The Nokta Makro Simplex has arrived

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Bargeman wrote: ↑
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:31 pm
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I've ordered one, mainly for peace of mind on rainy days and any potential beach hunts, I'll have to wait for the second batch (around 4 weeks) so if the feedback turns out to be awful I still have time to cancel πŸ˜πŸ‘ will definitely look at doing a proper review when it arrives!
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Bargeman wrote: ↑
Fri Oct 04, 2019 2:04 pm
Hold on a minute, it is called the simplex, as in simple to use, it is not trying to compete with the high end machines, it is trying to be the best beginners machine, so in this machine "less is more" also lets look at the price point, is it the same price as high function machines? well, I think we can all agree it is not!

The Simplex is being marketed as a "Beginners detector, that is also suitable for the more experienced detectorist" Nothing more, nothing less. Can you find another machine on the market with all the included specs, for the same price? No, I thought not.

For the price point this is a blinding machine, and one I would think that every detectorist would wish they could have had when they first started out. I for one can't wait to have a swing with one, and I shall be asking Sid, if I can try his next time we are on the same digging field ::g
Agreed, that is why I said "the hype"....I am not suggesting Nocta are marketing that way, but I have seen one or two others doing so...I won't say anymore as it will start to get "brand v brand" which will lead to posts being deleted.

I would be interested to hear if the Simplex runs as "sparky"/"noisy" as the Racer 2 does...I genuinely like my Racer 2 and have found some nice stuff with it, but after 3 or 4 hours of use, I do find it gets quite tiring (concentration wise) because it is quite "sparky"/"noisy"...
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I watched an impressive video on a popular detecting Facebook page.

Any machine would have a job to better the visual result which is there for all to see.

I will say no more as I dont wish to rattle any cages.

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JBM wrote: ↑
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:28 pm

I watched an impressive video on a popular detecting Facebook page.

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You young'uns and your facebook ::g :D




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JBM wrote: ↑
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:28 pm
I watched an impressive video on a popular detecting Facebook page.

Any machine would have a job to better the visual result which is there for all to see.

I will say no more as I dont wish to rattle any cages.

Happy Hunting,

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On raw depth it looks impressive. Other qualities remain to be seen.

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I want one. Don't seem to be available anywhere at the moment but it gives me time to sell things to fund it. I think although it's an entry level machine it looks to be quite an upgrade from my eurotek pro. Time to sell sell sell and wait for feedback on here rather than reviews from shops and freebies to youtube folks. Hopefully it will still be shown as a good machine.

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Also. Will the mdf shop have them for sale soon?

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I’ve just realised it’s Β£100 more at Β£399 if you want to go modern and wireless.
Not so entry level at 399

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Is that just for the headphones? Is it not wireless ready as standard? Or will it only pair with nokta headphones? I'm new to the wireless stuff so not sure how it all works.

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Jphin wrote: ↑
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:14 pm
Also. Will the mdf shop have them for sale soon?

Hello yes these will be listed on the next batch that comes to the UK ::g

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Jphin wrote: ↑
Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:56 pm
Is that just for the headphones? Is it not wireless ready as standard? Or will it only pair with nokta headphones? I'm new to the wireless stuff so not sure how it all works.
Just wondered as above is there a cheaper option for the wireless headphone??? ::g

Think I'm sold on it..... going by vids that are about ::g

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mrix wrote: ↑
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:32 pm
Jphin wrote: ↑
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:14 pm
Also. Will the mdf shop have them for sale soon?

Hello yes these will be listed on the next batch that comes to the UK ::g

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Awesome. Hopefully I get in there quick enough. :))

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It could make a good back up detector. ::g
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Easylife wrote: ↑
Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:47 am
It could make a good back up detector. ::g
hello, i would consider a good all rounder if you only want to have 1 detector, the beach mode looks interesting, just waiting for conformation on this setting information with Nokta

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mrix wrote: ↑
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:32 pm
Jphin wrote: ↑
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:14 pm
Also. Will the mdf shop have them for sale soon?

Hello yes these will be listed on the next batch that comes to the UK ::g

mrix
Any idea of rough date on the next shipment? I'm frantically trying to sell things to fund it and I have permission from my wife to buy it...Don't want that permission to expire what with Christmas and children's birthdays approaching. :D

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i would wait a bit. a few people are having problems with the coils this weekend in wet conditions.
looks like faulty coils. Nokta are aware and dealing with it.

