Walabot: A Wall Sensor That Prevents Drilling Into Cords or Pipes

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$99.90 $89.90

Need to do some drilling into your walls but are afraid you’ll hit a pipe or a wire? The Walabot is a device that connects to your Smart Phone and allows you to get x-ray vision into your walls. The device lets you see cords, pipes, studs, and even rodents behind your drywall.

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Walabot DIY Wall Scanner

The Walabot Multifunction Wall Scanner uses Radio Frequency (RF) technology to provide advanced detection capabilities. The tool is a cutting edge device which is paired with an Android phone (see specifications for details) to produce a visual image of what is inside concrete and drywall up to 4 inches (10 cm) deep. It can show users what is in their wall in multiple modes (Pan mode, Image mode, and Expert mode).

The Walabot detects metal objects, wood studs, wires, pipes and can show movement behind walls. Walabot can be used by contractors, electricians, plumbers, carpenters, and those in need of advanced wall imaging capabilities. The advanced technology is also perfect for ambitious DIYers and those who want real-time visual images of what is hidden within a wall.


  • Most Android phones running Android 5.0 and above, with USB On-The-Go (USB OTG)


  • iPhone, iPads
  • Tablets
  • Blackberry, Asus Zenfones, HomTom, Vodafone, Kyocera, Alcatel, BQ, Moto, Samsung Note 7, Pixel 2 XL, Xperia and LG G4

Cutting Edge Technology Transforms Your Smartphone into an Advanced Wall Imaging Device

What does Walabot DIY Detect?
  • Wooden Studs – Metal Studs – Pipes – Wires – Movement

Walabot DIY connects to your Android phone and then does so much more.

Unlike any other stud finder or wall scanner, Walabot has a unique sensor and imaging technology to let you see within your walls. No need to rely on flashing lights or beeping sensors. Another amazing difference is that Walabot has an app with improvements and new features. All you have to do is keep the app updated.

Walabot has frequent updates with new developments on a regular basis, that you can update from the mobile app.

Recent features that have been added are the capability to:

Create a map of large areas of your wall.

Identify and label different object types – wooden stud, metal stud, pipe/ wire.

Measure distance between objects.

Learn to Use the Walabot

Walabot DIY has the power to become the most valuable tool in your box. When using new technology there is always a learning curve.

To get the most from your Walabot DIY, follow the instructions step by step

  • Download: the Walabot DIY app to your Android phone
  • Connect: the Walabot DIY device to your phone using the USB cable provided
  • Follow: Installation guide and tutorials in the app
  • Watch: Walabot’s “What’s the Drill” online videos and in depth tutorials

****Always make sure that you are using a Walabot DIY compatible wall like drywall, sheetrock or concrete. Walabot DIY results may vary and can be unreliable on a non-compatible wall.

Walabot’s Multiple Modes Work Together: Pan Mode, Image Mode and Expert Mode

Step 1:

Pan Mode: Panoramic view of a full wall line, with distances.
To use pan mode, hold the Walabot against the wall, calibrate and scan from one side of the wall to the other. Pan mode will show an image of objects within the wall and approximately where they are located. Pan facilitates a quick overview of where studs are placed in the wall.
Different classifications of objects like wooden studs, metal pipes, and plastic pipes will create unique colored stripes in the image viewer.
Each type of object will be defined by the stripes and can be used for future reference in either Image or Expert mode.

Step 2:

Image Mode: visual classification of metalic and wooden studs, pipes, and wires.
To use image mode, hold the Walabot against the wall and move over the objects which were identified in Pan mode.
Walabot RF technology will analyze the objects and translate the results into images which are identified by type according to the results.
Results of RF readings can identify wooden studs, metal studs, pipes, and wires.

Step 3:

Expert Mode: see the raw signals from the Walabot sensor.
To use expert mode, hold the Walabot against the wall and move over the objects seen in Pan and Image mode.
Expert mode gives a direct view into the unflitered RF produced image. This image can show location in more detail, curves in pipes and wires, the intersection between two objects, movement in real time and can be used to confirm objects found in Pan and Image mode.
You can focus the expert mode by managing the intensity bar to better see the objects.

2 reviews for Walabot: A Wall Sensor That Prevents Drilling Into Cords or Pipes

  1. Tim

    It is a very good device, I wish it was faster though

  2. Broklyn

    useful indeed

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