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Comparison: Minelab Equinox 800 vs Excalibur 2. Salt Test (depth)

Minelab may thank themselves for that. Why did they announce the Minelab Equinox as a revolutionary product? Now they are getting what they deserve – any beeping rod is ‘keen’ to overtop the new product at least somehow. And believe me, there are machines that will be able to do it. Here’s an interesting test: what will happen if you take a waterproof Minelab Excalibur 2, a good device designed for hunting in saltwater, and see how deep it is in salt sand compared to the Minelab Equinox 800. Which detector will have greater depth and better detection abilities? Continue reading

Comparison: Minelab Equinox 800 vs Nokta Impact (target separation)

Here’s a comparison between the Minelab Equinox 800 and Nokta Impact: testing the detectors’ abilities to separate targets lying close together. It’s the most relevant issue for those who like to hunt the very trashy areas. Not every machine can work great in trash, although there are lots of finds there. Continue reading

Minelab Equinox battery replacement (teardown)

Manufacturers are brainy enough not to make the batteries that can’t be removed. Sooner or later there will be a need in repair, and replacing the batteries in electronic devices is one of the most common situations. Here’s a photo report of how to open and remove the battery from the Minelab Equinox machine. According to the owners, the whole teardown process lasts about 3 or 4 minutes. Continue reading

Comparison: Minelab Equinox 800 vs Garrett AT PRO (+ XP Deus)

To be honest, I was waiting for the comparison of the Minelab Equinox 800 not with the Minelab CTX 3030, much less with the XP Deus. Don’t make me laugh. A truly interesting detector to be compared with the Minelab Equinox 800 is the Garrett AT PRO. That’s really intriguing! And it finally happened: here’s a comparison between the Minelab Equinox 800 and Garrett AT PRO + XP Deus. Continue reading

Minelab Equinox 600 Recovery Speed Test (a complicated one)

Should you only buy a Minelab Equinox 800, or a Minelab Equinox 600 will be quite enough? It’s a really tough question, I am actually thinking on it right now. Until then, here’s a Minelab Equinox 600 recovery speed test in its complicated version, when a coin is located underneath the rusty nails. In your opinion, can the junior cope with this task? Continue reading

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