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Options Whites Spectra VX3 Minelab Safari
Detector Type Coin and Relic Detector Coin and Relic Detector
Price $1200 $1000
Manufactured in 2011 2009
Battery Type 8 AA 8 AA
Weight (Lbs.) 4.3 4
Operating frequency 2.5, 7.5, 22.5 kHz. 1.5 - 100 kHz.
Display Yes Yes
Backlight Yes No
Target ID Audio+Numeric Numeric+Icons
Tone ID 1 or 191 Tones Multi Tone
Search Modes
  • Coin
  • Coin/Jewelry
  • Salt Beach
  • Relic
  • Prospecting
  • Deep Silver
  • Hi Pro
  • Custom
  • Coin
  • Coin/Jewellery
  • Relic
  • All Metal
  • Custom
Ability to change coils Yes Yes
Ground balance Auto Auto, Custom
Waterproof Coil only Coil only
Warranty 2 Years 3 Years
Number of Reviews graph 8
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Avg. User Rating 4.89 4.81
Avg. Durability Rating 5.00 4.45
Avg. Ease of Use Rating 4.67 4.64
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Most helpful review for Whites Spectra VX3

VX3 is GREAT!
I started detecting with a Bounty Hunter Tracker IV about 4 months ago. A month later, I decided that I loved the hobby, and I wanted to get my "ULTIMATE" machine to use for the next 10 years.

So I went all out, and ordered the White's Spectra VX3. I was tempted by the V3I, but I decided that the newer VX3 had all the settings I wanted. I am so pleased with my decision, and all my finds (including an 1898 Barber Dime in perfect condition)!

In fact, tomorrow, I'm ordering my wife her own VX3. With a few months VX3 experience, I again considered getting the V3I. However, there's really nothing that I can't already do with my VX3.
Rayzed from San Antonio, TX

Thumbs up! 80
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Most helpful review for Minelab Safari

Niece and easy
Just got it the best I ever used had two days of warmup tryed it out in a small town park where I hunt with my xterra 70 I did not believe the difference. I pulled more coins in 45 min than I thought in a 20x20foot area, wheat pennys dimes exc. Its great try one you wont regret it.
Terry from Rochester ny USA

Thumbs up! 123
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