Garrett Ace Series Metal Detector Comparison: Ace 200, 300 and 400 Models

Comparing the Garrett Ace 200, 300 and 400 Metal Detectors

Garrett Ace detectors are by FAR the best-selling beginner’s models in the Garrett line-up! Quality-built and easy to operate, they are dependable, yet affordable. A simple interface is perfect for beginners (both young and old). The newest models have advanced features- including Digital Target ID, a larger search coil, better iron resolution, improved audio, optimal frequency, and cam locks on the stem for more stability.

Garrett Ace 200: This beginner’s model is ideal for kids (about 9 and up) who want to get started in this hobby, as well as adult beginners. Garrett is a trusted name in detectors—and THIS is the most affordable model!

Garrett Ace 300: For a few more dollars, The Ace 300 delivers 2 more search modes than the Ace 200 and enhanced features to help find more treasure. A built in pinpointing mode quickly zeros in on your treasure. It also includes headphones, an environmental cover, as well as a search coil cover.

Garrett Ace 400: Adult hobbyists who want the most bang for their buck will opt for the Garrett Ace 400. This unit features specialized Iron Audio, headphones, an environmental cover, search coil cover and more! The Ace 400 boasts the same deep seeking 8.5" x 11" DD PROformance search coil as the more expensive AT series. This model is definitely worth the upgrade if it is within your budget!

What the Garrett Ace 200, 300 and 400 All Have in Common:

  • Turn On and Go! All Ace models 200/300/400 are VERY easy for beginners - no ground balancing required as they are all preset for average ground conditions
  • Target Depth Indicator: Gives a very accurate depth, whether your target is shallow or 13" deep
  • Target Identification Numbers: 0-99 Scale. Very accurate target ID numbers will tell you which type of metal you have located
  • Waterproof Search Coil: This means you can submerse the search coil (only) into water. BUT the unit is NOT waterproof
  • Adjustable Length Shaft: Accommodate kids and adults
  • Bonus Items: 5 Free Bonus Items from MetalDetector.com. Includes Pro Series Trowel, magnifying glass , gloves and more!

What is Unique to the Ace 200?

  • Price: At $169.96, you will not find a BETTER beginner’s detector at THIS price point. A professional (not "toy") detector, you will find easily find coins, jewelry and relics!
  • 5-Star Reviews: Users find it easy to use, accurate with target ID and finds coins like a champion!
  • Search Coil: 6.5" x 9" Concentric Search Coil for coins, jewelry and basic metals
  • Frequency: 6.5 kHz frequency
  • Search Modes: Three easy to use search modes: Coins, Jewelry and Zero Discrimination or All Metals

What is Different About the Ace 300?

  • Search Coil: 7" x 10" Concentric PROformance Search Coil for additional coverage and detection depth
  • Pinpoint Feature: Built-in pinpoint mode to zoom in on target
  • Search Modes: Five search modes (Jewelry, Coins, Relics, Custom, Zero Discrimination) + Pinpointing
  • Included Accessories: Garrett ClearSound headphones, Ace environmental cover, search coil cover
  • Frequency: 8 kHz, adjustable, best for most targets
  • Extra Iron Discrimination: Best iron identification in iron or trash-laden sites

What Sets the Garrett Ace 400 Apart:

  • Search Coil: 8.5" x 11" DD PROformance™ search coil. This is the proprietary Garrett AT Series search coil, an upgraded coil which is now included with the Ace 400.
  • Iron Audio™ Discriminate iron targets and alter your mid-tone signal range to cancel out trash targets
  • Frequency: 10 kHz adjustable frequency for more target options and better accuracy
  • Pinpoint Feature: Built-in pinpoint mode to zoom in on target
  • Search Modes: Five search modes (Jewelry, Coins, Relics, Custom, Zero Discrimination) + Pinpointing
  • Included Accessories: Garrett ClearSound headphones, Ace environmental cover, search coil cover
  • Extra Iron Discrimination: Best iron identification in iron or trash-laden sites

See pricing, specifications, bonus items, compatible accessories, product reviews and videos for each of the Garrett Ace models on the pages below!

Garrett Ace 200 Metal Detector
Garrett Ace 300 Metal Detector
Garrett Ace 400 Metal Detector

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