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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Filternozzle » Sun May 10, 2015 8:48 pm

I have no idea whether it is Roman or Viking although I think it is more likely to be Roman but what a great find! Well found.


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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by LE.JAG » Sun May 10, 2015 11:45 pm

style and face seems too crude for the Roman, not
I would go for the more celtic

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Filternozzle » Mon May 11, 2015 10:08 am

LE.JAG wrote:style and face seems too crude for the Roman, not
I would go for the more celtic

great find ::g ::g ::g

You make a good point
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by sanjuro » Mon May 11, 2015 12:12 pm

You seem to be right Jag i have found this
https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts ... /id/386212

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by sanjuro » Mon May 11, 2015 3:12 pm

JamieSov wrote:HOw are you getting on with the MP, Sanjuro?

Incidentally, that link suggests Roman and not Celtic.
Im getting on just fine with it its very light and a pleasure to use easy to ground balance, the link does say Roman but i think it should say Roman period as LEJag says the detail is too crude for Roman when you look at other Celtic figures they all have the same crude details.

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by sanjuro » Mon May 11, 2015 4:20 pm

JamieSov wrote:
sanjuro wrote:
JamieSov wrote:HOw are you getting on with the MP, Sanjuro?

Incidentally, that link suggests Roman and not Celtic.
Im getting on just fine with it its very light and a pleasure to use easy to ground balance, the link does say Roman but i think it should say Roman period as LEJag says the detail is too crude for Roman when you look at other Celtic figures they all have the same crude details.
Thanks. Yes, I too thought Roman and maybe even Celtic and as you say, given the stated time period of the other one, it could be either, but probably Celtic. Either way, it's a cracking find.

Can I ask what type of land you are using the MP on?
I have only used it 4 times so far 3 times on pasture once on ploughed the figure was found in pasture at only 3 inches deep as the ground was very stoney in this field.

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Filternozzle » Sun May 31, 2015 5:37 pm

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A few photographs from yesterday's trip out. Nothing great found but the field has been well hammered over the years with different machines. Most of my finds were between 8" and 10".
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Filternozzle » Sun May 31, 2015 5:43 pm

My MP settings yesterday on where ground balanced out at 7.2 on the GB control.
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Filternozzle » Thu Aug 06, 2015 1:24 pm

Looking forward to getting out with the Nexus MP this Sunday, haven't used it since 21st June owing to illness, which I am glad to report is behind me now. Sunday can't come quick enough.
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Mega B » Thu Aug 06, 2015 1:26 pm

Filternozzle wrote:Looking forward to getting out with the Nexus MP this Sunday, haven't used it since 21st June owing to illness, which I am glad to report is behind me now. Sunday can't come quick enough.
Richard,good to see you posting again mate,had been concerned that you had not posted of late ::g

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by mrix » Thu Aug 06, 2015 1:29 pm

which I am glad to report is is behind me now.
Very glad to hear that News, always interesting to read your topics on the Nexus ::g
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Filternozzle » Mon Sep 07, 2015 6:39 pm

When I first started using the Nexus MP my discrimination was set at the 10 O'clock position. However, over time I have reduced this down to the 8 O'clock position. The LED still shows small iron in blue colour; large iron does show red but I can usually tell its iron by the loudness of the audio together with a slow sweep with the coil raised will often produce an initial blue LED.

We all do things maybe a little different but this works well for me. I feel it has better sensitivity to small low conductors.
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by erling66 » Wed Sep 09, 2015 9:36 pm

Hi from Norway.
I have used my Nexus MP for a few months now and there are a few things I can`t figure out 8-| A 1 or 2 Euro cent buried 6 inch down on farm soil is difficult to detect, and often gives a blue led in several directions. My White`s M6 and a friends XP deus had no problem. I have followed the user manual for set up and also tried different set ups.
And if I set the discrimination to 1 o`clock or higher, all metal and iron will give a blue signal.
I will really appreciate any advice since I find much less coins now than I did before with my White`s M6

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by nexusmd » Thu Sep 10, 2015 6:25 am

A disc setting of 1 o clock is much too high. A good starting point is 9 or 10 o'clock.
Dont over do the sensitivity setting and make sure you are ground balanced correctly.

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Filternozzle » Thu Sep 10, 2015 8:00 am

erling66 wrote:Hi from Norway.
I have used my Nexus MP for a few months now and there are a few things I can`t figure out 8-| A 1 or 2 Euro cent buried 6 inch down on farm soil is difficult to detect, and often gives a blue led in several directions. My White`s M6 and a friends XP deus had no problem. I have followed the user manual for set up and also tried different set ups.
And if I set the discrimination to 1 o`clock or higher, all metal and iron will give a blue signal.
I will really appreciate any advice since I find much less coins now than I did before with my White`s M6
Hi Erling66,

First, the advice given by Nexusmd is absolutely correct.

