Q: Is there a rechargeable battery pack for the metal detector or an AC adaptor you can plug into it.

A: No.

 
Q: Will it detect copper wiring?

A: Yes, it should come up under zinc.

 
Q: Why does it jump from metal to metal when I turn it on inside?

A: They only work outside because of the different metal variables found in your flooring.

 
Q: How long does the battery last?

A: 24 hours of continuous use.

 
Q: Can I use rechargeable batteries?

A: Yes, but do not mix rechargeable batteries with alkaline batteries.

 
Q: How should I adjust the discrimination level on the detector to get the maximum depth?

A: Adjust the sensitivity to the highest setting to get the maximum depth of 10 inches.

 
Q: What is the grab ground option for?

A: To calibrate your metal detector to the ground you're scanning.

 
Q: Can you use an external battery for longer battery life?

A: No, you can only use the internal battery compartment.

 
Q: Will different types of soil or sand affect depth reading?

A: Yes, you will get a different depth reading if you are scanning in sand versus rocks or caliche.

 
Q: Are the metal detectors water resistant?

A: Yes, water resistant, but not waterproof.