Comparing Gold Metal Detectors

ModelPhotoFeatures Price Range 
Fisher Gold Bug 2Fisher Gold Bug 2*Powerful 71 kHz. Operation for extreme sensitivity to small gold nuggets.
*'IRON DISC'' mode rejects iron (trash) targets and hot rocks.
*6.5 inch coil included.
*Only 2.9 pounds and convertible to hip mount or chest mount.
*Dual-knob ground control for coarse and fine adjustment.
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Minelab GOLD MONSTER 1000 Minelab GOLD MONSTER 1000 * Fully automatic operation.
*Automatic Noise Cancel, Auto Ground Balance, Automatic Sensitivity.
*Extra sensitive 45 kHz VLF performance.
*2 waterproof search coils included.
*Easy quick start.
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Fisher Gold Bug Pro Metal DetectorFisher Gold Bug Pro Metal Detector*Finds the smallest gold nuggets in highly mineralized soils.
*Real-time computerized ground balancing.
*Ground phase value indicates type of mineralization - static pinpoint with depth indicator - dual headphone jacks.
*19kHz Operating Frequency - Ultra Simple User Interface - Ultra-Lightweight (2.5 lbs).
*Recommended for gold nugget / prospecting.
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Minelab GPX 4500 Metal DetectorMinelab GPX 4500 Metal Detector*This package includes 2 Search Coils: 11 inch Double-D for general use AND 11-inch Monoloop for deeper detecting
*Versatile Timing settings for various ground conditions. The Enhance timing is a powerful feature, similar to the Sensitive Smooth timing, but provides an improvement in the depth and signal response on small and large targets alike.
*Stabilizer control for the smoothest threshold. In noisy conditions, turning it up will provide you with a smoother threshold. In quiet conditions, decrease the stabilizer and faint target signals will be more obvious.

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Minelab GPZ 7000 Gold Nugget Metal DetectorMinelab GPZ 7000 Gold Nugget Metal Detector*ZVT (Zero Voltage Transmission) creates ultra‑constant high-power opposite polarity magnetic fields, increasing gold sensitivity. This innovative technology detects gold nuggets at extreme depths.
*ZVT technology goes to the NEXT LEVEL for all serious gold prospectors, providing substantially improved depth.
*Minelab's new flagship gold detector, the GPZ 7000 is equipped with exclusive Zero Voltage Transmission (ZVT) technology, developed by Bruce Candy, and state-of-the-art features

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