Makro Racer II 2 Metal Detector Review

Makro Racer 2 Introduction

With the success of the original Makro Racer and it’s team of loyal users, Makro decided it was time to launch an upgraded Racer Metal detector one that keeps up to date with the competition.

Racer2 Makro Standard Package Metaldetector
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Racer2 Makro Standard Package Metaldetector
  • High Performance and Unmatched Depth
  • Professional Design and Superior Quality
  • Advanced Discrimination Ability
  • For Challenging Terrains
  • Pinpoint and Depth Indicator, LED Flashlight...

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Using the same cutting-edge technology its predecessor used, the Makro Racer 2 gets a boost and some cool extras that will no doubt help the user find more amazing relics and coins.

There is a new “Deep” mode and waterproof search coil, along with some other handy modes and features which we will discuss further down in this Makro Racer 2 review.

Makro Racer 2 Appearance & Design

Firstly the thing that you’ll notice about the Makro Racer 2, well the first thing I noticed anyway was the build quality. It looks sturdy, it looks professional, there’s nothing about it that looks like a toy!

The Makro Racer 2 is predominantly black, with just a splash of red coming from the buttons and the logo.

I was a little disappointed with the weight, especially in 2018 where detectors are coming in at under a kilo. That being said it’s not too heavy but you will know you’ve got it in your hand. With the batteries and the coil fitted the Racer 2 weighs in at approximately 1.4kgs.

Height wise it’s fully adjustable to suit the height of the user, from 120 cm to 140 cm (47″ – 55″)

It features a nice square large LCD screen with 4 simple buttons. When switched on the screen glows with a nice bright blue backlight and the buttons illuminate red.

While holding the Racer 2 you will notice how comfortable it is this is largely to do with the soft sponge grip padding and the padding and strap for the forearm rest.

Makro Racer 2 Modes & Features

The Makro Racer 2 has 5 modes as standard. These are as follows:

  • All Metal
  • Two Tone
  • Three Tone
  • Beach 
  • Deep

Makro Racer 2 Price Guide

The Makro Racer 2 I believe is set at a very competitive price especially for the number of features it includes and the performance capability.

To buy a Makro Racer 2 Brand new, the bog standard package you should expect to pay approximately £432.34

If you want the Pro package which includes lots more accessories and an extra coil then you’re looking at around £590

If you’ve not got that kind of budget but really want to buy yourself a Racer 2 then you could perhaps look at a used Makro Racer 2. You can find these usually on Metal detecting Facebook groups, Gumtree or even eBay.

Racer2 Makro Standard Package Metaldetector
3 Reviews
Racer2 Makro Standard Package Metaldetector
  • High Performance and Unmatched Depth
  • Professional Design and Superior Quality
  • Advanced Discrimination Ability
  • For Challenging Terrains
  • Pinpoint and Depth Indicator, LED Flashlight...

Last updated 2020-08-07. Product details from Amazon PA-API. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Makro Racer 2 Review Summary

Technical Specifications

OperatingVLF
Frequency14kHz +/- 100Hz bandwidth
Audio Frequencies5
Search modes5
Ground BalanceAuto/Manual/Tracking
Pinpoint ModeYes
Frequency ShiftYes
Vibration AlertYes
Gain01 - 99
Numeric Target ID01 - 99
Stock Search Coil29 cm x 18.5 cm (11" x 7") DD Coil
DisplayCustomised LCD
Weight1.4kg
Length120 - 140cm
Battery4 x AA Alkaline
Warranty2 Years!

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