Links To Metal Detector Manufacturers Web Sites
On this page you will find links to the web sites of Metal Detector manufacturers around the world.
Metal detector manufacturers often make manuals available for free download via their websites or provide useful hints and tips for using their metal detectors. Some metal detector manufacturers have forums where you can ask questions about their range of metal detectors before and after buying, just another way of getting helpful support and advice, should you need it.
If you are a metal detector manufacturer and want your company listed here, email me!
Metal detector manufacturers in the United Kingdom (UK) & Europe
- Arado metal detectors, Arado metal detectors are the stuff of legend, after years away from the hobby metal detector industry (they usually make mine detectors for the military), they have recently returned with a new model.
- C. Scope Metal Detectors have been making metal detectors in Britain for more than 25 years, made such classics as the 1220B. Currently manufactures an excellent low cost beach pulse induction machine and many others.
- Whites Metal Detectors (UK) made the Spectrum metal detector, for many detectorists, the Spectrum was their introduction to computerized metal detectors. They continue to make computerized metal detectors, pulse induction machines and hoard hunters.
- Fieldmaster Metal Detectors, another British metal detector manufacturer. Were the makers of the popular Viking series of metal detectors. Now have an all new range of detectors. [Link dead, could have gone out of business, will update when I have more information]
- XP Metal Detectors UK, Makers of the Goldmaxx Power and the Deus, both are metal detectors with impressive reputations. The Deus is the most innovative metal detector to come to the market in many years, using wireless technology instead of a cable between the control box and the search head and wireless headphones.
- Aquascan International Ltd - Underwater Metal Detection Specialists. Manufacturers of the Aquapulse underwater metal detector, a machine with a very impressive reputation, one of the detectors currently favoured by the people salvaging the wrecks of the Florida treasure galleons.
- Saxon metal detectors - Little known, even in the world of metal detecting, Saxon metal detectors make the semi-mythical Saxon X-1. Nobody seems to know anybody who actually uses one, but the rumour mill suggests that the X-1 is, essentially, an Arado 130 on steroids. Only talked about in metal detecting circles with a knowing nod and a wink.
- Viking Metal Detectors - Viking have been making metal detectors in the UK since the 1970's.
Metal detector manufacturers in the USA
- Garrett Metal Detectors, makers of the very first computerized metal detectors. Also makes gold prospecting equipment and a very popular pinpointing probe. Charles Garrett, the founder of the company worked on the Apollo space program before starting the company. Makers of the enormously popular Garrett AT Pro.
- Tesoro Metal Detectors, made the legendary Silver Sabre metal detector and are still producing a wide range of metal detectors.
- Whites Metal Detectors (USA)
- Fisher Metal Detectors - (not to be confused with J. W. Fisher) made the legendary Fisher 1265x metal detector. Now makes high end computerized metal detectors, gold detectors and underwater detectors.
- J. W. Fishers, makers of high end underwater metal detectors, ROV's and salvage equipment (not to be confused with Fisher Metal Detectors), most detectorists have never heard of them because they are making gear for the commercial salvage industry rather than the hobbyist.