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Overall, the GPZ is an awesome tool and I have been extremely happy with it since I purchased one about 6 months ago.  But I thought I would gather what things people wish would be included as a future option/improvement such as software upgrades/gps options ... etc.   Maybe I will forward the link to their marketing department (since I hear engineers are so difficult to work with ;p)

Please list only your top 3 wishes for improvement/options/upgrades in order of priority ...  if they are the same as others then that is fine.  It shows we want similar things.

My wish list:

1)  smaller coil option - anywhere from 8-11"

2)  software update allowing storage of a secondary settings (similar to GPX5000)

3)  maybe a clock on the front screen

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1. Password protected, so if it gets stolen it will not work.

2. Save multiple settings like the CTX 3030 has.

3. I like your clock idea Andyy, I'm always having to look at my phone or GPS for time, as I don't wear a watch.

Dave

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1)  Automatic sensitivity option like the GM 1000.

2)  3 different user configurations. E.g. Option 1 is High Yield/Normal with low sensitivity,  smoothing off, etc, etc.. Option 2 is General/Difficult, high sensitivity, etc, etc.  You could program each option to the different combinations you frequently use and swapping between them would be a press of a button and not a selection of 6 different buttons. Probably make the thumb pad last longer too as the up/down buttons would be pressed much less when changing sensitivity, etc.

3) Dave's comment about the password is a good one.  

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1. Salt

2. Third party mapping option (ozi-explorer)

3. All of the above posts

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1.  Salty ground solution

2. Some of the feature of the GM1000 that would work with the Zed.

3. Password sounds good, Time shown on screen would also be good.

Cheers

Ashley

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Definitely smaller coil option/options. Preferably elliptical for poking & prodding between bushes, rocks, crevices & general tight places. Possibly the winding configurations of the Zed coils gets a bit difficult with smaller coils, especially ellipticals.  

I too like the pass word protected idea of DolanDave's

Clock is a good idea too as I haven't worn a watch for years either.

If possible....to make the whole thing lighter.

Good luck out there

JW:smile: 

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All the above but firstly even more depth, even more sensitivity with even better ground handling. 

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Not having to take out a mortgage to buy one would be nice.

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1.  More depth like Norvic.

2.  Program saving like the CTX.

3.  More time to use said Z.

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1. A helium filled coil

2. Sky hooks to make the machine lighter. 

3. A smaller, more elliptical coil. Not sure if a elliptical coil is even possible with the super D design?

4. More depth. I think that  is possible now, just have to run in Normal more and listen to a noiser machine. 

7. All posts above are great suggestions. Still pondering numbers 5&6.

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