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Questions you will need to answer to help you choose the right Metal Detector



  • What will you be using the detector for? 
  • Are you going to start treasure hunting? Or are you looking for security options or is it just for around the house or Business? 
  • What are the things that you want to search for with your metal detector?  Coins? Relics? Jewellery? Guns? Knives? Other Weapons?

Types of Detectors

On the basis of the above decision, one can decide and streamline from the different number of manufacturers available, different detector models, technical and operational features available and different performance characters available. walk through, hand held, hand worn, stepped upon and sat on any of the available ones can be preferred as per ones choice.


  • Do you have a set budget in mind? 
  • How much money do you have to spend on a Metal detector? 
  • Is the decided amount your overall budget including the detector and accessories or just for the metal detector alone?
  • No idea where to start? 

We recommend comparing your parameters of purchase to what you would spend on?


  • How comfortable are you to grasping of new technologies? 
  • Would you prefer going with a basic or an intermediate model? 

If you are comfortable with adapting to new technologies recommended would be going for an advanced model.

Educate Yourself

There is a lot of industry and product descriptions related information available which oneself should make themselves familiarize to, with basics of metal detecting, the functionality, technical information which gives a general understanding about different types of metal detectors and their capabilities. Once you are familiar with the features you can decide which are most important for you to have and compare different models. 


  • What Features are important to you? 
  • Are there any particular features that you would want in your Metal Detector? 
  • Do you need it to be waterproof? Wireless? Have a visual display?

Narrowing down the Choice

Once you have an understanding of all your needs you will be in a good position to narrow down the metal detectors in the market that best fit your needs and budget.

Your Metal Detector

Congratulations and good luck with your new Metal Detector!