Coming Soon | Nokta Makro's Multi-Frequency Metal Detector
The most anticipated Metal Detector of the year, the new 'Simultaneous Multi-Frequency Metal Detector' by Nokta Makro is shaping up to be an extremely exciting contender for the best all-round metal detector of 2021.
Now while it's not officially named, or released yet... we have very good reason to be excited about this new machine - and here's why!
With Nokta Makro being one of the world's leading manufacturers of metal detectors, they have an extremely good reputation for listening to their customers feedback, making big promises and still exceeding all expectations with their new metal detectors. Their research & development centre is currently compiling all of this customer feedback to bring Nokta Makro users their most powerful detecting platform yet - at a price point not seen before.
Let's take a look at what's been announced so far...
1. It will use True Simultaneous Multi-Frequency Technology.
The new detector by Nokta Makro will feature advanced simultaneous multi frequency technology which the company claims will give it performance rivalling and possibly exceeding all current competitors! This simultaneous multi frequency detector will also offer many single frequencies.
2. It will have a few additional, unexpected features up its sleeve.
Dilek Gonulay, Director of Sales and Marketing at Nokta Makro stated; “It will have some features that are going to be better than the competitors out there ON TOP OF its performance and depth and how it handles at the beach with the salt water. It also has some nice features I think the customers are going to like”.
3. The new tech will be wrapped up in a rugged, fully waterproof housing.
Dilek also mentions that the new multi frequency detector will be sharing the same rugged and fully waterproof housing currently utilised by their most popular detector, the Simplex+
This is very exciting for us to hear as the Simplex+ housing has well and truly proven itself in the metal detecting world as robust and user friendly. Therefore, it's excellent news to hear the new detector will be using the same housing.
The reliability of the Simplex+ housing combined with the performance and depth of multi-frequency technology, could very well make this the best beach metal detector yet!
At Detect-Ed Metal Detecting, we operate the Australian Nokta Makro Service Centre for all Nokta Makro repairs and warranty work. We're very pleased to report that we have not seen a single flooded or leaked Simplex in Australia in the 1.5 years since their release!
4. It'll be cleverly powered, featuring a replaceable battery pack.
The company has made an interesting choice with the power solution for this new detector, they say their new machine will have the battery mounted under the arm cuff and will be replaceable by the user unlike other detectors which need to have the battery replaced by a technician. This means users can keep multiple spare batteries on hand for out in the field and replace older batteries down the road when needed.
5. The Lower Shaft will be made from a premium material.
Nokta Makro have officially confirmed that the new detector will also come with a carbon fibre lower shaft as standard! The carbon lower shaft will minimise the already low weight of the detector whilst keeping the whole detector rigid, and your swing steady.
We are currently assuming that the new detector will use the same telescopic collapsible shaft assembly as the Simplex+ and therefore be a very portable and low weight detector you can easily throw in a backpack.
6. The new Coil will be "completely different" to the Simplex+ Coil.
Nokta Makro has stated that the coil on the new detector will be completely different to the one on the Simplex+. We are not sure if the coil will look completely different or just be completely different internally but we get the impression that it will be both.
7. It will feature a competitive price tag, with competitive specs.
Although we do not yet have an exact price point for the multi frequency detector, we do know that this detector will be priced higher than the Simplex+. Dilek says “It's going to be a high-end machine” and is being made to compete with the current best treasure detectors out there. She also says “Spec to spec, we are going to be offering more for less price”.
Beyond these official announcements, there's also some exciting speculation!
There are many unconfirmed aspects of the new unnamed Multi Frequency detector but at this point we are sure that the new detector is designed to compete directly with the current most popular treasure detector, the Equinox 800 by Minelab.
The Equinox 800 is largely regarded as the best all round metal detector at this stage because it excels in a huge range of environments on a broad range of targets like jewellery at the beach, ancient coins and even gold nuggets in our Australian gold fields. We know that Nokta intends to match or exceed the Equinox 800 in performance so we think it’s safe to assume that the company is aiming to make a detector capable of detecting all target types in all environments.
Although we don’t know the exact performance and price point of this machine just yet, we do know that Nokta Makro has a history of exceeding expectations which makes this very exciting. We can’t wait for more details about this new machine.
You can bet that as soon as the first unit's land in Australia, we'll be putting it to the test and sharing everything we can, as soon as we can!
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From the team at Detect-Ed.