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  • Gold Ballarat - E.E. Day & Sons, your local & family operated supplier of everything prospecting.
  • We have been established in Ballarat since 1943. Located at 822 Howitt Street, Ballarat, next door to the Show Grounds.
  • We have been a Minelab Certified Dealer for over 30 years, we are passionate and our staff are also like-minded prospectors with a wealth of experience.
  • Whether you're looking for Treasure, Coins or Gold, we'll have the right Detector for you. Get the kids out during the holidays or just to try before you purchase by Hiring a Gold Detector.
  • We stock brands such as Minelab, Nugget Finder Coils, Coiltek, Gold Rat Sluices, Steel Phases Audio Enhancers, Walco Picks, Oz Wash Sluices, and a large range of Seives and Pans.
  • Coiltek Premium Dealer & Nugget Finder Elite Dealer.
  • FREE Half Day Training provided with premium models.

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Minelab SDC 2300 Lithium-ion Gold Detector


Introducing the Minelab SDC 2300 Gold Detector – Compact Powerhouse for On-the-Go Gold Prospectors!

Uncover gold in the most remote and challenging terrains with the Minelab SDC 2300, a compact and powerful gold detector designed for adventurers on the hunt. Built by Minelab, a name synonymous with cutting-edge metal detecting technology, the SDC 2300 packs exceptional performance into a portable and easy-to-use package. Experience the freedom of on-the-go gold prospecting with the Minelab SDC 2300 Gold Detector – where portability meets uncompromising performance. Break free from traditional constraints and uncover gold in the most remote corners with this compact powerhouse by your side.

Some of the main features and benefits of the Minelab SDC 2300:

  • Machine comes standard with a 8" Round Mono Loop Coil, Coiltek now have a range of coils to suit this machine, a adapter is needed to fit the coils.
  • It uses Pulse Induction and MPF technologies to provide high sensitivity and depth for finding gold in mineralized ground.
  • Lithium-ion pack with charger included (same as the Gold Monster/GPX 6000 charger). You can still use 4 x C-Cell Batteries if needed.
  • 1-5 Normal Sensitivity Detect Modes and 1-3 Salty Sensitivity Modes.
  • It is fully submersible up to 3 meters (10 feet), which allows you to search for gold in wet areas such as rivers, creeks, and beaches.
  • It has a one-piece design that can be folded and unfolded in seconds, making it easy to transport and store.
  • It has a rugged and durable body that is made of military-grade material and features a carbon fibre shaft and an 8-inch Monoloop coil.
  • It has a simple and intuitive interface that lets you adjust the settings according to your preferences and the ground conditions.
  • Built in speaker, automatic ground tracking, 3 year warranty and weighing only 2.3kg.

Whats in the box - Detector, Rechargeable battery with charger, coil joint protector, armrest cover, headphones.

We also hire this machine out. So why not try it out before you buy!

Register your warranty here.

Minelab SDC 2300 Gold Ballarat Lucky Strike.
Minelab SDC 2300 Gold Ballarat Lucky Strike.
SDC 2300 Special
SDC 2300 - Compact Front
SDC 2300 - Control Panel
SDC 2300 - LED Screen


  1. Compact and Portable: The SDC 2300 is engineered with portability in mind. Weighing just 2.94 kg (6.48 lbs) and featuring a collapsible design, this detector is perfect for prospectors who want to explore remote locations without compromising on performance.

  2. Extreme Sensitivity: Don't let its size fool you – the SDC 2300 boasts impressive sensitivity to small gold nuggets. Its Multi-IQ technology ensures efficient detection across a wide range of target sizes, allowing you to pinpoint precious metals with accuracy.

  3. Waterproof Capability: Take your prospecting to new depths with the SDC 2300's waterproof design. Submersible up to 3 meters (10 feet), this detector is ideal for exploring rivers, streams, and other water bodies, expanding your gold-hunting horizons.

  4. Easy-to-Use Controls: The SDC 2300 features a user-friendly interface with simple controls, making it accessible for both beginners and experienced prospectors. Spend less time adjusting settings and more time discovering gold with this intuitive and efficient gold detector.

  5. Rugged Construction: Built to endure the toughest conditions, the SDC 2300 is crafted with durability in mind. Its robust construction ensures reliability in challenging environments, making it the perfect companion for off-the-beaten-path prospecting.

  6. Compact Coil Design: The compact coil design of the SDC 2300 allows for precise and targeted gold detection. Maneuver through tight spaces and navigate rocky terrain with ease, ensuring you cover more ground in your quest for gold.

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