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Pinpointer interference

I am new to the T2. I have the Technetics Pinpointer as well. The detector chatters crazy when I use the pinpointer. Is this normal? It is fine when I use the Carrot. Help?


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You can change frequencies on both the detector and pinpointer and should be able to find a combination that works. Check both owner's manuals for instructions

Mike Hillis

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Elvis, The Tek pinpointer has 16 frequency settings selections you can cycle through to find one that doesn't interfere with your detector. Turn your detector on, turn the pin pointer on and put it into the frequency selection menu and point it at your detector's coil and cycle through the frequencies until you find one that is quiet for both. Note that you should never detect with the pinpointer on and pointed anywhere toward your coil as it will silent mask so badly that your detector will not report surface targets. To avoid this, when doing your frequency selection process you should be sweeping your coil over a target at the same time. You want to select a pinpointer frequency that is both quiet AND doesn't cause target masking.

In other words, choose the pin pointer frequency that doesn't make the detector noisy and allows the detector to sound off on targets when its in the pin pointer's field.

Its something to experience.....standing there sweeping over a good strong target and your detector being totally silent because your pinpointer is pointed at it from three or four feet away.

Good Luck.