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Minelab Vanquish 540 Pro-Pack Metal Detector

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Product highlights

  • Iron Bias: Adjustable between High and Low 
  • Included Coils: Comes with 12" and 8" search coils
  • Audio Control: Noise cancelling, lag-free audio; comes with Bluetooth wireless headphones
  • Waterproof: Waterproof coil up to 3.3ft
  • Pinpoint Mode: Allows you to hunt with extreme precision
  • Backlight: Red LED backlight for low-light hunting
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Best for Gold icon


Best for Relic icon


Best for Beach icon


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Product Description

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Minelab VANQUISH 540 Pro-Pack Metal Detector: for the serious detectorist who’s always in control. As if Multi-IQ technology, audio control, and pinpoint weren't enough, the 540 also boasts iron-bias control, Bluetooth headphones, red LED backlight and rechargeable batteries. What’s more, it comes with waterproof 8” and 12” coils as standard for greater depth and precision. No matter where the hunt takes you, the 540 is the ultimate packout for those who want it all.

Minelab Vanquish 540 Pro-Pack Carton Front


Why Multi-IQ? Because with Minelab’s revolutionary Multi-IQ technology, you’ve got the combined power of multiple detectors in one — all working for you at the same time. Simply turn on and go. Nothing goes undetected. Silver, gold or jewelery. Unearth the power of VANQUISH with Multi-IQ.



No matter what you seek, VANQUISH has you covered. Simply select one of the four Find Modes — Coin, Relic, Jewelery, or All Metal — then start swinging. Each mode is pre-programmed and optimized to give you the best performance, anytime and anywhere: park, field or beach. You can even save your favourite settings to a custom Find Mode. 

VANQUISH welcomes tough terrain. It dominates at the beach in wet sand and salt water, outperforming other detectors that can’t compete. 25 discrimination segments deliver ultimate control over what metals you want to accept or reject.


1.3kg (2.8 lbs) light with a unique collapsible snap-lock system makes it easy to pack and go.

Minelab Vanquish 540 Pro-Pack  Carton Back

More treasure, less trash. Adjustable Iron Bias control lets you switch between High (default) and Low.

Cover more ground and search deeper or detect more accurately and in tight spaces with both a 12” and 8” coil included as standard.

Automatic noise cancelling, lag-free audio response and 10-volume settings put you in control, with included Bluetooth wireless headphones.

Waterproof coils up to 1 m (3.3 ft) and Water Resistant control pod (with included Rain Cover)

Included pinpoint mode to help you locate targets with extreme precision.

Red LED Backlight to help low-light vision.


  • Manufacturer Minelab
  • Manuals

    Instruction Manuals

  • Quick Look Minelab Vanquish 540 Pro-Pack metal detector with a 8" and 12" DD Coils & custom search modes for coin, relic, jewelry, and more
  • SKU 237-38200004
  • Manufacturer SKU 3820-0004
  • Product Type Metal Detectors
  • Best for Beach, Beginner, Coin, Gold, Relic
  • Warranty Yes
  • Detector Type All-Purpose
  • Interchangeable Search Coil Yes
  • Technology Multi-IQ
  • Arm Rest Adjustable
  • Arm Rest Strap Yes
  • Adjustable Shaft Yes
  • GPS No
  • Audio Tones Yes
  • Depth Indication Yes
  • Programmable Target Id Yes
  • Target Id No
  • Pinpoint Mode Yes
  • Vibration Mode No
  • Search Modes 4
  • Search Mode Types Coins, Custom, Jewelry, Relics
  • Search Flashlight No
  • Display Type LCD
  • Backlit Display Yes
  • Volume Control Yes
  • Bluetooth Compatible Yes
  • Interchangeable Headphones No
  • Rechargeable System Yes
Customer Reviews

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    • ★★★★★ Great starter detector

    Review by Hayseed on October 12, 2020

    I bought this Vanquish 540 as a backup to my Equinox 800. This turn on and go detector is a great machine. This machine has the same capabilities as the Equinox series without all the extras that can confuse a newbie. Just power on and hit the dirt... just that easy. This is an all business machine, and it collapses in size for backpacking or transport. This machine goes deep. I consistently dig dimes at 10 inches with it. This detector is a coin slayer but when you look at it the thing looks like a toy. I am glad i bought it. I wish this was around when i started detecting in 1975.
    • ★★★★★ It's OKAY

    Review by MAX on August 28, 2020

    Although the electronics are good, the unit is flimsy and cheaply made. The control buttons occasionally stick because the rubber slides under the plastic housing. I have problems pairing the unit to the bluetooth headphones. The weight is fine.
    • ★★★★★ Minelab Vanquish Pro-Pack is at the top of the Heap!