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tommyb wrote: ↑
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:49 pm
i would wait a bit. a few people are having problems with the coils this weekend in wet conditions.
looks like faulty coils. Nokta are aware and dealing with it.
Interesting, have they said anything publicly? Do you know what issues they were having in the wet? I presume they will issue new coils to everyone having issues, could well slow down how many will be available over the next month or so?
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LloydF wrote: ↑
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:29 pm
tommyb wrote: ↑
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:49 pm
i would wait a bit. a few people are having problems with the coils this weekend in wet conditions.
looks like faulty coils. Nokta are aware and dealing with it.
Interesting, have they said anything publicly? Do you know what issues they were having in the wet? I presume they will issue new coils to everyone having issues, could well slow down how many will be available over the next month or so?
Coils false signals in the wet. and today some have same problems in the dry.
There was five reported at one club dig at the weekend all had to pack up.
Coils will be sent back for replacement.

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Hello all, we now have two New listings which are Pre-Order for the Simplex one with and one without headphones as below, you can see there is also the option to make a offer on both listings ::g .....

Direct link - Simplex with Headphones

Direct link - Simplex without headphones

ALL PRE ORDERS PLACED WILL BE SHIPPED THE SAME DAY THE STOCK ARRIVES WHICH IS DUE 3RD WEEK OF OCTOBER

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Just an update to say the coil issue was only with around 5% of the initial batch sent and the issue has already been resolved by Nokta for the next batch ::g B-)

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mrix wrote: ↑
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:19 am
Hello all, we now have two New listings which are Pre-Order for the Simplex one with and one without headphones as below, you can see there is also the option to make a offer on both listings ::g .....

Direct link - Simplex with Headphones

Direct link - Simplex without headphones

ALL PRE ORDERS PLACED WILL BE SHIPPED THE SAME DAY THE STOCK ARRIVES WHICH IS DUE 3RD WEEK OF OCTOBER
Make an offer?

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Jphin wrote: ↑
Tue Oct 08, 2019 4:03 pm
mrix wrote: ↑
Tue Oct 08, 2019 11:19 am
Hello all, we now have two New listings which are Pre-Order for the Simplex one with and one without headphones as below, you can see there is also the option to make a offer on both listings ::g .....

Direct link - Simplex with Headphones

Direct link - Simplex without headphones

ALL PRE ORDERS PLACED WILL BE SHIPPED THE SAME DAY THE STOCK ARRIVES WHICH IS DUE 3RD WEEK OF OCTOBER
Make an offer?
Click the make an offer and give your best price, it will be either except or rejected
It won't be much lower than original price I would guess. And see what happens
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It looks like a good machine,I would be interested in
Buying one, problem I have my ground is full of coke,
Has anyone any experience how it Handel's the stuff
Does it reject it with a iron tone or does it give a half
Decent sound with number similar to cut Half's or smal gold!!!!

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From what I can gather, you should be able to scan a piece of coke and notch it out, although not sure what else you would lose πŸ˜‰
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If it's like the kruzer it will love coke, pretty easy to tell by the tone though. It has that spitting sound att the end .
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Had mine for a week now very impressed very well built also have the Anfibio multy, had all top detectors these are on par with the lot.been detecting 40 odd years.

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Is the Simplex a noisy or quiet machine to detect with? I have a Racer 2 which I like very much but it is a very noisy/sparky machine in use....
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You want any machine to be a bit on edge , run them silent and you 100% miss many many targets.
It's that edge that picks up the slight quiet signal that makes you go back over the area and get s more positive audio .
Never run any machine safe ::g

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PinkFloyd wrote: ↑
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:04 am
You want any machine to be a bit on edge , run them silent and you 100% miss many many targets.
It's that edge that picks up the slight quiet signal that makes you go back over the area and get s more positive audio .
Never run any machine safe ::g
I have a Racer2 and now the Nox...On a (near as possible) like for like basis, the Racer 2 runs *a lot* noiser...As you suggest you can run the Racer quieter, but then you miss stuff...I have heard similar comments about the Kruzer and Anfibio so was wondering if the Simplex was the same, or whether Nocta had made any changes???
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