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Old 04-23-2017, 04:20 PM
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Default Garrett AT pro detector users - Why is pro audio useful.

Does anybody ever use this feature? Or find it helpful. Is regular audio just as good.

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The main difference is audio is proportional hence (pro) to target depth. This is important. A faint high tone means deep. Louder means near surface.


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Old 04-23-2017, 04:28 PM
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All I ever use is Pro Zero with iron discrimination at 25-30. When I first got it, I never used iron discrimination. I was finding silver coins at first, then after a while, I wasn't. Then 2 months ago I started using iron disc. And started finding silver coins with nails in the same hole. I have been consistently finding more silver the past couple of months.

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All I ever use is Pro Zero with iron discrimination at 25-30. When I first got it, I never used iron discrimination. I was finding silver coins at first, then after a while, I wasn't. Then 2 months ago I started using iron disc. And started finding silver coins with nails in the same hole. I have been consistently finding more silver the past couple of months.

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Pro Zero ? Meaning no notches in the display turned off? Aka all metal mode ? With pro audio ? Not regular .

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I just can't stand those bell tones in standard mode.


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Old 04-26-2017, 10:38 PM
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Pro Zero ? Meaning no notches in the display turned off? Aka all metal mode ? With pro audio ? Not regular .
Correct. Nothing notched out, iron discrimination at 25-30, iron audio off.

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deep stuff has a very weak tone....gotta use the head phones

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I use my ATP in all metal pro mode, disc at 35, full depth and iron audio on all the time...it's just how I roll.

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I was trying the Pro mode with my 5x8 coil. I just can't figure it out.
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Just to note...the ATP doesn't have a true all metal mode like the ATG and now the ATMax do.

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I find using pro audio helps me figure out if i have a coin next to a deeper nail, loud high tone and quieter low tone, or foil with high, mid and low at the same volume. Or two coins at different levels in the same hole.

I admit I might be able to do the same thing by watching the display but it wouldn't be as fast and I'd have to watch it all the time.

I don't know the a 5x8 makes using pro audio any different. It makes target seperation easier though.

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Old 05-29-2017, 11:02 AM
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IMO the most useful part of Pro Audio is the Tone Roll Audio when Iron Audio is engaged

If I have a target that sounds like a coin, sizes like a coin, but I am unsure about, I flip on Iron Audio and if it IS a coin, it will sound the same as a coin,

IF it is a bottle cap, it will report a low-mid-low tone instead of just a coin beep/tone.

That additional info of hearing the steel/iron in the bottle cap is enough to let me know that is NOT a coin as coins do not give a report before, during and after the sweep over a coin like it will do in a bottle cap. THAT alone keeps me from digging caps and more coins with the AT PRO.
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I went into town, curb tear outs and ground all churned up with cement junk etc. Atp going crazy at times. I still can't get pro audio right. The standard mode for coins gets annoying with that bell
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I spent three hours outside with the 250 today and pulled trash with bong, dung and DANG but found a coin with DING.
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I had an ACE 350, so when I got my ATPro, I couldn't wait to use the Pro mode. I'd had enough of the car door chiming. I run in Pro Zero mode. Iron disc 28, iron audio off until I get one of those iffy signals. One notch down from max sensitivity and always ground balance. I just love getting those little whisper high number signals, especially in a hard hunted place. You just know you are reaching down deeper than the others who have been there.

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