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« Reply #100 on: Saturday December 10 2016 10:39:48 AEDT AM »

hi all , found the add at goldsearch
 just go to goldsearch web site then click on,our products menu, then new products menu,
 and bingo QED is on the list  excited
cheers red
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« Reply #101 on: Saturday December 10 2016 12:47:02 AEDT PM »

Great news, congrats!
Can anyone tell me if it has an internal speaker?
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« Reply #102 on: Saturday December 10 2016 14:50:27 AEDT PM »

  

Great news, congrats!
Can anyone tell me if it has an internal speaker?


Hi Dave / BT:

I dont think it has. The phone jack output could be used for a speaker I guess.

Bugs can confirm that.

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« Reply #103 on: Saturday December 10 2016 14:56:43 AEDT PM »

No worries, will look at putting one of the minelab kits on it, lol! Hasn't been released yet, but should work great. Nice light unit, internal battery, wireless speaker/phones....should be perfect.
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« Reply #104 on: Saturday December 10 2016 17:00:51 AEDT PM »

  
No worries, will look at putting one of the minelab kits on it, lol! Hasn't been released yet, but should work great. Nice light unit, internal battery, wireless speaker/phones....should be perfect.

Hi all,

I have not talked about the QED for obvious reasons but now can congratulate Howard on everything finally coming to fruition I have been involved in testing ETC. for a few years and can confirm it does find gold and is in my opinion equal to a GPX 5000 in most cases and better in some cases it is excellent with  Wi-Fi head phones I use TDK WR700 and they are plug and play and work a treat those who were brought  up with manual G.B will find it easy to G.B others will soon get the hang of it, the two most important controls are the Bias and the Volume settings but once you get the hang of it it is intuitive I have had it on ground that is around 70% iron content which was near impossible to ground balance with other detectors but was no problem with the QED,  Davent talk to Buggs about a speaker he should be able to put you in touch with a supplier as he has one that plugs straight in I have one here but I have only just returned from W.A so when I have unpacked I will find the box and give you its name and model number.

Regards, Ian. happy face
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« Reply #105 on: Saturday December 10 2016 17:37:51 AEDT PM »

Good onya Ian, look forward to getting hold of the QED, will run headphones until I get a wireless set up, 1st things 1st.
There are patches of ground up here where I can't ground balance my 4500, and other areas where its pretty hot, can't get out of enhance anywhere, and sometimes need to drop gain as low as 5, stabiliser down to 7, and even then, have beeps and squeeks through the threshold. If I can run a smooth threshold and a high gain with an evo coil where I go, Ii reckon the QED will kill it.
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« Reply #106 on: Saturday December 10 2016 22:17:51 AEDT PM »

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gain as low as 5, stabiliser down to 7


If you have the gain at 5 have you tried the stab at 3 ?
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« Reply #107 on: Saturday December 10 2016 23:16:28 AEDT PM »

Tried heaps of different settings, try and keep the stab as high a number as I can, on a great day, I can have gain up to 8 and stab 11, average day, gain 7  stab 9, as the day goes into late afternoon, it starts to get worse.
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« Reply #108 on: Saturday December 10 2016 23:18:33 AEDT PM »

Will flog the QED hard until I start to understand it, but I'm thinking it will handle my conditions better than my 4500, which should lead to better performance.
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« Reply #109 on: Sunday December 11 2016 11:13:00 AEDT AM »

  

Hi all,

I have not talked about the QED for obvious reasons but now can congratulate Howard on everything finally coming to fruition. I have been involved in testing... for a few years and can confirm it does find gold and is in my opinion equal to a GPX 5000 in most cases and better in some cases it is excellent with  Wi-Fi head phones I use TDK WR700 and they are plug and play and work a treat. Those who were brought  up with manual G.B will find it easy to G.B others will soon get the hang of it, the two most important controls are the Bias and the Volume settings but once you get the hang of it it is intuitive. I have had it on ground that is around 70% iron content which was near impossible to ground balance with other detectors but was no problem with the QED,  ....

Regards, Ian. happy face



Thanks for your report Ian & for your many years of QED testing and feedback.

if its "as good or better than a 5000" it will have achieved its long-term goal, kicking the "nay sayers” and critics between their goal posts. Ouch!

More reports I expect will follow in due course as the critics are just itchin' to find something to fault.

If it falls short on some occassions, in comparison with PIs costing many thousands more, that is also OK as it excel in its many other features. The ease of use & affordability without a "gold tax" is a BIG positive. Its ability to ground balance on noisy ground & monitor changes in mineralisation (iron content oft associated with gold) as you describe is a good thing even if annoying sometimes, requiring frequent GBing.

I will defintely get the cordless phones as cords are a big annoyance to me.

Cheers and thanks again Ian  smile

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« Reply #110 on: Sunday December 11 2016 17:40:55 AEDT PM »

Are there any vacancies open for assemblers and packers ? I expect initial response from the public has been overwhelming, to put it mildly..
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« Reply #111 on: Sunday December 11 2016 18:53:45 AEDT PM »

  
Are there any vacancies open for assemblers and packers ? I expect initial response from the public has been overwhelming, to put it mildly..


Guess what I will be doing over Christmas.... soldering !
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« Reply #112 on: Sunday December 11 2016 20:25:42 AEDT PM »

  
  
Are there any vacancies open for assemblers and packers ? I expect initial response from the public has been overwhelming, to put it mildly..


