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EQX 06 Double-D Smart Coil


The waterproof 6-inch round Double-D coil is very sensitive to small targets, and perfect for finding treasure in high trash areas. It is also ideal for detecting in difficult terrain. A protective skidplate is included.

Part No. 3011-0333

EQX 11 Double-D Smart Coil


The waterproof 11-inch elliptical Double-D coil provides good all-round performance for general detecting. It provides a good balance between sensitivity, weight, and ground coverage. A protective skidplate is included.

Part No. 3011-0334

EQX 15 Double-D Smart Coil


The waterproof 15 x 12-inch elliptical Double-D coil provides maximum depth for specialised treasure hunting. It is also great for wide ground coverage in open spaces. A protective skidplate is included.

Part No. 3011-0335


EQX 06 Skidplate


Black replacement skidplate for EQX 06 smart coil.

Part No. 3011-0376

EQX 11 Skidplate


Black replacement skidplate for EQX 11 smart coil.

Part No. 3011-0377

EQX 15 Skidplate


Black replacement skidplate for EQX 15 elliptical smart coil.

Part No. 3011-0378

Charging Accessories

USB Charging Cable with Magnetic Connector


A spare or replacement EQUINOX USB charging cable. It features a handy snap-on magnetic connector, so the charging contacts can be easily wiped clean or dried after detecting in water.

Can be connected to any standard USB port for charging on the go.

Part No. 3011-0368

2-Way USB Car Charger


Handy 2-way USB charger that plugs into a standard car charging socket so you can charge on the go.

Part No. 3011-0375


4-Way Universal AC Charger


A four-way USB AC charger with universal plug pack.

Part No. 3011-0374

Audio Accessories

WM 08 Wireless Audio Module


Allows you to listen to audio wirelessly for greater freedom of movement. Up to four WM 08 Modules can be connected to an EQUINOX detector for group training.

Has a 3.5mm (1/8-inch) headphone jack, and also has a threaded socket to use with EQUINOX waterproof headphones. Note that the WM 08 itself is not waterproof. USB charging cable with magnetic connector included.

Part No. 3011-0371

Minelab Bluetooth / apt-X Low Latency Headphones


Headphones come with regular Bluetooth technology, but also have enhanced, super-fast apt-X Low Latency technology for minimal time delay. Can also be connected directly to the detector's 3.5mm (1/8-inch) headphone socket for wired use, via the included aux cable.

Part No. 3011-0370

Waterproof EQUINOX Headphones


Waterproof headphones with EQUINOX connector. Can also be connected to a WM 08 Wireless Audio Module.

Part No. 3011-0372

Headphones (wired) 3.5mm / 1/8-inch


Wired headphones that connect to any standard 3.5mm / 1/8-inch jack.

Part No. 3011- 0364

Headphone Adaptor Cable 3.5mm (1/8-inch) to 6.35mm (1/4-inch)


Connect 6.3mm (1/4-inch) headphones to your detector or WM 08 Module with this handy adaptor.

The 3.5mm (1/8-inch) end forms a waterproof connection so that the cable can be submersed- note that the 6.3mm (1/4-inch) end is not waterproof.

Part No. 3011-0369

Screen Protectors

EQUINOX Multi-Language Screen Protector Pack


Low-reflection screen protector pack. Keeps the original screen free from scratches. 

Available languages: English, Russian, German, Dutch, Polish, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Mongolian, Turkish, Arabic.

Part No. 3011-0379

Here are all the MAP or Internet Prices for all the Equinox accessory items except the 15" coil....