    Review by Dennis on February 14, 2020

    Awesome KellyCo service and unbeatable Minelab performance! Thanks, simply the best budget detector on the market!
    • ★★★★★ Vanquish Pro Pack takes the budget detector Crown!

    Review by Joe on February 14, 2020

    Awesome KellyCo service and unbeatable Minelab performance=the best budget detectors in the industry! Thank You Kellyco and Minelab!
Questions and Answers
  • Posted On: 5/28/2021 By: Henry Zuba


    A: I believe so, the 540 is more similar to the 600 than it is to the GT however.
  • Posted On: 3/17/2021 By: Eddie Hendrix

    Q: If i buy this detector can i use my VA ID as proof to get my Military discount ?

    A: Yes you can. Thank you for your service.
  • Posted On: 3/14/2021 By: Larry Braziel

    Q: Are there any wireless headphones or the pin Porsche for this unit

    A: These headphones will work with the Vanquish. https://www.kellycodetectors.com/bluetooth-apt-x-low-latency-wireless-headphones-equinox
  • Posted On: 1/17/2021 By: Kurt Gothan

    Q: Can a lithium battery be used as will as the rechargeables that come with it and is there a jack for headphones to be used instead of using wireless headphones.

    A: There is 1/8" headphone jack, and I would recommend staying with the 4 X AA NiMH batteries supplied with the detector.
  • Posted On: 1/5/2021 By: John Maciejko

    Q: Does the vanquish series have a coil cover? I'm new and cannot seem to find one for it, I'd like to protect my investment if able.

    A: There is a coil cover available, however we do not carry it at this time.
  • Posted On: 12/3/2020 By: Bill panetta

    Q: Does the Vanquish 540 offer the 15% Veteran Discount. If it doesn't, which machines do.

    A: Yes, this detector does qualify!
  • Posted On: 11/27/2020 By: ronald jackson

    Q: Will my Garrett wireless headphones work with the 540?

    A: No they will not. You would need the Zlynk kit for them to work.
  • Posted On: 11/20/2020 By: Jeff Sims

    Q: Minelab is advertising that you receive the pro20 pinpointer for free with the 540 pro pack until the end of Jan 2021. Is this correct.

    A: Yes, we are offering the free Pro find 20 with the purchase of the Vanquish 540 Pro Pack.
  • Posted On: 10/4/2020 By: Elijah

    Q: What all is included in the Pro Pack vs. the standard 540? Does it have a separate pinpointer?

    A: The Vanquish 540 Pro pack includes two coils, an 8" and 12", your coil cover and bluetooth headphones. The pinpointer is sold separately.
  • Posted On: 8/10/2020 By: Les Reed

    Q: After seeing a video on the vanquish 440 where it turns itself off if you lay it down a little rough. I found that mine does the same thing. Has this problem been diagnosed and is there a fix for this? It seems to me that it has to be in the battery compartment connections. I just ordered a 540 machine and hopefully it won't have this problem. If there is a fix, please email me as to the remedy.


    Thank you for bringing this to our attention. This is not something that has been mentioned to us. I would contact Minelab directly to find out if there is a fix for this. 

  • Posted On: 8/8/2020 By: Les Reed

    Q: I have a Vanquish 440 detector now; will the 2 coils with the 540 bundle work on it?


    Yes the coils are interchangeable with the Vanquish series.

  • Posted On: 7/22/2020 By: Richard W Casey

    Q: Does it come with a cover for the control box waterproof cover


    Yes, the pro pack does include the rain and dust cover for the control box. 

  • Posted On: 7/16/2020 By: Jesus roberto cruz andrade

    Q: Hola buen día me pueden dar el costo del Detector de metales Pro-Pack Minelab Vanquish 540 con envío a México a este cp 45615 por favor gracias


    Lamento decir que no estamos autorizados en hacer envios fuera de los Estaods Unidos.

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