Guess what I will be doing over Christmas.... soldering !

Get a big fan. lol  happy face
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« Reply #113 on: Sunday December 11 2016 21:16:12 AEDT PM »

Thanks for the report Ian .. Will be interesting to go over old ground and give a swing with this little beasty...Guess ur bottom shelfing your 2000M.
 A wireless setup seems the go as suggested Huego. Bugs you may need some of Santa's little helpers .. Hate to think of your work load. Oh well it shouldnt be long now then...... thumbs up! thumbs up!
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« Reply #114 on: Sunday December 11 2016 21:17:43 AEDT PM »

  
  
  
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Guess what I will be doing over Christmas.... soldering !

Get a big fan. lol  happy face
It doesn't get that hot in Ballarat, ... even at Christmas time !
Congratulations Bugs, it's been a long haul but you made it.

Cheers,
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« Reply #115 on: Sunday December 11 2016 23:03:26 AEDT PM »

Firstly congratulations to myself ( I'm not banned - surprised ) .. Secondly congratulations to BW for finally making it over the line.

Further with no disrespect I would like to question the published target data for the GPZ7000 which is listed at around 13.5 / 15 inches for the AUD $2 / $1 coin. The GPZ7000 detects a $2 coin at 19 inches and the $1 coin at 21 inches. The ranges published earlier would seem to be for a detector set to factory default ... which is very conservative.
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« Reply #116 on: Monday December 12 2016 02:43:37 AEDT AM »

  
  
  
  
Are there any vacancies open for assemblers and packers ? I expect initial response from the public has been overwhelming, to put it mildly..


Guess what I will be doing over Christmas.... soldering !

Get a big fan. lol  happy face


It doesn't get that hot in Ballarat, ... even at Christmas time !
Congratulations Bugs, it's been a long haul but you made it.

Cheers,
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For the fumes from soldering.
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« Reply #117 on: Monday December 12 2016 06:58:02 AEDT AM »

Thanks for the report IB Gold. May I enquire as to where the “70% iron” area was please?


Bugwiskers: Heaps of soldering = lots of orders though! Happy Christmas!
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« Reply #118 on: Monday December 12 2016 11:07:20 AEDT AM »

Looking at test results again …. What does "DIFF / HY" stand for in the 7000 settings? …. Differential & High Yield?
I assume the proud 7000 owner / user set up conditions that were optimal for the 7000, for test objects sitting on that (hot?) ground

Maybe in a horizontal air test (not on-ground) all the MDs would do better? Maybe 30-40% better!!  excited

As I cant be sure of test conditions used in MD comparo, Bugs is best answering that if he wishes. But I can make LIGHT HUMOUR of it .. but always with a touch of reality!  smile

As WM6 suggested there are switches for 30% & 40% turbo boost to detection in some detectors (made by marketing depts). Now massage the figures with these two boost modes. With no disrespect to Moodz, is it a conicidence that a 30% improvement & 40% turbo boost to stated figure for 7000 at test site for 2 coins on goldfield ground give:

   13.5" + 30% =17.5”    (19”? by Moodz)
   15    + 30% = 19.5”    (21”? by Moodz)


   13.5" + 40% = 19” (19”) spot on with what Moodz claims he can get in air tests
   15"    + 40% = 21” (21”) spot on again! Isnt that a co-incidence?

I wonder what the QED - PL “turbo" can provide in same circumstances if the two promotional figures of "30% & 40% better” were applied and switched on?

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« Reply #119 on: Monday December 12 2016 13:05:29 AEDT PM »

  
Looking at test results again …. What does "DIFF / HY" stand for in the 7000 settings? …. Differential & High Yield?
I assume the proud 7000 owner / user set up conditions that were optimal for the 7000, for test objects sitting on that (hot?) ground

Maybe in a horizontal air test (not on-ground) all the MDs would do better? Maybe 30-40% better!!  excited

As I cant be sure of test conditions used in MD comparo, Bugs is best answering that if he wishes. But I can make LIGHT HUMOUR of it .. but always with a touch of reality!  smile

As WM6 suggested there are switches for 30% & 40% turbo boost to detection in some detectors (made by marketing depts). Now massage the figures with these two boost modes. With no disrespect to Moodz, is it a conicidence that a 30% improvement & 40% turbo boost to stated figure for 7000 at test site for 2 coins on goldfield ground give:

   13.5" + 30% =17.5”    (19”? by Moodz)
   15    + 30% = 19.5”    (21”? by Moodz)


   13.5" + 40% = 19” (19”) spot on with what Moodz claims he can get in air tests
   15"    + 40% = 21” (21”) spot on again! Isnt that a co-incidence?

I wonder what the QED - PL “turbo" can provide in same circumstances if the two promotional figures of "30% & 40% better” were applied and switched on?

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Hi Huego ... yes it is somewhat coincidental that the figures I measured are about 40% better than the factory defaults ... however the proof is always in the pudding or the digging in this case.

Here is a quick and dirty video on the matter .... this has been confirmed on a number of GPZs BTW.

  

The factory default settings were probably set so the detector did not overload when it was first fired up after unpacking ( eg in the lounge inside your house ). However in the bush this default effectively reduces sensitivity alot.

I am digging up alot of targets at depth  in ground that has been well gone over by GPXs with 20 inch coils. The digging and the weight of the GPZ are not for  the light hearted prospector.
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