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  1. The Fisher Impulse AQ is a new pulse induction (PI) metal detector released in June 2020. The Fisher Impulse AQ is the first of a series of new pulse induction detectors from Fisher Research. The AQ (AQua) is a waterproof model intended for beach and water hunting. Pulse induction technology offers extreme performance on highly mineralized beaches that inhibit the depths attainable with VLF metal detectors. The Impulse AQ has been released first as a limited production model, the Impulse AQ Limited. This machine has a depth rating of three feet and a NiMH battery with running time of abou
    10 points
  2. The Garrett Ace Apex is a new multifrequency metal detector released in September 2020. It redefines the number of features available in a metal detector for under $500. The Ace Apex is very light weight at 2.5 lbs and has built-in rechargeable batteries plus proprietary wireless headphone capability. There are two multifrequency options and four single frequency options to choose from. The price without headphones is $424.96 and with wireless headphones $492.96. The built in wireless is Garrett’s proprietary Z-Lynk system, which is faster than low latency Bluetooth. The Apex features a new co
    5 points
  3. The Fisher Impulse Gold is new ground balancing pulse induction (GBPI) metal detector with availability by the end of 2020 or early 2021. The new Fisher Impulse Gold is a gold prospecting model being developed alongside the Fisher Impulse AQ model, which is intended for beach and water hunting. The Impulse Gold is expected to offer excellent depth and superb sensitivity to small gold nuggets due to an very low pulse delay capability. The compact design and light weight is also attracting a lot of attention. A major design difference from the AQ model will be the inclusion of a ground bala
    4 points
  4. Completely new for Bounty Hunter for 2020, the Time Ranger Pro appears to be a Fisher F19 in sleek new clothing. This detector is available now. The Time Ranger Pro is a 19 kHz VLF metal detector aimed primarily at coin, jewelry, and relic detecting. The Bounty Hunter Time Ranger Pro is a variant of the 19 kHz Fisher Gold Bug Pro and so it also is very good at gold prospecting. All coils for the Fisher Gold Bug Pro, F19, and Teknetics G2+ are compatible with the Time Ranger Pro. Bounty Hunter Time Ranger Pro metal detector Bounty Hunter Time Ranger Pro control panel Preliminar
    2 points
  5. The White's GMX Sport metal detector was introduced in 2020 and was still in production when White’s closed up shop in that same year. That makes the GMX the last detector model to be designed and sold by White’s Electronics after 50 years in business. The GMX is a 48 kHz induction balance metal detector waterproof to ten feet aimed primarily at the jewelry detecting and gold prospecting markets. The GMX Sport is physically based on the White's MX Sport housing but otherwise is a Goldmaster 24K electronically. The control functions are identical the the Goldmaster 24K and the display screen is
    1 point
  6. The Minelab Vanquish 540 is a new metal detector announced by Minelab and with product shipping in 2020. The Vanquish 540 is a multifrequency VLF detector with a unique collapsible rod system and 12" x 9" DD coil. Follow Minelab Vanquish threads on the Minelab Metal Detector Forum for the latest news. Minelab Vanquish 540 metal detector Search Modes - Coin, Relic, Jewelry, Custom, All Metal Custom User Search Profile - Yes Operating Frequencies (kHz) - Multi-IQ Noise Cancel - Auto (19 Channels) Bluetooth Audio - Yes Iron Bias - High (default), Low Sensitivity - 10 levels
    1 point
  7. The White's V3i metal detector was introduced in 2009 and was still in production when White’s closed up shop in 2020. The V3i is a VLF metal detector aimed primarily at coin, jewelry, relic detecting, saltwater beach detecting, and gold prospecting. The White's V3i is a multifrequency detector that can also run at one of several single frequencies: 2.5, 7.5, and 22.5 kHz. The V3i was originally released as the White's Spectra Vision or simply White's Vision. Due to a name conflict with another company the name was changed to White's Spectra V3. The original Vision and V3 models both had
    1 point
  8. The Nokta/Makro Simplex is a new 12 kHz single frequency VLF metal detector introduced in November 2019. The Simplex redefines the features available in a metal detector selling in the under $300 range. Key features are the fully submersible design, integrated wireless headphones, built in rechargeable battery, updates via the internet, and more. Look for more information and discussion on the Nokta / Makro Metal Detector Forum. Nokta/Makro Simplex metal detector The Simplex is available in two packages, both are the same wireless capable detector. Note that Nokta/Makro uses a propr
    1 point
  9. The Fisher F19 metal detector was introduced in 2014 as the Fisher F19 Ltd and is still in production. The F19 Ltd models are camouflage paint versions while the F19 has Fisher's standard black and gold colors. There is no difference between the units electronically. The F19 is a 19 khz VLF metal detector aimed primarily at coin, jewelry, and relic detecting. The F19 is a variant of the 19 kHz Fisher Gold Bug Pro and so it also is very good at gold prospecting. The F19 is available at time of purchase with either a 6" x 10" or 7" x 11" DD coil for the same price. "The F19 is the best reli
    1 point
  10. The Rutus Alter 71 was introduced in 2017 and is still in production. The Alter 71 is a VLF metal detector aimed primarily at coin, jewelry, relic detecting plus gold prospecting. The Nokta/Makro Impact is a "selectable frequency" detector that lets you select one frequency to use from several options. The Alter 71 frequency adjustable between 4.4kHz and 18.4kHz in steps of 0.2kHz. There does not appear to be a Rutus distributor in the U.S. at this time (Dec 2018) but enough of these detectors are finding their way to the U.S. to be listed here. The price as listed in U.S. dollars is approxima
    1 point
  11. The Minelab X-Terra 705 metal detector was introduced in 2009 and is still in production. The X-Terra 705 is a selectable frequency VLF metal detector aimed primarily at coin, jewelry, and relic detecting. The X-Terra models are unique in that they sense the coil attached to the detector, and then match the detector frequency to the coil. Coils are made in 3 kHz, 7.5 kHz, and 18.75 kHz versions. The standard X-Terra 705 comes with a 9" round concentric 7.5 kHz coil, good for general purpose metal detecting. The alternative Minelab X-Terra 705 Gold comes instead with an 18.75 kHz 6" x 10" DD co
    1 point
  12. The White's XLT metal detector was introduced in 1994 as the Spectrum XLT. It was cosmetically refashioned as the XLT E-Series in 2001 and finally discontinued in 2010. The XLT is a 6.59 kHz VLF metal detector aimed primarily at coin, jewelry, and relic detecting. "XLT® is high-performance simplicity and versatility at it’s best. High tech treasure hunting is as easy as turning on the XLT® and selecting a Turn-on and Go! program. With 5 expertly-designed programs to choose from, you’ve got virtually every kind of hunting covered. It’s easy to enhance a program, too, for your particular
    1 point
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