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Some changes could have been made but many would have degraded the product.

June 08, 2020 01:42PM avatar
The reason the XL Pro work so well, and one of the things we enjoy about it being the excellent needle meter, come from the fact that it is a 4 filter design. I don't think it would have had nearly the performance nor the target ID accuracy if it was converted to a to filter circuitry. Possibly a three filter such as the MXT uses might work, but personally I like the XL Pro overall the way it is.

As for tone ID oh, I do use that function on some of my modern digital detectors where it works reasonably well but I could live without it on the XL Pro with one exception. If it employed a two-tone audio with a low Ferrous Tone for targets below the ferrous non-ferrous breakpoint I would be happy.

When these signals balance is Advanced to the preset marker and above it actually shifted into a more saturated audio performance but if the signal balance control is reduced from the preset marker the XL Pro will have a bit more modulated audio. For me? I just like it the way it is.

Therefore, the only suggestion you had that is really what many of us would like to have seen is a manual ground balance control, using the Stacked tuner like the 5900. To me, that would have made it a bit more functional for many applications but that said, I can live with the XL Pros performance with the automated GB just the way it came


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How much better could the XL-PRO have been?

Harold,ILL. 66 June 08, 2020 09:37AM

Some changes could have been made but many would have degraded the product.

Monte 59 June 08, 2020 01:42PM

Re: Some changes could have been made but many would have degraded the product.

Harold,ILL. 53 June 08, 2020 01:48PM

I like the performance of the 6000 Pro XL ...later named XL Pro....same machineWhite's Electronics

Hombre 28 July 08, 2020 07:17PM

Exactly, and that's how I ran mine.thumbs up

Monte 26 July 09, 2020 01:23AM

Re: Exactly, and that's how I ran mine.thumbs up

Harold,ILL. 8 July 10, 2020 11:46AM

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