Ferromagnetic Object Detector/MagnetometerMB150/MB150S Generic Magnetometer

MB150/MB150S Generic Magnetometer

The MB150 generic Magnetometer is a fluxgate magnetic sensor that measures micro-level magnetic fields with high sensitivity, and is available as the MB150 integrated model and MB150S discrete model with integrated or separate magnetism detector unit and control unit.


  • Geomagnetic observation
  •  Measurement of magnetic field produced by magnetic materials (iron, nickel, etc.)
  • Measurement of magnetic field produced by electrical current


  • Simultaneously measures magnetic field in 3 perpendicular directions.
  • Wide measurement range of ±60,000 nT
  • High resolution of 0.3 nT
  • Digital output of measured values (TIA-422)
  • Included software allows for easy display of measurements as waveforms, saving of data, and creation of csv files.
  • Small and lightweight design*1 that allows for easy transport and use at any measurement site*1 Compared to our products.
  • Shimadzu puts every single product through performance tests and only delivers safe and reliable products to customers that have met the performance criteria.
  • Manufactured in Japan, with a comprehensive after-sales service




Measurement axis/axes 3 perpendicular axes
Measurement range ±60,000 nT on each axis
Measurement accuracy ±2 % (along full measurement scale)
Intrinsic noise ≤0.3 nTp-p (at DC to 1 Hz, for 2 minutes)
Output TIA-422
Operational temperature 0 to +40 °C
Storage temperature -20 to +60 °C
Power supply 100 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Accessories Cable, repeater, AC adapter, RS422-USB converter, storage case, instruction manual, magnetic waveform display software*2

*2 Magnetic waveform display software is compatible with Windows 7 and Windows 8.