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Minelab X-Terra Pro
Paul Cee Metal Detecting
Published by Paul Cee in X-Terra Pro Uk · 15 November 2023

Minelab X-Terra pro settings

paul cee Minelab goes through all the features functions and settings of the minelab X-terra Pro

The Minelab X-Terra Pro is a feature packed metal detector

For those who wish to start the hobby of metal detecting on a budget.

The X-terra Pro uses 4 frquencies 5, 8, 10 and 15 khz) with Minelab pro-switch.

The X-Terra pro is fully waterproof to a depth of 5 meters which means you can go diving and detecting in the sea or rivers as well as detecting on beaches or fields.

Other features include a collapsable telescopic shaft which goes all the way down to a size of 63cm so will fit in a backpack or suitcase if you travel.

Pre set search modes which for a beginner is great as all the settings are pre-set just select where you are going to detect and off you go.

Search modes are PARK, FIELD and BEACH, each modes has the discrimination set recovery speed and also most desired Freqency . As you become more confident at using the X-Terra pro you can take advantage of the multi frequncy shaft called PRO-SWITCH, this allows you to change the operating frequency of the detector and also creating as CUSTOM SEARCH PROFILE.

Adjustable discrimination so you can select which targets you want to find and also FERROUS target id's to tell you when IRON is detected under the search coil

You can detect with the X-Terra Pro using wireless headphones, headphones on a cable, underwater headphones or just with the built in speaker (with adjustable Volume).

minelab and coiltek coils that will work on the X-terra Pro metal detector
The X-terra Pro comes with the Huge 12 inch V12X (12"x9") DD Search coil, and also there is a Minelab X-Terra pro V10X (10"x7") coil and V8X (8"x5") elliptical, but coils for the Minelab Equinox detectors will fit and work along with the optional coils from Coiltek for the Equinox detectors so if you want to detect deep or in trashy areas the x-terra pro has a great range of search coils.

IF you enjoy metal detecting at night or early mornings fear not the X-Terra Pro comes with a built in Flashlight and also a RED backlit LCD screen so this illuminates in darkness.

Another great feature of the X-Terra pro is the Vibrating handle which as we have seen on the Minelab Test lanes and out at rallies is a great addition as people that are hard of hearing can feel the handle vibrate when a target is detected.

And Fear Not the feature filled budget metal detector weighs in at only 1.3kg


Check out all the features and settings to get you started at metal detecting in this video.

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