Minelab SDC 2300 All Terrain Gold Metal Detector Pulse Indication Prospecting
Find elusive sub-gram nuggets on land & underwater!
The SDC 2300 is a high performance mid-range gold detector, perfect for chasing down those elusive sub-gram nuggets on land and underwater. This compact waterproof detector comes with easy-to-use controls and is assembly-free.
Quickly find more gold patches and more gold nuggets!
This amazing SDC 2300 was field tested by Minelab professional testers in real gold fields (heavily mineralised) and delivered proven results."SDC 2300 strikes gold in field test land previously hunted by another (brand) midrange machine" - Minelab field tester.
Minelab SDC 2300 Metal Detector Bundle Includes:
- Minelab Pro Find 15 Pinpointer
- Minelab Black Padded Metal Detector Carry Bag
- Minelab Metal Detector Finds Pouch in Sand & Black for Tools and Finds
Factory Included Items:
- Minelab SDC 2300 Metal Detector
- Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery Pack
- AC Charging Pack
- SDC 2300 Headphones
- Armrest Cover
Folds to small portable size, 8.5” (216mm) by 15.7” (400mm). Fits into carry-on luggage and most backpacks.
Fully submersible to 10’ (3m) for detecting riverbeds and shorelines, allowing you to transition with ease from land to water.
Rugged & Assembly Free
Military grade construction, one piece detector designed to perform in the toughest conditions. No assembly required.
Easy Patch Hunting
Search quickly and efficiently in hard to reach and remote places to find those elusive gold bearing clustered deposits.
MPF (Multi Period Fast) technology incorporates extremely fast Pulse Induction switching between Transmit (Tx) and Receive (Rx) detector signals. Therefore minimal residual transmit signal is present during the receive cycle, enabling clear sharp detection of very small gold.
|Frequency/Transmission||Pulse Induction, Multi Period Fast (MPF)|
|Coil (standard)||8" Monoloop|
|Audio Output||Built-in speaker & Koss waterproof headphones (not supplied)|
|Headphones Supplied||Koss 100 ohm headphones (supplied)|
|Visual Display||LED lights|
|Detect Modes||Normal (1-5 Sensitivity range) & Salt (1-3 Sensitivity range)|
|Audio tone||Low, High|
|Ground Balance / Type||Automatic Ground Tracking (AGT) Fast Ground Balance|
|Sensitivity Adjust||Normal (1-5 Sensitivity range) & Salt (1-3 Sensitivity range)|
|Tune / Noise Cancel||Automatic scanning|
|Threshold||9 audio levels|
|Battery||4 x C-cell 1.2V 5000mAh Rechargeable (supplied with charger) 1.5V Alkaline (not supplied)|
|Low battery alert||visual LED indicator|
|Length||Extended: 1500mm (59.1") Collapsed: 400mm (15.7”)|
|Warranty||3 years control box & coil|
SDC 2300 beats any other mid-range: Anything less is a gamble
Minelab quality, one-piece assembly free design.
|The SDC 2300’s mechanical platform is seriously designed and tested to military standards. Our R&D experts have picked the best suitable materials and ensured the product is easy to maneuver and operate.|
Compact and lightweight for ease of use.
“Like a kid at Christmas I tore the box open and lifted out my new toy – a Minelab SDC 2300 detector. There is not a box full of parts to assemble, just this little detector all folded up, and nothing quite prepares a person for just how small the SDC 2300 is the first time you see it.”
Minelab's scientists and engineers have 'challenged the best'.
Inspired by the MPS technology used in our flagship GPX detectors, Minelab’s scientists and engineers have ‘challenged the best’ and successfully developed new MPF technology (Multi Period Fast) for the SDC 2300.
SDC 2300 is 'unbeatable' in this mid-range PI class.
|Field tests have proven that the SDC 2300 will find much smaller gold than the GPX 5000, and all VLF detectors, in heavily mineralized ground conditions. Field testers have reported that other brand detectors are far below this level of performance and have demonstrated the SDC 2300 is ‘unbeatable’ in this mid-range high performance PI class.|
The SDC 2300 is very sensitive to small gold scattered in heavily mineralised ground.
|This gold is often missed by prospectors with both VLF and PI detectors because of the difficult ground conditions and fine gold size. You can now detect the small gold missed in previously searched areas. These small gold finds can lead the way to new patches and bigger gold deposits.|
It will open up all of the old fields that were previously thought worked out.
“It was found in an area that we have been using for training in the Whipstick Forest (Bendigo) for the last 15 years - The piece weighed 0.05 grams and was recovered at a depth of about 2 inches... Fantastic machine - It will open up all of the old fields that were previously thought worked out” Dave - VIC, Australia
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