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MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by mrix » Thu Sep 06, 2018 11:12 am

Hello all, I know this information was recently posted elsewhere at the MDF but I have just recieved the information from Minelab so thought I would create a sticky post with direct links on the information and a ongoing thread for any future updates on the Equinox machines ::g

Direct link - MINELAB EQUINOX downloads


Direct link - MINELAB EQUINOX Software Update Instructions



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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by Bargeman » Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:48 pm

Thanks for that, I just tried the direct Mac link and it works Ok, where as the other hot link would not open ::g




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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by Saffron » Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:13 pm

Following information provided by werewhelk in the other thread but well worth adding to this pinned one.

For anyone worried about not liking the update, it can be rolled back apparently,

https://www.detectorprospector.com/foru ... -software/



Although he said he had not tried it, and so far I see no indication that it might be needed, having worked in IT for many years I know a rollback option is vital.

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by Phil2401 » Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:15 pm

Bargeman wrote: โ†‘
Thu Sep 06, 2018 5:48 pm
Thanks for that, I just tried the direct Mac link and it works Ok, where as the other hot link would not open ::g




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Yup - same here - this link works :)

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by fletty » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:25 pm

Just compared the updated eq800 against a non updated one and I've lost depth noticeable with my updated eq800 .how can I switch back ??

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by fred » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:57 pm

fletty wrote: โ†‘
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:25 pm
Just compared the updated eq800 against a non updated one and I've lost depth noticeable with my updated eq800 .how can I switch back ??

Hi.

I have updated several machines and they all perform perfectly (and a bit better) afterwards and I've not heard of anybody else having any problems with the upgrade. I have no idea what your experience level is with the Nox, what Modes you are using or how you have it programmed and you may already have done all of this.

I would strongly suggest doing a complete factory reset to check that you haven't chosen something from the settings which has adversely affected the performance of the machine by mistake. Try it out at this stage.

Once you have reset it plug in the cable and try and update it again. If the machine has the new software already installed then it will tell you that no update is needed. If it isn't updated then do so.

You will then need to install whatever programme that you are using and see how that works. Feel free to run that programme past me on here or by PM first if you want to and I will tell you how I think that it is likely to perform and whether I can see any obvious problems with it.

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by judeismydog » Tue Dec 04, 2018 2:41 pm

Hi all, I did a factory reset last week- does anyone know whether I need to download the update again or whether that should survive the reset?
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Post by rossi » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:26 pm

Update will still be there
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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by SuperRed » Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:38 pm

Yep, it should remain (it is effectively the 'operating system' now). You could always check by trying the update again, and it should tell you that it is already done.
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Post by judeismydog » Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:34 pm

Thanks both ๐Ÿ‘
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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by toom » Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:13 pm

On my nox 600 after i updated it seems now 2 pence on edge has a problem not to botherd as it is not silver

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by Junior » Mon Jan 07, 2019 7:23 am

Is it a new 2p as steel based where older ones wernt i think ::g

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by toom » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:31 pm

sorry a bit long on reply been bissy your probably right. looks like the normal short change we get in are money

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by mrcheeky » Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:41 pm

has anyone else updated recently and have you noticed any change .i have not done mine yet just watched a vid about coins on edge showing up better x;
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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by fred » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:11 pm

mrcheeky wrote: โ†‘
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:41 pm
has anyone else updated recently and have you noticed any change .i have not done mine yet just watched a vid about coins on edge showing up better x;

I can't be absolutely sure but I think that it probably did make a difference. It certainly didn't do any harm. It will tell you if the machine has already been updated. ::g
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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by mrcheeky » Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:12 pm

thank you just updated it . i will go over my ground tommrow and see if its made any diffrence.
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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by nubsey » Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:49 am

As usual having trouble with the update. When I try to install the programme that I downloaded onto my computer, it tells me I do not have a disc in the computer.
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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by beachboy70 » Tue May 21, 2019 10:36 am

You could try connecting your nox direct to the Minelab site and update strait into the machine, i had a similar problem. Worth a try. beachboy70 ::g

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by Saffron » Tue May 21, 2019 12:43 pm

nubsey wrote: โ†‘
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:49 am
As usual having trouble with the update. When I try to install the programme that I downloaded onto my computer, it tells me I do not have a disc in the computer.
Any ideas
Having worked in IT support for nearly 40 years I am fairly confident of the problem here. In my job I found it was quite common .... good old fashioned "User Error". Sorry Nubsey.

It sounds as if you have downloaded the MUU successfully then having a problem when you try to run it.

As a double check that the download worked go to your downloads folder and check that it shows -
Minelab Update Utility 1.1.1 (3 Dec 2018) with a size of 30.1mb
(assuming you use Windows vice Mac where I believe the size should be 32.6mb)

My suspicion is that you have not connected the Nox AND TURNED IT ON before trying to run the MUU, but that should tell you to connect the detector.

Double check the instructions and try again. Then if still getting an error post some screen shots and I will have another look

FYI: I have just downloaded the current versionof the MUU and run it with no problem (it confirmed my firmware was upto date)


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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by DingDong » Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:52 pm

Hi all,

looking at a machine upgrade.

Has the software upgrade(s) sorted the silver problems I read about.

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by Pete E » Wed Jul 31, 2019 11:00 am

DingDong wrote: โ†‘
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:52 pm
Hi all,

looking at a machine upgrade.

Has the software upgrade(s) sorted the silver problems I read about.

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by DingDong » Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:43 am

Hi Pete,

there was a link but some of the content broke the rules, so I edited it and sent a new link to MRX to see if I can repost it.

cheers for now

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by DingDong » Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:52 am

Pete.

here is the link




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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by DingDong » Fri Aug 02, 2019 2:24 pm

Hi,

been back to the creators YT channel and asked if he consider the problem fixed, YES HE DOES.

here is a short vid showing it



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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by Pete E » Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:28 pm

Thanks for that...I think the original was more a problem for hour American friends as apparently it could pick up stuff like small hammered but struggled with larger US silver dollars in certain circumstances...Never the less, good to hear Minelab have resolved the issue....
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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by Crocket » Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:57 pm

When I bought my 800 the dealer updated for me as there only been 1 update , or do I need to follow your instructions to do the latest 1 , thanks

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by Dangerous Norman » Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:04 pm

Crocket wrote: โ†‘
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:57 pm
When I bought my 800 the dealer updated for me as there only been 1 update , or do I need to follow your instructions to do the latest 1 , thanks
There's only one so if yours has been done you don't need to bother.

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Re: MINELAB Equinox Software Updates

Post by Crocket » Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:28 pm

Thanks Norman ๐Ÿ‘

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