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  1. #1
    Charter Member
    Sep 2013
    XP-DEUS, Equinox 800, 1280x
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    When do you charge your XP batteries?

    Well, I have a month into the Deus and am really enjoying it, especially in the nails etc.

    I have a few questions concerning the batteries.

    How far do you let them go down before charging? 2 bars left? 1 bar?...till dead?

    Do you charge all 3 units at once and keep them all topped off or just charge each item as necessary?

    How long can you detect with 1 bar left?


  2. #2
    Charter Member
    Jul 2015
    Near Ground Zero for Insanity
    XP Deus with HF/x35 Coils and Mi6 Pinpointer/ML Equinox 600/800/ML GPX 4800/Garrett ATX/Fisher F75 DST/Tek Delta/Whites MXT/Nokta Simplex/Garrett Carrot
    7130 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    At the end of a hunt, I check the coil battery and I charge the coil when it gets down to one bar (or 2 bars if I know I am going on a long outing for the next hunt) and go ahead and top everything else off (controller, headphones, and pinpointer) while I am at it.
    Last edited by vferrari; Jul 02, 2017 at 04:32 PM.
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  3. #3
    Oct 2016
    South St Paul, MN
    XP Deus, Minelab Equinox 800
    1661 times
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    When I'm not too tired to remember, I plug all three pieces in every night. These batteries don't have a "memory" so it won't hurt.

  4. #4
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    Jun 2013
    Bullhead City Arizona
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    All my pieces are plugged in 24/7 for years now.....

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  5. #5
    Mar 2016
    Hawkeye State - Area 515
    Whites V3i, XP Deus, Minelab Sovereign GT, Garrett AT Pro, Whites TRX (2), Predator Raven, Predator Raptor, Lesche Sampson
    2350 times
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    Quote Originally Posted by sleepyjim View Post
    All my pieces are plugged in 24/7 for years now.....


    You have more faith in the charger than I ever will, gamblin' man.

    I hope reconsider how you charge batteries and that you never experience component failure that leads to a house fire.
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  6. #6
    Sep 2006
    White's V3, Minelab Explorer II & XP Deus.
    2096 times
    Charge them as needed. I only go hunting every now and then, so.. 1 bar or lower.
    But if going on a long hunt the next day, yes, I'll charge them to be sure.
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