Lowrance Mark-4 CHIRP is a great choice for everyday anglers who are looking to gain an upper hand on gamefish without spending a lot of money. The new Mark 4 is an inexpensive addition to any angler’s toolbox. However, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t come with some excellent fish finding features.
Lowrance recently announced the addition of the affordable Elite-4 CHIRP series of fishfinders to the company’s lineup. The Elite 4 CHIRP comes equipped with all of the bells and whistles of the Elite-4 HDI series with the addition of CHIRP. CHIRP emits a modulated pulse via the transducer.
Every angler would rather be fishing than messing with equipment or trolling around looking for a good spot. Thankfully the folks at Lowrance kept this in mind when they designed the Elite 9 CHIRP fish finder and chart plotter. The simple set up, bright HD display, and easy operation make it a huge time saver.
Lowrance Elite 3x comes equipped with an 83/200 kHz dual-frequency Broadband Sounder transducer that also features an LED-backlit color display. With a 240×360 pixel resolution, the screen is easily viewed from any angle. The dual-frequency functionality provides maximum visualization beneath the vessel.
Lowrance Elite 5 CHIRP combines the best of sonar, GPS mapping and Downscan Imaging. Using CHIRP sonar technology, the Elite 5 has been equipped with the tools to make it extremely sensitive to locating fish while providing an improved target resolution and noise rejection, making it much easier to see bait fish and game fish targets.
The processor found in the Elite 7 CHIRP is faster than that of its predecessor. The upgraded motherboard and processor along with the CHIRP software provide clearer views of bottom surfaces, plant structures and fish in greater detail, clarity and in real time. Equipped with advanced signal processing the Elite 7 CHIRP allows anglers to spend more time catching fish than having to focus images.
The Lowrance Mark 4 HDI comes with a 4.3 inch greyscale screen. HDI stands for Hybrid Dual Imaging and provides both the Broadband Sounder and DownScan. HDI was first introduced by the Elite7 model and it provides extremely accurate fish markings and is capable of tracking bait movement.
Lowrance Elite-4 HDI is a new generation of compact fishfinders ideal for kayaks and small boat where room for mounting electronics is at premium. Despite of its small footprint Elite 4 HDI has almost all the features found in the larger Elite HDI models, yet it’s moderately priced. It will be a very popular model among those looking for smaller, budget priced units.
The Lowrance Elite-5 HDI features Dual Hybrid Imaging. This is a combination of two technologies, which are Downscan Imaging and Broadband Sounder. These technologies offer fishermen a great view of the water column and everything thats in it. The Broadband Sounder Technology is built into the new skimmer transducer which makes it easy to track lure action and mark fish arches.
For navigators of waterways of the world, Tulsa, Oklahoma based Lowrance introduces its Elite-7 Hybrid Dual Imaging (HDI) series, otherwise known as the Lowrance Elite-7 HDI. This device incorporates GPS capabilities with course plotting to make navigation and on-water pilotage an intuitive and effortless process. Like all electronics of this sort there is a slight learning curve that once over makes using the device a simple process.
The Lowrance HDS-12 Gen 2 Touch Insight is the largest marine navigational system from Lowrance that has an easy-to-use multi-function touchscreen display with the look and feel of a computer tablet or smartphone. It comes with everything long-time Lowarance High Definition System users expect and much, much more.
The HDS-7 Gen2 Touch Insight from Lowrance is a third generation all-in-one fishfinder, depth sounder and chartplotter. This high-definition system attains very high speeds and is powered by touchscreen control. With the high-definition, 16-color, Super VGA SolarMAX PLUS TFT display, wide-angled views of improved clarity are possible, especially under the glaring sun when the user does not have polarized sunglasses
The Lowrance HDS-9 Gen 2 Touch Insight is a touchscreen GPS marine navigational system with the ease of a tablet computer or smartphone. It comes with everything long-time Lowarance High Definition System users expect with a few new enhancements.
The Lowrance Mark 4 is a value minded no compromise fishfinder and chartplotter that features a high bright 3.5 inch backlit LED screen that is designed and proven as easy to read even under direct sunlight. This display features a unique trackback system where you can enhance any area of screen by 400% in order to examine the detailed sonar history and identify specific underwater fish and structures with ease. The sonar technology uses a dual 83/200 Khz frequency system with 2100 watts of peak to peak power and a maximum depth of 1,000 feet.
The Lowrance HDS10 Gen2 is the largest available HDS model on the market. It is a total of 10.4 inches measured diagonally and provides the best viewing experience possible with this family of products.
The Lowrance Elite-4 DSI Combo is a little device packed with a lot of functionality. It comes with a dual 455/800 kHz coverage: 455 kHz for when you want broad, general scanning and 800 kHz to help you focus in on specific areas and fish.
It is time to pack your winter coat, because the Lowrance Elite-5 IceMachine is improving the way you fish on ice. Specially created to provide not only reliable performance and easy portability but also perfect angles for ice fishing, the Elite-5 IceMachine has a brilliant, vibrant 5 inch display with special SolarMAX 256 color, so you can view each graph, chart and number with perfect clarity no matter what the weather is like or how cold it gets (the Elite-5 IceMachine can withstand temperatures as low as negative 20 degrees Fahrenheit).
The Lowrance HDS8 Gen2 can help prevent users from getting lost on their travel adventures out in the open water and fishermen from coming home empty handed. It bares an 8 inch full color backlit screen with a resolution of 600 by 800 pixels. It is simply a great looking addition to any boat.
Fisherman and boaters alike can take advantage of the Lowrance HDS7 Gen2 plotter and fish finder. They will have access to a wide variety of options that can improve accuracy of their routes and ensure that they get to the locations where the fish will be biting stronger and in greater frequency. Choosing hardware such as this will require some thought and factual understanding from the consumer.
The best kind of budget devices are the ones that make you forget that money was ever an issue because the value of that device seems so ridiculously high. For a fishfinder, this broadly means a device which fulfills all of your fish spying and tracking needs; it can more narrowly mean you have purchased a Lowrance Elite-4x, which contains much of the power and elegance of more expensive models while being simplistic enough to warrant a low comparative price.