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The Winbest Pro Edition Metal Detector is in the category of first time metal detector for kids. Its a short, easy to hold basic metal detector with some features that makes metal detecting a bit easier. A preset ground balance for different terrains, discrimination modes and sensitivity controls are a nice to have in a basic metal detector. However, for kids, I recommend operating in all metal modes. I think for kids its more fun to just find things – anything.

The Winbest Pro Edition Metal Detector can be had at a very modest price (less than $90.00). It supports two 9 volt batteries for long usage and has a head phone jack. By using head phones on the detector, the battery life can be extended even further.  However, the detector still has a speaker for audible target alerts. The low battery indicator is a helpful feature as well.

The easily viewable analog meter in the forward face of the control box is a intuitively understood and would be exciting for children when metal is detected.

The main complaint about this unit is that it is cheaply made and will not stand the test of time. However, I believe that if a child takes to the hobby of metal detecting then I much better unit should be purchased. Overall, I like this metal detector as a starter unit for kids.

  • Features two operation modes for custom detecting
  • All-metal mode searches for different types of metal with auto ground balance and high sensitivity
  • Disc Modes searches by discriminating what kind of metal is being detected
  • Preset ground balance to adjust to different terrain
  • Adjustable Sensitivity
  • Adjustable stem from 15.5 to 25 inches
  • Adjustable arm rest
  • Low Battery Indicator
  • Can be used with headphones for privacy
  • View meter swings to the right when unit detects any metal
  • 6.5-inch waterproof search coil allows you to search in shallow water
  • Volume Control
  • 1-year limited warranty

  • Adjustable stem from 15.5 to 25 inches
  • Batteries: two 9V alkaline batteries (not included)

Company Information:
BARSKA
855 Towne Center Drive
Pomona, CA 91767, U.S.A
T: 909.445.8168 | F: 909.445.8169
Email: info@barska.com

Hours of Operation: 8:30am to 5:30pm Pacific standard time Mon-Fri

Winbest Pro Edition Metal Detector Manual:
http://www.barska.com/be11638_bc193.pdf

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