Minelab SDC 2300 Metal Detector

$4,100.00 AUD

They say the best things come in small packages! This is certainly true for the SDC 2300. It’s compact, waterproof and built to perform in the toughest conditions. Undiscovered gold patches on land and underwater won’t stand a chance when the Minelab SDC 2300 gold detector makes its debut.

The SDC 2300 is a high performance mid-range gold detector, perfect for chasing down those elusive sub-gram nuggets both on land and underwater.  From Minelab, the company that knows Gold, this compact waterproof gold detector comes with easy-to-use controls and is assembly-free! Let the versatility of the SDC 2300 open up a whole new range of possibilities for finding more gold nuggets! 

Key Features and Customer Benefits include:

·         Compact – 16 inch (40.64cm)

·         Waterproof – 10ft (3m)

·         Rugged and assembly free

·         High performance MPF technology

·         Audio and Visual Target Response

·         Easy to use

·         Intuitive icon user interface

·         C –Cell Batteries Included

·         Quick and Easy patch hunting

Compact Size

Folds to small portable size, 8 ½ ” (216mm) by 16” (406mm).  Fits into carry-on luggage and most backpacks.



Waterproof Capability

Fully submersible to 10’ (3m) for detecting riverbeds and shorelines allowing you to transition with ease from land to water. Now you can use your Minelab GOLD detector in all wet weather conditions allowing you to stay on the goldfields for longer, even in the rainy season.


Rugged & Assembly Free

Military grade construction, one piece detector designed to perform in the toughest conditions.


Easy Patch Hunting

Search quickly and efficiently in hard to reach and remote places to find those elusive gold bearing clustered deposits.


Easy-to-use Controls

LED Indicators

Shows target signal strength, threshold level and battery status. 

Audio Control

Adjusts threshold level and low/high audio tone to suit user preference.

Noise Cancel

Easy button press to automatically reduce external interference.



Eight position adjustments for optimum target identification in varying ground conditions.


MPF Technology

MPF (Multi Period Fast) technology incorporates extremely fast Pulse Induction switching between Transmit (Tx) and Receive (Rx) detector signals. Therefore minimal residual transmit signal is present during the receive cycle, enabling clear sharp detection of very small gold. 



Detector Technical Specifications


8" Round Monoloop

Audio Output

Built-in speaker
Koss 100 Ohm headphones (standard accessory - supplied)

Koss waterproof headphones (optional accessory - not supplied)


9 LEDs indicate detection, battery status and Threshold level
1 Low battery warning LED


Extended: 1500mm (59.1")
Collapsed: 400mm (15.7")

Weight (Excluding Batteries and Headphones)

2.4kg (5.3lbs)

Operating Temperature Range

0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)

Storage Temperature Range

–33°C to 70°C (–27°F to 1°F)


C Cell  4 x 1.5V Alkaline (supplied), 1.2V NiMH, 1.2V Ni-Cad


8 step position adjustment

Noise Cancel

Automatic scanning

Ground Balance

Automatic Ground Tracking (AGT)
Fast Ground Balance


9 audio levels

Audio Pitch (Tone)

Low: 550Hz ±15
High: 720Hz ±15


Pulse Induction


Multi Period Fast (MPF)

Optional Accessories

Waterproof Headphones, Carry Bag


The SDC 2300 gold detector performance is above the X-TERRA 705 and Eureka Gold and below the GPX Series. This detector offers an entry to Minelab’s Pulse Induction (PI) gold technology. It offers greater versatility in rugged terrains and for recovery of underwater gold because of its waterproof capability, ergonomic design and telescopic multi-position shaft.


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Minelab SDC 2300 Metal Detector
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