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Minelab WM-08 Teardown + signal problem solution

Sometimes users impose inefficiency – because of the sound latency – as a charge upon the Minelab WM-08 wireless module. First, have you seen the electronics inside? The WM-08 circuitry is more complicated than that of the XP Deus. Second, the problem lies not in latency but in signal loss (that is mistakenly taken for the delay). Third, read the manual. Here below are the pictures of disassembling the Minelab WM-08 wireless module. Plus, what problems can occur and how to solve them. Continue reading

Wireless Nokta PulseDive . NEW 2019 (2 in 1!). + Photo review

Nokta, the Turkish manufacturer, has rolled out an unusual novelty… Let’s be honest: who believes that manufacturers can surprise us with such thing as a pinpointer? After the launch of a wireless XP Mi-6, as well as a Minelab Pro-Find 35 probe with its discrimination feature, there is nothing that can surprise us anymore. And yet, the Turkish manufacturer did it! Here comes a new product – Nokta PulseDive, the world’s first wireless transformer pinpointer. You surely haven’t seen such a thing before. Continue reading

Opening the XP WSA wireless headphones (for XP ORX)

Why did French manufacturer XP register the trademark XP WSA® for its new headphones? While it’s a mere headset, wireless though and/or using a new technology, as the manufacturer himself states. So let’s take a look at what’s inside the ones XP is taking care of too much. Here’s a pictorial review of disassembling the XP WSA wireless headphones for the XP ORX machine. I don’t think XP will be pleased to see such pictures but maybe they will come in useful for someone who’ll decide to repair his headset himself. By the way, this is the first time I see the white circuit boards that are used by the md manufacturer. Continue reading

Nokta Anfibio 19 Nail Board Test. 2 coils

Among the Nokta Anfibio devices the Multi model, a triple-frequency machine, is of the greatest interest to hobby enthusiasts. While the single frequency Nokta Anfibio 19 and Nokta Anfibio 14, being cheaper though, are not yet getting the kind of attention they deserve from treasure hunters. Maybe the era of single frequency machines is really coming to an end? This isn’t a rhetorical question, just look at all the latest new products – switching between frequencies as well as an ability to get wet have become the necessary features modern metal detectors should have. So here’s a nail board test performed on the single frequency Nokta Anfibio 19 unit: Continue reading