Metal Detector R/C Car

Metal Detector R/C Car

The London Science Museum has taken a new approach to the good ‘ol art of metal detecting by adding the technology to a radio controlled car.

This colourful little piece of technology has chunky off-road tyres and a metal detector underneath so you can seek your fortune in rough terrain.


  • Find lost or hidden metal objects
  • Beeps and lights up when you find metallic objects
  • Learn about metal detecting as you play

Metal Detector R/C Car

The Metal Detector R/C Car measures 230(L) x 270(W) x 110(H) mm and is available for £39.99 (about $83 USD) over at the Drinkstuff website.

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12 Responses to “Metal Detector R/C Car”

  1. Include a way to retrieve said medal objects and I’m sold!

    Maybe a laser or two for good measure. 😀

  2. That would be a cool addition Zak. 🙂

  3. This seems like a fun toy or a great gag gift, door prize etc.., for someone that metal detects for a hobby.

  4. metal detector man Reply June 15, 2009 at 8:16 pm

    That’s a really smart invention – take a hobby that’s biggest problem is that its most time consuming aspect is quite boring – and make it fun! Interesting post, thankyou.

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