Minelab

Minelab Equinox 600/800 problems. Play in the shaft (twist locks)

If your detector requires a repair, the solution options to resolving the problem are much more important than the problem itself. All machines break down but different manufacturers provide different after-sales service and ensure different spare parts availability. However, the worst thing is when a new product breaks down: you haven’t had a chance to hunt with it, the parts aren’t available yet as well as there isn’t any knowledge how to solve this problem. You are virtually facing it alone. Here’s a video: the Minelab Equinox 600/800 camlock doesn’t fix the shaft. What would you suggest be done in this case? To duct tape it tightly and not to touch? Continue reading

Minelab Equinox battery doesn’t work (water in battery compartment)

The proud owner of the Minelab Equinox 600, nicknamed palangsi (dankowskidetectors.com) shared his sad story. His machine battery stopped charging after a few days of use, so he decided to send it in for a warranty repair. The post office, however, refused to accept the parcel because of its contents – the defective electronic device, plus a Li-ion battery. After informing Minelab of the situation created, palangsi opened his Minelab Equinox to remove the battery. But what he saw inside was appalling… Every Minelab Equinox 600/800/1000 owner should be aware of this! Continue reading

If your Minelab Equinox can’t pair with wireless headphones

I wonder whether Garrett managed to make a million dollars selling headphones? And how about Minelab? If not, they won’t be able to get it done. Hobby enthusiasts have suddenly become smart enough and don’t want to pay MD manufacturers triple the price for their headphones any longer, even if those are waterproof and wireless. And what do MD manufacturers think about it? They are fine with it but don’t promise it will be easy. Continue reading

Changes in Minelab X-Terra 305/505/705 (upgrade)

The Minelab X-Terra 305, Minelab X-Terra 505 and Minelab X-Terra 705 machines look different than they used to. Whether these are good changes or not, that’s for you to decide. However, it can be said right now that these ones happened because it was to the manufacturer’s interest to do so. No one asked you and isn’t about to start now. We give, you buy. Continue reading

Opening the Minelab Equinox. How about memory card slot? (+video)

The Minelab Equinox 800 unit is still impossible to buy. However, some treasure hunters are posting multiple photos of their outings and finds that have been surely made with this machine, and even photos… of the Minelab Equinox 800 dismantling. Maybe this detector has already gone on sale, though we aren’t aware of it? Continue reading