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Marty - I provided some constructive feedback to Minelab in the attached "Wish List" survey.  It was interesting to hear what people were looking for.  I can only hope they use some of these suggestions for future upgrades.  I know many times engineering's hands are tied as to what can be done to a product.  Typically, marketing pulls all the strings.   But the GPZ is young enough that they are not going to just stop doing improvements.  For example, I know they will eventually get to the smaller coil.  If I recall correctly, this was documented to be in the 11" range.  But with the Gold Monster out there, they are probably spacing out their releases so that they are not competing with themselves.

 

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Just looking for the next Firmware up-date not a new machine 

I did hear that they are close to getting the discrim working , be nice but I'm not going to hold my breath 

Marty

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5 hours ago, AuWanderer said:

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.

Au,

You are way scared of nothing.

You can make this detector sound like the Monster (no threshold) and still find more gold than just about any detector ever made.  I have a 5000 and this is way more simple than that ever was.  Soil timings?  Are you serious ... I was only getting lucky with that machine on the small stuff.  It was even hard to find meteorites with it.

The 2300 is easy also but not quite loud enough for me.  It needs a boost.

Mitchel

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29 minutes ago, mn90403 said:

Au,

You are way scared of nothing.

You can make this detector sound like the Monster (no threshold) and still find more gold than just about any detector ever made.  I have a 5000 and this is way more simple than that ever was.  Soil timings?  Are you serious ... I was only getting lucky with that machine on the small stuff.  It was even hard to find meteorites with it.

The 2300 is easy also but not quite loud enough for me.  It needs a boost.

Mitchel

Agreed  the 7K is easy to use....even a caveman could do it. The hard part is parting with the $$$..

strick

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