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|Options||Makro Racer||Teknetics Omega 8000|
|Battery Type||4 AA||9V|
|Operating frequency||14 kHz.||7.8 kHz.|
|Tone ID||5 Tones||4 Tones|
|Ability to change coils||Yes||Yes|
|Ground balance||Auto, Manual, Tracking||Auto, Manual|
|Waterproof||Coil only||Coil only|
|Number of Reviews|| 10
|Avg. User Rating||4.50||4.22|
|Avg. Durability Rating||4.14||4.17|
|Avg. Ease of Use Rating||4.36||5.00|
|Avg. Depth Rating|
Most helpful review for Makro RacerOutstanding detector
The Makro Racer is the third metal detector that I own and use. I am amazed by the quick response of this unit while working in trash. The depth of recovery is unlike any machine that I have hunted with. I'm finding coins at 18 to 20 inches and I know it will do even better. It's very easy to use. It's very sturdy build but very light weight so you can hunt all day.
Gene from USA
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Most helpful review for Teknetics Omega 800020+ years experience in the hobby...
I just bought this machine after using the Tesoro Cortes for 4 years, I must say it out performs my other two detectors (Cortes and MXT) by a long shot. The TID is spot-on every time and the depth is incredible. My mothers home (circa 1890) has been "hunted to death" over the years by my entire family who also metal detects as a hobby. Needless to say, my new Omega 8000 produced a class ring dropped 36 years ago by my father in law. It was approximately 11" deep and passed over hundreds of times by various other detectors. I also found a couple wheaties, a .22 caliber bullet and u.s. army sergeant pin.
The Omega 8000 has definitely replaced my Cortes and MXT as the #1 grab and go unit. I'm currently preparing a video of targets buried at exactly 10" - the Cortes can't touch them, and the MXT gives a "very faint whisper" whereas the Omega sounds off a clear distinct beep with the TID clearly displaying 56 (gold ring).
Incredible machine and deserves MUCH more credit - I recommend the 11" DD coil and get a Kindle screen cover and cut it to size to fit the Omega's faceplate, because it does scratch easily.
Tim Baker from VA, USA
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