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Fisher Gold Bug 2

With 6.5" Search Coil: $750.00

MSRP: $899.95

With 10" Search Coil: $764.96

MSRP: $899.95

Like the original Gold Bug, the Gold Bug-2 is designed for finding gold nuggets. It offers extraordinary sensitivity, ultra-high frequency, iron-discrimination, dust and moisture resistance, audio-boost and the ability to operate in extremely mineralized soil with a 3-position mineralization switch.

  • Controls:
    • THRESHOLD: Small shaft on rear of control housing. Controls threshold tone.
    • MODE: Three‑position toggle switch: 1. IRON DISC Mode for iron and trash discrimination 2. Normal Mode for normal, all metal operation. 3. AUDIO BOOST MODE for hearing faint, deep targets.
    • BATTERY TEST/SENSITIVITY: Dual purpose potentiometer with switch for audio‑tone battery test. Controls sensitivity to targets, electrical interference and ground minerals.
    • GROUND REJECT: Dual knob control used to electronically tune the search coil to ignore ground minerals. A small, single‑turn coarse adjust knob is stacked on a large, 16‑turn fine tuning control.
    • VOLUME: Turns the power on and controls signal response volume.
    • HEADPHONES: Jack for most mono and stereo headphones with 1/4 inch plug.
  • Features:
    • Powerful 71kHz Operation for extreme sensitivity to small gold nuggets
    • “IRON DISC” mode rejects iron (trash) targets and hot rocks.
    • Resistant to dust and moisture.
    • Boosts audio signal of small and deep targets
    • Convertible to hipmount or chest mount
    • Quartz-crystal locked electronics
    • Dual-knob ground control for coarse and fine adjustment
    • Manual Threshold Tuning
  • Specifications:
    • Length: Extended: 53”; Collapsed: 40”
    • Weight: 2.9 lbs.
    • Operating Modes: All metal Autotune (Normal); All metal Autotune (Audio Boost); Iron Discrimination
    • Mineralization Settings: High Mineral (attenuated, fast autotune); Normal Mineral (fast autotune); Low Mineral (gain boosted, slow autotune)
    • Audio Output: 2” Moisture Resistant Speaker; 1/4” stereo/mono Headphone Jack
    • Ground Adjustment: Manual, 16‑turn vernier dual‑shaft precision potentiometer
    • Search Coil: 6.5” (standard) Elliptical, Co-Planar; Interchangeable and Waterproof; Cable Length: 7 feet
    • Batteries: (2) 9V Transistor
    • Battery Life: 10-20 hours Carbon Zinc; 25-35 hours Alkaline; Nicads 5‑10 hours