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Minelab Excalibur II 1000 Metal Detector

Minelab’s unique Broad Band Spectrum (BBS) technology, combined with superior ground rejecting technology, makes the Minelab Excalibur II metal detector the ideal underwater machine. The unique design of the Minelab Excalibur II metal detector allows you to use it as effectively in or out of the water – this amphibious machine can move seamlessly from land, beach and wet sand conditions to underwater depths of up to 200ft (66m). Whether you are a long time diver or a casual beachcomber the Excalibur II is unbeatable for working the beach, wading in the shallows or diving a wreck at 200 feet for treasures.


Weight19.5625 lbs
Dimensions34 x 12.5 x 12 in
Detector TypeWater / Land, Security
Detection TechnologyBBS
Frequency/TransmissionMultiple frequencies: 1.5, 3, 4.5,…25.5kHz)
Coil (Standard)10″ round Double-D hardwired coil.
Audio OutputHeadphones (hardwired).
Headphones SuppliedKoss 8 ohm headphones (hardwired).
Detect ModesDiscriminate or All-Metal (Pinpoint).
DiscriminationVariable Discrimination (adjustable turn control) & All Metal (Pinpoint).
Ground BalanceAutomatic ground rejection.
PinpointPinpoint mode.
Sensitivity AdjustAuto & manual (adjustable turn control).
ThresholdAdjustable turn control.
Target Volume AdjustAdjustable turn control.
BatteryNiMH battery pack 13V 1000 mAh (14-19 hours). Supplied with mains charger, alkaline battery optional accessory.
Low Battery AlertAudio alert.
Warranty1 Year Control Box & Coil

Key Features

BBS 17 frequency technology(1.5kHz 25.5kHz).
RCBamplifies weak target signals inside the coil, reducing noise and boosting faint, deep objects.
High Visibility (Hi-Vis)fluorescent bodywork.
Slimline coil (8” or 10” option)for reduced weight and improved balance.
NiMH Rechargeable battery packfor operation up to 12 hours.
Hi-Vis Skid plate
Side-mount shaft for shallow and surf-wading(available as an optional accessory)


Provided below are various instruction manuals for the Minelab Excalibur II metal detectors.


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