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Old 01-06-2021, 12:28 PM
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Default Apex Garett Noisy Issue

Good morning all,

I would need help. I acquired an Apex very recently. I made his first outing today in a wood with a lot of elevation.

But now, the problem is that I can not stabilize it, I have false signals continuously with indices that vary around 40, and it is only by lowering the sensi to 1/3 that I succeed in calming the beast (which I imagine will make me miss some great discoveries). I tried to do ground balancing but it just got worse. I also tried to switch between frequencies (5, 10, 15, 20 or multi-frequency). Nothing helps. It also offers frequency channels (8 in total). There I was able to switch to another channel (go from 8 to 1) and it quite calmed the thing, until I redo a ground balance and it messes everything up. Result: inability to detect because false signals ...

If you ever have answers ... EMI? Yet it is quite far from the high voltage lines, a little lost, on the other hand it was close to a small stream and the soil was soaked. If you can help me...

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Old 01-06-2021, 06:14 PM
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Make sure the coil plug connection is tight and there is not alot of slop in the coil wire. You might also do a factory reset.

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Old 01-06-2021, 07:30 PM
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I did both, in fact it didn't change nothing. I'll try again next Monday. Will keep you adapted. Seems a soft update will be coming as the problem is now known by Garett.
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Old 01-08-2021, 07:55 PM
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I have the same issues metal detecting in a grassy park, not as much at the beach, I have tried everything, without success.
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Old 01-08-2021, 08:13 PM
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I have been having a few issues with mine too. I adjusted the sensitivity down and knocked the iron sound to full 44. And then played with the frequencies and itís more manageable

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Old 01-09-2021, 12:53 AM
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A buddy had the same problem. He sent it back and the replacement worked much better.

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Old 01-18-2021, 10:12 AM
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i don't seem to have that problem with mine I love my apex the only issue i have is wireless headphones cutting out at the beach only
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Old 01-22-2021, 12:00 AM
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I had the same issue called Garrett spoke to Rusty explained the issue. He send me a mailing label and I shipped the Apex. I received a brand new replacement in 2 days. According to Rusty they have upgraded the software. Great customer service.
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Old 03-04-2021, 09:39 AM
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Does it need dipped in water because itís dehydrated?

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Old 05-14-2021, 09:20 PM
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You've probably figured this out by now, but I read a nice post on DetectorProspector about this. "Testing The Garrett Apex / False Signals - Issue Solved". The gist of it was that perhaps one early production run of coils had a poor cable to coil connection. Worth a read; he does a really thorough review of the Apex in a variety of conditions in northern France.

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