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 StructureScan system uses an LSS-1 black box sounder and proprietary transducer to add automated side and down scanning capabilities to HDS-series Lowrance MFDs. A single multifunction transducer provides both side and down scanning capability. Up to 500 watts of power can be sent out by this transducer using
Lowrance StructureScan HD utilizes an LSS-2 black box coupled to a proprietary transducer to add side and down scanning capabilities to certain Lowrance MFDs. A single multifunction transducer provides both side and down scanning capability. Up to 500 watts of power can be sent out by this transducer using one
The Lowrance LMS525C DF is a chartplotter and 500-watt dual frequency fishfinder in one unit. It comes packaged with a transom-mount transducer and LGC-3000 GPS sensor. This unit does have a built-in base map; however for detailed cartography a map card is required. Other models of this machine are available
The Lowrance LHR-80 is a floating marine handheld VHF/GPS combo radio and navigator. It features a 12-channel GPS receiver, high capacity lithium battery pack, and large dot matrix display screen. This radio is marine electronics conglomerate Navico’s entry into the handheld radio combo market. I am testing the US version
The Lowrance HDS-7 multi-function display we tested was equipped with an internal broadband sounder and internal GPS sensor. The package shipped with an 83/200 kHz transom-mount transducer. It also came preloaded with Lowrance Nautic Insight U.S. Coastal cartography. Other gear included is mounting bracket, operations manual, installation manual, quick start
The Lowrance HDS-5 we tested had an internal Broadband Sounder ™, internal GPS receiver, and was preloaded with Lowrance Nautic Insight ™ U.S. Coastal cartography. The HDS-5 package ships with the display unit, mounting bracket, dual-frequency transom-mount transducer, operations manual, installation manual, quick start guide, and a combination NMEA0183 data/power
The Lowrance Endura Sierra is the top of the line unit of the three in the Endura™ series. The entry-level Out&Back and the versatile Safari fill out the lineup. All three were released in 2009. The Sierra will be the first unit in the series to be subjected to the
The Lowrance HDS-5 Gen2 features an internal Broadband Sounder ™, internal high-sensitivity GPS receiver, and compatibility with the latest black box add-on StuctureScan ™ HD sonar imaging system. This advanced version of the HDS-5 ships with the display unit, mounting bracket, dual-frequency transom-mount transducer, operations manual, installation manual, quick start
The Lowrance HDS-10 tested here is a big screen multi-function marine GPS chartplotter and Broadband Sounder ™ combo. It was loaded with Lowrance Nautic Insight ™ U.S. Coastal cartography. The HDS-10 package ships with the display unit, mounting bracket, dual-frequency transom-mount transducer, operations manual, installation manual, quick start guide, and
The Lowrance Elite-5 is a combination chartplotter fishfinder that couples a 5-inch display screen, 16-channel GPS with internal antenna, and 500-watt sounder into a single unit. The Elite-5 package ships with the display unit, quick-release mounting bracket, dual-frequency transom-mount transducer, an installation and operation manual. Alternatively, the Elite-5 can be
The Lowrance Elite-5 Gold shares the same sharp 5-inch display screen, 16-channel GPS sensor, easy-to-use software interface, and 500-watt internal sounder as the Elite-5. This Lowrance chartplotter fishfinder adds another dimension to the Elite-5 series by shipping with a Navionics chart card in addition to the Elite-5 hardware package which
The Lowrance Elite-5 DSI is a combination chartplotter fishfinder that couples a bright 5-inch display screen, 16-channel GPS with internal antenna, onboard U.S. inland and coastal cartography and DownScan Imaging™sounder into a single unit. The Elite-5 DSI package ships with the display unit, a quick-release mounting bracket, a DSI transom-mount
My Lowrance LCX-104C has survived about six years on a 23-foot center console Dorado with only one repair. I have over the years found many good attributes to the LCX-104C. Although it did die on me once about two years ago, going totally blank and losing all of my stored
I had high hopes for my Lowrance HDS chartplotter fishfinder. Unfortunately, Lowrance and Navionics seem intent on marketing products that are simply not ready for use. I live in Alaska and fish the south central area, Kenai Peninsula, Cook Inlet, North Gulf Coast, and Prince William Sound. I’ll start with
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.