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I test drove a Deus yesterday and found that there is not a way to adjust the volume of the individual tones. The user cannot apply audio dynamism to the machine. That unless I am mistaken (could not find it in the manual) is an omission of flexibility that does not compare favorably to the Anfibio.

The Legend retains this positive feature from the Anfibio. If the Deus is a tonal nuance machine but only allows adjustment to the iron volume sans other tones this may be why some user claim it takes years to learn the tonal nuances.

On the other hand the XPD2 may not be the end all and be all machine if you can only receive a flat volume level response from all tone segments except iron. 

 

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I can just imagine the Deus in stubble compared to the Anfibio. But I don't have to because i tried it. The Deus bounces off of stubble like a pinball machine going for a record score. Lol...

End all be all my arse!

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38 minutes ago, Hombre91 said:

I can just imagine the Deus in stubble compared to the Anfibio. But I don't have to because i tried it. The Deus bounces off of stubble like a pinball machine going for a record score. Lol...

End all be all my arse!

Are you talking about the deus II?   Because the deus II has an adjustment for coil knocks so it won’t sound off when the coil gets bumped.  

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2 hours ago, Hombre91 said:

I test drove a Deus yesterday and found that there is not a way to adjust the volume of the individual tones. The user cannot apply audio dynamism to the machine. That unless I am mistaken (could not find it in the manual) is an omission of flexibility that does not compare favorably to the Anfibio.

The Legend retains this positive feature from the Anfibio. If the Deus is a tonal nuance machine but only allows adjustment to the iron volume sans other tones this may be why some user claim it takes years to learn the tonal nuances.

On the other hand the XPD2 may not be the end all and be all machine if you can only receive a flat volume level response from all tone segments except iron. 

 

I am recovering from Omicron brain fog and am basically fairly stupid anyway. So, I am confused.

In your first sentence are you referring to the original Deus? Can you use something like Deus 1 so oafs like me will understand.

If so, on Deus 1 not only can you not adjust the volume level of the non-ferrous tones, you can't adjust the overall volume output of the  Deus 1 remote control unless you have the WS4 module with volume control, the WS5 headphones with volume control or a set of wired headphones like the FX-01s or similar with inline volume control. Also, on Deus 1 and the ORX there is no volume control for the remote control external speaker. That really is " just slap me upside the head" engineering for a $1300 Full Deus 1 price tag in my opinion. But most of the rest of the engineering and software were way ahead of their time.

On Deus 2 you do have output volume control within the main remote control, whoopee. There is still no volume control for each individual non-ferrous tone. There is an audio equalizer that may help in that regard but I don't have a Deus 2 yet to test that.

As far as stubble, cultivation furrows and high grass is concerned, that is what the Audio Response setting and VCO audio programs like the Relic mode and the Pitch audio setting are for in case you need to keep the coil well above the ground.

If everybody so far wants to argue about the merits of this detector versus that detector, this thread may need to be moved to the Comparison topic. Lets put down our handbags, fanny pouches, finds pouches and backpacks please.

 

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I have never needed to adjust my volume segments individually . Having the same volume response from all my targets , except the ferrous , is exactly what I need  .  So no major omission of flexibility for me here ...

I am not a beach specialist , but I agree with calabash , I rather see users moving from the Anfibio to the D2 than the opposite , simply because of the detection comfort criteria , with a D2 weighing around  800g vs an Anfibio ( 1,7kg ! )  ...

And there will still be a big difference between the D2 and the new Legend ( 1,4kg  ) 

This is the downside of NM detectors  , they are heavy ... Some people dont care about their detector weight , but the majority prefer lighter machines. This is probably the most important reason of the XP success story ... 

 

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