Reviews

3D Printed Metal Detector Bipod

A bipod is a necessary thing for a metal detector, this isn’t up for discussion. The only issue is its weight and convenience. A very interesting option is the one with retractable legs that don’t hinder you in any way while searching. Here’s yet another alternative of a homemade metal detector stand – created on a 3D printer. Continue reading

Honest review about Minelab Equinox 800 (+ warning)

Here’s a warning to all Minelab Equinox 600 / 800 owners: do not try to open the detector control box. Having spent 15 minutes attempting to uncover my machine, I completely destroyed the housing. It’s a good thing that I bought 2 units at once, otherwise it would be rather ridiculous: sort of you paid your money but never went out detecting with that device. Continue reading

Alternative headphones for Minelab Equinox (wireless)

If you don’t have the wireless headphones for your Minelab Equinox unit but you want to give them a try, do not hurry with the purchase of the original ones. You can buy the Chinese wireless Miccus SR-71 and try using them with your machine. I’ll let you in on a secret: it’s the same product but without the Minelab logo. Continue reading

Minelab Equinox 600-800 Protective Screen Cover

Minelab doesn’t offer protective screen covers for its new Equinox 600 and Equinox 800 detectors. First, the machines are waterproof and thus are inherently protected against dirt and dust. Second, each unit comes supplied with nearly 30 pieces of screen protectors – so you can stick the new one each time when going out detecting, and it will last you 3 or 4 years. Ain’t that right? And third, there is an old Australian proverb: we are the ones who make metal detectors but the ones who will sew the protective covers for us are… French )) Continue reading