However, to ensure we understand each other I will go through the main points :

* Ensure the toggle switch is in the centre (All Metal) position.
* Sensitivity not too high, try 12 O'clock
* turn volume on full
* Adjust Threshold to a faint audible tone
* Ground Balance so there is no or very little difference in tone whilst raising and lowering the coil.
* Adjust Discrimination no higher than 10 O'clock (mine is at 8)
* Once target is located, slow the sweep speed down and go over the centre of the target with sweep lengths of 8cm

Good luck and happy hunting.
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Nexus » Thu Sep 10, 2015 10:15 pm

erling66 wrote:Hi from Norway.
I have used my Nexus MP for a few months now and there are a few things I can`t figure out 8-| A 1 or 2 Euro cent buried 6 inch down on farm soil is difficult to detect, and often gives a blue led in several directions. My White`s M6 and a friends XP deus had no problem. I have followed the user manual for set up and also tried different set ups.
And if I set the discrimination to 1 o`clock or higher, all metal and iron will give a blue signal.
I will really appreciate any advice since I find much less coins now than I did before with my White`s M6
Hi Earling.

1 and 2 Euro cent coins are Iron based (attractable to magnet) and in air will give reversed audio with blue meter response.
In the ground they will be exactly the same as response if the soil is undisturbed.

TESTS IN MAN MADE BURIED HOLES ARE INCORRECT and never lead to real results.

Why?

Because the soil in the buried pot hole will have considerable influence over the discrimination channel of the detector forcing it to indicate Iron (blue color). The reasons for this phenomenon is change of the ground conductivity and reduction of ferro-magnetic properties of the soil in the buried hole.
In smaller holes there will be no audible or meter readings, however small non-ferrous targets buried in those holes will be difficult to discriminate, because of the hole interference.

The digital detectors you'v mentioned are programmed to respond "correctly" on freshly buried targets. Never the less reading Iron based coins (1 and 2 Euro cents) as non-ferrous is quite incorrect.

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by erling66 » Fri Sep 11, 2015 2:47 pm

Thank you guys for useful info. I did some detecting today on a field with cows (compact soil) Ground balanced correctly. sense 12 o`clock, disc 10 o`clock. 3 targets were iron 100gr+ and gave a 4 way red signal with nice audio. 7 targets gave a 2 or 3 way red signal with unstable audio, they were all smaller iron(rusty nails etc) No non ferrous targets(maybe there were none there) So should I stop digging on 2 or 3 ways red signals?

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Filternozzle » Fri Sep 11, 2015 8:00 pm

erling66 wrote:Thank you guys for useful info. I did some detecting today on a field with cows (compact soil) Ground balanced correctly. sense 12 o`clock, disc 10 o`clock. 3 targets were iron 100gr+ and gave a 4 way red signal with nice audio. 7 targets gave a 2 or 3 way red signal with unstable audio, they were all smaller iron(rusty nails etc) No non ferrous targets(maybe there were none there) So should I stop digging on 2 or 3 ways red signals?
Hi erling66,

It's difficult to offer advice, because there is a lot of information not known. Also I do not know what you mean by a 3 or 4 way red signal (do you mean N & S, E & W), unstable audio (do you mean faint or uneven).

I will send you a pm over the weekend to gain further information and clarification to help you if that is okay.
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by erling66 » Fri Sep 11, 2015 10:09 pm

Filternozzle wrote: Hi erling66,

It's difficult to offer advice, because there is a lot of information not known. Also I do not know what you mean by a 3 or 4 way red signal (do you mean N & S, E & W), unstable audio (do you mean faint or uneven).

I will send you a pm over the weekend to gain further information and clarification to help you if that is okay.
Hi Richard
Yes I mean N & S, E & W. And by unstable audio I mean uneven. I hope I can make a video I can put on Youtube.
A PM with more help will be great :)

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by erling66 » Sat Sep 12, 2015 9:42 pm

Here is a video of some signals. They were all iron. So how can I recognize them as iron so I don`t have to dig them? Sence at 12 o`clock, disc at 10.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWf6bwO ... e=youtu.be" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Filternozzle » Sun Sep 13, 2015 8:36 am

erling66 wrote:Here is a video of some signals. They were all iron. So how can I recognize them as iron so I don`t have to dig them? Sence at 12 o`clock, disc at 10.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWf6bwO ... e=youtu.be" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Hi erling66,
Okay, here are my comments :

Target 1. This was obviously a large target, look at where the signal started and where the coil was finally positioned. When you turned 90°only a blue LED was shown clearly indicating this was an iron target. Lesson to be learned : Whilst sweeping, walk round the target, if at any point a continuous blue LED is shown (Left to right and right to left) it will be iron.

Target 2. I am sure had you walked round this target whilst continuously sweeping at a slow sweep speed a blue LED would have appeared. The other point I would make is, it is very important to check the ground balance regularly to ensure it is finely tuned, by lifting the coil 30cm and lowering to 5cm and making any necessary adjustment. With this detector,if the ground balance is not correct it will produce inaccurate LED readings.

Target 3. Flat iron like this presents a problem for a lot of VLF machines. Comments for the previous targets apply. Also,when sweeping and going round the target, ensure the coil clears the target at least once on a full left to right and right to left swing. This will help with this type of iron target because when slowly sweeping into the target an initial blue LED will show before changing to red.

