Quest Q40 Metal Detector

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Product highlights

  • with 11x9" TurboD Waterproof Search Coil
  • Lightweight design just under 3 lbs.
  • Large, easy-to-read LCD screen
  • Rechargable Li-Po battery with up to 20 hours battery life
  • 13 kHz very low frequency (VLF)
  • Water resistant
  • Wireless headphones included
  • Ergonomic handle design for left or right handed swing
  • 6 searching modes: coin, jewelry, all metal, beach, and 2 customizable modes.
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Product Description

Quest Q40 Metal Detector
with 11x9" TurboD Waterproof Search Coil

Quest’s mid-range detector, the Q40, sets a new standard for detectorists of all experience levels. The Quest Q40 Metal Detector with an 11” X 9” waterproof search coil is ideal for land, beach, and shoreline hunters. The ultra-modern design is attractive, lightweight, and ergonomic, so detectorists can hunt all day in comfort and without tiring.

The Q40 detector fits right and left-handed users, and is adjustable for detectorists of varying heights. With IP66 waterproof protection, a built-in USB rechargeable lithium battery, and optimized saltwater performance, every detectorist will enjoy the Q40’s quality and efficiency.

The Quest Q40 Metal Detector is a perfect fit for any metal detecting activities. You will not be disappointed with the Q40, whether you are just starting out or you are an experienced detectorist. The Q40 has all the features you need to make amazing finds and to have fun doing so!


  • Warranty : 2 Year Warranty
  • Frequency : Operates at a 13 kHz Frequency
  • Total Weight : Weighs in at 2.98 lbs (1.35 kgs)
  • Battery : Built-In USB Rechargeable Li Battery
  • Operating System : Intuitive Operation System
  • Waterproof Rating : IP66 Waterproof Protection
  • Performance : Optimized Saltwater Performance
  • Ground Tracking : Real Time Ground Effect Monitoring
  • Construction : Ergonomic Adjustable Handle, Fast Release Cam-Lock, 3 Section Rod

For warranty registration upon receiving your Quest metal detector, pinpointer or headphones, go to the Quest website and fill out this form to register your product.

  • Manufacturer Quest
  • Manuals

    Instruction Manuals

  • Quick Look Water resistence, the Q40 detector features an 11x9" coil, Li Po battery (20+ hrs life), & FREE headphones.
  • SKU 1691-1705102-bundle
  • Product Dimensions 22x9.25x4.25
  • Product Type Metal Detectors
  • Best for Beach, Beginner, Coin, Relic
  • Factory Included Accessories
    • Coil Cover
    • Lightweight Headphones
    • TurboD Search Coil (Not Elliptical)
    • Wire-Free Lite Wireless Headphones
  • Warranty Yes
  • Detector Type All-Purpose
  • Interchangeable Search Coil Yes
  • Technology VLF Single Frequency
  • Arm Rest Adjustable
  • Arm Rest Strap No
  • Adjustable Shaft Yes
  • Assembled Length Max (in) 51
  • Assembled Length Min (in) 31
  • Apps None
  • GPS No
  • Audio Tones Yes
  • Depth Indication No
  • Control Box Mount Standard
  • Frequencies 13 kHz
  • Number of Frequencies 1
  • Programmable Target Id No
  • Target Id Segments 1
  • Target Id No
  • Threshold Adjustable
  • Discrimination Adjustable
  • Pinpoint Mode No
  • Ground Balance Automatic Ground Tracking
  • Vibration Mode No
  • Search Modes 6
  • Search Flashlight No
  • Display Type LCD
  • Backlit Display Yes
  • Volume Control No
  • Headphone Jack 1/4"
  • Bluetooth Compatible No
  • Interchangeable Headphones Yes
  • Battery Type AA
  • Battery Life (hr) Up to 20Hrs on Wireless, 30 Hrs on Speaker
  • Waterproof Non-Waterproof
  • Rechargeable System No
More Information

Quest Q40 Metal Detector

Technical Specifications:

  • Tones : Multi-Tones Selectable
  • Programs : 6 Searching Programs
  • Search Modes : All Metal, Discrimination
  • Ground Balance : Automatic or Manually
  • Total Weight : Weighs in at 2.98 lbs (1.35 kgs)
  • Metal ID : 99 Metal ID for Target Identification
  • LCD Display : 2.3x2.7" (60x70mm) with Backlight
  • Battery Life : Up to 20 Hrs Wireless, 30 Hrs Speaker
  • Detection Coil : 11x9" TurboD Waterproof Search Coil
  • Handle : Ergonomic with Anti-Slip Dotted Pattern Surface
  • Armrest : Made of Robust PP Material, Ergonomic Design
  • Non-Operating Temperature : -4° to 113° F (-20° to 45° C)
  • Operating Ambient Temperature : 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C)
  • Audio Output : Built-in Speaker, Wireless/Wire Headphones
  • Battery Type : Built-in Rechargeable 2000mAh Li-Po Battery
  • Working Method : 13kHz VLF (Very Low Frequency) Induction Balance
  • Structure : Fast Release Camlock, 3 Sections Straight Rods Extendable from 31" - 51" (80cm - 130cm)


  • Intuitive Operation System
  • IP66 Waterproof Protection
  • Ergonomic Adjustable Handle
  • Low Lag Wireless Headphone
  • Deep Penetration TurboD Coil
  • Lightest Weight and Ergonomic
  • Fit Left or Right Hand Operation
  • Optimized Saltwater Performance
  • Real Time Ground Effect Monitoring
  • Built-in USB Rechargeable Li Battery
  • Fast Release Cam-Lock, 3 Section Rods
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