Play the treasure hunter
What to look for when buying a metal detector?Metal detectors stimulate our imagination, through the eyes of the soul we can see how using this device we locate the treasure hidden underground. Metal detectors allow you to find coins, jewelry and various other relics. There is no shortage of search lovers in the world, which is why you can find equipment in stores for both beginners and more advanced users. Choosing a metal detector , we must pay attention to several important issues. The device that is to serve us long and efficiently should have functional power supply, a construction made of high quality materials and appropriate detector range.
Is treasure hunting with a metal detector allowed?Remember to get before starting your search landowner approval , on which we want to look for treasures, regardless of whether it is a private person or a commune or, for example, State Forests. It is important because on January 1, 2018 the regulations regarding the qualification of an illegal act changed searching for monuments - up to now it has been an offense, now it is a crime. And we also have to keep that in mind principles of legal protection of monuments . All historical finds should be sent to museums. These are not some imaginary obstacles, just taken out of the cultural layer individual monuments will lose their informative value, because it is the original surroundings that are the most valuable value for the monument, it is a source of information that is lost irretrievably in the case of improper searches.
What functions are important in a metal detector?Work with the detector involves tedious traveling many kilometers and searching for traces of finds. Therefore, the weight of the detector is quite important. The heavier it is, the sooner we will get tired. Choosing a metal detector , pay attention also to whether he has discrimination function . It is thanks to it that it is possible to fine-tune the sensitivity of the device so that it only detects objects with specific characteristics. Cut mode (notch): by setting the cutting range (ignoring), the device skips metal waste and detects more valuable items. Maclean Energy metal detector MCE992 has a shoulder grip and an adjustable probe arm length, which gives us a comfortable fit of the device under each other. The measurement results are read on a readable LCD indicator, additionally an acoustic signal is clearly audible. In order not to disturb others or attract attention, all you have to do is plug the headphones into the Jack 3.5mm jack. This detector, as one of the few, has a large modern 25cm (10 ") coil, adjustable forearm cuff and a modern electronics module built into a safe console made of high quality plastic.
Three-tone sound discrimination: an audible signal with three different tones (high, medium, low) assigned to different types of metals
DISC: discriminates against the selected goal
Identification with very slow sweeping
Headphone jack: 3.5mm
Waterproof 10 "coil (thanks to it you can search in shallow water)
Adjustable probe arm
PINPOINT: is used to accurately determine the location of an object.
Search depths (approximate):
- Small items, e.g. coins: up to 22cm
- Medium items e.g. pistol: up to 40cm
- Large items, e.g. knight's armor: up to 80cm
- Very large items, e.g. tank: up to 160cm
The LCD display shows:
- likely metal type
- depth of target position
- extent of discrimination and excision (DISC and NOTCH)
- sensitivity level (SENS)
- battery charge status
- numerical value of discrimination (DISC) and purpose (TARGET)