Highest Rated Fishfinders
1Humminbird Helix 5 CHIRP G2
2Garmin Striker 7sv
3Lowrance HDS 7 Gen3
4Garmin echoMAP CHIRP 73sv
5Raymarine Dragonfly 7 PRO

Sitex Colormax Wide

The Sitex ColorMax Wide chartplotter we tested was paired with the Sitex ES502 black box sounder to provide both plotting and sounder capabilities. This unit will also accept radar inputs from a Sitex radar sensor. The ColorMax Wide comes with a quick-release bracket that allows for easy removal of the

Sitex Colormax 6

The Sitex ColorMax 6 will interface with the Sitex ES502 sounder and AIS. The case measures just over 8-inches wide by 6-inches high and is under 3-inches deep. ColorMax 6 comes with a quick release bracket that keeps all wiring on the boat. A nice feature but, in our opinion

Sitex Colormax 5

The Sitex Colormax 5 ships with a Smart GPS sensor. The unit does contain a base map but to get detailed cartography, tide information, and buoy data you’ll need to add a map card. We filled the unit’s single card slot with a C-Map Max chart card covering South Florida

Sitex Colormax 11 Review

The Sitex ColorMax 11 is a large screen all-in-one chartplotting system. It will interface with the Sitex ES502 sounder, a couple different models of Sitex radar, AIS, and video. This unit will take up some panel space as it measures just under 13-inches wide by nearly 9 inches high. ColorMax

Marine GPS

A marine GPS, whether a standalone navigator, chartplotter, or plotter fishfinder combo is going to be your favorite piece of marine electronics when you’re running the tight confines of a wily inlet at o’dark thirty or looking for your favorite fishing hole. Joining a chartplotter and a fishfinder into a

How We Test Chartplotters

Normally we test marine chartplotters aboard our one of our test boats. We aim for a competitive analysis by comparing at least two or more like units during each review. One of the most important features of any gps chartplotter or chartplotter fishfinder combo unit is how well you can

JRC PLOT 500 Review

The JRC PLOT 500F came equipped with an external self-contained WAAS GPS sensor and an integral 600-watt sounder. It is preloaded with a world map and uses C-Map NT+ cartography to enhance map details. Overall dimensions of the display unit are 8-1/4 inches by 7-1/4 inches with a depth of