equinox background sound when using gold prospecting mode?

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equinox background sound when using gold prospecting mode?

Post by horus1970 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:05 pm

as title says, my nox 800 is nice and quiet in all search programes apart from gold prospecting 1 and 2,,
as soon as i select one of the gold programes my headphones get a kind of constant interference hum sound? anyone else noticed this? x;



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Re: equinox background sound when using gold prospecting mode?

Post by fred » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:06 pm

Yep. Also annoys the hell out of other detectors nearby. ::g
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Re: equinox background sound when using gold prospecting mode?

Post by horus1970 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 8:11 pm

thats ok then, i thought mine was broke for a bit ha, glad its not just mine, ::g

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Re: equinox background sound when using gold prospecting mode?

Post by sanjuro » Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:23 pm

I assume its not just the threshold hum that your are hearing ?

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Re: equinox background sound when using gold prospecting mode?

Post by fred » Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:15 am

I've never experimented with the gold modes but for whatever reason they make a hell of a row when turned on. Just like the metal detectors on Aussi Gold Hunters in fact. They still find stuff but it's an endurance test. I guess that the frequencies and settings are weighted towards finding tiny targets while dealing with extreme mineralisation. :D
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