With a passion for Metal Detecting and great service, Detect-Ed Australia specialises in supplying detectors and accessories for all detecting situations! From purpose built gold prospecting metal detectors to dedicated underwater metal detectors, Detect-Ed has a large knowledge base and an ever-growing range of detecting related products.

Detect-Ed seek to provide affordable and purpose-built products and have a strong focus on design, providing high quality gear, and premium customer service. Ed Burnett, the founder of Detect-Ed is an avid detectorist with a wealth of metal detecting knowledge, hours, and some incredible finds that this amazing hobby can provide! His know-how, ingenuity and keen eye for design is evident in each and every Detect-Ed product.

Since launching into the detecting world in 2018, with the ‘Detect-Ed’ line of Carbon Fiber Shafts for the Minelab Equinox, Detect-Ed products have become the go-to-choice for Aussie detectorists and detectorists internationally. You’ll find them available through our global network of fantastic stockists across 18 countries, and directly via the Detect-Ed online store.

Detect-Ed products have been tested, used and proudly endorsed by multiple well-known names in the hobby including legends like Michael Oliver (AU), DrTones24K (USA), The Gigmaster (USA) and the Bondi Treasure Hunter (AU). Nokta Makro in Australia: In 2019, Detect-Ed expanded their range becoming an authorised Australian dealer for Nokta Makro Detectors. Stocking their quality range of equipment for Gold Prospecting, coin, relic and jewellery detecting and (the teams favourite) underwater metal detecting!

Detect-Ed has since grown to a small team of dedicated staff working from a commercial premises in Wollongong NSW. In 2020, Detect-Ed's sister company Detector Distributions was formed as the Australian Distributor, and Technical Service Centre for Nokta Detectors in Australia.

Thank you for visiting Detect-Ed's website, here you can shop, learn about products, watch video's or find out where to buy. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us. Good Luck & Happy Hunting! 


"Customer service is a thing of beauty when done right. It creates confidence when buying equipment, especially expensive equipment like a metal detector... If you want to back a company that values it's customers and their experience then Detect-Ed is your shop!"

- Chris | Vo-Gus Prospecting, AU

"Detect-Ed is by far the best company to purchase my detecting gear from. The service that is provided is personal, fast and they always find the time to provide you with answers to any questions you have... they make quality detecting goods with the customer use in mind."

- Toyah | Island Treasure Hunter, AU

"The ultimate solution! The Detect-Ed shaft… it’s lighter, it’s solid - which I like a lot! It’s easy to use… very easy, very simple to put together. No wobble whatsoever on it! It’s my main use and everyday machine and shaft."

- Steven Andrews | The Gigmaster, USA

"OUTSTANDING, is the best word for the customer service at Detect-Ed! Had a stack of questions around the Nokta PulseDive and the team where very prompt to provide me with the answers needed to make the purchase."

- Brenz Gow, AU

"Quality has its price and Detect-Ed sells quality accessories for the Equinox. I'm very happy with the quality products and service I have received. I highly recommend this business as every time I’ve dealt with Detect-Ed, I’ve not been let down. Respect."

- David Nicholson, AU

"I purchased the Simplex... and it was shipped promptly, I had the unit in my hand in two days. And Detect-Ed was kind enough to walk me through, step by step instructions how to use the detector. Can't thank these guys enough. THANKS"

- Jason Fitzgerald, AU

"Well what can we say but... WOW. Detect-Ed keep up the great work... fine craftsmanship and fast delivery."

- Dirty Diggers, UK

"Detect-Ed products are by far, my favorite way to easily transform my gear into lightweight, customized configurations for every situation."

- Brandon | DrTones24K, USA