Help Choosing a Detector
Help Choosing a Detector

Help choosing the right detector for you...


Our experienced sales team are always here to help so please feel free to give us a call on 01959-571-255 or you can email any questions you may have to sales@joanallen.co.uk.

Let us help you choose the right detector the first time. We feel the best detector is the one that most suits your needs.

So consider..
Where will you be detecting?
What are you interested in finding?
& What is your budget?


Are you looking for....
An all-purpose detector. Suitable on all ground conditions including beach & land?
A machine that will detect everything from coins & jewellery to Relics?
One that will Discriminate against unwanted metals such as Iron nails?
A detector to be user friendly & lightweight?
Consider these detectors:

£100 - £200 - Joan Allen Coinshooter Pro, Fisher F11, Fisher F22, Bounty Hunter Tracker IV, Teknetics Alpha 2000, Minelab Go-Find 20, Minelab Go-Find 40.

£200 - £300 - Fisher F44, Minelab Go-Find 60, Teknetics Delta 4000.

£300 - £400 - Fisher F5, Minelab X-Terra 305, Makro Racer Std Pack, Whites Treasure Pro.

£400 - £500 - Teknetics T2 Classic, Minelab X-Terra 505, Minelab X-Terra 705, Teknetics G2.

£500 - £600 - Makro Racer 2 Std Pack, Fisher Goldubug DP, Makro Racer Pro Pack, Fisher F70.


Are you looking for...
A highly sensitive, deep penetrating, lightweight, easy to use, exceptional discriminating and pinpointing detector?
Consider these: Fisher F75, Fisher F75 SE, Teknetics T2 Ltd, Nokta Fors Core Std Pack.


Are you looking for...
An ultimate all-purpose detector? These all purpose detectors are tailored to the specific needs of the coin, relic and jewellery hunting enthusiast and professional. The following will give you the superior performance and all important discrimination you need to succeed: Makro Racer 2 Pro Pack, Minelab Safari Pro Pack, Minelab E-Trac, Minelab CTX 3030 Super Value Pack.


Most coils are waterproof and can be used in shallow water but if you would like to go diving or submerse the detector in the surf consider the Minelab Excalibur II, Fisher CZ-21, Whites Surfmaster PI, Or the Fisher 1280 Aquanaut.


If you are looking for larger items such as hoards buried extremely deep consider the Minelab GPX 5000, or the Fisher Gemini 3.


If you are searching for gold you will need a higher frequency detector because these are most sensitive. Consider These machines: Minelab X-Terra 705 Gold, Fisher F19, Teknetics G2 + Ltd, Fisher Goldbug II, Nokta Fors Gold, Makro Gold Racer the Minelab GPX 5000 is the deepest and most sensitive detector and is ideal for gold detecting or going over those heavily worked out sites to find the missed deeper targets.


Do you have any questions? Why not call us on 01959-571-255 and speak to one of our sales team.