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he is in production // finally ..
I find it amazing that your dealer does not speak

a French seller already takes pre-orders
without delivery date ....
price announce France / Europe 2490 euros



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Current exchange rate Euros to US dollars.


Approx $2750 US 

This price could be different depending  on where units are made- less or more depending (shipping cost). 

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On 11/30/2019 at 1:58 PM, LE.JAG said:

he is in production // finally ..
I find it amazing that your dealer does not speak

a French seller already takes pre-orders
without delivery date ....
price announce France / Europe 2490 euros

I find it even more amazing there is no official announcement from First Texas. Dealers sometimes jump the gun trying to round up preorders that may not be delivered on for a very long time. If the detector is in production an official announcement with final specifications would be in order very soon. Maybe after this holiday weekend? It would be a nice present for me! :smile: I wonder if we are looking at one model or two?

Thank you once again LE.JAG for giving us a little hope for the new year.

Price also depends on that being MSRP or final discounted price in the U.S. plus who knows what kind of import taxes they have in France.  Over $2K but that’s been expected all along.

Fisher Impulse AQ Specifications & Data

Fisher Impulse AU Specifications & Data

Fisher Impulse AQ Pulse Induction Beach Jewelry Metal Detector

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After conversion and taxes.......these will be about $4500 Australian or the equivalent of 3 TDI Beachhunters. I’m guessing they will sell about one unit based on that price here in Australia. Serious hunters may consider the AQ if there is a significant depth increase over what is currently available........in my opinion, highly Unlikely but I’d be very happy to be proven wrong 👍
Also, if the unit is only rated to 1 metre depth of water........it’s not “if” but “when” the detector will be compromised. For that sort of money....the waterproofness needs to be far better. Look at the Seahunter battery setup.....probably the best going.


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I do not have the US price
for Europe, there is the cost of transport
customs taxes
and of course the seller's margin
you will have it much cheaper ..

the French seller is undoubtedly optimistic
to already take pre-orders ...

concerning the detector

until the last straight line
he received modifications

more stable / even quieter
and less sensitive to the soil effect

cut the iron / take the gold
is now child's play

cut leaden balls (25 gr) and take the gold ring 2.5gr 18k

cut bullets / flintlock rifle model english 1750
and take the 22k gold coin

my last hunt / 3 days ago

a ring in white gold 18k / 2.6gr
and especially the medal 18k 6gr
this medal has a horse head stamp = 1838/1919
he is a jeweler known in France
Augis / model of the medal 1907 ((diamond and ruby and a quote from a poem
+ than yesterday - that tomorrow ))

she was laying on the bottom / black sand
between 17 and 19 inches   //  It is much deeper than the TDI (all model 12 / 14.4 volts)

7us all metals / sensitivity maximuum
SAT at the slowest

I think she was here for a century
this medal / perfectly summarizes the system, AQ

the ability to detect the gold that is under your feet
since always
you walk on / at each exit

they have been there for 50 years / since a century .......

now = you can hear it 🙂





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I'm sure an old GP extreme will still beat this for depth, and you can pick one up for about $1300 here in Oz. I agree with Tony, can't see who will buy the Impulse here in Australia. For it to be of any serious interest to myself and I'm sure other beach hunters, it would need to ID iron at depth consistently accurately, and would need to beat an Equinox, 3030 or even an old Sovereign for depth. 

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I would back my TDIBH to get that medallion at that depth too.

For now, I don’t accept that the AQ is “much deeper” than the TDIBH at 14.4v.

From what I have gathered, the AQ is comparable or MAY have a slight depth edge but nothing suggests it is “much deeper”.......for now. 

Time will tell....and if the AQ is “much deeper” than the TDIBH then there will be no one more happier than me and the current pricing would be somewhat justified.



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If you mean depth of water then latest specs have it rated to 1m.....👎

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WooW,, what a relief!! have been waited for this detector for years now.I have already send a message to our metal detector dealer here in Sweden and waiting for the respons.I dont know if the dealer is aware of this detector at all or maybe he is.The price is acceptable if the detector deliver what it suppose to do which is finding gold,then the machine paying itself in no time.

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