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GPZ 7000 2 1/2 Years On Where To Next ?


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Hi Every one 

With the GPZ-7000, 2.5 yrs on and only a single update to fix the GB , Is it about time that the next update is just around the corner ?

What is it that you'd like to see in the next fix or performance or what ever etc etc 

I for one would like to see a similar screen used as the CTX 3030 that shows you what target is what , surely ML should be able to do that by now ? or can they ?

Cheers Marty

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Evening Marty.  There was a mention from a bloke on another forum that that they had been speaking to a Minelab person and had detailed a few things that were coming in a 'soon to be released' GPZ update.  But that was about 4 months ago. 

I suppose JP, Steve, Lunk, etc may know more and may have tested things but probably can't say much. 

Would be great if a Minelab person had a presence here (or another forum or the Minelab web page) and could just give a general outline of what might come and what timeframe.  I think that might also be the hope from all major detecting companies.

But you can't hurry genius I suppose  :cool:

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I would like an Import/Export function for XChange. Other than that I am pretty well set.

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 I would like to see a variable auto smoothing and variable ground type controls and two or three customer designed presets to save time resetting thee or four functions each time I want to cover a small piece of ground for small/ shallow vs. large/ deep. I would also like to be able to download an arm strap that would fit over my coat sleeve.

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Guest Jennifer

How about a slightly more elliptical shaped coil than this 14". I'm finding it just a bit wide for some of the scrub here in a Rye Patch that my 17"x13" Evo tucks through perfectly. 

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30 minutes ago, kiwijw said:

Smaller elliptical coil. lighter weight, VDI readings, iron discrimination & auto sensitivity options like the GM 1000, clock, stronger visuals on the screen

JW :smile:

Agreed on the smaller elliptical 

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One reason I never jumped the gun and bought the gpz, I am not as  tech-savvy as some one the forum...after reading all the reviews and difficulties on programming and ground balancing I opted out. So one suggestion to Minelab is to develop a user friendly advanced machine for the rest of us. I am positive more detectors would be sold....Yeah I admit it...:blink: technology makes my head spin. But don't forget we have money/gold  burning in our pockets ..we want to spend it.

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26 minutes ago, AuWanderer said:

one suggestion to Minelab is to develop a user friendly advanced machine for the rest of us

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