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sensitivity 9 compared to 18+

Post by oneday on Mon 21 Mar 2016, 6:50 am

I tinker with my Z every time I have it out bush and one thing I have noticed is the marked difference the low mark 9 on sensitivity compared with my normal setting of 18-20 has on a target.

I found targets that the 5K with the Elite coil didn't find yet they were as clear as the sun rising on the Z.

any one else notice the same effect.

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Re: sensitivity 9 compared to 18+

Post by Flouro on Mon 21 Mar 2016, 8:29 am

Hi Oneday,

Yeah ,but the 18" is out today and your depth advantage just went out the window

At least I'm hoping

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Re: sensitivity 9 compared to 18+

Post by Pilbara snapper on Mon 21 Mar 2016, 4:28 pm

Hi Ray,
Are you saying that the lower sensitivity setting is better than the high ?
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Post by oneday on Mon 21 Mar 2016, 6:36 pm

just saying I have more chances of finding gold in the high numbers especially rocky schist country.
I run mine on 18-20 most occasions.

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Re: sensitivity 9 compared to 18+

Post by the speciman on Mon 21 Mar 2016, 9:13 pm

hey guys
only had the zed a coupla weeks
its horses for courses, they reckon with high numbers on sensetivity you mite miss small gold.
the default is 9 apparently . i picked up a speck the other day on 9 sensetivity that i couldn't pick up with my fingers i had to lick my finger to get it, WTF

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Post by Pilbara snapper on Tue 22 Mar 2016, 10:37 am

Thanks Ray, I'm looking forward to this season with the upgrade and will crank up my machine and see how it goes.

Speciman, I'd suggest you try playing with the settings when you get a target and see if you can improve it before digging,pay close attention to swing speed.....slowwww is the go
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Post by the speciman on Tue 22 Mar 2016, 8:21 pm

gday pilbara snapper
yep slow is definitly the go !!!
same as the 2300 the slower the better!!!

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Re: sensitivity 9 compared to 18+

Post by Flouro on Thu 24 Mar 2016, 3:48 pm

Hi All,

Just tried the 18" camo coil .........24" on a ten cent piece

.1gr @12mm

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Re: sensitivity 9 compared to 18+

Post by nosralt on Thu 24 Mar 2016, 5:19 pm

airtests?
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Re: sensitivity 9 compared to 18+

Post by the speciman on Thu 24 Mar 2016, 7:36 pm

who does that shiest ????

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Re: sensitivity 9 compared to 18+

Post by Flouro on Fri 25 Mar 2016, 7:57 am

Hi All,

Minelab state that if your GPZ can detect a ten cent coin at 19" your good to go, some can get 21-23"

In case you didn't realise that was an air test, so catch up fella's

Now flypoop that's another matter

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Post by the speciman on Thu 28 Apr 2016, 8:36 pm

sensitivity on the zed full bore same as volume crank it up IMO

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