So far, the Pulse Devil Metal Detector seems to be a variation of the deep-hitting pulse induction metal detector.
As of writing this article, the unit is still in the developmental stage. Apparently, the Pulse Devil Metal Detector has been in development for almost six years now.
Obviously, it will be impossible to provide a product review on a product that has yet to be released. Instead, this article will help to clarify some of the questions people may have regarding pulse induction metal detectors. Sneak peeks into the Pulse Devil Metal Detector will also be provided by this article as well.
What is a pulse induction metal detector?
Most high-discrimination metal detectors use a technique called tone induction to determine the kind of material the metal detector is targeting. Tone induction produces high-frequency magnetic fields and rapidly sends out signals over small plots of land. Because the magnetic field created by tone induction metal detectors is high, its penetration into the ground does not usually go beyond a few inches beneath the surface. This can limit the number of hits treasure hunters can get.
On the other hand, pulse induction (PI) releases a low-frequency magnetic field that is not renewed as often as tone induction. This means that PI metal detectors are designed to search deeper in the ground, but they are less discriminating in what they find. These kinds of PI metal detectors are invaluable in finding older artifacts and treasure that are buried beyond the customary range of tone induction metal detectors.
Inside information on the Pulse Devil Metal Detector
Note: Because the Pulse Devil has yet to be released, the information printed in this article about it is based on forums that the purported creator of the Pulse Devil participates in.
Supposedly to be released later this summer, the Pulse Devil PI Metal detector is supposed to be the latest advancement in PI technology because it features a digital liquid crystal display of the item being targeted and programmable discrimination. This is actually what the creator of the Pulse Devil Metal Detector is currently working on and it is also the reason why it is taking so long for it to be released. Because PI metal detectors are designed to go deeper, their capacity to discriminate between trash and treasure is compromised. If several rusty nails were buried underground along with several silver coins, the traditional PI detector will sound off upon detecting them and this will cause the user much stress.
The creator of the Pulse Devil metal detector is attempting to find a way to make the Pulse Devil more discriminating in the targets it seeks without sacrificing its high-penetrating ability. Currently, the creator is asking for input from fellow treasure hunters on what other features to put in the Pulse Devil through an online forum website. It seems like he is close to getting the solution because according to one of his more recent posts, he intends to begin production this summer.