non ferrous metals helps out a lot. The only issue I have with the scanner is the live wire detection. There has to be 120v+ power flowing through the wire to detect it and sometimes the scanner doesn't find the live wires. I've had the scanner right over live wires with 120v running through them and the scanner picked up a weak signal. Other than that this scanner works way better than I could ever imagine or expect. I highly recommened this scanner to any homeowner or professional out there. The cost is a little bit much but well worth is if you use it often. 

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        4.0

        My querry. Does GMS120 ...

        By Gaby

        from UK

        Comments about Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner:

        My querry. Does GMS120 wall scanner detect plastic? The conduit water pipe in my house is plastic / UPVC. Thank you.

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        5.0

        Outstanding features

        By REGENCY

        from Haymarket, VA

        Comments about Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner:

        Bought this for several reaons: 4.5 inch depth reading; auto center; locates rebars in concrete. Beats the top of the line stud finders I already have. Easy to use, even for my wife.

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        1.0

        Looks good, fails to deliver

        By missmagic

        from UK

        Comments about Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner:

        I trust the Bosch name, and in part that was why I was prepared to pay so much for a cable detector. A decision I now regret. It may just be this unit, but the results are so erratic on cable detection to be totally useless, and potentially dangerous.

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        5.0

        Stud finder

        By JoeT

        from Ontario, CA

        Comments about Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner:

        This is by far the best stud finder I've had. It actually works

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        4.0

        Much better than most scanners

        By JMLINY

        from Long Island, NY

        Comments about Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner:

        I have had this stud finder for a while now. It works better than any others that I have used.

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        2.0

        Maybe I am not using it correctly...

        By Worker

        from Las Vegas, NV

        Comments about Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner:

        I have had the opportunity to use this device twice. Each time I knew I was looking for rafters above a ceiling that was set down 1/2-inch from the rafters with metal supports. Neither the rafters nor the metal bars were detected. I did use the "wood" and "metal" detection settings. I have 20-plus other Bosch products which I use (mostly) without issue or concerns.

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        5.0

        Cool

        By boschmanbrian

        from Montreal, QC, Canada

        Comments about Bosch Tools Digital Multi-Scanner:

        Read the instructions, then it is pretty easy to handle, stands out from all the others I have used.

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