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Comparison: Quest Q20 / Quest Q40 / Quest Pro

What is the difference between the Quest Q20, Quest Q40, and Quest Pro metal detectors?

Quest Metal Detectors has released three versatile, lightweight metal detectors: the Quest Q20, the Quest Q40, and the Quest Pro. Each of these affordable metal detectors includes similar features creating an excellent value for each of the Quest metal detectors. Some of these features include:

  • Lightweight design allows for more efficient swings
  • Adjustable handle is usable for both left- and right-handed users
  • Large LCD screen with easy-to-read display
  • Rechargeable lithium battery with up to 30 hours usage per charge

There are several key differences between Quest’s three metal detectors that will help you narrow down which metal detector best suits your needs. Below is a side-by-side breakdown of each metal detector’s specifications and key features.

Quest Q20 / Q40 / Pro Comparison Chart

Quest Q20
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Quest Q40
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Quest Pro
quest pro
Working Method9kHz VLF (Very Low Frequency) Induction Balance13kHz VLF (Very Low Frequency) Induction Balance5kHz, 13kHz, 20kHz Frequencies Selectable
Smartphone CompatibilityNot available.Not available.Built-in Bluetooth Module For Smart Device Connection to Track and Map Your Quests.
APPNot available.Not available.QuestGo is Free to download. Available on GooglePlay & App Store.
Fully WaterproofNo. Weatherproof, splashproof.No. Weatherproof, splashproof.Yes, to 20 feet (6m).
Audio OutputBuilt-in Speaker. Wired Headphones included.Built-in Speaker. WireFree Headphones included.Built-in Speaker. WireFree Headphones included.
Programs3 Searching Programs; Coin Mode, Jewelry Mode, All Metal Mode.6 Searching Programs; Coin Mode, Jewelry Mode, All Metal Mode, Beach Mode, 2 Customizable Modes.5 Preset + 2 Customizable with LED Indication; Coin Mode, Jewelry Mode, Beach Mode, Gold Mode, Deep Mode, 2 Customizable Modes.
Search ModesAll Metal, DiscriminationAll Metal, DiscriminationMotion/Non-Motion All Metal, Discrimination.
Ground BalanceAutomatic or ManuallyAutomatic or ManuallyAutomatic or Manually
Metal I.D.99 Metal I.D. for Target Identification99 Metal I.D. for Target Identification99 Metal I.D. for Target Identification
Standard CoilBlade 9″ x 5″ Search CoilRaptor 11″ x 9″ Search CoilBlade 9″ x 5″ Search Coil
Raptor 11″ x 9″ Search Coil
FlashlightNot available.Not available.Yes.
LCD Display60 x 70 mm60 x 70 mm with Backlight60 x 70 mm with Backlight
Weight2.31 lbs (1050g) with Blade coil2.97 lbs (1350g) with Raptor coil2.31 lbs (1050g) with Blade coil
2.97 lbs (1350g) with Raptor coil
Battery TypeLi-Po rechargeableLi-Po rechargeableLi-Po rechargeable
Battery LifeUp to 30 Hrs on SpeakerUp to 20 Hrs on Wireless, 30 Hrs on SpeakerUp to 20 Hrs on Wireless, 30 Hrs on Speaker
Recharge TypeUSB chargingUSB chargingMagnetic charging
Temp RangeOperating Ambient Temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)Non-operating Temperature: -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C)Operating Ambient Temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)Non-operating Temperature: -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C)Operating Ambient Temperature: 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)Non-operating Temperature: -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C)

The Quest line of metal detectors include features that put it to stand against some of the top brands in the industry. The Quest Q20 is an excellent introductory metal detector with Automatic and Manual ground balance options, 3 searching programs, large LCD display, long battery life, and a lightweight body.

What you can expect from the Quest Q40 is all of the features of the Q20, plus more. It features three additional search modes (Jewelry and two Custom modes), wireless headphones, 13 kHz VLF induction balance, and a backlight option on the LCD display. With the included 11″ x 9″ Raptor search coil and 6 search modes, the Q40 makes for a great multi-purpose metal detector.

At the top of the Quest metal detector line is the world’s first Smart Metal Detector – the Quest Pro. It is packed with innovative features such as its QuestGo smartphone compatibility, 2.4G Bluetooth wireless headphones, flashlight, and complete waterproof protection. Using the free QuestGo app on your smartphone, you can connect your QuestPro to track and share your quests, treasure finds, and statistics with others in the app or on social media to create a rewarding social experience. The QuestPro also contains a Gold Mode, two Customizable Modes, and three selectable frequencies giving you a full range of customizability. Additionally, the QuestPro includes two coils: 9.5″ x 5″ Blade & 11″ x 9″ Raptor. With the amount of customization packed inside the versatile QuestPro you can take it on virtually any type of adventure you seek.

Serious Detecting has the Quest Q20, Quest Q40, and Quest Pro metal detectors available for purchase today!

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