Whites Pro XL 6000
Based on 27
Avg. Ease of use:
One of the best detector ever made !
November 12, 2007
It is my fourth XL PRO, in past I also used Garrett, C Scope, XP, Tesoro,
White's and many others.
I usually don't have more than two or three detectors at the same time, so
every time I want to try a new detector I have to sell one of the team. And
every time I try a new detector I end up to buy the XL PRO again !
It isn't one of the deepest, but you can use it almost everywhere. The
meter is perfect, and the audio too. You have four search modes, everyone
has its place. With the 6 inches coil (Bluemax, Bullsey or Blackmax) and
the SAT mode you can search in the worst ferrous environment.
It is a great cherry picker, you can only dig the locked targets, so you
can cover a lot of ground in a little time and you will dig every good
target in the first 8 inches.
The Hot Rock ID is very effective and it pinpoints very well.
The two things that I blame are the absence of a manual ground knob and a
I really don't know why they stopped it. I don't think that digital boys
can be as nice as this model.
White's 6000 XL Pro Is Still The best Machine!
August 25, 2007
It is obvious to me that this guy that put down the 6000 as having defects
and shorts on the board, must be a dealer selling new White's machines. I
have 2 of these machines and have yet to find a defect. Yes White's
stopped making them, but they still service them. Yes they have some great
new machines, I own them...but I still return to my 6000 for the serious
work. If White's stops servicing them I'll re-work the boards myself....I
propaganda left as a real opinion.
Foothill Ranch, CA USA
6000 xlt pro isn't as good as the older models.
August 13, 2007
I have tried the new 6000 xlt pro against my newer detectors and I must
admit, The 6000 xlt pro, although smaller than the older 6000 models, The
6000 xlt pro isn't near as good as the newer detectors whites has out. This
in mind, I wouldn't recommend this detector at all. Whites no longer makes
this detector as it had some serious problems with the circuit board having
shorts in it after prolonged usage. If you are seriously interested in
getting a good machine, You should go with a newer whites detector with all
the new updates, I would highly recommend getting the Prizm V or IV as they
offer a lot of great features at a bargain price. Whites offers a lot of
newer detectors which are great.
THE BEST DETECTOR
July 18, 2007
This detector, in my opinion, is the best that White's has manufactured. It
totally surpasses those digital style detectors. One, this thing goes super
deep. Two, this thing, literally, helps me to find more than my detecting
buddies. You get the hint!
Kyle E. from
Finest detector I have ever swung, period.
July 19, 2006
I have used a metal detector since 1980 and the White's XL Pro is the
finest I have ever used. I cannot imagine hunting with anything else. Every
other top brand or model I try only makes me glad that I was able to get my
XL Pro before White's quit making them in 2005. Until I find something
equal or better, I will hang onto this one for a long time.
Rob Davis from
The best discriminating detector made
December 08, 2005
I have been coin hunting for over 30 years. During that time, I have tried
nearly every machine available. The Whites XL Pro has, without a doubt,
the best discrimination circuitry available. The large number of accessory
coils available for this model allow the user to get the most out of this
hobby in nearly every situation. Coils are interchangeable with the QXT,
IDX, XLT, Classic III, 5900 and 6000. Unfortunately, Whites has decided to
manufacture discontinue this model. I am glad I have one in my detecting
arsenal and can't imagine being without one.
Whites Pro XL 6000
June 19, 2005
I have had the Pro XL for about 1 month and I would not trade it for two of
any other machine I have ever ran, I have owned most of the high end
detectors on the market. After starting out with the Whites 6000D about 25
years ago,I have always been partial to an analog detector. They do respond
faster and once your used to the way they work, digital seems quirky. I
thought I would like to try a hopped up version of the analog detector so I
bought the PRO XL. I just dug a pocket watch at 14" today and a lady's 14kt
wedding band at 6".
Among the other detectors, I own the new top of the
line (Down under detector) I've spent countless hours experimenting with
and reading tips online, I've created my own discriminating programs, used
all the various sounds, tried no discrimination used and every possible
setup I can imagine trying to make this machine the top performer it claims
I even bought an assortment of hot coils. What I've succeeded to
learn is this detector responds slow, feels like a 2x4 in your hand and
makes more sounds than a 2 year old on a cheap casio keyboard, the
crosshairs and the numbers jump around and as far as I can see is rarely a
If you like complicated and being frustrated go with the
(Down Under Machine). If you want simple, reliable, comfortable and just as
deep(in my opinion) get the analog PRO XL. In case your wondering -- no I
do not work for WHITES, nor am I in anyway associated with WHITES other
than I give them my money, and as soon as I sell this over priced overrated
(Down Under Machine) I plan to give them more of my money for another PRO
XL to fit my 16 year old son's hand.
Thank you Whites
From another satisfied customer.....
John R. from
Whites pro xl 6000 working in Germany, walchensee
May 23, 2005
Absolute automatic finding, very helpful and very easy, simple to handle.
Super! Deep searching.
Ingobert Hüchstetter from
My White's 6000 and me !
April 28, 2005
I have owned my 6000 for about five years and have grown very happy with
the MD. After working with it awhile it has treated my fine. Have found
items in as much as 6 inches of sand. I do not disc. but keep the settings
in the normal and have had good luck. I guess my best find was this last
winter when I found a charm braclet in 6 inches of dry sand in excellent
condition. Valued as " when new " at about $1,600. I dig all hits and am
glad to help clean the beaches of trash.
Richard Peterson from
Schenectady, NY USA
Whites Pro XL 6000
November 09, 2004
I love this machine. Accurate ID, very
ctable meter, quick response, and in my opinion greath depth if you know
how to use it properly. I've
picked up dimes at 9" which is nothing to scoff at. I would have given this
machine a 5...but like another
poster, I find the knobs often move with the slightest touch which can be
rain cover for the unit would be a plus, but I don't believe there is one
made for it. Other than that...this
machine gets the job done as good as any other, and without the cost of all
the bells and whistles.
Wess Thompson from