Swapped out my MR2 for a pre-loved AT Pro, whilst giving it a once over with a baby wipe and a toothbrush to clean all the crevices of the previous owners adventures. I spotted these vents on the back. Is that set of slots on the back for a speaker or summat ?
Would be interested how people run it on a day to day perspective and particularly the Iron Disc !
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If you find this too noisy with a lot of low iron signals then set discrimination to about 35 and when you get a good high tone check for iron using the iron audio button.
Some people start off by using the STANDARD MODE but this resembles the Ace 250 response which is less accurate.
Using the COIN mode simply introduces discrimination at 35 , I never bother with notching out on the NOTCH DISC button in case I lose response for thin silver items etc.
Pinpointing is very accurate with the AT pro without using the pinpoint button with the standard coil fitted, just wave the coil in two directions vertically and horizontally, you wont be far out with practice.
Best of luck - enjoy - its a great machine
Many thanks for the details on settings and use, I'll give that a try. After watching some of YouTube Vid's I had planned to look at custom and was just working out the Iron Discrim scale (high numbers in comparison to the MR2 and DEUS). Unfortunately, my garden is way to trashy to practice on.
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Drop the discrimination to around 25/27 as numbers vary depending on the orientation and depth. A coin will not give the same number at 5" as it will at 8 or 9" also depends on the orientation( the way the coin is lying, flat or on an angle.
Pro mode, disc 25/ 27, sensitivity max or are close as possible. Iron off and only use to check iffy signals or tones. Really nice machine,
Zero discrimination, if you can, that way you hear everything and you can decide what to dig depending on the tone. I suggest as a new owner/user to disc at 25/27 and as you get to know your Atp then go open screen. Only change needed is the headphones socket in the future. Enjoy !!!
One other thing that I have read in a US forum (UK based myself) was the same advice here to use zero discrim and use the IA to validate when required. However, it was mentioned that after GB to drop the value manually by 5 points to clean up iffy signals. (it actually stated to drop it by 5 to look for small silver items and to increase it by 5 for gold) Anyone tried this aspect with any proven results ?
Looks like the Deus may be taking a back seat for a while !!