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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

Minelab Equinox Waterproof Connector (adapter at low price)

However strange it may sound, but the Minelab CTX 3030 owners feel indignant. Everyone has been aware of the fact the Minelab Equinox waterproof headphones connector doesn’t fit into any socket on other Minelab devices. But recently Minelab announced the price for their Equinox waterproof headphones — $130. Hence if you have two Minelab machines (turns out, there is a great deal of such owners), you have to buy also two pairs of headphones. Even despite the fact that these ones are identical, the difference lies only in the connector. Do you think Minelab did it deliberately or inadvertently? 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

Opening the Makro Multi Kruzer. Pictorial review to make repairs

Here’s a pictorial review of what’s inside the new Makro Multi Kruzer and Makro Kruzer machines. An interesting survey and a must-see for everybody who wants to buy this detector. Plus, it will surely come in useful for those who will be minded to repair their machines themselves (but don’t do it as in this case you’ll lose your warranty). Continue reading

Garrett PRO Pointer AT Z-Lynk: wireless pinpointer. NEW 2018

In 2016, XP Metal Detectors, the French manufacturer, managed to surprise the metal detecting world with their wireless probe. It’s when you can hear the pinpointer’s audio response right in your headphones or you can make adjustments by using the detector’s control panel. But a much more awesome thing is an ability to remotely activate the alarm mode if your unit is lost. Now it’s 2018, and Garrett, the US manufacturer, has announced its new product – a wireless Garrett PRO Pointer AT Z-Lynk probe. Who would have thought it! In your opinion, will this pinpointer cost more or less than its donor? Continue reading