Target 4. Previous comments apply. However, note at one point a continuous blue LED was shown when passing the coil left to right and right to left, a sure sign of a iron target.

Target 5. A full LED bar with a powerful audio signal. Iron rings like this will catch out many VLF detectors. However, with a powerful signal like this I recommend passing the coil right over and clear of the target (Left to right and right to left ) with slow sweep speed what you are looking for is to see if a blue LED is shown prior to it going red, if it does show it indicates iron. This particular type of target may still fool the detector but the above advice will give you the best chance of identifying the target as iron.

Target 6. When you turned 90 °, a continuous blue LED was shown on a right to left and left to right sweep, clearly indicating an iron target. Sloow the sweep speed down when analysing targets.

I hope this helps.
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Nexus » Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:38 am

erling66 wrote:Here is a video of some signals. They were all iron. So how can I recognize them as iron so I don`t have to dig them? Sence at 12 o`clock, disc at 10.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWf6bwO ... e=youtu.be" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
The best way to understand the targets is to put a non-ferrous coin or some other non-ferrous object like a lead ball on the ground near the uncertain target and compare the responses of the detector to both.
Large Iron is never clear in the discrimination readings, but with experience its easy to recognize.
You can also use the Iron Rejection. It will give you a very good idea of what's in the ground.

I suppose you could also contact this guy Larry Engleheart. His brother Randy is using the MP in the US and he found a lot of American coins with it.
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by erling66 » Sun Sep 13, 2015 12:17 pm

Thank you very much guys. First I thought that the detector needed to be adjusted by the factory, but now I know that it is me that need practice :) Will be posting some hammered coins soon I hope :D

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Filternozzle » Sun Sep 13, 2015 9:07 pm

erling66 wrote:Thank you very much guys. First I thought that the detector needed to be adjusted by the factory, but now I know that it is me that need practice :) Will be posting some hammered coins soon I hope :D
Good luck erling66 and remember the more you use the Nexus MP the quicker you will get to understand it. There is a learning curve which just takes time to get through.
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Re: Nexus MP

Post by Filternozzle » Wed Oct 07, 2015 8:35 pm

Just thought I would mention the Dual Tone facility on the Nexus MP.

When I first purchased my machine Feb this year, I did try it but at the time decided it wasn't for me. However, I have recently been playing with the detector trying different settings and come to the conclusion the Dual Tone is worth using, it just takes a little getting used to.

I have to use hearing aids in both ears. But because the Dual Tone (pitch) can be varied from low to high I have found the pitch near the top end suits my hearing. I can definitely hear the deeper fainter signals better. Whatever pitch is chosen the higher of the two is for the goodies (whatever has NOT been discriminated out) and the lower is for whatever has been discriminated out by the Discrimination setting. So for those that don't want to look at the LED its an alternative way of identifying whether to dig or not.
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by botto » Sat Mar 05, 2016 6:11 pm

Just bought a new MP so can't wait for it to arrive later this week, got permission on a good local site where we have had some great finds off but everything is deep.
Hoping the MP can sniff out stuff we have missed.

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Mega B » Sat Mar 05, 2016 6:16 pm

@ botto,Gavin although i dont have a MP i do have the Standard SE model and they are very deep machines for sure ::g

That SEF 8x6 coil you had is still working its magic by the way on the DFX ;)

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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by botto » Fri Mar 11, 2016 4:32 pm

Well it's arrived Safe and sound, be trying it out on Sunday so I have been reading tips posted on the forum about setting it up.
Gave it a spin around the garden but it's full of rubbish so not much of a test but managed to GB no probs.


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Re: Nexus MP

Post by Filternozzle » Sat Mar 12, 2016 10:01 am

botto wrote:Well it's arrived Safe and sound, be trying it out on Sunday so I have been reading tips posted on the forum about setting it up.
Gave it a spin around the garden but it's full of rubbish so not much of a test but managed to GB no probs.
Gav.
To get the deepest targets use a slow sweep and dig any target that gives a red ddm even if it only shows up from one direction. The shorter the ddm the smaller/deeper the target will be.

When analysing the target use very slow short sweeps over the centre of the target to get the most accurate discrimination, sweep of about 5".

Good luck
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Re: Nexus Standard MP

Post by Nexus » Fri Sep 23, 2016 9:23 pm

For anyone interested I would like to inform you that the Nexus Standard MP was upgraded since the 1.09.2016
First of all the standard search coil now is the 13"DD, which over time have proven to be significantly deeper in the ground than the 10"DD.
The retail price is the same as it was by now with the 10"DD coil.
Now the MP is more powerful and much more smooth in the Threshold at high sensitivity level.
The Turbo Audio is omitted as it does not contribute to the primary objective, which is maximum depth and discrimination.
The Audio tones are also changed to tunes more acceptable for a wider audience.
The sensitivity of the LED meter was raised and the recovery of the LED meter is now slower allowing more accurate identification of the deepest targets.
All of the late upgrades are allowing the MP to detect a silver 6p at 12" in the ground with a loud signal, while lifting the search coil over 4" in air above the coin location.

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