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Minelab Equinox 800

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Minelab Equinox 800


The EQUINOX Series is the all-terrain multi-purpose detector that obsoletes all single frequency VLF detectors.  Equally adaptable for all target types and ground conditions, just select your detecting location and go hunting!
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Representing our most significant coin & treasure detector introduction since the launch of the CTX 3030 in 2012,  Minelab is pleased to announce the pending release of our new EQUINOX Series Metal Detectors.  The EQUINOX 800 has been designed for the serious coin & treasure 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 800 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.




Simultaneous Multi-Frequency

True intelligent Simultaneous Multi-Frequency for maximum performance, plus a wide range of single frequencies.

Waterproof Design

EQUINOX is fully submersible, ideal for detecting at the beach and in rivers, streams and lakes. (3m / 10-feet)

Sleek & Lightweight

Rugged and lightweight construction allows you to enjoy long detecting sessions in any environment.

Wireless Audio Compatible

Compatible with ultra-fast wireless audio with the WM 08, and fast aptXâ„¢ Low Latency / Bluetooth headphones.

8 Custom Search Profiles

Each Detect Mode features 2 custom Search Profiles so you can save your favorite settings in each mode

Fast and Accurate Target ID

Fast recovery speed with accurate Target ID ensures you won’t miss any valuable targets amongst the trash

Advanced Settings

Gain even more control of your detector audio with Advanced Settings; you decide how much target information you hear.

Gold Detecting Mode

Gold Mode operates the high single frequencies of either 20 kHz or 40 kHz to detect gold nuggets in mineralised soils.



Detect Modes

Equally adaptable for all target types and ground conditions… just select your detecting location and go!


Great performance in high-trash recreational environments
Using Multi in this mode is the most versatile for general coin and treasure detecting.

Ideal for detecting fine jewellery and artifacts.
Using Multi in this mode helps the specialist find the widest range of target sizes.

Excels in dry sand, wet sand, 
and underwater.

Beach mode operates in Multi only, and is designed for typical use in beach conditions.

Good for gold nugget prospecting. 
This mode operates high single frequencies of 20 or 40 kHz, optimum for gold nuggets.


User Interface

The clear LCD features large Target ID numbers so you can see your target ID at a glance. All of the information you need when detecting is right there in front of you.

Detect Modes and operating frequency can be instantly changed at the push of a button for a dynamic and uninterrupted detecting experience. 


Using the EQUINOX 800 user interface, you can:

  • Change the Detect Mode, Frequency and Sensitivity on the go.
  • Create your own notch discrimination patterns to ignore unwanted targets.
  • Activate All-Metal mode to temporarily disable the current discrimination pattern.
  • Activate Pinpoint mode to zero-in on a promising target so that you know exactly where to dig.
  • Adjust an array of essential and advanced detecting functions including Noise Cancel, Ground Balance, Volume Adjust, Threshold Level, Target Tone, Accept / Reject and Recovery Speed.
  • Customise Advanced Settings to change the way detections are heard, by selecting the number, pitch, and volume of your detection signals.
  • View the status of your battery and wireless audio device connections.

Plus more!

For detailed information on user interface functionality and operation, download the EQUINOX 600 | 800 Getting Started Guide from the downloads tab.



Low frequencies give more depth on large targets, and high frequencies are usually more sensitive to small targets. 

With EQUINOX you can operate across the full spectrum of frequencies simultaneously for maximum results.
Read more detailed information and reviews on our game-changing Multi-IQ technology on the Minelab Treasure Talk Blog.


* 20 kHz and 40 kHz are not available as single operating frequencies in EQUINOX 600. The Multi-IQ frequency range shown applies to both EQUINOX 600 and 800. This diagram is representative only. Actual sensitivity levels will depend upon target types and sizes, ground conditions and detector settings.


Other Technologies

      EQUINOX 800 offers 5 single frequencies of 5, 10, 15, 20, and 40 kHz, giving an expanded 8-times range of 5 to 40 kHz.



Maximum wireless audio compatibility - Connect conventional Bluetooth headphones, high-speed aptXâ„¢ Low Latency devices, or the ultra-fast Wi-Stream enabled WM 08 audio module. 


Equinox 800 Specifications


  • Detect Modes : 4 (Park, Field, Beach, Gold)
  • Custom Search Profiles : 8 (2 per mode)
  • User Profile Button : No
  • Noise Cancel : Auto or Manual
  • Ground Balance : Auto or Manual
  • Sensitivity : 1-25
  • Target Volume : 0-25
  • Threshold Level: 0-25
  • Threshold Pitch: 0-25
  • 6 Frequency Options: (5kHz, 10kHz, 15kHz,  20kHz, 40kHz, Multi)
  • Target Identification: 50 segment notch discrimination (Ferrous -9 - 0; Non-Ferrous 1-40)  
  • Threshold Pitch:  Fixed
  • Target Tones: 1,2,5, or 50
  • Tone Break:  Ferrous, Non-Ferrous
  • Tone Pitch:  Ferrous, Non-Ferrous
  • Tone Volume:  Ferrous, Non-Ferrous
  • Depth Indicator: 5 levels
  • Weight: 2.96 pounds
  • Standard coil:  11" DD Smart coil with cover, waterproof to 10 ft
  • Audio Output:  Built in Speaker; 1/8" wired headphones (included); Bluetooth compatible; WM08 Wi-Stream compatable
  • Headphones included:  Bluetooth and aptX Low Latency headphones (non-waterproof)
  • WM08 included:  Yes
  • Display: Monochrome LCD with backlight
  • LCD Backlight: Low, Medium, High,Off
  • Battery:  Built in rechargeable Lithium Ion
  • Battery run time:  Approximately 12 hours
  • Waterproof:  to 10 feet
  • Key Technologies:  Multi-IQ, 5Fx8, Wi-Stream, Bluetooth, aptX Low Latency
  • Other included accessories:  Magnetic USB charging cable, Multi-Language screen protectors
  • Software Upgradeable: Yes, via USB (Windows and Mac OSX)
  • Warranty: 3 years control box and coil


What's in the box:

  • Equinox 800 metal detector
  • 11" DD Smart coil with skid plate
  • Wireless Bluetooth / apt-X Low Latency headphones
  • WM 08 wireless audio module
  • USB charging cable with magnetic connector
  • Multi-language screen protector
  • Getting started guide

Be sure to check out the Facebook Group:  The Official Minelab Equinox Users Group for operational tips and techniques with your new Equinox 800, and to see what everyone is finding with theirs!  


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