GPA 1000 XS - 3D Ground Scanner


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The KTS-Electronic GPA 1000 XS is a professional ground scanner and metal detector designed for gold prospecting, treasure hunting, and cavity detection. Developed and produced in Germany, this advanced device offers exceptional performance and innovative features to enhance your detecting experience. Read more

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KTS-Electronic introduces the successor of GPA 1000, the worldwide known ground scanner.

The new GPA 1000 XS model is lighter and more compact as the previous model GPA 1000 V16. Furthermore it offers the following advantages:

  • Both electronic units of GPA 1000 and GOLD SCAN III are built-in.
  • Two different KTS-programs for the GPA 1000 XS (Android)
  • New GOLD SCAN III metal discrimination with different colors for gold, copper, aluminium and ferro metals.
  • Touch display for an easier usage, better graphics and data output.
  • New 400g Universal probe (towards 1200g of previous model) for 10m and 15m search depth, selectable on screen without sensor switch.
  • Waterproof 30 x 30 cm (12") GOLD SCAN III coil for greater search performance and comfort in favor of durable searches.

GPA 1000 XS is offered in a set and uses the high depth performance of the GPA technology for professional gold prospecting, treasure hunting and ground scanning.

The GPA 1000 XS set is applicable on every soil type. Through precise measuring of soil changes the device finds gold and other metals and locates cavities up to a maximum depth of approx. 15 meters.

KTS-Electronic - GPA 1000 XS
KTS-Electronic - GPA 1000 XS tablet

Due to precise measurement of soil changes the GPA 1000 XS set enables the:

  • Identification of gold, precious metals, cavities,  ancient treasures
  • Determination of size and shape of the findings
  • Presentation in 2D and 3D on screen,
  • Transmission of wireless data transfer to tablet computer through Bluetooth®

KTS-Electronic - GPA 1000 XS search

The GPA 1000 XS is a professional ground scanner, which is developed and produced only by KTS-Electronic GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. With a maximum search performance of approx. 15 meters (approx. 49 feet) GPA 1000 XS outmatches other gold detectors and professional metal detectors with their outdated technology and limited potential by far.

The device's excellent search performance is reached through newly developed XS probes, which are equipped with sensitive high performance sensors and a microprocessor-controlled earth's magnetic field compensation. As a result the GPA search system marks the present state-of-the-art and is useable also on highly mineralised soil and rocky ground.

The GPA 1000 XS is easy to control trough the touch display and can be operated without prior knowledge. The current version is provided with only one ON-/OFF-button. After power up the display immediately shows all relevant informations.

Mineral resources, treasures and cavities have an influence on the ground balance. Compared to conventional metal detectors the GPA technology has a crucial advantage to measure changes in the ground and to display these changes through a 3D visualisation software (which is developed by KTS-Electronic) on the provided tablet computer.

Electronic unit

KTS-Electronic - Electronic unit

Equipped with an integrated touch display the unit delivers data of battery status, provides information on compensation and shows the sensor value. The data is automatically digitized and will be transformed wirelessly via Bluetooth® to the tablet computer. Without the necessity of further settings the calibration is conducted by a microprocessor and will be carried out automatically on every soil. The GPA 1000 XS therefore is applicable on every soil type. The electric power supply (operating time approx. 4 to maximum 6 hours) is guaranteed through two exchangeable 2900 mAh Li-ion batteries. Through the provided quick-charger the battery is fully charged within 90 minutes. An external car charging cable for the connection to your car's cigarette lighter (socket) is part of the equipment as well as an additional 110 Volt adapter, beside 220 V.

Metal discrimination

KTS-Electronic - GPA 1000 XS 30 x 30 cm probe

The GPA 1000 XS electronic unit contains the GOLD SCAN III gold detector, which also is newly developed. The device comes with a 30 x 30 cm (12") search coil. The gold detector GOLD SCAN III discriminates gold from other metals and indicates the scanned metal type on the display, like gold, copper, aluminium and ferrous metal.

Metal kind indications

gpa 3000 display gold scan iii gold
gpa 3000 display gold scan iii copper
gpa 3000 display gold scan iii alu
gpa 3000 display gold scan iii ferrous

Universal probe

The GPA 1000 XS set includes the new compact 60 cm (24") GPA XS universal probe. In order to measure smallest changes in the ground, the probe is equipped with high-sensitivity sensors and an automatic calibration. The probes weighs approx. 400g and are connected to a carbon telescope bar, which easily is adjustable in length.

GPA 3000 XS probe1

30 x 30 cm search coil (12")

KTS-Electronic - GPA 1000 XS 30 x 30 cm coil

The waterproof coil (30 x 30 cm) is applicable for the location of particularly small metals as well as large objects. There is no need for additional adjustments.

1 x 1 m search frame


The new 1 x 1 m search frame is contained only in the GPA 3000 set and is produced with an internal cable. Large areas are scanned quickly and effortlessly. The search frame is suitable for the deep scanning after medium-sized and big objects and with the aid of shoulder straps it can be carried from 1 to 2 persons. It is made of plastic pipes and is demountable into 4 pieces. The demounted frame is delivered in the attached bag and can be transported easily.

GPA 1000 XS Software

gpa visualizer viewGPA Visualizer 2D representation

Among the KTS 3D software, the GPA 1000 XS is additionally equipped with the new "GPA Visualizer" 3D software. This Apps can be operated with a few easy  commands.

The search starts by pressing the start button and the choice of three various speeds. The search can be interrupted anytime through the stop button. A re-start is possible by touching the start button. The search can be completed when pressing the end button. Press on “3D” and the 2D picture is changed into 3D.

gpa 3d 3dview3D representation
gpa 3d measureDuring measurement

Battery pack

Two new external battery packs with an operation time of 4 to 6 hours and cable are included. Battery pack can be easily attached to the backside of the electronic unit.

Rechargable Li-Ion battery pack data:

  • Volts of direct current: 14,4 Vdc
  • Charge voltage: 16,8 Volt
  • Max. charge current: 3 Ampere
  • Max. discharge current: 8 Ampere
  • Capacity: 2900 mAh
Accu packGPA 1000 XS Image 1

Electronic UnitsGPA 1000 and GOLD SCAN III (built-in)
KTS ProgramsTwo different programs for GPA 1000 XS (Android)
Metal DiscriminationGOLD SCAN III with color indicators
DisplayTouch display for easy usage and data output
Search Depth10m and 15m selectable on-screen
ProbeCompact and lightweight 60cm universal probe
CoilWaterproof 30 x 30 cm GOLD SCAN III coil
Search Frame1 x 1 m frame for scanning larger areas
Wireless Data TransferBluetooth® connectivity to tablet computer
Power SupplyTwo exchangeable 2900mAh Li-ion batteries
Operating TimeApprox. 4 to 6 hours
Charging Time90 minutes with provided quick charger
CompatibilityApplicable on all soil types

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GPA 1000 XS - 3D Ground Scanner