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Minelab Vanquish 440

Overall Score: 4.1 / 5

Price: 4.1 | Functionality: 4 | Ease Of Usage: 4.5 | Weight: 4 | Our Test: 4

The Minelab Vanquish 440 is the mid range metal detector in the new vanquish series. This metal detector is built for all detectorists no matter your experience and is packed with lots of features often found in premium detectors, but without the premium price. Minelabs innovative interface design allows the keen detectorists to just ‘pick up and go’, easily starting their adventure whenever and wherever it takes them.

Key Features of the Minelab Vanquish 440

Multi IQ – allows the user to search all metals and all terrain types without having to reconfigure the device each time. Just ‘pick up and go’.

Pre-built search modes – The Minelab Vanquish has four search modes (Coin, Relic, Jewellery and custom). Each mode is pre-programmed and optimised to give you the best performance.

Lightweight – The detector only weights 1.2kg (2.6 lbs) and has a unique collapsible system which makes its compact and easily portable. Making it incredibly lightweight when compared to the average metal detector weight of 2.2kg.

Pinpoint Mode – Helps to locate targets with extreme precision. Is there a mm?

Waterproof – The coil is waterproof up to 1m (3.3ft) and has a water resistant control pod (a waterproof control pod cover is also included).

Field Test Results

*tested in Jewellery mode with a sensitivity of 8. The terrain was soil. V10 coil.

Silver Ring: 11.5 inches

Penny: 13 inches

Hammer coin: 10 inches

Gold Ring:  10 inches

Technical Specifications

Five Search Modes: Coin, Relic, Jewellery, Custom, All Metal

Customisable User Search Profile

Operating Frequencies (kHz)


Noise Cancellation Headphones

10 Sensitivity Levels

Iron Bias

10 Volume levels

Target Specific Tones

12 Discrimination Segments

5 Level Depth Indicator

Length: Extended: 1450mm (57″) | Collapsed: 760mm (30″)

Weight: 1.2kg (2.6lbs)

V10 Coil as Standard

Headphones Supplied


3 Year Warranty

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