The Garrett Ace 150 metal detector gets 2nd place in our best metal detectors list for the beginner category. It is more expensive than the Bounty Hunter TK4, but it also offers a few additional features and even has a great starter pack containing DVDs which are included in the Ace 150 bundle.
The Garrett ACE 150 is very user friendly and comes with a DVD and Book teaching everything a beginner needs to know to get started with detecting – if you don’t want to go looking around on how to get started with metal detecting, then this pack is for you. This detector comes automatically adjusted for ground minerals.
Amazon Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars
Garrett ACE 150 Features:
- Rugged metal detector ideal for detecting treasure in extreme ground conditions
- Coin Depth Indicator
- Large LCD Screen
- Light Weight
- 3 depth levels
- 4 Sensitivity settings
- Audio and Graphic target identification
- Includes headphones, treasure pouch, digging tool and arm strap
- Requires 4 AA Batteries (batteries included)
- Low Battery Indicator
- Length: 42″ to 51″ – Adjustable
- Weight: 2.7 lbs. (1.2 kgs.)
- Frequency – 7.2 kHz
- Detector stand
- 2 year warranty
This metal detector is easy to use with its simple settings and available adjustments. It features easy to understand controls that make hunting for treasure much easier and a lot more fun! The Ace 150 has a really nice aesthetic look and features brilliant depth sensitivity and pin point target ID. This really is a quality metal detector and it is well priced considering the features and usability it provides.
ACE 150 Final Verdict
This is a quality detector and is real value for under $200. If you are starting out and want a detector that works without over complicating things, then you should seriously consider this detector. Remember though, this is a budget / beginner model and it is likely that if you decide to get serious with your metal detecting that you will start to find limitations with this model before too long. I recommend this product as a quality first detector for kids and adults alike.