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Minelab Gold Monster 1000 Metal Detector

Minelab Gold Monster 1000 Gold Nugget Prospecting Detector
Minelab Gold Monster 1000

The Minelab Gold Monster 1000 is new for 2017 and was created as a relatively inexpensive, easy to operate, high performance metal detector. The Gold Monster 1000 is designed specifically for gold prospecting but may have applications such as micro jewelry detecting.

At 45 kHz with both automatic ground tracking and automatic sensitivity settings, the Minelab Gold Monster 1000 is not only very sensitive to small gold but it is relatively easy for beginning detectorists to use. Here are first impressions from Steve Herschbach.

Minelab Gold Monster Control Panel
Minelab Gold Monster 1000 Controls

Forum Thread Announcing Minelab Gold Monster 1000

Minelab GM1000 Color Product Brochure

Gold Monster 1000 Getting Started Guide

Minelab Gold Monster 1000 Technical Specifications*
Internet Price $799.00
Technology Induction Balance (IB)
Transmit Frequency  45 kHz
Autotune Mode(s) Pre-Set Slow Motion
Ground Rejection Automatic Ground Tracking
Soil Adjust No
Discrimination Iron Reject Mode plus Visual Indicator
Volume Control Yes 1 - 6
Threshold Control No
Tone Adjust No
Audio Boost Yes (Always On)
Frequency Offset Yes - Automatic On Power Up
Pinpoint Mode No
Audio Output Speaker & 1/8" Headphone Socket - Headphones Included
Hip Mount No
Standard Search Coil(s) 10" x 5" elliptical DD & 5" round DD
Optional Search Coils N/A
Battery Li-Ion Rechargeable Included, 8 AA Optional
Operating Time 20 Hours
Weight 3.2 lbs. (with rechargeable battery and 10" coil)
Additional Technology The GM1000 automatic sensitivity setting is a feature not seen before in prospecting detectors.
Notes Unique rod mounting system allows use of broomstick or other items as a rod.

*Notes on Technical Specifications - Detailed notes about the specifications listed in this chart.