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Need help. My equinox 600 doesn't change discrimination patterns when I switch detect modes. I am always in all metal mode. My boyfriend has the same machine and his changes with each mode...he doesn't know why mine does not. I can't figure it out...help please.

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Did you cycle the horseshoe (AM) button?  If that doesn't work, simply do a factory reset by turning off the detector and then hold the power on button for 8 seconds.  FP will display and your settings should be back to normal.

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And if that doesn’t work then it’s time to call Minelab. Good luck!

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On 6/15/2019 at 2:25 PM, Rosemary said:

Need help. My equinox 600 doesn't change discrimination patterns when I switch detect modes. I am always in all metal mode. My boyfriend has the same machine and his changes with each mode...he doesn't know why mine does not. I can't figure it out...help please.

Welcome Rosemary to the forum.

Are you when in a detect mode, pressing the horseshoe button?  And seeing it effects disc wise??  Remember some detect modes have the same disc settings or real close.  

Don’t hurt to do a full reset by holding power button in.  And retrying.

Good luck.

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Just turn it on and press the all metal horseshoe button. If you still see the speedometer all blacked in and all segments accepted press the horseshoe button again.

When the horseshoe button is pressed to enter all metal targets accepted that carries over to all of the search modes until you press the horseshoe button again to go out of all metal targets accepted then you should be back to whatever discrimination pattern applies in the search mode you are in.

Jeff

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Rosemary here is short video showing what Jeff is referring to above.

 

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Rosemary, note you haven’t re-visited us since you posed your original question. Please don’t be a stranger.  Let us know how it all worked out.  It helps us learn whether we are barking up the wrong tree with our suggestions or have encountered a new, unfamiliar failure mode.  Thanks.

 

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