Equinox, New Video's

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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by tcawood » Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:08 pm

Why is he posting night digs, is he worried the shortage of them may lead to detector muggings?


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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by Fireburst » Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:26 pm

tcawood wrote:
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:08 pm
Why is he posting night digs, is he worried the shortage of them may lead to detector muggings?
He probably works in the day and wants to get his video up while demand is high

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Re: Equinox, New Video's

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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by owdgit » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:06 pm

may sound odd, but i wonder if there is a way to alter the screaming tone on the pinpoint function?
i suffer very badly from tinnitus and just watching those videos made my ears ring. as nice as a machine as it may be, if it cant be altered i would not be able to use one
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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by Mud Max » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:14 pm

The big problem for the viewer is that not all the early You-Tubers will have the experience to give an informed opinion so early. I won't be listening to any comments about "It's a great machine" or "I'm really impressed" etc etc. Unless it's proper testing that you can judge from the video the rest will be just noise. And don't forget, some You-Tubers will have found ways to get their hands on one simply because they know having "Minelab Equinox" in their video titles will send their subscriber numbers through the roof.

Take a lot of it with a pinch of salt in my opinion.
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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by JBM » Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:32 pm

What continues to surprise me is that they are available to purchase from Europe, but not in the UK.

This has been the case for some days now. :( Jerry.

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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by marcus » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:28 am

Minelab Equinox lower beach test - Video
https://youtu.be/COYuaJ4c5BI

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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by niceguyfrankie » Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:50 pm

ordered my 800 yesterday, long wait I know but I have my Quest Q40 until I get it.
After seeing the Equinox in the salt water was what convinced me to get it.
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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by stillair1 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:09 pm

I'll look forward to seeing it in action on the beach Frank.
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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by Roberts » Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:45 pm

Some more tests on the beach and wet sand. enjoy ::g (depth test and detecting)

I did read up that a few users said it was a bit nose heavy and had a little to much inertia while swinging.

https://youtu.be/n96NtWxHlhk

second also beach test

https://youtu.be/EXSsD9_HKPo
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Equinox 800 Gold Ring Depth Video by The Mental Detectorist

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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by Buriedbytime&dust » Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:44 am

More unboxing and air test videos hitting YouTube now. Surely someone will film some targets being detected and actually dug at some point this weekend? :-w

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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by Roberts » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:48 pm

Buriedbytime&dust wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:44 am
More unboxing and air test videos hitting YouTube now. Surely someone will film some targets being detected and actually dug at some point this weekend? :-w
New video up, some actual detecting ::g

https://youtu.be/MSeYLonCd14
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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by Fell Wanderer » Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:03 pm

Just found this nail board test video of the Equinox 800
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tX4JNAy1uCQ

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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by fred » Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:21 pm

Just been wading through all the Equinox videos on YouTube. As a machine it is looking very impressive, a shame that it is proving so elusive! :D

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Re: Equinox, New Video's

Post by bob79 » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:33 pm

I did read up that a few users said it was a bit nose heavy and had a little to much inertia while swinging.

Had a play at Detectival, the only two things I didn't like was the that it seemed coil heavy, but thought maybe that could be sorted by adjusting the shaft.
Also the tones seemed muffled through the plug in Minelab headphones, perhaps could be rectified by tone adjustment.

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Equinox 800, Gold Ring buried 12” in Highly Mineralized soil Video

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