Pinpointer/Probe/Mini Metal Detector
Retail Price: $139.95
Number of Reviews: 12
Avg. Rating (1.8 Stars)
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- Built-in audio indication
- Super-bright LED target indication light
- Super v4 Vibrator
- Toggle ON/OFF
- Target sensitivity control
- Long and Deep Probe
- Waterproof copper wound HP coil
- Rugged construction
- Surface mount technology
- Easy removable battery door
- Ergonomically designed handle
- Belt Clip easily clips to all size belts
- Operates on 9 volt battery
- 1-year warranty
Maurice in USA -
I would definitely not recommend this pinpointer. I am now returning to metal detecting after a 20 or so year break from it. Pinpointers are a new phenomena for me. All I know is that the Automax V4 was included in my purchase package and I have tried to use it many times. It will work if you put it right against your target. If you are more than an inch away, forget it. I have adjusted the sensitivity to no avail. If I were you, I would save up my money and buy a better pinpointer. As for me, I will return to running dirt over the coil. It worked for years before pinpointers.
Feb 22, 2012
2 people found Maurice 's review helpful.
Better get a kiss!
Bill in USA -
The Automax V4 is a piece of cr*p. Only the very tip of pointer senses ...and that has to be at least 1/4" or closer. Will not sense a dime, even upon direct contact, so, if you buy this one, you better get a kiss, because if not, all else you will get is a piece of cr*p! Would like to communicate with Ron Prentkiewicz.
Aug 25, 2011
3 people found Bill's review helpful.
There Are Better Units Out There!
Nitro-Nicky in Santa Rosa, Ca -
I just purchased a Pistol Probe to replace my now broken in half Automax. There's nothing in the world like the ease of detecting that a probe makes. However, the Automax is bulky, doesn't tie down or slide into anything well, and is often unmanageable between plugs. You have to be right on top of target to find it - which promotes a bit of needing to poke around with the tip of the unit. Did I mention mine snapped in half? It's too easy to bump the sensitity knob askew.
Jul 31, 2009
17 people found Nitro-Nicky's review helpful.
Ron Prentkiewicz in Hesperia Mi. -
I got one of these, when I got a new detector. I was surprized at the size of this unit. I did some research and found a way to change it: I took about 1/3 of the weight off. It pinpoints a penny about 1" to 1 1/2". For price, it was free, I'll get used to it.
Feb 03, 2009
19 people found Ron Prentkiewicz's review helpful.