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Posted by: Greg (E.Tn)
Date: August 26, 2017 10:58PM
Exactly, when the switch is pointed at Disc it's actually in pinpoint, and vice versa. I think the knob is just set up wrong (I did it). :|

Where I use it, there are cabins, vacation homes, and other residences along the riverside. I thought maybe I was picking up wifi signals.

In autotune, when the machine seems to be running well, I get a consistent low threshold until I sweep over mineralization or a target that causes the pitch of the threshold to change.

When it's not, each sweep of the coil in the current brings on a constant change in threshold, from low to high and back. I can swing my pinpointer under the coil to bring back the low threshold, but it only lasts for a second or so.

I "think" optimal performance in auto tune would consist of having a constant threshold, which should null out over iron, then return with a low threshold. And maybe if I swing over a deep "good" target, the threshold might disappear, but return with a high threshold.

So, what I have been doing is suffering through the cacophony of constantly changing threshold pitches, listening for that sudden, repeatable high or mid tone that signals either a coin or ring.

Thanks for the advice and assistance.


Excal questions.

Greg (E.Tn)382August 24, 2017 12:32PM

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pasttom120August 30, 2017 02:26PM

Thanks PasttomN/T

Greg (E.Tn)106August 30, 2017 10:46PM

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dewcon4414149August 27, 2017 05:57AM

Thanks Dew.N/T

Greg (E.Tn)127August 27, 2017 04:24PM

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dewcon4414149August 26, 2017 05:34AM


Greg (E.Tn)144August 26, 2017 10:58PM

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ROBOCOP153August 26, 2017 05:28AM

Wow. That's a lot of coils. Thanks ROBOCOP

Greg (E.Tn)137August 26, 2017 10:40PM

Re: Wow. That's a lot of coils. Thanks ROBOCOP

Champ Ferguson129August 28, 2017 09:57AM

Yep, I know Beau--dug with him a couple of times on some organized hunts.

Greg (E.Tn)114August 28, 2017 03:21PM

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dewcon4414148August 25, 2017 05:52AM

I really don't know what I need, except maintenance, and checking the knob settings.

Greg (E.Tn)128August 25, 2017 10:19PM

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ROBOCOP137August 24, 2017 03:33PM

Maryville--'bout 40 miles from Newport.N/T

Greg (E.Tn)129August 25, 2017 10:12PM

Re: Maryville--'bout 40 miles from Newport.

Champ Ferguson129August 26, 2017 09:17AM

Re: Maryville--'bout 40 miles from Newport.

Greg (E.Tn)132August 26, 2017 10:48PM

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Champ Ferguson120August 24, 2017 02:12PM

Next question, Champ--what coils are available for the Excal?

Greg (E.Tn)138August 25, 2017 10:14PM

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