detectors repair

Warning to Minelab Equinox 600-800 owners

If you think buying their machine is the only thing MD manufacturers want from you, you are mistaken. They want a long-lasting love from you so that you never stopped paying. And it’s a sure thing that no one will make a detector that will last for your entire life as there appear new technologies, new opportunities… The new Minelab Equinox owners complained about a small trouble. It’s a thing everyone willing to buy this unit should know about. Continue reading

Minelab Equinox battery replacement (teardown)

Manufacturers are brainy enough not to make the batteries that can’t be removed. Sooner or later there will be a need in repair, and replacing the batteries in electronic devices is one of the most common situations. Here’s a photo report of how to open and remove the battery from the Minelab Equinox machine. According to the owners, the whole teardown process lasts about 3 or 4 minutes. Continue reading

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

Telescopic shaft for Minelab X-Terra (at low price)

A Bulgarian-made telescopic shaft for the Minelab X-Terra 305, 505, 705 units is now available for sale. The X-Terra control box seat is rather non-typical, so this solution looks really awesome. See the photo report: a telescopic shaft for the Minelab X-Terra (and other machines). Continue reading

Makro Kruzer Parts & Accessories (prices)

Here’s a list of original parts & accessories for the Makro Kruzer, Makro Gold Kruzer, and Makro Multi Kruzer detectors. You can view the prices as well. It will be more interesting, of course, when aftermarket accessories for these machines appear. But even now there is a sight for sore eyes. Some parts are the same as those available for other Makro/Nokta products. Continue reading