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PathFinder

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The PathFinder is a wireless electrostatic dust lifting device, which has revolutionized the recovery of dust lifts on most surfaces. Because of its size, it can easily be carried. Measuring only 150mm x 80mm x 34.5mm, it has been designed to eliminate the need for wire connecting leads normally associated with more conventional devices. The dust lifting devices can be used to make lifts from surfaces that have insulating properties, such as wooden window ledges, carpet, tile, and upholstery, as well as, surfaces that hvae conductive properties. It operates on a single 9-volt battery that produces one hour of continuous use or approximately 200 lifts based on 15-second charge time. As a safety feature, the device is designed to only operate when placed correctly onto the earth plate or other suitable conducting medium.

The PathFinder is simple to use. Place lift film over the dust print, then place the grounding plate approximately ½" from the lift film. Place the PathFinder unit on the lift film and grounding plate, then turn on the unit to activate the charge. When the film has been sicked down on to the surface (which should take only 5-10 seconds), turn the unit off. You can use a foam paintbrush to smooth out any air bubbles that may appear in the film. Remove the lift film and look at the dust lifting using side lighting. Photograph. Store the lift film in a shallow box (such as a pizza box) to prevent any dust from being attracted to it.

The PathFinder can be purchased through the Lynn Peavey Company.

View a short video demonstrating how to use the PathFinder. See the video.

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PathFinder Kit
PathFinder Kit in use
PathFinder Kit



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