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Advanced Metal Detector with LCD Display and Field Accessories

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About this product


  • Find buried treasure or lost rings with this advanced metal detector
  • 32mm × 64mm LCD screen
  • 3 tone audio discrimination with 3.5mm headphone jack and 2 inch speaker

Product overview

• Find buried treasure or lost rings with this advanced metal detector
• 32mm × 64mm LCD screen
• 3 tone audio discrimination with 3.5mm headphone jack and 2 inch speaker
• Four modes of detection to differentiate between metals
• Can detect a two-pence coin at a depth of up to 16 cm away
• 20 cm waterproof coil for underwater searching
• Comfortable arm support
• Comes with carry bag and soil sifter

What can the advanced metal detector do?
Search for hidden treasure with the Advanced Metal Detector and find metal objects from the size of a two-pence piece buried at a depth of up to 16cm. There are four modes of detection, allowing you to pick up on certain metals whilst excluding others. The functions are all controlled by three buttons found under the LCD display. Adjust the length of the shaft from 1m to 1.2m to best suit you. The comfortable arm grip makes it easier to hold for long periods. There's a generous 32mm × 64mm LCD display and an audible alert when you’ve found something, meaning you can’t miss it.

What other features does the metal detector have?
Many treasures have been lost over the years, the Advanced Metal Detector has a 20cm waterproof coil so you can keep on detecting, even in bogs and marshes. The detector has an audible beep, but if you don't want to disturb those around you, or there are multiple detectors in an area and you can't distinguish which is yours, the detector has a 3.5mm auxiliary jack that you can use to plug standard headphones in.

What are the field accessories?
The metal detector also comes with a carry bag to help you carry it to your site of interest. When you’ve found something the soil sifter allows you to go through the soil quickly without potentially missing anything.

How do I know what I’ve found?
The metal detector divides metals into three groups detectable by selecting one of three modes: ‘silver’, which detects highly conductive metals like silver, aluminium and copper, ‘mid-ranged’ mode detects medium-conductivity metals such as nickel, gold rings and pull tabs, and ‘iron’ mode detects low-conductivity metals like iron and most other ferrous metals. The fourth mode is called ‘all metals’ and detects all metal types. You can see the metal type, and the depth sensitivity on the LCD display.

It may be illegal to use a metal detector in some countries or states, so please check with your local government department before using this device.

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Bought this detector for my daughter to get involved, we have been out with it several times now,.OK it's quite basic in it's operation which suits us, but on the plus side - it's light weight, the metal descrimination works really well and using standard headphones it gives a nice precise tone and is quite sensitive. My daughter managed to locate new 5p and 2p coins and lots of ring pulls etc. in clay soil first time out!! depth is only really around 100mm in heavy soil or clay but the depth indicator is also quite accurate. I was lucky to get the detector at a reduced price wich made it great value as it comes with a cary bag and a sand sifter!! At the normal price I'd be giving it 3.5 stars.
Date published: 2013-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Found my Mums lost gold ring! I bought this a bit sceptically as my Mum had lost a sentimental gold ring whilst gardening. Having never used a metal detector I really didn't think it would work and when I unpacked it, I wondered if I had bought a cheap detector that wouldn't find the ring. After a practice run in my garden which found 7 old milk bottle tops, I took it to my Mums house and found the missing ring in a flowerbed in 5 minutes! So well worth the investment and a great, very easy to use metal detector
Date published: 2015-07-02
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Budget priced, good for getting you started and giving you the fever BUT we bought one and within three outings ( very careful use) detecting coil had came loose from stem as only pinched in by two small metal dimples .. ie it works itself free with little use...Instructions are poorly translated also which is a benefit as is pretty funny... spend more money on a decent one
Date published: 2012-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is, literally, one of the best metal detectors I have used. Clear display, good tone generation on the speaker and comfortable to hold. Would recommend to everyone!
Date published: 2013-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lost my wedding ring and with this detector found it straight away.Briliant for a beginner.For me it is five stars all the way
Date published: 2013-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very Good Metal Detector I was extremely happy with the Advanced Metal Detector, On my second day of use i came across a Platinum ring which valued to Ј450 Made my money back and am now retired.
Date published: 2014-11-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features This was a gift for a family member who has just caught the detector bug , she says it's perfect for her , so great start
Date published: 2017-01-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Had one of these for Christmas. Used for about 3 hours then developed a fault.
Date published: 2013-08-01
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Display type LCD
Display size 32 mm × 64 mm
Backlit No
Icons Depth, sensitivity, metal discrimination, low battery indicator
Number of modes 4 (All, notch iron, notch mid and notch (iron and mid eliminated)
Discrimination types 3
Ground balance No
Pin point Yes
Headphone jack 3.5 mm
Internal speaker Yes (2 inch)
Vibrate No
Sensitivity 10p @ a max depth of 160 mm
Frequency 6.8 kHz ± 0.4
Coil size 200 mm
Coil depth 180 mm
Bluetooth & app No
Batteries 6 x AA batteries
Supplied accessories Carry bag, soil sifter
Weight 950 g
Shaft Length 1000-1200 mm

Picked a n61en md6030 up today and user manual is tiny, is there a pdf download available.the link from other questions is a slightly different model?

Asked by: Pdfdownload
The link below is the correct user guide for the item.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-11-29

Any idea where you can get spare parts for this model

Asked by: Metalnamraf
Unfortunately no spare parts are available from maplin .
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-10-07

where can I get manual for Metal Detector I24bx

Asked by: Teddy
The manual is available for download here:
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2017-07-01

i need the instructions for a N87KA which has been given to me without any instructions how it is used

Asked by: farmer
The manual is available for download here:
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-03-22

Does this model locate gold?.

Asked by: Steve B
Gold is a metal and therefore can be detected by a Metal Detector.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-02-07

Can this metal detector find platinum and if so what dose it read at on the screen high med or low 

Asked by: Cbarr
Yes,but I don't know what it will read as.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-15

Where is the Volume Control on the N87KA metal detector?

Asked by: ClaireScotland
This item has no volume control.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-27

I have lost the operating manual is there any way you can send me a copy

Asked by: Rydler
This information is best detailed in the user manual / datasheet which is available from the download tab on the products webpage, if you do need any in-depth Technical support please feel free to give us a call on 0333 400 9500 or email us on
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-07-30
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