Garrett AT MAX International

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

Opening the Garrett MS-3 (wireless headphones)

Here’s a photo report of dismantling the Garrett MS-3 wireless headphones (which are used with the Garrett AT MAX or Garrett Z-Lynk wireless adapter). Plus, a circuit diagram and a board. I’ve tried out these headphones in practice – good ones, although a bit expensive. Continue reading

A proper recovery speed test of Garrett AT MAX

Which recovery speed test is the right one? You think it’s the one performed in the ground? You are wrong. The ground test is an interpretation of the air one. What we call a proper recovery speed test is when a positive target is located beneath a couple of negative ones. Simply said, when a coin is under the nails. That’s the only way you can know the detector’s real capabilities… But how about the Garrett AT MAX? Is this new machine able to well and truly separate close together targets? And is it worth its considerable price declared? It’s interesting (learn how to make proper tests). Continue reading