Minelab X-TERRA 505

The X-TERRA 505 is the next step up from entry level detectors offering more rounded functionality offering full frequency operation and more control options. All seven optional X-TERRA coils are compatible with the 505 providing the extra benefit of using low frequency coils at 3 kHz peferable for locating deeper and high conductive targets like silver.

It adds a third discrimination pattern, as well as the standard All Metal mode. Ground balance and Discrimination adjustments are also enhanced with a wider range of limits. These model improvements provide more effective solutions to ground mineralization. Noise cancelling is also improved with its total of 5 manual selections. Its 19-segment Target ID scale with its 3 ferrous and 16 non-ferrous indicators make it much more accurate allowing for better selection of targets. While the 10-segment main menu scale shows distance information alongside the large numeric Target ID readout.

Sensitivity controls now have twice the range from that found in the entry level 305 model. Even the audio ID system provides more detail by allowing up to 4 separate tones with more resolution in the high frequencies.

The included 9 inch concentric search coil is waterproof and able to withstand complete immersion making it ideal for beach hunts. It also features an adjustable shaft measuring 48 inches when fully collapsed. Excluding the required 4 AA batteries, the 505 is relatively lightweight weighing in at only 2.9 pounds. Other optional accessories like skidplates, environmental covers and headphones are also available.

 Minelab X-TERRA 505 Specifications
  • Brand:¬† Minelab
  • Model:¬† X-TERRA 505
  • Manufacture Date: 2010
  • Intended Use: Coin, Relic, Jewelry and Beach
  • Weight: 2.9 lbs (without battery)
  • Battery Type: 4xAA
  • Visual ID Type: Large monochrome 7 x 37mm (3 x 1.75 inches) positive reflective LCD
  • Number of Target ID Segments: 19
  • Number of Audio Tones: 1, 2, 3 & Multi-tone
  • Ground Balance: Manual adjustment 0 to 50
  • Discrimination Type: 3 factory Discrimination patterns that can be personalised & All Metal; 19 segment discrimination scale
  • Number of Search Modes: 1, Coin & Treasure
  • Adjustable Shaft length: 48 to 56 inches
  • Sensitivity Adjustment: Yes; Adjustable from 1 to 20
  • Coin Depth Meter: Yes; 5 depth indication icons
  • Pinpoint Feature: Yes; Audio and visual
  • Frequency: 7.5 kHz with stock coil; 3 and 18.75 kHz with optional coils
  • Type of Circuit: VFLEX
  • Coil Type: Concentric; lightweight, waterproof 7.5kHz
  • Stock Coil Size: 9 inch
  • Suggested Retail Price: $695
  • Street Price: $549
  • Waterproof features: fully submersible, coil only