coils repair

Warning to XP Deus HF owners. Important!

Notice to all XP Deus HF owners: the new coils break the detector’s lower shaft and, above all, such damage isn’t covered by warranty. The problem lies in an external battery because of which the detector’s build has been significantly weakened. It’s the first such case for the manufacturer when their renowned shaft has really broken down. Continue reading

Opening the XP Deus coils. One circuit board for all of them!

Whether you like it or not, but all of the wireless XP Deus coils come with the same circuit board. It doesn’t matter if it’s a 9-inch or 13-inch coil – electronics is one and the same. Besides, the old (black) coils are powered by identical batteries. The white coils also have similar batteries but between each other. And now think it over: what’s the difference between the XP Deus coils after all? Apart from the housing size and a number of winding turns? You can take such a circuit board, a battery and install them into the lower stem. Next, you’ll have a little left to do… just to make the simplest DD coil. And you’ll never pay $300-400 again for a coil! Here’s a photo report: dismantling of different XP Deus coils. Continue reading

XP Deus Coil Battery Replacement. Repair in 5 minutes

How to tear down the XP Deus coil in order to replace the battery? The whole process will take about 5 minutes. And it’s even without being in a hurry, with consideration of all the details. Remember that it’s not difficult to open the bottom of the coil, but you should pay due attention to providing the latter with a proper seal afterwards, to prevent moisture penetration. Otherwise you will get more serious problems than an ordinary battery replacement. Continue reading

Coil repair with 3D printer (new ears)

What breaks most often on a metal detector coil? It’s the coil lugs and a cable strain relief. Both problems are really hard to solve. And if you aren’t handy enough to repair your coil or there isn’t any service centre nearby, then its days are numbered. Although as far as the coil lugs is concerned, there is an alternative option: find a 3D printer and print the new ears for your coil. Continue reading