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Need some feed back on whites v31 and v3 vs. other detectors

C.J.M.

Well-known member
For this old man I get confused with all the technology that is out there.Could use some feed back on the v31 and v3 vs. 8oo m/l Deus,and other new detectors with all the bells and whistlersThank you cjm
 

KindManTall

Active member
The White's V series and DFX in there programs they have sub programs (Like a drop box) You can mess up the detector really bad .. Heavy with the 8 double AA batteries at your elbow

Equinox 600 / 800 the both search the same freq in multi .. 600 you just do not have the 20 & 40 selectable freq
800 is just able to fine tune it .. If you are into pushing buttons

XP DEUS is a very light and fast alot of programs .. I detect in 1 Basic enough power seems to sepparate those dang bottle caps better they VDI / sound the same as a quarter .. Iron or aluminum
 

#1Leatherneck

Well-known member
For this old man I get confused with all the technology that is out there.Could use some feed back on the v31 and v3 vs. 8oo m/l Deus,and other new detectors with all the bells and whistlersThank you cjm
In most part the statement pretty much answers itself. The main reason many did not like the White's Spectra V3i and was quick to get rid of it was simply because of the arduous learning curve?
Admittedly, there is a learning curve. And your statement "[v]s. 8oo m/l Deus,and other new detectors with all the bells and whistlers" Supports this response.
All metal detectors considered herein have much to learn? Some of the new detectors appear to require a ph d degree to operate.
In a brief summary I fail to understand how one could be a turn on and go machine over the other?
I own (2) two of the metal detectors mentioned. I will never sell my White's Spectra V3i.
This is a copy and paste from the White's Spectra V3i manual.
Spectra V3i is the first production frequency domain metal detector to simultaneously use more than 2 frequencies. It is also the first multi-frequency detector to offer optimized single frequency modes. And V3i is the first to display the target phase response independently for each frequency. White’s will continue to be a leading innovator in metal detection technology, and instead of misleading claims, we’ll tell you what we are really doing
The V3i will show in a beautiful colored graph the individual freq./kHz it is scanning in. Likewise, in the pinpoint mode it will indicate the freq./kHz.
Are there any other metal detectors on the market today that will scan in multiple freq./kHz? And display simultaneously on a graph?
In my opinion the others leave the operator to simply guess?

(c/p) This is where a multi-frequency detector such as the Spectra V3i really shines. V3i transmits at 2.5kHz, 7.5kHz, and 22.5kHz, making it simultaneously “hot” on silver, relics, and gold.
My research reveals the V3i is a VLF metal detector like most.
The build quality with the V3i is second to none.
With a multi-freq. metal detector that does not provide the frequency, however, it is operating in multiple freq./kHz would cause me to believe it is 'chatty' when in fact it could only be responding to multi-freq.? ? ?
The V3i has one feature for gold prospecting that should be very helpful, however, I have only noticed one person use that program.
(c/p) Prospecting Scan provides a scrolling graph making ground changes obvious. By monitoring these changes, increasing ground mineralization can be easily located. Increased ground minerals are more likely to contain precious metals (like gold).
I have observed several agree the V3i is the only metal detector that 'teaches' metal detecting more than any other.
With all that being said in my opinion no matter what a person uses: Learn that machine!
C.J.M. I hope this helps.

Leatherneck

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