EQX 06 Double-D Smart Coil (includes skidplate)
Part No. 3011-0333 $179.00

EQX 11 Double-D Smart Coil (includes skidplate)
Part No. 3011-0334 $229.00

EQX 15 Double-D Smart Coil (includes skidplate)
Part No. 3011-0335 Unknown

EQX 06 Skidplate
Part No. 3011-0376 $10.00

EQX 11 Skidplate
Part No. 3011-0377 $18.00

EQX 15 Skidplate
Part No. 3011-0378 Unknown

USB Charging Cable with Magnetic Connector
Part No. 3011-0368 $20.00

2-Way USB Car Charger
Part No. 3011-0375 $20.00

4-Way Universal AC Charger
Part No. 3011-0374 $40.00

WM 08 Wireless Audio Module
Part No. 3011-0371 $259.00

Minelab Bluetooth / apt-X Low Latency Headphones
Part No. 3011-0370 $139.00

Waterproof Equinox Headphones
Part No. 3011-0372 $149.00

Headphones (wired) 3.5mm / 1/8-inch
Part No. 3011- 0364 $30.00

Headphone Adaptor Cable 3.5mm (1/8-inch) to 6.35mm (1/4-inch)
Part No. 3011-0369 $40.00

Screen Protectors (Set)
Part No. 3011-0379 $12.00

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Smart coils have chips that communicate with the control box to properly match the coil size with the operating parameters of the detectors. This started with Minelab in the X-Terra series but is also done by other companies. The Nokta/Makro coils are sensed by the detector, for instance.

The conspiracy theory is this is for no reason other to control coil sales. That may be a side benefit for the manufacturers but the main intent is for the detector to know what coil is attached so that the machine can tune itself for the coil. For instance, depth gauge readings are calibrated to stock coils on detectors. If you run "dumb coil" then going to a larger or smaller coil causes the depth gauge to be inaccurate. On my White's V3i I can manually enter the coil type to compensate. Smart coils go to the next step and do it automatically.

Here is how Minelab explains it for the X-Terra. They are single frequency only but you can bet Minelab has taken what they have learned since and applied it to Equinox.


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World’s First All-Digital Metal Detectors

VFLEX transforms conventional single frequency metal detection technology by including two microcontrollers (miniature computers), one inside the control box and one inside the coil. Every time the detector starts up, the microcontrollers establish communication via a digital data link. The coil microcontroller communicates the coil’s configuration, size and exact frequency, so the control box can generate a perfectly matched transmit signal. This significantly reduces distortion and increases Target ID accuracy.

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Perfect Sine Wave Transmission

VFLEX technology generates and transmits a perfect high quality sine wave, using the same technology that is found in high quality digital audio players, and is produced without distortion. The removal of distortion maximises power transmitted from the coil, therefore increasing detection depth and sensitivity. This also results in enhanced Target ID accuracy and greater immunity to both ground and environmental noise.

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In-Coil Signal Booster

Weak target signals are amplified inside the coil, before the receive signal is sent up the coil cable where interference and signal loss can occur. This technique improves immunity to electrical noise by reducing false signals and increasing target signal strength, therefore improving detection depth and sensitivity.

Source: https://www.minelab.com/knowledge-base/key-technologies#259047

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There is talk about lots of stuff but the three coils currently slated are all I know of that are actually in the works. That’s enough to deliver on for now but I am sure more will follow. A 6 x 10 closed would be good but I never hold my breath for stuff like that.

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8 hours ago, Steve Herschbach said:

There is talk about lots of stuff but the three coils currently slated are all I know of that are actually in the works. That’s enough to deliver on for now but I am sure more will follow. A 6 x 10 closed would be good but I never hold my breath for stuff like that.


Since they gave it a dedicated prospecting mode they just HAVE to make a 10" elliptical available! :smile:

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I made a statement on another post about rubbing your butt thinking a wish will come true.

Here I am myself wishing that all new detectors would come out with a small coil and a large one when it goes on sale. I know nothing is free making the detector cost more. I for one will hit a site detecting with the small coil first. 

Here I got a detector on order and I will go out with the big coil to check my new toy out but I’m going to have to wait on what I really want.

It could be a option that would be offered to us. I like the sound the word option makes .

I know some of you would say that I wouldn’t be happy if they hung me with a new rope. I say it’s my money and if I’m willing to spend it then let me have it like I want.

I’m not running for any office so I’ll step down and let you speak.

I need to correct one word I used and that is toy. When I hunt it’s no game and my equipment Is not a toy.


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3 hours ago, Ridge Runner said:

When I hunt it’s no game and my equipment Is not a toy.

The Go-Find series aside, I like to think of Minelab Detectors as instruments.:smile:

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