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Opening the Garrett PRO-Pointer AT Z-Lynk. In pictures: what’s inside

Here’s a pictorial review of the Garrett PRO-Pointer AT Z-Lynk teardown. It will surely come in useful for those who will be minded to repair their units themselves. By the way, the probe can be disassembled rather easily. You just should be mindful of pulling the rubber button out, like it is with all Garrett pinpointers, before removing the circuit board. Otherwise, you won’t be able to take the latter out of the probe or will simply damage the rubber grommet. Continue reading

Opening the XP 22.5 HF Ellipse coil (Minelab lost the patent race?)

Here’s a pictorial review of disassembling the new XP 22.5 HF Ellipse coil, white in color. That has turned out to be very interesting: unexpectedly, the things inside are a far cry from what they were thought to be. Did Minelab lose the patent race to XP? So, the Australian manufacturer is already working for the French one? Continue reading

Comparison: Quest PRO vs Minelab X-Terra 705. Which is better to buy?

Hushed whispers are wandering among md sellers behind the scenes – folks are discussing a piece of very strange news… Greece has never been a top buyer of metal detectors. And that is quite explicable as local rules regarding private metal detecting in this country are rather strict. And suddenly… This autumn (2018) Greece bought several hundreds of the Makro Multi Kruzer machines. Such fact is so unexpected and incomprehensible as if the Turkish accidentally discovered a gold mine. Minelab managers responsible for European markets have yet to explain the Codan investors how they managed to miss such a paradoxical demand. They simply relaxed their guard whereas the Turkish turned out to be the early bird that had got its worm. Continue reading

Nokta Anfibio Multi Teardown. Let’s compare its circuit board with that of Makro Kruzer?

It finally happened. Now everyone interested can get an answer to the question: what’s the difference between the Nokta Anfibio Multi and Makro Multi Kruzer in terms of electronics? The intrigue of the year)) So here’s a pictorial review of the Nokta Anfibio Multi teardown. Well, that’s very interesting. But what did you expect to see inside? Continue reading