Shelby Richardson

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    What effects do different operating frequencies have?

    Question: What effects do different operating frequencies have?   Answer: The lower the frequency used by the detector, the deeper it can penetrate the ground. At low frequencies however, sensitivi...

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    How do I pinpoint a target?

    Question: How do I pinpoint a target?   Answer: Slowly and methodically sweep your searchcoil from side to side, keeping it one to two inches above the surface. Overlap each sweep by advancing the ...

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    What is the difference between Minelab Pro-find 35 and 20?

    Question: What is the difference between Minelab Pro-find 35 and Minelab Pro-Find 20?   Answer: The sensitivity is fixed on the Pro-find 20. The Pro-find 20 is not waterproof only splashproof where...

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    Can metal detectors find diamonds?

    Question: Can metal detectors find diamonds?   Answer: This leads to an important point: Metal Detectors will not detect non metal items such as gemstones, diamonds and pearls. What a metal detecto...

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    Why do serious metal detectorists use headphones?

    Question: Why do serious metal detectorists use headphones?   Answer: Headphones can greatly reduce outside noise. They also enhance the audio target signal, which will help you determine which tar...

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    How often should I clean my coil cover?

    Question: How often should I clean my coil cover?   Answer: Dirt, dust and moisture can be trapped inside the coil cover leading to false signals and poor performance. It is recommended to clean it...

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    What is the difference between Concentric coils and DD coils?

    Question: What is the difference between Concentric coils and DD coils?   Answer: The Concentric puts out a snow cone-shaped field (shaped like a snow cone), the DD field is more like the "knife bl...

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    Is the Nokta Makro Anfibio Multi a Multi Frequency detector?

    Question: Is the Nokta Makro Anfibio Multi a Multi Frequency detector?   Answer: It is multi frequency but you can not run them all at one time. It has switchable frequencies of 5kHz, 14 kHz and 19...

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    What is pulse induction?

    What is pulse induction?   Pulse induction metal detectors are different from other types of detectors. They use a single coil as receiver and transmitter, and it sends bursts of current through th...

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    What headphone jack is on Garrett ACE series?

    What headphone jack is on Garrett ACE series?   The jack is 1/4" on most of the Ace series detectors. The exception is the new Garrett Ace Apex. The Garrett Ace Apex has a 1/8" jack. It also has th...