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Minelab EQUINOX 800 Metal Detector

Minelab EQUINOX 800 Metal Detector

The Minelab EQUINOX 800 is part of the all new EQUINOX Series all-terrain, multi-purpose detectors that obsoletes all single frequency VLF detectors. Equally adaptable for all target types and ground conditions… just select your detecting location and go!

The Minelab EQUINOX 800 has been designed for the serious gold hunting enthusiast looking to upgrade to a high performance detector, without the high cost. It’s also suitable for the new detectorist, having several pre-set modes for different detecting locations.  The EQUINOX Series features Minelab’s STATE-OF-THE ART Multi-IQ simultaneous multi-frequency technology and combines fast recovery speed with low-latency wireless audio in a lightweight waterproof platform.


Detect Modes4 (Park, Field, Beach, Gold)
Frequency Options6 (5kHz, 10kHz, 15kHz, 20kHz, 40kHz, Multi)
HeadphonesBluetooth Headphones and WM 08 Wireless Module Supplied
Custom Search Profiles8 (2 per Detect Mode)
User Profile ButtonYes
Noise CancelAuto; Manual (-9 to 9)
Ground BalanceAuto; Manual
Target Volume0–25
Threshold Level0–25
Threshold Pitch0–25
Target Identification50 segment notch discrimination; Ferrous: -9 – 0; Non-ferrous: 1 – 40
Target Tones1, 2, 5, 50
Tone BreakFerrous; Non-ferrous
Tone PitchFerrous; Non-ferrous
Tone VolumeFerrous; Non-ferrous
Depth Indicator5 levels
Length1440 mm (56.7″)
Weight1.34 kg (2.96 lbs)
Standard Coil11-inch Double-D Smart coil with skidplate (waterproof to 3m/10′)
Audio Output• In-built loudspeaker • 3.5mm (1/8″) headphones (included) • Bluetooth compatible • WM 08 Wi-Stream compatible
Headphones (included)Bluetooth and aptX™ Low Latency headphones (non waterproof)
WM 08 (included)Yes
DisplayMonochrome LCD with backlight
LCD BacklightLow; Medium; High; Off
BatteryIn-built rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
Battery RuntimeApprox. 12 hours
WaterproofWaterproof to 3m/10-feet
Key TechnologiesMulti-IQ | 5F×8 | Wi-Stream | Bluetooth | aptX™ Low Latency
Other AccessoriesUSB Charging cable (1.5A), Multi Language Screen protectors
Software UpgradeableYes, via USB connection (Windows and OSX)
Warranty3 years control box and coil

Key Features

Simultaneous Multi-FrequencyTrue intelligent Simultaneous Multi-Frequency for maximum performance, plus a wide range of single frequencies.
Waterproof DesignEQUINOX is fully submersible, ideal for detecting at the beach and in rivers, streams and lakes. (3m / 10-feet)
Sleek & LightweightRugged and lightweight construction allows you to enjoy long detecting sessions in any environment.
High-Speed Wireless AudioExperience ultra-fast wireless audio with the WM 08, or use fast aptX™ Low Latency / Bluetooth headphones.
8 Custom Search ProfilesEach Detect Mode features 2 custom Search Profiles so you can save your favourite settings in each mode.
Fast & Accurate Target IDFast recovery speed with accurate Target ID ensures you won’t miss any valuable targets amongst the trash.
Advanced SettingsGain even more control of your detector audio with Advanced Settings; you decide how much target information you hear.
Gold Detecting ModeGold Mode operates the high single frequencies of either 20 kHz or 40 kHz to detect gold nuggets in mineralized soils.





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