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    Coil detection pattern

    Fox, what is the difference between the detection pattern of the 6x10 and the 10" DD. Both are DD's so why a round one?

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    rchalker's Avatar
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    The 6x10”DD provides a little more separation than the 10”DD. The 10”DD has a little more depth too.
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    deolslyfox's Avatar
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    The patterns are "essentially" the same. EG: Both a "paintbrush". The elliptical coil will have a bit less weight and a bit more narrow pattern than the round DD, thus providing a little better separation, at the expense of a tad bit of depth.

    Also, the elliptical coil will be a bit less susceptible to EMI, owing to its smaller size.
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    Two great replies-I knew y'all had the answer.

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