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Quick release coil for any detector. An idea worth 1 million

Why do we use a bolt to attach a coil to a metal detector shaft? Only because such a way was invented in the middle of the 20th century and md manufacturers are too lazy to come up with something new? Let’s look at a simple idea of the quick release coil attachment. A really useful adapter, at a dirt cheap price tag, fits any machine! Would you use such a thing with your coil? And while you are about it, this item can also be a solution to the detector balance when you mount different sized coils to the lower shaft. It’s an idea worth 1 million really! Continue reading

New Quest Scuba Tector with discrimination feature. Novelty 2019

Why do a mini metal detector and a pinpointer need discrimination? The new idea that was created by Minelab in 2017 has gone further. Quest Metal Detectors has added the discrimination feature to its underwater mini Quest Scuba Tector machine and Quest XPointer PRO probe. Continue reading

Minelab Equinox 600/800: software updates. New firmware worse than the old?

Minelab have released a software upgrade for their Minelab Equinox 600 and Minelab Equinox 800 metal detectors. According to the manufacturer, the biggest problem – silver target indication, because of which the Equinox owners even threatened to sue Minelab – has now been solved. This issue became a hot topic in summer 2018: the Minelab Equinox users complained that their devices couldn’t see (or properly identify) silver finds, e.g. coins. Continue reading