Garrett AT Pro vs. AT Max vs. AT Gold Review
Best for Beginners
Best for Gold
All models are submersible up to 10 ft., and with a minimum of 40 iron discrimination settings, and digital target ID functionality, you can eliminate junk finds. The automatic ground balance helps beginners to make finds, while advanced users can fine-tune the balance manually. Suitable for all-terrain searching, each model represents excellent value for money.
|Garrett AT PRO||Garrett AT MAX||Garrett AT Gold|
|Why Consider?||The most affordable model in the range and an ideal choice for beginners. Comes with Pro search modes as you become more confident with your detector||Integrated wireless Z-Lynk technology provides comfort and convenience by removing the need for cables. High-spec audio transmission and search coil.||Designed to locate small nuggets and jewelry, the sensitive search coil finds what other detectors may miss.|
||Beginners and casual hobbyists can benefit from the easy set-up, and develop to use the more advanced features.||Advanced or professional users, and those who search in saltwater environments.||Average detectorists looking to make regular small finds, even on previously searched ground.|
|Iron Discrimination Segments||40 Levels||44 Levels||44 Levels|
|Is the Volume Adjustable?||No||Yes||No|
|Sensitivity Depth Adjustment
|Waterproof||Up to 10 ft.||Up to 10 ft.||Up to 10 ft.|
|Battery Condition Indicator
||8.5” x 11" PROformance DD Search Coil||8.5” x 11" PROformance DD Search Coil||5” x 8” DD PROformance Search Coil|
|Total Weight||3.03 lbs.||3.03 lbs.||2.8 lbs.|
|Operating Frequency||15 kHz||13.6 kHz||18 kHz|
|Digital Target ID
|Length||43-56” (adjustable)||43-56” (adjustable)||43-56” (adjustable)|
For detectorists who are just starting out, the Garrett AT Pro is an ideal choice because it’s easy to use, yet has added features and modes as you become more experienced and knowledgeable. If you’re specifically after gold, the Garrett AT Gold’s unique frequency can detect even the tiniest nuggets.
Our top choice is the Garrett AT Max for experts and those that enjoy hunting on the seashore in saline environments.