detectors repair

Opening the Makro Multi Kruzer. Pictorial review to make repairs

Here’s a pictorial review of what’s inside the new Makro Multi Kruzer and Makro Kruzer machines. An interesting survey and a must-see for everybody who wants to buy this detector. Plus, it will surely come in useful for those who will be minded to repair their machines themselves (but don’t do it as in this case you’ll lose your warranty). Continue reading

Makro Kruzer Software Update Guide

You can update the Makro Kruzer, Makro Multi Kruzer and Makro Gold Kruzer units yourself. There is no need to carry these ones to a service center (regards to such manufacturers as AKA), all you have to do is download the update from the official website and easily install it to your detector. No difficulty about it. Here’s a step-by-step instructional video for the entire Kruzer series: how to have the latest software update for your machine downloaded and installed. Continue reading

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