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How to Choose a Gold Detector

Choosing a Minelab Gold Detector is easy...

This table compares detector features for quick and accurate product selection.

  X-TERRA 705 Gold Pack Eureka Gold GPX 4800 GPX 4800
  X-TERRA 705 Gold Pack Eureka Gold GPX 4800 GPX 5000 GPZ 7000
Overview
Multi-purpose versatile detector with advanced features and functions for finding gold nuggets, deeper and with more accurate discrimination.
 
Like having 2 detectors in 1.
Easy to use, yet powerful, gold detector with proven reliable performance for enthusiastic gold prospectors.
 
Like having 3 detectors in 1.
State-of-the-art electronics with six Soil/ Timings and legendary GPX ability for great depth in all ground conditions.
 
Like having 6 detectors in 1.
Gold prospecting performance from eight Soil / Timings and the GPX Depth Advantage for maximum depth in all ground conditions.
 
Like having 8 detectors in 1.
With extreme depth and maximum sensitivity on all gold, the innovative GPZ 7000 gold detector is the NEXT LEVEL in gold detection
Search Modes Prospecting General, Deep, Hi-Mineral General, Deep, Hi-Mineral, Patch, Hi-Trash, Pinpoint Gold Mode (High Yield, General, Extra Deep)
Soil/Timings
Enhance, Sensitive Extra, Normal, Salt Coarse, Sharp, Coin Relic (6)
Enhance, Sensitive Extra, Normal, Salt Gold, Sharp, Sensitive Smooth, Fine Gold, Coin Relic (8)
Ground Type (Normal, Difficult, Severe)
Frequency 18.75 kHz 6.4 kHz, 20 kHz and 60 kHz      
Discrimination (Iron Reject)
Off (All Metal) Iron Mask (1 to 20)
Off (All Metal), Linear Control Off (All Metal), On (1 to 10) Off (All Metal), On (1 to 10) All Metal
Ground Balance Auto and Manual Fixed, Slow Track, Fast Track Off, Fixed Tracking (3 speeds) Off, Fixed Tracking (3 speeds), Specific Auto and Manual (Quick‑Trak trigger button)
Noise Cancel  (Tune) Auto and Manual (5 channels) Auto & Manual (0 to 255) Auto & Manual (0 to 255) Auto and Manual (256 channels)
Threshold Yes (varies in pitch and volume in Prospecting mode) Yes (varies in pitch and volume) Yes (varies in pitch and volume) Yes (varies in pitch and volume) Level (1-50) Pitch (1-100)
Sensitivity Manual (1 to 30) Manual Linear Control Manual (1 to 15) (RX gain) Manual (1 to 20) (RX gain) Manual (1-120)
Standard Coil
10 x 5-inch Double-D 18.75 kHz
10 x 5-inch Double-D 11-inch Double-D
11-inch Double-D & 11-inch Monoloop
14-inch Super-D Smart Coil
Headphones Optional Optional Koss UR-30 Koss UR-30 Koss UR-30
Batteries 4 x AA cells (not included)
Rechargeable NiMH pack
8 x AA alkaline pack
Rechargeable Li-ion battery pack Rechargeable Li-ion battery pack Rechargeable Li-ion battery pack
Key Technologies VFLEX, 18.75 kHz VLF, 3F, ACCU-TRAK MPS, DVT, SETA MPS, DVT, SETA ZVT, Super-D, GPSi, WiStream