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Factory Reset your Minelab Explorer metal detector


There comes this time when you cannot figure out why the machine isn’t doing what you’d like it to do.

In these cases please remember to perform a Factory Preset. This will return your detector to the settings that it contained from the factory.

On the Explorer series of metal detectors simply turn on the detector by pressing and holding the power button until the Reset message appears on the screen and the tune plays.

Factory Reset your Minelab X-TERRA metal detector

There comes this time when you cannot figure out why the machine isn’t doing what you’d like it to do.

In these cases please remember to perform a Factory Preset. This will return your detector to the settings that it contained from the factory.

On the X-TERRA Series of metal detectors there are some different collections of settings that can be reset. To return your settings to their factory presets, press and hold the Menu/Select button and then turn on the detector by pressing and releasing the Power button. During the start-up sequence release the Menu/Select button. ‘FP’ will be displayed on the screen to indicate that the settings have been returned to their Factory Presets. Consult your manual to reset the discrimination settings or mode settings.

Factory Reset your Minelab E-Trac Metal Detector

There comes this time when you cannot figure out why the machine isn’t doing what you’d like it to do.

In these cases please remember to perform a Factory Preset. This will return your detector to the settings that it contained from the factory.

On the E-TRAC metal detector, turn on the detector by pressing and holding the power button until the Reset message appears on the screen and the tune plays. Note that some stored information or personal settings are not reset after a factory preset. If you are sure then go to the bottom of the Preferences menu (spanner icon) and select ‘Master reset’.

 

 

Factory Reset your Minelab GPX Detector

There comes this time when you cannot figure out why the machine isn’t doing what you’d like it to do.

In these cases please remember to perform a Factory Preset. This will return your detector to the settings that it contained from the factory.

On the GPX series of metal detectors, turn on the detector by pressing down and holding down the power switch. Keep holding the power switch until the factory preset tune is played and the factory preset menu is displayed. At this point you can decide whether you will reset ‘All Settings’ or just the current mode. To reset the whole detector choose ‘All Settings’ or if you are experimenting just select the current mode. Note that anywhere you see the text FP in a small box relates to the factory presets.

 

Factory reset your Minelab Metal Detector

There comes this time when you cannot figure out why the machine isn't doing what you'd like it to do.

In these cases please remember to perform a Factory Preset. This will return your detector to the settings that it contained from the factory.

On the GPX series of metal detectors, turn on the detector by pressing down and holding down the power switch. Keep holding the power switch until the factory preset tune is played and the factory preset menu is displayed. At this point you can decide whether you will reset ‘All Settings’ or just the current mode. To reset the whole detector choose ‘All Settings’ or if you are experimenting just select the current mode. Note that anywhere you see the text FP in a small box relates to the factory presets.

On the E-TRAC metal detector, turn on the detector by pressing and holding the power button until the Reset message appears on the screen and the tune plays. Note that some stored information or personal settings are not reset after a factory preset. If you are sure then go to the bottom of the Preferences menu (spanner icon) and select ‘Master reset’.

E-TRAC metal detector

On the X-TERRA Series of metal detectors there are some different collections of settings that can be reset. To return your settings to their factory presets, press and hold the Menu/Select button and then turn on the detector by pressing and releasing the Power button. During the start-up sequence release the Menu/Select button. ‘FP’ will be displayed on the screen to indicate that the settings have been returned to their Factory Presets. Consult your manual to reset the discrimination settings or mode settings.

On the Explorer series of metal detectors simply turn on the detector by pressing and holding the power button until the Reset message appears on the screen and the tune plays.