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Metal Detectors => Garrett => Topic started by: callumcook on August 09, 2018, 07:47:29 PM

Title: Gtax550 problem
Post by: callumcook on August 09, 2018, 07:47:29 PM
Hi all
I’m wondering if anyone can help me.ive a Garrett gtax 550 detector which has worked flawlessly since I purchased it a few years ago.I went to use it earlier today and it worked fine for around 20 minutes,and then all of a sudden it started showing 1 bar battery,even with new batteries installed,and it’s not responding with the top buttons at all(discrimination,depth etc) but it’s okay with the rest,plus it’s now not giving a signal to any type of metal what so ever.Ive tried resetting it,changed the batteries for new ones,twice and it’s still the same.
Has anyone any ideas
Kind regards
Title: Re: Gtax550 problem
Post by: JoeCovenantLamb on August 10, 2018, 08:08:07 AM
Sounds like something a dealer would have to have a look at to be able to repair.
Title: Re: Gtax550 problem
Post by: jagsteve on August 11, 2018, 08:48:09 PM
Sounds like moisture got in it maybe? Remove the casing around the control box and let it dry out someplace warm for a day or two. If that doesn't help, google "pentechnic" for his repair service.
Good luck.