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3 hours ago, Steve Herschbach said:

Ah, so you think he is just raising the price and does not want to honor the old price? Very possible I guess.

Minelab brand headphones are available right now for $149 so no need to mess with risky purchases. Though I already saw a set for sale used because the owner thought the Minelab version lacked volume.

Which store has the Minelab Headphones for sale? 

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Just be aware that the Minelab brand headphones does not have a lot of volume.  And that is a problem for people with bad hearing.  So you might want to try them before buying.

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He said when they are back for sale they’ll be $85 again. But still we are paying $20 more than the Garrett version of the same thing just for the equinox plug.

my hearing is fine but I really want loud ones to hear over scuba bubbles!

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I received a pair of these headphones and they are indeed defective.  The problem is with the connector.  The seller send me a photo on how to repair them, but it seems Mickey Mouse to me. I'm sending them back.


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How were yours defective? Were they not producing any sound because the contacts were not touching? With mine plugged in they sound just like I imagine they should. Loud and crisp in both ears. 

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19 minutes ago, Wloch248 said:

How were yours defective? Were they not producing any sound because the contacts were not touching? With mine plugged in they sound just like I imagine they should. Loud and crisp in both ears. 

Yes, the plug/connector is defective. The headphone have 0% volume at maximum setting when plugged into the Equinox. When Plugged into WM08 they only produce 5 to 10% volume.  I do not recommend these headphones and regret ordering them. I will wait and get a pair from Minelab.

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5 hours ago, tsunamiscott said:

Ja, de plug / connector is defect. De hoofdtelefoon heeft 0% volume maximale stand wanneer aangesloten op de Equinox. Na aansluiting op WM08 zij produceren slechts 5-10% vol.  Ik denk niet deze hoofdtelefoon aanraden en betreuren het bestellen van hen. Ik zal wachten en krijgen een paar van Minelab.

The seller says make a solder connection between these two contacts.

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What the seller asking you to do is make the stereo contact into a ground connection, it will work but over time the solder will fall off and you'll have to do it again, I would use quite a bit of flux on it before soldering. Obviously they wired the connector incorrectly.  You can't damage your Nox by having a go at it.


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11 minutes ago, thelock said:

Does anyone own these yet? Are they any good?

Check out tsnamiscotts post just a few posts before yours.

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