XP Deus

XP Deus antenna installation + underwater headphones. Photo review

Any wireless metal detector technology can’t work under water. It would be OK if it were just the headphones as you can always use the wired ones. But what is to be done when the machine has a wireless coil? Right you are, you should add a few cables to the coil and make an antenna. Here’s a photo review: how to fit the coil antenna for underwater search to your XP Deus. Plus, have you ever seen the XP underwater headphones? These ones look unusual. It seems to me it’s not really the original accessory, and the chances are you can find the aftermarket ones too, as well as a waterproof remote control cover. Continue reading

How to make another metal detector on the XP Deus shaft

All new metal detectors come with either a straight shaft or a simple curved tube. XP Deus-like stems are becoming a thing of the past. Why? They are expensive to produce. Metal detectorists aren’t willing to pay so much for a stem. You’ll see for yourself: should a cheap XP Deus be launched, it will come with a straight shaft, too. Continue reading

Minelab Equinox 800: recovery speed test. Are you serious about it?

If the new Minelab Equinox 800 has a Reactivity setting (identical to that of the XP Deus), does it allow to equate this machine with the XP Deus? The Minelab Equinox 800 has 8 reactivity levels, whereas the XP Deus has only 6+1 of them. Which detector is more awesome here? Continue reading