AED-2000 Provides Substantial Cost Savings in Inspection of Motorcycle Seat Factory

Middleton Lawn & Pest Control of Orlando, FL has been using the AED-2000 for termite inspections and treatment verification since Oct 2002. This story is about a drywood termite inspection in a motorcycle seat factory, and demonstrates the substantial cost savings to both the PCO and the customer that can be achieved by using the AED-2000 for acoustic detection of termite activity. Document is Powerpoint slide presentation converted to PDF format (437 KB).

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Techniques for using the AED-2000L Insect Pest Detection Kit

This is an introductory manual to the use of the AED-2000L and SP-1L probe for insect pest detection applications, with an emphasis on termites. The file is in PDF format (~600 KB)

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Drywood Termites

AEC recently demonstrated the effectiveness of the AED-2000 and the SP-1 probe for finding drywood termite infestations.

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Termite Detection

The AED-2000 with the new SP-1 low frequency probe is proving to be a dramatic improvement in the acoustic detection of termite infestations in homes, trees, and soil.

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Termite Activity as a Function of Environment

Termite activity can vary as a function of the environment, such as temperature and physical disturbances. Select this document for examples monitored with the AED-2000 and the SP-1 probe.

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Finding Termites Inside the Home

Finding termites in the home behind finishing materials such as wallboard has been a long time inspection problem. Here is the first evidence that termite activity can be acoustically detected without resorting to destructive means.

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Subterranean termite headbanging

This is a short video clip with a closeup and sound of termite headbanging. This activity is only engaged in by soldier termites, and is used to warn the workers of danger in the area. It is possible to hear headbanging through the AED-2000 audio output.

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Finding Drywood Termites in a Porch Ceiling

AEC recently demonstrated the sensivity of the AED-2000 for finding drywood termites in a tongue and groove apartment porch ceiling.

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