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Minelab Equinox 800 Metal Detector


Manufacturer: MINELAB

Product Information



Equally adaptable for all target types and ground conditions. Park, Field, Beach & Gold.

EQUINOX 800: for the serious detectorist who demands ultimate performance. As if Multi-IQ technology, audio control, and pinpoint wasn’t enough the 800 also boasts a LED backlight and is fully submersible waterproof up to 3m/10-feet. It also features a in-built rechargeable Lithium-ion battery with approx of 12 hours runtime to keep you on the hunt longer.

Fast and accurate target ID, fast recovery speed with accurate target ID ensures you won’t miss any valuable targets amongst the trash.

Simultaneous Multi-Frequency

Why Multi-IQ? Because with Minelab’s revolutionary Multi-IQ technology, you’ve got the combined power of multiple detectors in one - all working for you at the same time.

Simply turn on and go. Nothing goes undetected and no terrain is off limits. Silver, gold or jewellery by selecting Park, Field, Beach or Gold detect modes. Unearth the power of EQUINOX with Multi-IQ.



No matter what you seek, EQUINOX has you covered. Simply select one of the four Detect Modes - ,Park, Field, Beach or Gold - then start swinging.

Each mode is pre-programmed and optimised out the box to give you the best performance, anytime and anywhere: You can even save your favourite settings in each mode to a custom Find Mode. 

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. 

8 Custom Search Profiles

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

Advanced Settings

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

Audio Control

Automatic and manual noise cancelling, lag-free audio response and 0-25 volume control settings put you in control.

Included 11" Coil

Highly versatile and fully waterproof, the EQUINOX 800 comes with Minelab’s EQX 11” round Double-D smart coil as standard equipment.


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

Pinpoint Mode

Included pinpoint mode to help you locate targets with extreme precision.


LCD Backlight: Low | Medium | High | Off to help low-light vision.


Experience ultra-fast wireless audio with the WM 08, or use fast aptX™ Low Latency / Bluetooth headphones supplied.

Battery Runtime

Battery in-built rechargeable Lithium-ion battery with approx of 12 hours runtime. You can also use your EQUINOX detector whilst plugged into a portable power bank. This means you can continue detecting even if the detector battery is flat.

Connect the power bank to your detector using the supplied EQUINOX USB charging cable, and continue detecting. You can fasten it to the armrest stand via the armrest attachment points.

Pack, Carry Sleek & Lightweight

Rugged and lightweight construction allows you to enjoy long detecting sessions in any environment 1.34 kg (2.96 lbs)


All Minelab EQUINOX detectors are engineered in Australia, manufactured to exacting standards in ISO 9001/2000 quality accredited facilities, and backed by up to 3-years (36 months) from the date of purchase transferable Australian warranty. (control box and coil only)

Minelab recommends that you register your product online shortly after purchase. If you do not want to register online, you can fill out the form supplied with the detector, pinpointer or accessory and mail it to your nearest Minelab office.

Key Features & Specs

  • Detect Modes: Park | Beach | Field | Gold
  • Custom Search Profiles: 8 (2 per Detect Mode)
  • User Profile Button: Yes
  • Operating Frequencies (kHz): Multi, 5, 10, 15, 20, 40
  • Noise Cancel: Auto | Manual (-9 to 9)
  • Ground Balance: Auto | Manual
  • Sensitivity: 1–25
  • Target Volume: 0–25
  • Threshold Level: 0–25
  • Threshold Pitch: 0–25
  • Target Identification: 50 segment notch discrimination | Ferrous: -9 - 0 | Non-ferrous: 1 - 40
  • Target Tones: 1, 2, 5, 50
  • Tone Break: Ferrous | Non-ferrous
  • Tone Pitch: Ferrous | Non-ferrous
  • Tone Volume: Ferrous | Non-ferrous
  • Depth Indicator: 5 levels
  • Length: 1440 mm (56.7")
  • Weight: 1.34 kg (2.96 lbs)
  • Standard Coil: 11-inch Double-D Smart coil with skidplate (waterproof to 3m/10')
  • Audio Output: In-built loudspeaker, 3.5mm (1/8") headphones (included), Bluetooth compatible, WM 08 Wi-Stream compatible
  • Headphones (included): Bluetooth and aptX™ Low Latency headphones (non waterproof) WM 08 (included): Yes
  • Display: Monochrome LCD with backlight
  • LCD Backlight: Low | Medium | High | Off
  • Battery: In-built rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
  • Battery Runtime: Approx. 12 hours
  • Waterproof: Waterproof to 3m/10-feet
  • Key Technologies: Multi-IQ | 5F×8 | Wi-Stream | Bluetooth | aptX™ Low Latency
  • Other Accessories: USB Charging cable (1.5A), Multi Language Screen protectors
  • Software Upgradeable: Yes, via USB connection (Windows and OSX)
  • Warranty: 3 years control box and coil

Add Minelab smart accessories, detect in style with the right accessories. All are available to purchase separately.

  • Equinox EQX 06 Round Double-D Coil - 6" with included skidplate, waterproof 3m (10ft)
  • Equinox EQX 15 Elliptical Double-D Coil - 15"x12" with included skidplate, waterproof 3m (10ft)
  • Equinox lower shaft assembly (ideal for customers who own two or more coils)
  • Pinpointer: PRO-FIND 15 or 35 helps you to accurately locate targets inside a small hole or crevice.
  • Finds Pouch: Great carry all, Ideal for transporting and separating trash from treasure.

Contents Includes

  • 1 x Minelab Equinox 800 Metal Detector
  • 1 x EQX 11 Round Double-D Coil - 11" with included skidplate, waterproof 3m (10ft)
  • 1 x Wireless bluetooth headphones in zippered nylon hard case (USB charging cable)
  • 1 x WM 08 wireless audio module with (aux connect cable)
  • 1 x Magnetic charging cable
  • 1 x Getting started guide
  •  **Please Note** This product, large, bulky and or heavy items will only be sent via standard postal or courier services and will not be express posted.


Product Code: 3720-0002

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