Reviews

Comparison: Garrett AT MAX & Garrett AT PRO. Depth + salt test

It’s strange, very strange, when the manufacturer has to prove that its new machine is on par with an old one. But it’s difficult to prove it if the new detector looks and works similarly to the old one. For example, the manufacturer says that the new Garrett AT MAX provides greater detection depth than the old Garrett AT PRO. But is it true? Both devices actually come with identical coils. Or, as another example, according to Garrett, on salt beach (and in saltwater) will the Garrett AT MAX operate considerably better than the Garrett AT PRO. Here’s a salt beach test: to compare the Garrett AT MAX and Garrett AT PRO. Also, a depth test: how the machines react to salt sand and water. Continue reading

Quest Q40 Sea Salt Test (salt beach & sea)

Where can the Chinese get buyers for their Quest Q40? Those who are even remotely on the subject know that this manufacturer currently has a hard time. They passed off a coil made by another manufacturer as their own, they were sued for stealing technology, their tests on gold aren’t successful. Want to see how the Quest Q40 operates on the sea beach? Here’s how the unit reacts to salt and seawater, and how it detects finds in the sea sand. Continue reading

Minelab Equinox 800: recovery speed test. Are you serious about it?

If the new Minelab Equinox 800 has a Reactivity setting (identical to that of the XP Deus), does it allow to equate this machine with the XP Deus? The Minelab Equinox 800 has 8 reactivity levels, whereas the XP Deus has only 6+1 of them. Which detector is more awesome here? Continue reading

Minelab Pro-Find 15 and Minelab Pro-Find 35 (+ price, video). NEW 2017

Are you aware of audio discrimination? Minelab has released the novelties 2017 – Minelab Pro-Find 15 and Minelab Pro-Find 35 pinpointers… These products have come a bit late as a new Minelab 35 probe should have been launched in 2015. Anyway, welcome the newly produced units! Continue reading