FREE 17" COIL (Limited Stock)
Minelab CTX-3030 Standard Detector - with Wireless Headphones and 11" Waterproof DD Smart Coil
*Updated Version with Updated Battery Sand Seal & New Armrest Lock
The CTX 3030 is Minelab’s most advanced high performance treasure detector that can, and will find you more lost and hidden treasure than most other metal detectors. Have the time of your life finding Gold and silver coins, Gold jewelry, rings of gold, platinum, silver, many with valuable diamonds, emerald, rubies and more, all the while discriminating and eliminating unwanted junk and trash targets. You can even find old valuable relics and artifacts with the 3030.
The CTX 3030 All Terrain metal detector will locate valuable metal objects in all soil types even a variety of mineralized ground conditions where other detectors function poorly or not at all, including extremely salty sea water, wet beach sand and highly magnetic ground where gold is found. Versatile features allow you to easily customize your CTX 3030 for your specific requirements. Best Of All - It’s Easy To Use! With ’Turn on and go’ simplicity, five preset Search Modes and many Automatic Functions make it easy for the beginner to get started. Advanced features are easily accessible at the touch of a button for the experienced treasure hunter. If you use any hand held cell phone, you can use one of the best metal detectors for land, beach or in the water.
As seen on the television series, The Curse of Oak Island
Discover more historical treasures with the most accurate target identification available. With a full color LCD and advanced Target Trace discrimination you will find more treasure, even among junk littered areas, in all ground conditions.
Enjoy the freedom of wireless audio with the versatility of built-in speaker and headphone options.
With Minelab's exclusive integrated GPS, you can navigate to your favorite locations and record your finds. Transfer your detecting information onto Google Maps using the XChange 2 PC application (Not Mac Compatible).
'Switch on and go' simplicity, five preset Search Modes and many automatic functions make it easy for the beginner to get started. Advanced features are easily accessible at the touch of a button for the experienced treasure hunter.
Getting Started with the CTX-3030
In the Getting Started with the CTX-3030 video you will see the difference between the two model variants: the Standard and Starter Pack. Assembling the CTX-3030 is a breeze and the video shows you just how simple it is to put together and charge the supplied Li-Ion battery. Then you’ll see a quick overview of the control panel, and how the buttons and functions have been laid out to make the detector intuitive and easy to use.
Go Detecting Anywhere with the CTX-3030
Nenad Lonic explains the waterproof features of the CTX-3030 and provides some tips about how to prepare the detector for use in water. The CTX-3030 can be fully submersed in water up to a depth of three metres in both fresh and salt water. Waterproof headphones are available as an optional accessory as well as two waterproof smart coils; CTX 06 (6" coil) and CTX 17 (17" x 13" coil).
CTX-3030 The Future of Discovery
Learn about the new CTX-3030 treasure detector from Minelab. In this introductory video you’ll discover the main features of this revolutionary detector, such as the colour Smartfind 2 display, integrated GPS and PC mapping with XChange 2.
CTX-3030 Discrimination Advantages
In the Discrimination Advantages video learn about the revolutionary discrimination features of the CTX-3030 metal detector, such as Target Trace, Target Trace Pinpoint, Tone ID Profiles, Ferrous-Coin Separation and Ground-Coin Separation.
You can go metal detecting anywhere with this versatile TREASURE detector. You have the flexibility of land and underwater detecting as the Minelab CTX-3030 is waterproof to 10 ft (3 m).
Have the freedom to detect without your headphones being attached to your detector. With the WM 10 Wireless Module you have the choice of using the internal speaker, supplied headphones or your own favorite headphones.
With Ferrous (Fe) and Conductivity (Co) target resolution, plus adjustable Tone ID Profiles, you can detect the targets you want to and ignore the rest. With Target Trace and Target Separation, you are able to identify multiple targets simultaneously for accurate detecting results.
The full color LCD clearly displays more target info. than ever before. Also enhances the CTX-3030's discrimination capabilities.
See where you have been and where you are going by using the Map screen and Navigation Tool. New GPS functions, such as GeoTrails, WayPoints, FindPoints and GeoHunts, allow you to leave your handheld GPS at home!
Upload all of your metal detector settings and treasure locations to your PC using the XChange 2 application. Attach photos and text to your finds, group them into categories. View the locations on Google Maps. You can also download data to your detector for re-exploring favorite areas.
