wireless headphones

Minelab Equinox: underwater wireless signal test

Do you believe in miracles? Not many deteсtorists know that all wireless technologies are up against difficulties when working underwater. By way of example, in order to transmit a signal from your heel to your head a submersible XP Deus unit should be used with an antenna that has the same length as the shaft itself. However, this doesn’t mean that the signal will be successfully transmitted, especially through the salt water. And how about the Minelab Equinox? This machine has a new-generation Bluetooth function, capable of reaching up to 100 meters. Won’t it also be able to break through the half-your-height water column? Or it will? Here’s a test of the Minelab Equinox’s wireless connectivity that can be achieved underwater. It’s really interesting! Continue reading

Opening the Makro / Nokta wireless headphones

Here’s a photo report of disassembling the Makro and Nokta wireless headphones. These are compatible with the Makro Racer 1, Makro Racer 2 (with a dongle to be inserted into the control box) and Nokta Impact 1, Nokta Impact 2 machines (without a dongle). Plus, a teardown of the dongle used in the Racer detectors. 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

Alternative headphones for Minelab Equinox (wireless)

If you don’t have the wireless headphones for your Minelab Equinox unit but you want to give them a try, do not hurry with the purchase of the original ones. You can buy the Chinese wireless Miccus SR-71 and try using them with your machine. I’ll let you in on a secret: it’s the same product but without the Minelab logo. Continue reading