Ground EFX MX200E Digital GPS Metal Detector Review

Choosing a metal detector that can work efficiently on both dry sand and wet areas was an uphill task for me. I moved from one metal detector to another in a span of 12 months and did not like the experience. Asa newbie, my aim was to find a sensor that can save my time, is accurate and lightweight. However, my extensive research seemed to give glimpses of hope as I found the Ground EFX MX200E Digital GPS Metal Detector.

Its features and the ease of usage enticed me to buy another one for my 12-year-old daughter who has been nagging me about getting a detector. Over the last Christmas holiday, both of us went hunting for treasure in our yard. After a short hunting exercise, we could not hide our joy anymore. We found valuable metal pieces, iron nails, a gold ring and many coins and quarters. I had to prepare this Review for anyone interested in getting this detector and having fun with it.

Features of the Ground EFX MX200E Digital GPS Metal Detector

Ground EFX MX200E Digital GPS Metal Detector Review

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Durable fiberglass and polycarbonate construction

The detector is made from poly-carbonate that is excellently mixed with fiberglass. The design makes the machine easy to use because the materials used in making it are lightweight. Additionally, the MD has a supportive adjustable arm that has a strap. That is a big plus! The design doesn’t end there. Many people have complained about the unfriendliness of the other metals detectors when it comes to the dexterities they offer.

The EMX 200E has provisions for that. It has a 10’’ search coil that is made to last and has considerations for both dexterities. It will not matter whether you are right or left handed-an incentive for easy usage.

Adjustable discrimination

It has fabulous discrimination that can help you to leave out unwanted targets as you go on detecting for treasure. Who wants to shovel out can tops instead of coins? This Ground EFX MX200E Digital GPS Metal Detector dispels your fears of encountering such discouraging challenges. You need to decide what metals you want to find, adjust your discrimination effectively, and you will be up for the task.

In order to make the discrimination of this metal detector exquisite, eight different metal categories are detectable on the MD. You can therefore easily use the elimination modes described below to make your search as accurate as you desire.

Four elimination modes/4 HD tones

Four different elimination modes are supported by the EMX 200 E MD. That includes the all-metal mode, the jewelry, coin and custom modes. To ensure that the targets are identified accordingly, 4 HD modes sound to represent detection of specific targets. The detector’s functionality is excellent.

As such, you will not receive any false signals when using this MD. It doesn’t matter whether you went close to areas that are typically confusing other detectors or you are operating along or near power lines.

Digital back lit interface

The detector has an inbuilt LED light. That display is equipped with an efficient GEO-X GPS technology. Using the technology makes your searching experience a memorable one. Imagine you being capable of storing more than 10 locations of your finds in a single treasure hunting exercise! The LCD interface is also good. You can’t wait to use it anytime of the day.

If you accidentally drop your wedding ring at 8 pm, and you can’t locate it quickly, you should never keep biting your nails. The display is excellent even at night, during cloudy days and in the broad daylight.

Supportive signal strength and depth indicators

The panel of the MD has indicators for the strength of the signals. That makes the sensitivity of the Detector as efficient as expected. The depth indicators also help you to get an approximate depth to which you are supposed to dig so as to shovel out the kind of treasure that you like.

With a higher sensitivity, the stronger the strength of the signal of detection and the deeper it is expected that the concentric search coil will detect.

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What We Liked

  • The detector has a concentric coil that is submersible and hence can be used in wet areas.
  • Its search coil is designed to be used by both the right- handed and left-handed people.
  • It is light and easy to use.

What We Didn’t Like

  • It requires meticulous individuals when used in water if they want to avoid making the electronics wet.

Features at a Glance

  • Back lit Digital Interface.
  • 8 Metal Categories & 4 Audio Tones.
  • Signal Strength and Depth Indicators.
  • Detects Quarter-Sized Coins 10" Away.
  • Quick Release 7" Extension
  • Runs on Six AA Alkaline Batteries.

Product Specifications

  • Product Dimensions: 23.9 x 12.8 x 6.1 inches.
  • Product: 5.6 pounds.
  • Shipping Weight: 5.8 pounds.
  • Search Coil Diameter: 10" (25.4 cm).
  • Manufacturer: Ground
  • Ports: 3.5mm headphone port.
  • Batteries: 6 AA batteries required.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: My MD did not work very well after I immersed the coil in water?
A:
You might have made a slight mistake when doing that. You should never allow the detector to touch water past the yellow band that connects the shaft to the control unit. That can tamper with the electronics hence the problem you experienced. Next time be careful.

Q: Does the EMX 200 E metal detector live up to the user expectations?
A:
Yes because it has an excellent design and doesn’t give false signals.

Final Verdict

The Ground EFX MX200E Digital GPS MD has all the properties of what an avid treasure seeker needs to jump start their metal hunting passion. It is not a bad detector to recommend for your kids if you wanted them to enjoy their time. There is no single day when you will be tired to sweep your search coil over your yard. It is super light and has a convenient arm support strap. You can’t regret buying this detector.

Check Amazon now for the price. To all those novices willing to pursue metal detecting as a hobby or those teenage kids who are ready to learn the intricacies of metal detecting, this is the machine. Recommending this product from Wild Game Innovations is becoming irresistible.

Oren Liebermann
 

I started metal detecting 4 years ago as my hobby. I think it's the smartest hobby for the people of any age. I also get benefited many times by finding expensive and ancient metals. So I decided to start my blog to motivate you guys in metal detecting hobby.

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