You can choose from 9 different languages: English, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish or Turkish.
The well balanced design has all the battery weight behind the armrest for comfortable detecting. The detector is fully adjustable to suit your needs.
Gives you easy access to 'on the go' adjustments. Smart Functions (Sensitivity, Noise Cancel, Audio, Ground Balance) and a custom User Button allows fast changes to your most used controls while detecting.
For quickly accepting or rejecting a detected target, the Identify function saves you time and effort! Edited patterns are automatically saved within your current Search Mode. Auto accept / reject discrimination features are also available for fast pattern editing using sample targets.
When you are searching, the Detect screen shows you all the target information you need to find more treasure – you won't miss anything! The color display, Ferrous and Conductivity numbers, numerical depth indicator and sensitivity panel will give you more confidence to find those elusive good targets in heavily searched and high trash areas.
Low Conductive and High Conductive Coins
High Conductive Coin and Ferrous Trash
Low Conductive Coin and Ferrous Trash
Erratic Target Trace Indicating Rusty Junk
When you want to check treasure locations or ground you have covered, the Map screen shows you the way – no need for a separate GPS! The GeoTrail displays the path where you have been so you don't waste time detecting the same ground twice. Use WayPoints and FindPoints to create your own treasure map.
For recording find locations and entire treasure hunts, the Store function does it all! WayPoints are used as general position markers to easily navigate to your favorite locations. FindPoints capture location, detector and target data for storing details of your treasure finds.
Your world of discovery can now be simply managed on your PC. XChange 2 allows you to store and retrieve detecting data, and also display this on Google Maps. It has never been easier to keep track of your detecting adventures and plan your next hunt. XChange 2 will change the way you go detecting – forever! (Not Mac Compatible)
Add text comments and photos to your finds and/or hunts.
Important detecting information can now all be stored in one place with one PC application.
Create and edit discrimination patterns on your PC and then download them to your detector.
Each detector Search Mode contains two discrimination patterns
Customize Tone ID Profiles by changing the size and frequency of each section.
Then download to your CTX 3030 for advanced detecting!
Personalize your CTX 3030 even further by adjusting universal detector settings such as Audio, Sensitivity, Backlight, Wireless and GPS.
CTX 3030 uses advanced electronics and signal analysis to give you much more information about buried targets than any other detector.
With FBS 2, Smartfind 2, GPSi and Wi-Stream, Minelab takes the World's Best Metal Detection Technologies to the next level of performance.
FBS 2 combines Minelab's FBS multiple frequency rectangular-wave transmission (1.5 kHz –100 kHz) with advanced digital coil-to-detector communications.
The precisely calibrated smart coils and detector electronics allow advanced signal analysis for more accurate detection.
Smartfind 2 greatly enhances Minelab's FeCo Discrimination to analyze and display a target's Ferrous (Fe) and Conductive (Co) properties on a full colour LCD.
Ultra-fast micro-controllers carry out digital signal processing to provide significantly improved target separation.
GPSi uses the high performance and flexibility of a u-blox GPS positioning engine to seamlessly integrate location and time data with detector settings and target information.
This creates WayPoint, FindPoint and GeoHunt files that are compatible with XChange 2.
Wi-Stream uses efficient low-power digital audio transmission to achieve no perceivable audio time lag (<10 ms) from the CTX 3030 to the WM 10.
With multiple channel capability, this wireless technology provides reliable communication with maximum sound quality.
The waterproof 6-inch round Double-D coil is very sensitive to small targets, and perfect for finding treasure in high trash areas. It is also ideal for maneuvering in difficult terrain. A protective skidplate is included.
The waterproof 17" × 13" elliptical Double-D coil provides maximum depth for specialized treasure hunting. It is also great for wide ground coverage in open spaces. A protective skidplate is included.
These fully submersible headphones provide excellent audio for all weather conditions and underwater use.
This module provides clear wireless audio without any perceivable time delay. Use the built-in speaker or your choice of headphones.
*Supplied with Standard Pack.
Forgotten to charge your battery? This pack provides the option of using 8 x AA cells as an alternate power source.
*Supplied with Standard Pack only. Available as accessory for Starter Pack. Not supplied with AA battery cells
Factory Included Accessories
Start receiving news & exclusive savings today!