detectors repair

18650 Rechargeable Battery for GTI 1500/2500 GTP 1350

How to insert the rechargeable batteries into the metal detector is a topic of interest that is really useful for those who are a little bit handy. Believe me, in five years a metal detector without rechargeable battery will be like a cell phone with batteries nowadays. Charging a rechargeable battery is cheaper and easier than buying the ordinary ones. Here’s a photo report: rechargeable batteries in the Garrett 1350 battery compartment (the same thing goes for the Garrett GTI 1500 and Garrett GTI 2500 detectors). Continue reading

Garrett AT PRO/Gold armrests interchangeable with Garrett ACE

Take notice: the Garrett ACE (all models) and Garrett AT PRO / Garrett AT Gold have interchangeable armrests. For example, you can use a bright Garrett ACE 250 armrest instead of the black Garrett AT PRO one. It’s very convenient! You won’t tread on a bright colored armrest while digging up a hole as it can be seen perfectly against dark soil background. Plus, the Garrett ACE / AT armrests can be adjusted – only 2 positions, but still – for different user arm lengths. Continue reading

Opening the Teknetics T2 (original). Photo review

Here’s a photo review of the Teknetics T2 teardown. It’s an original, not Chinese made, machine. The peculiarity of the T2 unit lies in the fact that Chinese are producing the Teknetics T2 copies that are hardly distinguishable from the originals. It’s also very hard to spot the differences in electronics (but still possible). Continue reading